VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE AUTO

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
2023 833 825 799 763 242 241 238 245
2022 948 934 909 880 247 237 237 240
2021 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 973 274 256 257 257
2020 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.2k 263 249 252 263
2019 1.6k 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 229 234 240 0
2018 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 1.6k 206 209 230 230
2017 2.0k 1.9k 1.9k 1.8k 186 196 204 199
2016 2.1k 2.1k 2.1k 2.0k 144 150 157 176
2015 2.2k 2.2k 2.2k 2.2k 109 127 121 120
2014 2.4k 2.3k 2.3k 2.3k 83 82 78 106
2013 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 89 74 80 82
2012 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 63 65 64 62
2011 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.4k 56 66 55 57
2010 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 44 42 42 51
2009 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 36 36 36 34
2008 2.5k 2.5k 27 36
2007 2.5k 24
2006 2.5k
2005 2.5k
2004 2.4k
2003 2.2k
2002 1.9k
2001 1.5k
2000 766
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2023 Q4 763 245
2023 Q3 799 238
2023 Q2 825 241
2023 Q1 833 242
2022 Q4 880 240
2022 Q3 909 237
2022 Q2 934 237
2022 Q1 948 247
2021 Q4 973 257
2021 Q3 1.0k 257
2021 Q2 1.1k 256
2021 Q1 1.1k 274
2020 Q4 1.2k 263
2020 Q3 1.3k 252
2020 Q2 1.3k 249
2020 Q1 1.3k 263
2019 Q4 1.4k 0
2019 Q3 1.5k 240
2019 Q2 1.5k 234
2019 Q1 1.6k 229
2018 Q4 1.6k 230
2018 Q3 1.7k 230
2018 Q2 1.8k 209
2018 Q1 1.8k 206
2017 Q4 1.8k 199
2017 Q3 1.9k 204
2017 Q2 1.9k 196
2017 Q1 2.0k 186
2016 Q4 2.0k 176
2016 Q3 2.1k 157
2016 Q2 2.1k 150
2016 Q1 2.1k 144
2015 Q4 2.2k 120
2015 Q3 2.2k 121
2015 Q2 2.2k 127
2015 Q1 2.2k 109
2014 Q4 2.3k 106
2014 Q3 2.3k 78
2014 Q2 2.3k 82
2014 Q1 2.4k 83
2013 Q4 2.4k 82
2013 Q3 2.4k 80
2013 Q2 2.4k 74
2013 Q1 2.4k 89
2012 Q4 2.4k 62
2012 Q3 2.4k 64
2012 Q2 2.4k 65
2012 Q1 2.4k 63
2011 Q4 2.4k 57
2011 Q3 2.5k 55
2011 Q2 2.5k 66
2011 Q1 2.5k 56
2010 Q4 2.5k 51
2010 Q3 2.5k 42
2010 Q2 2.5k 42
2010 Q1 2.5k 44
2009 Q4 2.5k 34
2009 Q3 2.5k 36
2009 Q2 2.5k 36
2009 Q1 2.5k 36
2008 Q4 2.5k 36
2008 Q3 2.5k 27
2007 Q4 2.5k 24
2006 Q4 2.5k
2005 Q4 2.5k
2004 Q4 2.4k
2003 Q4 2.2k
2002 Q4 1.9k
2001 Q4 1.5k
2000 Q4 766
1999 Q4 0
1998 Q4 0
1997 Q4 0
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012
Licensed 0 1
SORN 0 0
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 134 139 117 71 56 62 79 5 0 0
SORN 78 45 15 10 8 2 2 0 0 0
1999 2000
Licensed 0 99
SORN 1 84
Year Licensed SORN
2012 1 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 5 0
2007 79 2
2006 62 2
2005 56 8
2004 71 10
2003 117 15
2002 139 45
2001 134 78
2000 99 84
1999 0 1

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 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 ?
Licensed 135 139 117 71 56 62 79 5 2
SORN 79 45 15 10 8 2 2 0 5
2000
Licensed 97
SORN 79
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2 5
2008 5 0
2007 79 2
2006 62 2
2005 56 8
2004 71 10
2003 117 15
2002 139 45
2001 135 79
2000 97 79

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 2022 2023
782 491 270 151 82 75 96 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Year Registrations
2023 0
2022 1
2021 0
2020 0
2019 0
2018 0
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 1
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 6
2007 96
2006 75
2005 82
2004 151
2003 270
2002 491
2001 782

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2023 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
101cc to 200cc 2
1101cc to 1200cc 1
1501cc to 1600cc 64 21
1701cc to 1800cc 1
1901cc to 2000cc 693 1 221 1
2001cc to 2100cc 1 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
101cc to 200cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1101cc to 1200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1501cc to 1600cc Petrol 64 21
Diesel
Other
1701cc to 1800cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1901cc to 2000cc Petrol 693 221
Diesel
Other 1 1
2001cc to 2100cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other