Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN

Quarterly number of vehicles licensed or SORN

Numbers recorded on the last day of each quarter. SORN from 2007 Q4.
Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland up to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

Licensed SORN
Quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 3.4M 3.4M 3.4M 3.4M 268k 271k 278k 296k
2018 3.3M 3.3M 3.4M 3.4M 248k 244k 250k 268k
2017 3.2M 3.3M 3.3M 3.3M 220k 224k 231k 248k
2016 3.1M 3.2M 3.2M 3.2M 191k 189k 197k 216k
2015 3.0M 3.1M 3.1M 3.1M 151k 153k 162k 182k
2014 2.8M 2.9M 3.0M 3.0M 133k 123k 130k 148k
2013 2.7M 2.7M 2.8M 2.8M 121k 114k 111k 137k
2012 2.6M 2.6M 2.7M 2.7M 119k 110k 107k 120k
2011 2.5M 2.5M 2.6M 2.6M 114k 109k 108k 120k
2010 2.4M 2.5M 2.5M 2.5M 106k 100k 101k 112k
2009 2.4M 2.4M 2.4M 2.4M 106k 99k 97k 105k
2008 2.4M 2.4M 96k 105k
2007 2.3M 99k
2006 2.2M
2005 2.1M
2004 2.0M
2003 1.9M
2002 1.8M
2001 1.7M
2000 1.6M
1999 1.5M
1998 1.4M
1997 1.3M
1996 1.3M
1995 1.2M
1994 1.2M
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q4 3.4M 296k
2019 Q3 3.4M 278k
2019 Q2 3.4M 271k
2019 Q1 3.4M 268k
2018 Q4 3.4M 268k
2018 Q3 3.4M 250k
2018 Q2 3.3M 244k
2018 Q1 3.3M 248k
2017 Q4 3.3M 248k
2017 Q3 3.3M 231k
2017 Q2 3.3M 224k
2017 Q1 3.2M 220k
2016 Q4 3.2M 216k
2016 Q3 3.2M 197k
2016 Q2 3.2M 189k
2016 Q1 3.1M 191k
2015 Q4 3.1M 182k
2015 Q3 3.1M 162k
2015 Q2 3.1M 153k
2015 Q1 3.0M 151k
2014 Q4 3.0M 148k
2014 Q3 3.0M 130k
2014 Q2 2.9M 123k
2014 Q1 2.8M 133k
2013 Q4 2.8M 137k
2013 Q3 2.8M 111k
2013 Q2 2.7M 114k
2013 Q1 2.7M 121k
2012 Q4 2.7M 120k
2012 Q3 2.7M 107k
2012 Q2 2.6M 110k
2012 Q1 2.6M 119k
2011 Q4 2.6M 120k
2011 Q3 2.6M 108k
2011 Q2 2.5M 109k
2011 Q1 2.5M 114k
2010 Q4 2.5M 112k
2010 Q3 2.5M 101k
2010 Q2 2.5M 100k
2010 Q1 2.4M 106k
2009 Q4 2.4M 105k
2009 Q3 2.4M 97k
2009 Q2 2.4M 99k
2009 Q1 2.4M 106k
2008 Q4 2.4M 105k
2008 Q3 2.4M 96k
2007 Q4 2.3M 99k
2006 Q4 2.2M
2005 Q4 2.1M
2004 Q4 2.0M
2003 Q4 1.9M
2002 Q4 1.8M
2001 Q4 1.7M
2000 Q4 1.6M
1999 Q4 1.5M
1998 Q4 1.4M
1997 Q4 1.3M
1996 Q4 1.3M
1995 Q4 1.2M
1994 Q4 1.2M

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 185k 191k 210k 235k 248k 235k 239k 237k 231k 15k
SORN 3.7k 2.9k 2.6k 2.1k 2.1k 2.3k 1.8k 1.3k 3.4k 13k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 51k 75k 93k 107k 125k 148k 172k 163k 154k 174k
SORN 21k 21k 18k 17k 15k 14k 11k 7.4k 4.9k 4.1k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3.4k 2.5k 2.3k 3.4k 4.6k 6.3k 7.8k 12k 20k 34k
SORN 6.5k 3.8k 2.9k 3.9k 5.1k 6.9k 8.3k 9.2k 14k 19k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 721 1.0k 1.6k 1.3k 1.5k 1.8k 1.9k 2.4k 3.4k 3.9k
SORN 1.5k 2.3k 4.3k 2.3k 2.3k 2.7k 3.0k 4.2k 6.0k 7.1k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 1.4k 3.3k 1.1k 979 1.4k 1.1k 1.1k 1.4k 1.1k 596
SORN 610 1.9k 492 601 989 571 632 903 1.7k 1.2k
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 248 252 365 473 635 809 811 582 738 1.0k
SORN 108 112 135 181 239 282 355 220 312 484
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 23 34 41 82 96 168 176 195 216 241
SORN 15 22 15 38 49 73 67 63 84 90
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 5 14 21 3 1 3 1 5 13
SORN 1 2 7 7 1 1 4 1 10 11
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1919 1920
Licensed 1 0
SORN 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 15k 13k
2019 231k 3.4k
2018 237k 1.3k
2017 239k 1.8k
2016 235k 2.3k
2015 248k 2.1k
2014 235k 2.1k
2013 210k 2.6k
2012 191k 2.9k
2011 185k 3.7k
2010 174k 4.1k
2009 154k 4.9k
2008 163k 7.4k
2007 172k 11k
2006 148k 14k
2005 125k 15k
2004 107k 17k
2003 93k 18k
2002 75k 21k
2001 51k 21k
2000 34k 19k
1999 20k 14k
1998 12k 9.2k
1997 7.8k 8.3k
1996 6.3k 6.9k
1995 4.6k 5.1k
1994 3.4k 3.9k
1993 2.3k 2.9k
1992 2.5k 3.8k
1991 3.4k 6.5k
1990 3.9k 7.1k
1989 3.4k 6.0k
1988 2.4k 4.2k
1987 1.9k 3.0k
1986 1.8k 2.7k
1985 1.5k 2.3k
1984 1.3k 2.3k
1983 1.6k 4.3k
1982 1.0k 2.3k
1981 721 1.5k
1980 596 1.2k
1979 1.1k 1.7k
1978 1.4k 903
1977 1.1k 632
1976 1.1k 571
1975 1.4k 989
1974 979 601
1973 1.1k 492
1972 3.3k 1.9k
1971 1.4k 610
1970 1.0k 484
1969 738 312
1968 582 220
1967 811 355
1966 809 282
1965 635 239
1964 473 181
1963 365 135
1962 252 112
1961 248 108
1960 241 90
1959 216 84
1958 195 63
1957 176 67
1956 168 73
1955 96 49
1954 82 38
1953 41 15
1952 34 22
1951 23 15
1950 13 11
1949 5 10
1948 1 1
1947 3 4
1946 1 1
1945 3 1
1944 21 7
1943 14 7
1942 5 2
1941 0 1
1940 0 1
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 0 0
1935 1 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 0 0
1931 0 1
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 0 0
1920 0 0
1919 1 0

This table records the year of registration, not the actual age of the vehicle. More info.
Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 182k 189k 209k 235k 247k 235k 239k 237k 231k 59k
SORN 3.6k 2.8k 2.5k 2.1k 2.0k 2.3k 1.8k 1.3k 3.4k 21k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 50k 73k 91k 104k 121k 144k 167k 158k 151k 171k
SORN 20k 20k 17k 16k 14k 13k 11k 7.1k 4.7k 3.9k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3.2k 2.3k 2.2k 3.2k 4.4k 6.1k 7.5k 11k 19k 33k
SORN 6.0k 3.5k 2.8k 3.7k 4.8k 6.6k 7.9k 8.6k 13k 18k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 580 824 1.4k 1.1k 1.3k 1.6k 1.7k 2.1k 3.0k 3.4k
SORN 1.2k 1.9k 3.7k 2.1k 2.1k 2.5k 2.8k 3.9k 5.5k 6.5k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2.4k 4.1k 3.7k 1.7k 914 615 567 831 871 524
SORN 2.0k 3.2k 3.0k 1.4k 811 385 391 624 1.3k 1.0k
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 161 172 295 354 451 678 975 800 938 1.5k
SORN 82 101 146 199 264 457 663 683 849 1.4k
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 1 17 63 78 73 60 81 104 127
SORN 1 0 8 18 29 30 24 37 38 75
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 2
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 59k 21k
2019 231k 3.4k
2018 237k 1.3k
2017 239k 1.8k
2016 235k 2.3k
2015 247k 2.0k
2014 235k 2.1k
2013 209k 2.5k
2012 189k 2.8k
2011 182k 3.6k
2010 171k 3.9k
2009 151k 4.7k
2008 158k 7.1k
2007 167k 11k
2006 144k 13k
2005 121k 14k
2004 104k 16k
2003 91k 17k
2002 73k 20k
2001 50k 20k
2000 33k 18k
1999 19k 13k
1998 11k 8.6k
1997 7.5k 7.9k
1996 6.1k 6.6k
1995 4.4k 4.8k
1994 3.2k 3.7k
1993 2.2k 2.8k
1992 2.3k 3.5k
1991 3.2k 6.0k
1990 3.4k 6.5k
1989 3.0k 5.5k
1988 2.1k 3.9k
1987 1.7k 2.8k
1986 1.6k 2.5k
1985 1.3k 2.1k
1984 1.1k 2.1k
1983 1.4k 3.7k
1982 824 1.9k
1981 580 1.2k
1980 524 1.0k
1979 871 1.3k
1978 831 624
1977 567 391
1976 615 385
1975 914 811
1974 1.7k 1.4k
1973 3.7k 3.0k
1972 4.1k 3.2k
1971 2.4k 2.0k
1970 1.5k 1.4k
1969 938 849
1968 800 683
1967 975 663
1966 678 457
1965 451 264
1964 354 199
1963 295 146
1962 172 101
1961 161 82
1960 127 75
1959 104 38
1958 81 37
1957 60 24
1956 73 30
1955 78 29
1954 63 18
1953 17 8
1952 1 0
1951 0 1
1950 2 1
1949 0 0
1948 2 0
1947 2 1
1946 1 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 0
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 0 0
1935 0 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 0 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 0 0
1920 0 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 0 0
1913 0 0
1912 0 0
1911 1 0

Vehicles registered for the first time, annually

Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
204k 212k 200k 202k 207k 215k 224k 204k 181k 198k 209k 212k 228k 254k 271k 256k 253k 248k 246k
Year Registrations
2019 246k
2018 248k
2017 253k
2016 256k
2015 271k
2014 254k
2013 228k
2012 212k
2011 209k
2010 198k
2009 181k
2008 204k
2007 224k
2006 215k
2005 207k
2004 202k
2003 200k
2002 212k
2001 204k

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 4 5.1k 8 56
up to 499cc 43 41 7 10 5 3
500cc to 749cc 3 1 1
750cc to 999cc 299k 8 10 5.7k 6 9
1000cc to 1099cc 3.0k 6 4.3k 2 2
1100cc to 1199cc 353k 16k 28 13k 272 2
1200cc to 1299cc 10k 21 1 9.0k 6 2
1300cc to 1399cc 370k 195 12k 22k 21 98
1400cc to 1499cc 101k 38k 12 5.4k 2.3k 1
1500cc to 1599cc 98k 288k 37 18k 3.9k 12
1600cc to 1699cc 24k 16k 3 7.6k 480 6
1700cc to 1799cc 28k 1.1k 27 26k 377 26
1800cc to 1899cc 5.6k 229k 10 4.9k 47k 8
1900cc to 1999cc 132k 732k 68 16k 27k 36
2000cc to 2099cc 16k 30k 7 2.6k 3.8k 4
2100cc to 2199cc 77 1 2 49 1 2
2200cc to 2299cc 30 2 1 20 1
2300cc to 2399cc 3.6k 99 7 1.5k 44 2
2400cc to 2499cc 74 12k 4 17 1.6k
2500cc to 2599cc 55 38 1 22 9
2600cc to 2699cc 2 249 7 99
2700cc to 2799cc 2.9k 18 14 3.6k 2 15
2800cc to 2899cc 1.0k 3 1 1.6k 3 3
2900cc to 2999cc 160 34k 48 36 1.0k 6
3000cc to 3099cc 12 5 3 1
3100cc to 3199cc 2.1k 48 495 2 17
3200cc to 3299cc 4.7k 6 879 1 1
3400cc to 3499cc 1 1 1
3500cc to 3599cc 259 32 24 4
3600cc to 3699cc 29 4
3700cc to 3799cc 1
3900cc to 3999cc 95 1 1 74 2
4000cc to 4249cc 99 106 5 41 6 1
4500cc to 4749cc 2
4750cc to 4999cc 2 752 246
5000cc to 5249cc 1
5500cc to 5749cc 4
5750cc to 5999cc 27 1 19
6500cc to 6749cc 1
7000cc to 7499cc 2 1
7500cc to 7999cc 1
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 3 2
10000cc and over 16 16 9
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 4 8
Diesel
Other 5.1k 56
up to 499cc Petrol 43 10
Diesel 41 5
Other 7 3
500cc to 749cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel 1
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 299k 5.7k
Diesel 8 6
Other 10 9
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 3.0k 4.3k
Diesel 6 2
Other 2
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 353k 13k
Diesel 16k 272
Other 28 2
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 10k 9.0k
Diesel 21 6
Other 1 2
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 370k 22k
Diesel 195 21
Other 12k 98
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 101k 5.4k
Diesel 38k 2.3k
Other 12 1
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 98k 18k
Diesel 288k 3.9k
Other 37 12
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 24k 7.6k
Diesel 16k 480
Other 3 6
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 28k 26k
Diesel 1.1k 377
Other 27 26
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 5.6k 4.9k
Diesel 229k 47k
Other 10 8
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 132k 16k
Diesel 732k 27k
Other 68 36
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 16k 2.6k
Diesel 30k 3.8k
Other 7 4
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 77 49
Diesel 1 1
Other 2 2
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 30 20
Diesel 2 1
Other 1
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 3.6k 1.5k
Diesel 99 44
Other 7 2
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 74 17
Diesel 12k 1.6k
Other 4
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 55 22
Diesel 38 9
Other 1
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 2 7
Diesel 249 99
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2.9k 3.6k
Diesel 18 2
Other 14 15
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1.0k 1.6k
Diesel 3 3
Other 1 3
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 160 36
Diesel 34k 1.0k
Other 48 6
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 12 3
Diesel 5 1
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 2.1k 495
Diesel 2
Other 48 17
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 4.7k 879
Diesel 1
Other 6 1
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel 1
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 259 24
Diesel 32 4
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 29 4
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 95 74
Diesel 1
Other 1 2
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 99 41
Diesel 106 6
Other 5 1
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 2
Diesel 752 246
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 27 19
Diesel 1
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 3
Diesel 2
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 16 9
Diesel 16
Other