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 268k 271k 278k
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 121k
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 95k 106k
2007 2.3M 100k
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 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 121k
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 106k
2008 Q3 2.4M 95k
2007 Q4 2.3M 100k
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 ?
Licensed 188k 194k 213k 237k 248k 242k 242k 234k 15k
SORN 2.7k 2.2k 2.1k 1.9k 2.1k 1.4k 1.0k 0 15k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 64k 92k 110k 124k 141k 161k 182k 169k 159k 178k
SORN 20k 20k 16k 14k 12k 11k 8.7k 5.6k 3.6k 3.1k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3.7k 2.7k 2.5k 3.8k 5.3k 7.3k 9.4k 14k 25k 44k
SORN 6.3k 3.7k 2.9k 3.8k 5.0k 7.0k 8.2k 9.1k 14k 18k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 739 1.1k 1.6k 1.4k 1.6k 1.9k 2.0k 2.5k 3.6k 4.2k
SORN 1.4k 2.2k 4.2k 2.2k 2.3k 2.6k 3.0k 4.1k 5.8k 7.0k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 1.4k 3.3k 1.0k 929 1.3k 1.1k 1.0k 895 1.2k 630
SORN 611 2.0k 489 618 1.0k 597 696 1.3k 1.7k 1.1k
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 227 232 346 452 610 795 796 557 711 1.0k
SORN 112 122 144 183 255 285 344 223 319 470
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 26 33 42 80 94 160 170 182 219 225
SORN 11 21 12 38 48 70 67 57 74 97
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 5 10 20 4 1 3 1 5 11
SORN 1 2 8 6 0 1 4 1 9 11
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 0 0 0 1 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
1919 1920
Licensed 1 0
SORN 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 15k 15k
2018 234k 0
2017 242k 1.0k
2016 242k 1.4k
2015 248k 2.1k
2014 237k 1.9k
2013 213k 2.1k
2012 194k 2.2k
2011 188k 2.7k
2010 178k 3.1k
2009 159k 3.6k
2008 169k 5.6k
2007 182k 8.7k
2006 161k 11k
2005 141k 12k
2004 124k 14k
2003 110k 16k
2002 92k 20k
2001 64k 20k
2000 44k 18k
1999 25k 14k
1998 14k 9.1k
1997 9.4k 8.2k
1996 7.3k 7.0k
1995 5.3k 5.0k
1994 3.8k 3.8k
1993 2.5k 2.9k
1992 2.7k 3.7k
1991 3.7k 6.3k
1990 4.2k 7.0k
1989 3.6k 5.8k
1988 2.5k 4.1k
1987 2.0k 3.0k
1986 1.9k 2.6k
1985 1.6k 2.3k
1984 1.4k 2.2k
1983 1.6k 4.2k
1982 1.1k 2.2k
1981 739 1.4k
1980 630 1.1k
1979 1.2k 1.7k
1978 895 1.3k
1977 1.0k 696
1976 1.1k 597
1975 1.3k 1.0k
1974 929 618
1973 1.0k 489
1972 3.3k 2.0k
1971 1.4k 611
1970 1.0k 470
1969 711 319
1968 557 223
1967 796 344
1966 795 285
1965 610 255
1964 452 183
1963 346 144
1962 232 122
1961 227 112
1960 225 97
1959 219 74
1958 182 57
1957 170 67
1956 160 70
1955 94 48
1954 80 38
1953 42 12
1952 33 21
1951 26 11
1950 11 11
1949 5 9
1948 1 1
1947 3 4
1946 1 1
1945 4 0
1944 20 6
1943 10 8
1942 5 2
1941 0 1
1940 0 0
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 1 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 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 ?
Licensed 186k 192k 212k 236k 248k 242k 242k 234k 63k
SORN 2.6k 2.1k 2.0k 1.9k 2.1k 1.4k 998 2.1k 20k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 63k 90k 107k 120k 136k 156k 177k 165k 155k 175k
SORN 19k 19k 15k 13k 12k 10k 8.2k 5.4k 3.4k 3.0k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3.4k 2.5k 2.4k 3.6k 5.0k 7.1k 9.0k 14k 24k 42k
SORN 5.9k 3.5k 2.7k 3.6k 4.7k 6.7k 7.8k 8.6k 13k 17k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 577 923 1.4k 1.2k 1.3k 1.7k 1.8k 2.3k 3.2k 3.6k
SORN 1.2k 1.8k 3.6k 2.0k 2.1k 2.4k 2.8k 3.8k 5.3k 6.4k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2.3k 4.0k 3.6k 1.6k 873 593 523 574 884 552
SORN 2.1k 3.2k 3.1k 1.5k 837 409 437 854 1.3k 995
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 157 166 283 368 437 672 934 766 916 1.5k
SORN 84 102 151 192 275 460 692 707 866 1.4k
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 1 16 62 76 74 63 83 107 128
SORN 1 0 7 18 31 27 23 33 36 68
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 63k 20k
2018 234k 2.1k
2017 242k 998
2016 242k 1.4k
2015 248k 2.1k
2014 236k 1.9k
2013 212k 2.0k
2012 192k 2.1k
2011 186k 2.6k
2010 175k 3.0k
2009 155k 3.4k
2008 165k 5.4k
2007 177k 8.2k
2006 156k 10k
2005 136k 12k
2004 120k 13k
2003 107k 15k
2002 90k 19k
2001 63k 19k
2000 42k 17k
1999 24k 13k
1998 14k 8.6k
1997 9.0k 7.8k
1996 7.1k 6.7k
1995 5.0k 4.7k
1994 3.6k 3.6k
1993 2.4k 2.7k
1992 2.5k 3.5k
1991 3.4k 5.9k
1990 3.6k 6.4k
1989 3.2k 5.3k
1988 2.3k 3.8k
1987 1.8k 2.8k
1986 1.7k 2.4k
1985 1.3k 2.1k
1984 1.2k 2.0k
1983 1.4k 3.6k
1982 923 1.8k
1981 577 1.2k
1980 552 995
1979 884 1.3k
1978 574 854
1977 523 437
1976 593 409
1975 873 837
1974 1.6k 1.5k
1973 3.6k 3.1k
1972 4.0k 3.2k
1971 2.3k 2.1k
1970 1.5k 1.4k
1969 916 866
1968 766 707
1967 934 692
1966 672 460
1965 437 275
1964 368 192
1963 283 151
1962 166 102
1961 157 84
1960 128 68
1959 107 36
1958 83 33
1957 63 23
1956 74 27
1955 76 31
1954 62 18
1953 16 7
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 191k
Year Registrations
2019 191k
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 2018 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 5 1.4k 6 29
up to 499cc 48 48 9 13 5 1
500cc to 749cc 4 1 2
750cc to 999cc 245k 11 14 5.4k 5 5
1000cc to 1099cc 3.8k 8 4.3k 1 2
1100cc to 1199cc 366k 17k 28 12k 154 1
1200cc to 1299cc 12k 23 1 8.9k 4 2
1300cc to 1399cc 384k 202 12k 21k 17 51
1400cc to 1499cc 56k 41k 12 5.0k 2.0k
1500cc to 1599cc 109k 276k 42 17k 2.9k 19
1600cc to 1699cc 29k 17k 5 7.5k 361 5
1700cc to 1799cc 32k 1.3k 32 25k 356 22
1800cc to 1899cc 7.0k 266k 13 4.7k 41k 8
1900cc to 1999cc 123k 714k 87 15k 21k 38
2000cc to 2099cc 17k 35k 5 2.2k 3.1k 5
2100cc to 2199cc 80 1 3 53 1 1
2200cc to 2299cc 27 2 1 18 1
2300cc to 2399cc 4.3k 109 10 1.4k 34 1
2400cc to 2499cc 69 13k 4 19 1.2k
2500cc to 2599cc 59 44 1 19 9
2600cc to 2699cc 1 294 7 79
2700cc to 2799cc 3.5k 16 14 3.4k 4 16
2800cc to 2899cc 1.1k 2 2 1.5k 3 2
2900cc to 2999cc 24 32k 46 35 693 6
3000cc to 3099cc 4 5 3 2
3100cc to 3199cc 2.2k 1 54 429 1 15
3200cc to 3299cc 4.9k 5 734 1
3400cc to 3499cc 1 1
3500cc to 3599cc 245 33 29 3
3600cc to 3699cc 34 4
3700cc to 3799cc 1
3900cc to 3999cc 92 1 1 67 2
4000cc to 4249cc 112 113 6 32 2 1
4500cc to 4749cc 2 1
4750cc to 4999cc 2 833 192
5000cc to 5249cc 1
5500cc to 5749cc 4
5750cc to 5999cc 32 1 17
6500cc to 6749cc 1
7000cc to 7499cc 2 1
7500cc to 7999cc 1
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 1 2 2
10000cc and over 16 17 6
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 5 6
Diesel
Other 1.4k 29
up to 499cc Petrol 48 13
Diesel 48 5
Other 9 1
500cc to 749cc Petrol 4 2
Diesel 1
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 245k 5.4k
Diesel 11 5
Other 14 5
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 3.8k 4.3k
Diesel 8 1
Other 2
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 366k 12k
Diesel 17k 154
Other 28 1
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 12k 8.9k
Diesel 23 4
Other 1 2
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 384k 21k
Diesel 202 17
Other 12k 51
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 56k 5.0k
Diesel 41k 2.0k
Other 12
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 109k 17k
Diesel 276k 2.9k
Other 42 19
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 29k 7.5k
Diesel 17k 361
Other 5 5
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 32k 25k
Diesel 1.3k 356
Other 32 22
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 7.0k 4.7k
Diesel 266k 41k
Other 13 8
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 123k 15k
Diesel 714k 21k
Other 87 38
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 17k 2.2k
Diesel 35k 3.1k
Other 5 5
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 80 53
Diesel 1 1
Other 3 1
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 27 18
Diesel 2 1
Other 1
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 4.3k 1.4k
Diesel 109 34
Other 10 1
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 69 19
Diesel 13k 1.2k
Other 4
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 59 19
Diesel 44 9
Other 1
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 1 7
Diesel 294 79
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 3.5k 3.4k
Diesel 16 4
Other 14 16
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1.1k 1.5k
Diesel 2 3
Other 2 2
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 24 35
Diesel 32k 693
Other 46 6
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 4 3
Diesel 5 2
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 2.2k 429
Diesel 1 1
Other 54 15
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 4.9k 734
Diesel
Other 5 1
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 245 29
Diesel 33 3
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 34 4
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 92 67
Diesel 1
Other 1 2
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 112 32
Diesel 113 2
Other 6 1
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 2
Diesel 833 192
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 32 17
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 1 2
Diesel 2
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 16 6
Diesel 17
Other