BMW M3

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
2021 7.4k 8.1k 8.0k 7.0k 5.0k 4.6k 4.7k 5.6k
2020 7.8k 8.2k 8.3k 7.5k 5.1k 4.5k 4.6k 5.4k
2019 8.9k 9.4k 9.2k 8.2k 4.0k 3.7k 4.0k 4.9k
2018 9.7k 10k 10k 9.0k 3.5k 3.2k 3.5k 4.4k
2017 11k 11k 11k 10k 2.7k 2.7k 3.0k 3.7k
2016 12k 12k 12k 11k 2.3k 2.0k 2.2k 2.9k
2015 12k 13k 13k 12k 1.8k 1.7k 1.8k 2.4k
2014 13k 13k 13k 13k 1.6k 1.3k 1.5k 2.0k
2013 13k 14k 13k 13k 1.6k 1.3k 1.3k 1.9k
2012 14k 14k 14k 13k 1.4k 1.3k 1.2k 1.6k
2011 15k 15k 15k 14k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.4k
2010 15k 16k 15k 15k 994 874 844 1.2k
2009 16k 16k 16k 16k 881 776 747 910
2008 16k 16k 689 892
2007 15k 686
2006 15k
2005 15k
2004 14k
2003 12k
2002 7.7k
2001 4.5k
2000 3.4k
1999 3.4k
1998 3.2k
1997 3.1k
1996 2.8k
1995 2.4k
1994 1.3k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q4 7.0k 5.6k
2021 Q3 8.0k 4.7k
2021 Q2 8.1k 4.6k
2021 Q1 7.4k 5.0k
2020 Q4 7.5k 5.4k
2020 Q3 8.3k 4.6k
2020 Q2 8.2k 4.5k
2020 Q1 7.8k 5.1k
2019 Q4 8.2k 4.9k
2019 Q3 9.2k 4.0k
2019 Q2 9.4k 3.7k
2019 Q1 8.9k 4.0k
2018 Q4 9.0k 4.4k
2018 Q3 10k 3.5k
2018 Q2 10k 3.2k
2018 Q1 9.7k 3.5k
2017 Q4 10k 3.7k
2017 Q3 11k 3.0k
2017 Q2 11k 2.7k
2017 Q1 11k 2.7k
2016 Q4 11k 2.9k
2016 Q3 12k 2.2k
2016 Q2 12k 2.0k
2016 Q1 12k 2.3k
2015 Q4 12k 2.4k
2015 Q3 13k 1.8k
2015 Q2 13k 1.7k
2015 Q1 12k 1.8k
2014 Q4 13k 2.0k
2014 Q3 13k 1.5k
2014 Q2 13k 1.3k
2014 Q1 13k 1.6k
2013 Q4 13k 1.9k
2013 Q3 13k 1.3k
2013 Q2 14k 1.3k
2013 Q1 13k 1.6k
2012 Q4 13k 1.6k
2012 Q3 14k 1.2k
2012 Q2 14k 1.3k
2012 Q1 14k 1.4k
2011 Q4 14k 1.4k
2011 Q3 15k 1.1k
2011 Q2 15k 1.1k
2011 Q1 15k 1.2k
2010 Q4 15k 1.2k
2010 Q3 15k 844
2010 Q2 16k 874
2010 Q1 15k 994
2009 Q4 16k 910
2009 Q3 16k 747
2009 Q2 16k 776
2009 Q1 16k 881
2008 Q4 16k 892
2008 Q3 16k 689
2007 Q4 15k 686
2006 Q4 15k
2005 Q4 15k
2004 Q4 14k
2003 Q4 12k
2002 Q4 7.7k
2001 Q4 4.5k
2000 Q4 3.4k
1999 Q4 3.4k
1998 Q4 3.2k
1997 Q4 3.1k
1996 Q4 2.8k
1995 Q4 2.4k
1994 Q4 1.3k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 58 21 38 21 33 18 5 4 4
SORN 16 8 9 1 4 1 0 2 9
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 274 1.1k 1.7k 1.2k 773 258 428 600 151 59
SORN 360 1.0k 1.2k 751 411 146 168 224 37 18
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 5 3 12 51 102 37 26 12 10 5
SORN 33 15 49 210 388 100 78 48 22 2
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 23 15 16 16
SORN 19 69 55 69 82
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 4 9
2018 4 2
2017 5 0
2016 18 1
2015 33 4
2014 21 1
2013 38 9
2012 21 8
2011 58 16
2010 59 18
2009 151 37
2008 600 224
2007 428 168
2006 258 146
2005 773 411
2004 1.2k 751
2003 1.7k 1.2k
2002 1.1k 1.0k
2001 274 360
2000 5 2
1999 10 22
1998 12 48
1997 26 78
1996 37 100
1995 102 388
1994 51 210
1993 12 49
1992 3 15
1991 5 33
1990 16 82
1989 16 69
1988 15 55
1987 23 69
1986 2 19

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 55 20 33 20 31 15 2 3 384
SORN 12 8 8 1 3 1 0 2 741
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 261 1.1k 1.6k 1.2k 752 250 414 564 135 56
SORN 328 951 1.2k 714 393 139 158 204 36 18
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 1 7 45 95 36 25 1 7 0
SORN 1 2 38 173 337 93 64 19 21 0
1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 1
SORN 1 5 2
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 384 741
2018 3 2
2017 2 0
2016 15 1
2015 31 3
2014 20 1
2013 33 8
2012 20 8
2011 55 12
2010 56 18
2009 135 36
2008 564 204
2007 414 158
2006 250 139
2005 752 393
2004 1.2k 714
2003 1.6k 1.2k
2002 1.1k 951
2001 261 328
2000 0 0
1999 7 21
1998 1 19
1997 25 64
1996 36 93
1995 95 337
1994 45 173
1993 7 38
1992 1 2
1991 0 1
1990 1 2
1989 0 5
1988 0 1

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 2020 2021
1.3k 3.5k 4.3k 2.7k 1.6k 555 841 1.1k 245 121 110 47 58 53 81 57 33 39 29 24 21
Year Registrations
2021 21
2020 24
2019 29
2018 39
2017 33
2016 57
2015 81
2014 53
2013 58
2012 47
2011 110
2010 121
2009 245
2008 1.1k
2007 841
2006 555
2005 1.6k
2004 2.7k
2003 4.3k
2002 3.5k
2001 1.3k

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2021 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
up to 100cc 1
201cc to 300cc 1
301cc to 400cc 1
1501cc to 1600cc 1
2001cc to 2100cc 1
2201cc to 2300cc 21 80
2301cc to 2400cc 59 235
2401cc to 2500cc 2 15
2501cc to 2600cc 1 12
2701cc to 2800cc 2
2901cc to 3000cc 244 654
3001cc to 3100cc 4 3
3101cc to 3200cc 2
3201cc to 3300cc 5.4k 2 7 4.1k 1 4
3301cc to 3400cc 1
3401cc to 3500cc 3
3501cc to 3600cc 2
3901cc to 4000cc 1.3k 454
4001cc to 4100cc 46 12
4101cc to 4200cc 1
4201cc to 4300cc 1 1
4301cc to 4400cc 4 3
4901cc to 5000cc 1
6101cc to 6200cc 1
9901cc to 10000cc 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 100cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
201cc to 300cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
301cc to 400cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1501cc to 1600cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2001cc to 2100cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2201cc to 2300cc Petrol 21 80
Diesel
Other
2301cc to 2400cc Petrol 59 235
Diesel
Other
2401cc to 2500cc Petrol 2 15
Diesel
Other
2501cc to 2600cc Petrol 1 12
Diesel
Other
2701cc to 2800cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2901cc to 3000cc Petrol 244 654
Diesel
Other
3001cc to 3100cc Petrol 4 3
Diesel
Other
3101cc to 3200cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3201cc to 3300cc Petrol 5.4k 4.1k
Diesel 2 1
Other 7 4
3301cc to 3400cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3401cc to 3500cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
3501cc to 3600cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3901cc to 4000cc Petrol 1.3k 454
Diesel
Other
4001cc to 4100cc Petrol 46 12
Diesel
Other
4101cc to 4200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4201cc to 4300cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
4301cc to 4400cc Petrol 4 3
Diesel
Other
4901cc to 5000cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
6101cc to 6200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9901cc to 10000cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other