most scrapped car 2023

According to UK car reviewer Auto Express, the most scrapped car of 2023 was the Ford Focus.

An annual tally reported that 798,363 cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) were scrapped in 2023, and a whopping 42,637 of them were Ford Focus models. That’s approximately 5 per cent, or 1 out of every 20 scrap vehicles.




Research has found that the average lifespan of a car in the UK is the longest it’s ever been. Read on to find out why cars are lasting longer before they get scrapped.


ford focus

As we move towards a greener, cleaner future, lots of people are deciding to scrap their old cars and upgrade to something more economical. That got us thinking - what were the most scrapped cars of 2022? Well, after a bit of research, we've pulled together a list of the most scrapped cars of 2022, so if you're curious, just keep reading! More...

man learning how to scrap a car

If you're wondering how to scrap a car, this comprehensive guide will provide you with everything that you need to know about scrapping your car in the UK. With A&L's 10 year vehicle recycling experience and this step-by-step car scrapping guide, you will be able to scrap your car quickly and safely in no time. 


average scrap car value

In the world of scrap car dealing, 2021 came to a close with the average scrap car value at £260. In only the second quarter of 2022, the average scrap car price has already risen to near £358, and it's showing no sign of slowing any time soon!

Why Has the Average Scrap Price Increased?

Many factors can impact the value of a scrap car, such as the make, the condition of the car, the location of the sale, and the demand for the metal itself.