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The plan to scrap all diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040 was introduced to tackle climate change and increase air purity earlier this summer. To fully support the movement towards a greener future, many car brands are announcing car scrappage offers to decrease the number of high-emission cars on the roads.

Traded in cars will be used for parts or scrapped, to work towards a future with no diesel or petrol cars in 2040.

Is my car eligible for these scrappage schemes?

Mercedes-Benz, BMW, MINI and smart each have different trade-in requirements, make sure to read our next table and find out what each brand is offering:

Scrappage Scheme Summary
Brand Emissions rating Fuel type Ownership time Deal Cars offered on scheme Scheme Details
BMW 1-4 Diesel only 12 months at least £2,000 discount on new models New BMWs emitting less than 130g/km of CO2 including petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric models
Mercedes-Benz 1-4 Diesel only 6 months at least Up to £7,000 off new models Any new diesel Mercedes or plug-in hybrid model
MINI 1-4 Diesel only 90 Days £2,000 discount on new models New MINI’s emitting less than 130g/km of CO2 including petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric models
smart 1-4 Diesel only 6 months at least Up to £3,000 off new models Smart Electric Drive models

Why should you choose Stratstone?

Move to more eco-conscious driving with Stratstone. When searching for a car on Stratstone.com, you can easily look for a car with low emissions by choosing our 'CO2' option and selecting a reduced measure.

If you are looking for a car scrappage scheme, it can be great value for money and make buying a brand-new car a lot easier. Monthly payments and deposits can easily be decreased with the incentive of a discount. For this reason, scrappage schemes are very popular among people wanting to buy a new car.

If you'd like to know more about these schemes or have any questions please contact your nearest Stratstone dealership.

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