Mercedes-Benz Scrappage Scheme 2017: How does it work and do I qualify?

Mercedes-Benz Scrappage Scheme 2017: How does it work and do I qualify?

Mercedes-Benz have recently launched their scrappage scheme: offering incentives between £3,000 and £7,000 off new selected Mercedes-Benz models. If you are interested in finding out how the Mercedes Scrappage Scheme works read our guide to find out more.

Mercedes Benz are currently offering up to £7,000 off a new Mercedes-Benz when you trade in your EU1 – EU4 diesel car by the 31st of December 2017.

The Diesel changeover bonus is available regardless of your existing car brand and is valid against the purchase of a new Mercedes-Benz EU6 passenger car. This means that if your car was built before January 2011, you could qualify for the trade in deal.

Why not take a look at our New Car Finder or our Manufacturer Scrappage Scheme Guide for details on other Manufacturer Scrappage deals.

Mercedes Scrappage Scheme

What is the Mercedes Scrappage Scheme?

The Mercedes Scrappage Scheme 2017 offers up to a £7,000 saving on any new diesel or plug-in hybrid when you trade in your old diesel car. The Mercedes-Benz Scrappage Scheme runs until the end of 2017 and is available to those looking to trade in a diesel car from any brand with a Euro 4 Emissions rating or lower.

The Mercedes Scrappage Scheme offers one of the biggest contributions of up to £7,000 on the new C-Class Estate and Saloon, and potential savings of up to £6,000 towards the new E-Class Saloon or Estate.
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate

What new cars can you buy?

The Mercedes Scrappage Scheme 2017 covers a wide range of Mercedes-Benz models. However, the saving only applies if you buy a diesel or plug-in hybrid model.

Details of the cars available in the Mercedes Scrappage Scheme are outlined below along with the potential savings. The links below will allow you to Compare Mercedes-Benz Prices of specific models.

Mercedes Scrappage Deals 2017

Mercedes-Benz Model Scrappage Saving
A-Class £3,000
GLA £3,500
GLA Coupé £3,500
CLA Shooting Brake £4,000
B-Class £4,500
C-Class Saloon £7,000
C-Class Estate £7,000
C-Class Coupé £4,000
C-Class Cabriolet £5,500
E-Class Saloon £6,000
E-Class Estate £6,000
Mercedes Benz E Class Saloon Car 2017

How much money can you get?

Mercedes-Benz are offering savings between £3,000 and £7,000 off any new plug-in hybrid or Euro-6-rated diesel model when you trade in your old diesel car.

You can also potentially get a £1,750 discount on the Smart Electric Drive through the scheme.

Mercedes Diesel Scrappage Scheme: what cars can you trade in?

In order to be eligible for the Mercedes Scrappage Scheme the vehicle you are trading in must be:

  • Owned by you for at least 6 months.
  • Euro 4 rated or lower.
  • Diesel powered.
Mercedes Scrappage Deals

What happens to your old car?

Mercedes-Benz state:

‘In order to look to the future, we have invested billions of euros to develop our diesel and petrol technologies. Today, all of our range of new Mercedes-Benz cars adhere to EU6 standards and are even exempt from additional charges in London’s upcoming Ultra Low Emission Zone.’

If your current car is EU1, 2 or 3 standard, Mercedes-Benz will ensure that it is taken off the road and recycled in an environmentally compatible way, in compliance with legal requirements.

Mercedes Benz B Class 2017

When does the Mercedes Scrappage Scheme end?

The Mercedes-Benz Diesel Scrappage Scheme runs until the end of 2017 and to receive the contribution, you have to have order your new Mercedes-Benz car by the 31 December 2017. There is however a chance (that like the other Manufacturer Scrappage Schemes,) it could be extended beyond the end of 2017. This would depend on the popularity of the scheme.

If you are interested in a Mercedes scrappage deal you will have to act quickly.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

Mercedes Scrappage Terms and Conditions

Please see details below regarding the terms and conditions of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Diesel Changeover Bonus:

  • *Valid against the purchase of a new Mercedes-Benz EU6 passenger car, subject to availability.
  • Trade-in car must be diesel, EU1-EU4 emissions standard, registered by the customer for at least 6 months.
  • Orders up to 31.12.17. Registration and estimated delivery between 02.08.17 to 31.03.18.
  • Copy of your V5C and valid MOT certificate will be required. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.
  • At participating Retailers only. Please contact your Retailer for further information.
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