seat uk extends scrappage incentive scheme

  • SEAT UK has extended its scrappage incentive scheme for older diesel vehicles against purchase of latest Euro 6 models
  • Incentives of up to £3,500 available across the SEAT range (depending on model) on both new petrol and diesel models. New cars to be ordered by 31st March 2018 and registered by 30 June 2018
  • Vehicles traded in will continue to be scrapped
  • Offers available to owners of any diesel vehicle registered before 2010 (pre Euro 5)

SEAT UK has extended its scrappage incentive scheme until 31st March 2018, encouraging owners of older cars to switch to lower-emission Euro 6 compliant new cars.

The scheme enables owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with pre-Euro 5 emissions legislation to qualify for the SEAT scrappage incentive. As a result, they can trade-in their relevant car to receive between £1,500 and £3,500 towards a new SEAT model (see table below) if the vehicle is registered by 30th June 2018.

All new SEAT petrol and diesel cars meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards, currently the most stringent yet.

Summary of offers on Euro 6 petrol and diesel models:

Model Purchased

Scrappage Amount (inc. VAT)









Full details on the SEAT scrappage incentive are available at

Notes to Editor

To discover whether a diesel vehicle will qualify for the SEAT scrappage incentive offer, customers can visit the Vehicle Certification Agency website or ask their nearest SEAT dealer.

Full offer details

  • Incentive applies only to any diesel vehicle (any make/model) that meets Euro 1-4 legislation, registered before 1 January 2010
  • Traded-in vehicle needs to have been registered in the owner’s name for at least six months
  • Trade-in vehicle must be scrapped
  • Applies to orders made by 31st March 2018 and registered by 30th June 2018
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other, existing offers across the SEAT range


SEAT is the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), exporting 81% of its vehicles, and is present in over 80 countries through a network of 1,700 dealerships. In 2016, SEAT obtained an operating profit of 143 million euros, the highest in the history of the brand, and achieved worldwide sales of nearly 410,000 vehicles.

SEAT Group employs more than 14,500 professionals at its three production centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures the highly successful Ibiza and Leon. Additionally, the company produces the Ateca and the Toledo in the Czech Republic, the Alhambra in Portugal and the Mii in Slovakia.

The multinational has a Technical Centre, which operates as a knowledge hub that brings together 1,000 engineers who are focussed on developing innovation for Spain’s largest industrial investor in R&D. SEAT already features the latest connectivity technology in its vehicle range and is currently engaged in the company’s global digitalisation process to promote the mobility of the future.

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Andy McGregor, Head of Marketing & Press and Public Relations
01908 548 077; 07956 042 400;

Mike Gale, Product Affairs Manager
01908 548 069; 07788 339 722;

Laura Margott, Media Relations Manager
01908 548 078; 07795 453 704;

Katie Mardle, Press Fleet Manager
01908 548 364; 07983 537 247;


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