LOTUS ELAN

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
2020 880 891 899 376 362 363
2019 861 878 891 888 372 362 362 369
2018 730 798 834 835 445 386 386 402
2017 754 763 759 734 388 410 420 447
2016 751 773 768 736 372 363 373 404
2015 753 767 767 740 343 338 351 378
2014 734 778 785 755 340 320 326 352
2013 722 738 748 725 276 288 280 361
2012 731 762 759 728 263 247 269 305
2011 739 754 756 734 241 245 255 296
2010 732 756 764 738 239 227 226 262
2009 730 767 769 733 228 211 223 260
2008 752 729 238 250
2007 740 249
2006 769
2005 785
2004 811
2003 802
2002 818
2001 833
2000 846
1999 838
1998 834
1997 811
1996 743
1995 525
1994 543
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q3 899 363
2020 Q2 891 362
2020 Q1 880 376
2019 Q4 888 369
2019 Q3 891 362
2019 Q2 878 362
2019 Q1 861 372
2018 Q4 835 402
2018 Q3 834 386
2018 Q2 798 386
2018 Q1 730 445
2017 Q4 734 447
2017 Q3 759 420
2017 Q2 763 410
2017 Q1 754 388
2016 Q4 736 404
2016 Q3 768 373
2016 Q2 773 363
2016 Q1 751 372
2015 Q4 740 378
2015 Q3 767 351
2015 Q2 767 338
2015 Q1 753 343
2014 Q4 755 352
2014 Q3 785 326
2014 Q2 778 320
2014 Q1 734 340
2013 Q4 725 361
2013 Q3 748 280
2013 Q2 738 288
2013 Q1 722 276
2012 Q4 728 305
2012 Q3 759 269
2012 Q2 762 247
2012 Q1 731 263
2011 Q4 734 296
2011 Q3 756 255
2011 Q2 754 245
2011 Q1 739 241
2010 Q4 738 262
2010 Q3 764 226
2010 Q2 756 227
2010 Q1 732 239
2009 Q4 733 260
2009 Q3 769 223
2009 Q2 767 211
2009 Q1 730 228
2008 Q4 729 250
2008 Q3 752 238
2007 Q4 740 249
2006 Q4 769
2005 Q4 785
2004 Q4 811
2003 Q4 802
2002 Q4 818
2001 Q4 833
2000 Q4 846
1999 Q4 838
1998 Q4 834
1997 Q4 811
1996 Q4 743
1995 Q4 525
1994 Q4 543

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 ?
Licensed 12 12 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 502
SORN 32 9 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 194
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 63 51 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 9 9 14 21 45 36 39 46
SORN 4 7 10 10 13 15 12 21
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 502 194
1999 1 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 1 1
1995 1 1
1994 3 0
1993 2 1
1992 12 9
1991 12 32
1990 14 24
1989 1 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 0 0
1977 0 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 0
1974 0 0
1973 6 0
1972 51 7
1971 63 8
1970 46 21
1969 39 12
1968 36 15
1967 45 13
1966 21 10
1965 14 10
1964 9 7
1963 9 4

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

2001 2002 2003 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 89
SORN 0 0 1 58
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 10 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1
SORN 28 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 19
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 92 65 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
SORN 23 18 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 25 19 29 54 108 112 121 120
SORN 5 8 15 19 39 46 43 29
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 89 58
2003 0 1
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 1 1
1999 0 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 1 0
1995 0 0
1994 2 0
1993 1 0
1992 10 9
1991 10 28
1990 10 19
1989 1 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 1
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 1 0
1981 0 0
1980 2 0
1979 1 1
1978 0 0
1977 0 0
1976 0 1
1975 1 0
1974 1 0
1973 12 5
1972 65 18
1971 92 23
1970 120 29
1969 121 43
1968 112 46
1967 108 39
1966 54 19
1965 29 15
1964 19 8
1963 25 5

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
2 1 7 4 4 3 3 2 2 5 5 1 0 2 3 6 4 11 6 3
Year Registrations
2020 3
2019 6
2018 11
2017 4
2016 6
2015 3
2014 2
2013 0
2012 1
2011 5
2010 5
2009 2
2008 2
2007 3
2006 3
2005 4
2004 4
2003 7
2002 1
2001 2

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 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 827 2 348
1600cc to 1699cc 47 17
1700cc to 1799cc 2 1
1900cc to 1999cc 6 2
2000cc to 2099cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 827 348
Diesel 2
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 47 17
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 6 2
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other