Top 10 most scrapped cars in the UK


According to new information from the Scrap Car Comparison service, the Ford Focus was the most often scrapped car model in 2022.

The larger Corsa’s brother, the Astra, came in third, with the Vauxhall Corsa coming in second place.

It comes as little surprise that the Focus topped the list for a sixth consecutive year. When the family hatchback was in high demand, it was a time that was 14 years ago (the average age of vehicles that are trashed).

The executive BMW 3 Series (more than the 1 Series, 5 Series, and X5s combined), the Ford Transit van, and the MINI hatch are recent newcomers to the 2022 list of most-scrapped vehicles.

Top 10 most scrapped car models in 2022

  1. Ford Focus
  2. Vauxhall Corsa
  3. Vauxhall Astra
  4. Ford Fiesta
  5. Volkswagen Golf
  6. BMW 3 Series
  7. Ford Transit
  8. Mini Hatch (Cooper/One)
  9. Vauxhall Zafira
  10. Renault Clio

Ford was the brand of vehicle that was scrapped the most in 2022, followed by Vauxhall and Volkswagen.

German automakers BMW, Audi, and Mercedes were new entrants to the Top 10.

Top 10 most scrapped car makes in 2022

  1. Ford
  2. Vauxhall
  3. Volkswagen
  4. Peugeot
  5. Renault
  6. BMW
  7. Citroen
  8. Audi
  9. Toyota
  10. Mercedes

The Ford Focus has won the title of most-scrapped car for the sixth consecutive year, and according to Dan Gick, managing director of Scrap Car Comparison, “we expect to see it featuring highly in our most-scrapped lists for many years to come.”

The findings from 2022 highlight the Focus model’s lasting appeal, even though many of them eventually wind up on the trash heap. appeal will always have an impact on which cars are scrapped.

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