Most common HGV models registered in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

The Fiat Ducato was the most common heavy goods vehicle (HGV) on the road in the United Kingdom during 2018. As of the fourth quarter of 2018, a total of 12,358 units had been registered. This was followed by the Iveco Daily and DAF Trucks Fa 45Lf. The number of HGV licensed Fiat Ducato vehicles was at their highest in 2018, having increased steadily since 2000.

DAF Trucks most popular brand

The most popular HGV brand was DAF Trucks. In 2018, the Dutch manufacturing company had sold 11,737 vehicles in the UK market, nearly 4,000 units more than the second entry, Mercedes.

Number of extra heavy HGVs increasing

The number of licensed HGV’s has been slowly increasing since 2012. The growing number of vehicles with a weight of over 41 tons was particularly noticeable, which amounted to approximately 114,900 in 2018.

Leading registered heavy goods vehicle models in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2018*

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Release date

June 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

Q4 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures are cumulative and indicate the total number of registered heavy goods vehicles (HGV) on the road in the UK.

* The source stated that information for some models was missing, thus this list may only be an incomplete picture of most common HGV models.

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