BMW Scrappage Scheme 2018: How does it work and do I qualify?

BMW Scrappage Scheme 2018: How does it work and do I qualify?

BMW have recently announced details of their 2018 scrappage scheme, where customers can potentially receive an additional £2,000 towards a new vehicle. But how does it work and how do you qualify? Read our in-depth guide to find out more.

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The German manufacturer are giving drivers the opportunity to trade in their old diesel vehicles of Euro 4 (EU4) emission standard or lower to receive an additional £2,000 allowance toward any model across the BMW Range; with emissions of 130g/km or lower. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to buy a new car, as customers will be able to get behind the wheel of a brand-new BMW and enjoy a £2,000 discount, but to also contribute towards a greener future for mobility. If your car was built before January 2011, then you could qualify for a trade in deal.

2017 BMW Scrappage Scheme Details

What is the BMW Scrappage Scheme?

The BMW Scrappage Scheme (or Lower Emissions Allowance) enables buyers to trade in their old diesel for a chance to receive an additional £2,000 towards a new, more eco-friendly model across the BMW range. The scrappage scheme is applicable to those looking to trade in pre-2011 cars, which meet the current Euro 4 standards and guidelines. The scrappage scheme runs until 30 June 2018, so be sure not to miss out.

The BMW Lower Emissions Allowance can be used to purchase a wide range of BMW vehicles across the range. The BMW Scrappage Scheme certainly offers excellent variety, no matter what car you’re looking for.
2017 BMW Diesel Scrappage Scheme

What new cars can you buy?

The BMW Scrappage Scheme 2018 covers a wide range of BMW’s petrol and diesel models, but savings apply to some specific trims. Please note that you will only be applicable if you are looking to trade in a pre-2011 diesel car.

Details of the cars available in the BMW Scrappage Scheme are outlined below, the links will allow you to Compare BMW Prices of specific models.

BMW Scrappage Deals 2018

The BMW scrappage deals in the Lower Emissions Allowance can be used towards the purchase of any of the below vehicles:

Model Derivative
BMW 1 Series 118i, 116d, 118d, 120d, 125d
BMW 2 Series Coupé 218i, 218d, 220d, 225d
BMW 2 Series Convertible  218d, 220d, 225d
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 218i, 220i, 225xe, 216d, 218d, 220d
BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer 218i, 216d, 218d, 220d
BMW 3 Series Saloon 318i, 320i, 330e, 316d, 318d, 320d
BMW 3 Series Touring 318i, 316d, 318d, 320d
BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo  318d, 320d
BMW 4 Series Coupé 420d
BMW 4 Series Convertible 420d
BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé  420d
BMW 5 Series Saloon 520i, 530e, 520d, 525d, 530d
BMW 5 Series Touring 520d, 525d
BMW 7 Series 740e, 725d, 730d, 740Le, 725Ld, 730Ld
BMW X1 sDrive18i, sDrive18d, xDrive18d, xDrive20d
BMW X5 xDrive40e
BMW i3 i3, i3 with Range Extender
BMW i8 i8 Coupé
BMW i3 and BMW i8 i3, i3 with Range Extendr, i8
BMW Lower Emissions Allowance

BMW Diesel Scrappage Scheme: what cars can you trade in?

In order to be eligible for the BMW Scrappage Scheme, the vehicle you are trading in must be:

  • Registered before January 2011.
  • Owned by you for at least 12 months.
  • Euro 4 rated or lower.
  • Diesel powered.
  • Registered with the same name and address as your new car.
New Cars Elligable For The BMW Scrappage Scheme

When does the BMW Scrappage Scheme end?

BMW’s Diesel Scrappage Scheme has been extended until 30th June 2018 and new vehicles need to be ordered and registered by 30 June 2018. If you are interested in a BMW scrappage deal you will have to act quickly.

Are you in the market to Compare New Car Prices? Why not try our New Car Finder today?

Or take a look at our Manufacturer Scrappage Scheme Guide for more details. 


BMW Scrappage Terms and Conditions

Please see details below regarding the terms and conditions of the BMW Lower Emissions Allowance:

  • £2,000 Lower Emissions Allowance towards new BMW/MINI vehicles with CO2 emissions of 130g/km (NEDC) or below.
  • New vehicle must be registered by 31 December 2017 and in the same name and address as trade-in vehicle.
  • Trade-in vehicle must be diesel, EU4 emission standard or older and owned for at least 12 months.
  • Retail customers only. Participating retailers only.
  • Can be used in conjunction with other offers.

Unsure what emissions standard your car is? Read our guide.

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