2017 - 2018 UK Scrappage Schemes
Last year, a number of manufacturers introduced UK scrappage schemes in an effort to remove old, high-polluting diesel vehicles from UK roads and replace them with newer, more eco-friendly vehicles. Find out more about Euro emissions standards here.
Many found success, and as a result, a number of schemes have been extended into 2018. We’ve rounded up who’s doing them, and what you need to know.
Audi Scrappage Scheme
Audi’s scrappage scheme, initially introduced in September, has been extended to run until March 31 — despite initial plans to end in December.
Customers can save up to £8,000 across the German manufacturer’s range, with all vehicles except A8, Q7 TDI, R8 and RS models available with discounts when trading in a pre-Euro 5 emissions legislation vehicle which applies to vehicles introduced before September 2009.
To qualify for the scheme, a new Audi vehicle must be purchased before March 31 and registered before June 30, 2018.Save money on a new Audi today
Dacia Scrappage Scheme
Budget brand Dacia’s offerings are a far cry from expensive already, but the Romanian brand has decided to continue its scrappage scheme.
Up to £1,000 is available off the price of a Duster — excluding Access models — and a £500 discount on the Sandero will be given to anyone trading a Euro 4 or older vehicle, registered before December 31, 2009.
The Dacia Scrappage scheme will run until the end of March, and any trade-in vehicles must have been owned for more than 90 days by the current key holder.Save money on a new Dacia today
Ford Scrappage Scheme
Ford had the most successful start to its scrappage scheme compared with rivals — having taken in 8,088 cars between September and November 2017.
As a result, the Ford scrappage scheme has extended the scheme until March 31, with up to £2,000 off any of its models. If used with co-existing offers, up to £7,000 can be saved across its range, with the biggest discount available for the Transit.
This offers applies to pre-Euro 5 cars, with all traded-in vehicles set to be scrapped.Save money on a new Ford today
Hyundai Scrappage Scheme
Hyundai’s scrappage scheme offers up to £5,000 off a new vehicle if a Euro 1-4 vehicle is traded in, with vehicles up to Euro 3 scrapped.
For Euro 4 cars, Hyundai will also add the trade-in value of the customer’s vehicle.
The scheme will run until March 31, with the biggest incentive offered on the Santa Fe SUV.Save money on a new Hyundai today
Seat Scrappage Scheme
Spanish car manufacturer Seat has extended its scheme until the end of March, with up to £3,500 in savings available across its range.
The SEAT scrappage scheme allows pre-Euro 5 diesel vehicles, owned by the current keeper for at least six months, to be traded-in and destroyed.
The biggest discount is available on the Leon.Save money on a new SEAT today
Toyota Scrappage Scheme
Unlike other manufacturers, the Toyota scrappage scheme has only extended until the end of January.
It does, however, offer up to £4,000 off across its range when trading in a vehicles that is seven-plus years old, owned by a customer for at least six months. The biggest discount is available on the Land Cruiser.
Toyota has already scrapped over 2,000 cars since introducing the scheme in September.Save money on a new Toyota today
Volkswagen Scrappage Scheme
Running until the end of April, Volkswagen’s scrappage scheme covers both the main brand and Volkswagen Commercial vehicles.
Up to £6,000 can be had off a new vehicle in its range, with the biggest savings available on the Sharan and Passat GTE.
To be eligible, vehicles traded in must be pre-Euro 5 and owned by the current keeper for at least six months.Save money on a new Volkswagen today
Kia Scrappage Scheme
Kia's scrappage scheme has been extended and will now run until the end of march 2018. The brands UK scrappage scheme is currently offering £2,000 off a new Kia Picanto or Rio with 4.9% APR representative across both models. Also including Kia's 7 year warranty, this offer is available on all manufacturers models.
In order to be eligible for this offer, any part-exchange car over seven years old qualifies for Kia's scrappage allowance, the car registration must be in your name.Save money on a new KIA today
Mazda scrappage scheme
Mazda is now offering their scrappage scheme in 2018, they have extended their offers until the end of March 2018. Available to cars registered by this time, the scheme gives you a chance to scrap your old car (petrol or diesel) and get between £2,500 and £5,000 saving off new models. Applying to a selection of trim levels, Mazda are offering a £2,500 saving on Mazda2 models. The petrol-powered Mazda3 and Mazda6 models offer a saving of £4,000. Choosing a diesel-powered version of either of the models increase the savings to £5,000. Otherwise, the Mazda CX-3 includes a saving of £3,000 regardless of which fuel option you go for.
Cars to be traded in must have been registered no later than 31st December 2009 and have been registered under your name for at least 60 days.Save money on a new Mazda today
Mitsubishi Scrappage Scheme
With the Mitsubishi scrappage scheme, you can now see savings up to £6,500 on applicable Mitsubishi models up until the end of the brands scrappage scheme on the 27th March 2018. To qualify, trade in cars must comply with Euro 4 Emissions or earlier and cars must be registered no later than 31 December 2009 and registered to yourself for at least six months.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV offers £5,000 off the plug in hybrid and up to £6,500 when the UK Government's £2,500 plug-in car allowance is factored in.Save money on a new Mitsubishi today
Nissan 'Switch' Scheme
Nissan has extended its switch scheme in the UK, offering savings up to £2,000 across selected Nissan models until the 2 April 2018. Although it's not classed as a scrappage scheme, cars to traded must qualify for Euro 4 emissions or lower and be registered no later than 31 December 2009. The main difference being that Nissan has no mention of any trade in cars being taken off the road permanently.
The incentives from Nissan's 'Switch' scheme currently offers £1,000 saving towards models of the Nissan Micra, Juke, Qashqai and Nissan X-Trail in the Acenta trim. £2,000 is on offer when opting for models in N-Connecta, Tekna and Tekna+ trim.Save money on a new Nissan today
Peugeot Scrappage scheme
The 2018 Peugeot scrappage scheme has now been extended until 31 March 2018, with the biggest discounted saving available on the Peugeot 508 saloon or SW estate.
Other savings from the manufacturer include £1,750 off a new Peugeot 108, while models such as the 208, 2008, 308, 308 SW and 308 GTI include a £2,750 saving. Buyers can also benefit from a saving of £2,000 on a petrol powered Peugeot 3008 or £2,500 off the diesel option.
To comply with their UK Scrappage scheme, Your name must have been on the registration document for at least 90 days.Save money on a new Peugeot today
Renault Scrappage scheme
Renault has announced their upgrade event that will run until 31 March 2018, the current selected models on offer must be registered by this time.
The Renault upgrade event provides £2,000 added to the value of any part-exchange when buying a new Renault Captur, Kadjar or Renault Koleos.
The car to be part-exchanged must be owned for at least 90 days by yourself and is roadworthy. Savings include an additional £250 off a petrol-powered Renault Captur or £500 off diesel-powered models. The Renault Kadjar includes savings of £500 and £1,500 for petrol and diesel-powered models and Renault also offer an additional £2,500 saving on the Renault Koleos.Save money on a new Renault today
SKODA Scrappage Scheme
Skoda's scrappage scheme has now been extended until 31 March 2018. To qualify, only diesel cars registered on 31 December 2009 or beforehand with Euro 4 emission standards or below can be traded in under their UK Scrappage scheme.
Their scrappage scheme also qualifies for the Skoda Octavia, offering £3,500 across hatchback and estate models. The Skoda Superb hatchback and Skoda Superb Estate also have a £4,000 scrappage allowance.Save money on a new Skoda today