Mitsubishi Scrappage Scheme
Currently there is no official Mitsubishi scrappage scheme active. The previous scrappage scheme ended on 27/03/18 and has not been restarted. Mitsubishi drivers looking to scrap their cars or vans are recommended to compare prices to maximise the payout from scrapping their vehicle.
What is the Mitsubishi scrappage scheme?
The Mitsubishi scrappage scheme was an incentive provided by Mitsubishi to encourage the removal of the highest-polluting vehicles from the road following the diesel emissions scandal, whilst simultaneously trying to boost sales for the Japanese brand. Any diesel powered car that complied to Euro 4 emissions standards or earlier, and registered by the end of 2009 were eligible for the scheme in return for savings of up to £5,000 on a brand new Mitsubishi.
Is the Mitsubishi scrappage scheme coming back?
Since Mitsubishi’s scheme came to an end in early 2018, there have been no suggestions of a return in future, but we shall update this page as and when any news develops. You may still be able to trade in your old car and put the money towards your new Mitsubishi, but this will be nothing more than a part-exchange and you won’t be able to guarantee that you’re getting a fair deal without doing some research of your car’s second hand value first.
How did the scrappage scheme work?
Mitsubishi’s scrappage scheme was aimed solely at diesel vehicles Euro 4 diesel emissions standards or earlier with a registration date on or before the 31st December 2009, and you had to have owned the vehicle for at least six months before you could make use of the scheme. In return, you received discounts when purchasing brand new Mitsubishi models, up to a potential £6,500 if choosing the Outlander PHEV, thanks to an additional £2,500 government grant on top of the £4,000 discount.
No petrol cars were able to be used in this scheme, although you could put the discounts towards a petrol car should you so wish.
The scheme was only open to those that were registered prior 31st December 2009 (Euro 4 emission standards or earlier).
While you could not scrap an electric car in this scheme, you could put your money down towards a new Outlander PHEV and get an additional discount through a government grant.
Do I qualify for a Scrappage Scheme Offer?
Just because you missed out on the Mitsubishi scheme doesn’t mean you miss out altogether. There are currently three schemes that are supported by government funding based on location, encompassing areas that currently feature Clean Air Schemes.
Currently the only scrappage schemes in operation, and the eligibility rules around them, are as follows:
- London – available to London residents with a vehicle that is not ULEZ compliant
- Birmingham – available to those who work 18 hours a week or more within the Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone, who earn £30,000 a year or less and have owned a non-compliant vehicle since 10 September 2018
- Scotland – Available to owners of non-compliant vehicles who live within a 20km radius of a Scottish Low Emission Zone.
How to Scrap Your Mitsubishi
Wanting to get rid of your Mitsubishi but don’t qualify for any clean air schemes? Well, that’s where Scrap Car Comparison comes in. There’s no eligibility criteria when it comes to our service, anyone who phones up can get the best price for their car, no matter where they are, what they drive or what condition it’s in.
We only work with certified Authorised Treatment Facilities, so we can guarantee that your old car will be disposed of and recycled in line with all government regulations, and with collection agents in operation all over the country, we’ll even throw in a free collection service to boot.
Simply pick up the phone and call one of our friendly team on 03333 44 99 50 or use our simple quote generator to find out how much your old Mitsubishi could be worth today, and before you know it you’ll have replaced a tired old car with a much more pleasing lump of cash in your bank account.