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The registration plate archive for UK cars, bikes and vans registered between 1903 and 2001

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Most Popular Car Manufacturers

The most popular car manufacturer to be uploaded by RegArchive users is Ford with 1422 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 655 uploads and Vauxhall with 422 uploads. Find your registration and upload yours.

Brand Up
1 Ford logo Ford 1422
2 Volkswagen logo Volkswagen 655
3 Vauxhall logo Vauxhall 422
4 BMW logo BMW 367
5 Austin logo Austin 351
6 Triumph logo Triumph 331
7 Land Rover logo Land Rover 282
8 MG logo MG 272
9 Mercedes Benz logo Mercedes Benz 266
10 Jaguar logo Jaguar 258

Most Popular Car Models

The most popular models uploaded by RegArchive users are Ford Escorts with 371 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 201 uploads and Volkswagen Beetles with 157 uploads. Search for your registration and upload a photo.

Model Up
1 Ford Escort logo Ford Escort 371
2 Volkswagen Golf logo Volkswagen Golf 201
3 Volkswagen Beetle logo Volkswagen Beetle 157
4 Austin Mini logo Austin Mini 154
5 Ford Cortina logo Ford Cortina 151
6 Ford Capri logo Ford Capri 140
7 Ford Fiesta logo Ford Fiesta 131
8 MG MGB logo MG MGB 107
9 Vauxhall Astra logo Vauxhall Astra 106
10 Ford Sierra logo Ford Sierra 78

What Types Of Vehicles Are Being Uploaded?

The most popular type of vehicle to be uploaded (expectedly) is the car with around 84% of the photos submitted by RegArchive users, followed by the motorcyle/moped/scooter with 6% of the photos and the van with 2% of the photos. Search out your number plate and upload yours.

Type of vehicle %
1 Car 83.9%
2 Motorcyle/Moped/Scooter 6.3%
3 Van 2.5%
4 Bus/Coach 1.3%
5 Tractor 0.2%
6 Lorry/Truck 2.1%
7 Campervan/Motorhome 1.9%
8 Other 2%

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RegArchive is the online archive for all UK vehicle registration plates. Use the search box above or below to see if your car, bike, van or other vehicle has been added with photos and comments. If not, consider uploading your car photos and/or add comments and memories - it's easy and free.