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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 1517 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 684 uploads and Vauxhall with 438 uploads. Find your registration and upload yours.

Brand Up
1 Ford logo Ford 1517
2 Volkswagen logo Volkswagen 684
3 Vauxhall logo Vauxhall 438
4 Austin logo Austin 399
5 BMW logo BMW 385
6 Triumph logo Triumph 355
7 Land Rover logo Land Rover 294
8 Mercedes Benz logo Mercedes Benz 285
9 MG logo MG 284
10 Jaguar logo Jaguar 272

Most Popular Car Models

The most popular models uploaded by RegArchive users are Ford Escorts with 386 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 205 uploads and Austin Minis with 167 uploads. Search for your registration and upload a photo.

Model Up
1 Ford Escort logo Ford Escort 386
2 Volkswagen Golf logo Volkswagen Golf 205
3 Austin Mini logo Austin Mini 167
4 Ford Cortina logo Ford Cortina 166
5 Volkswagen Beetle logo Volkswagen Beetle 164
6 Ford Capri logo Ford Capri 144
7 Ford Fiesta logo Ford Fiesta 135
8 MG MGB logo MG MGB 111
9 Vauxhall Astra logo Vauxhall Astra 109
10 Ford Sierra logo Ford Sierra 81

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 3% of the photos. Search out your number plate and upload yours.

Type of vehicle %
1 Car 83.6%
2 Motorcyle/Moped/Scooter 6.4%
3 Van 2.6%
4 Bus/Coach 1.2%
5 Tractor 0.2%
6 Lorry/Truck 2%
7 Campervan/Motorhome 2%
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.