Dacia has joined a now growing list of manufacturers to extend its scrappage scheme until the end of March 2018.

Car buyers will be able to to trade-in and scrap their older vehicle for a brand new Dacia Duster or Sandero until 31st March 2018.

A scrappage allowance of £1,000 is available on the Duster and £500 on the Sandero, including petrol and diesel versions of both models.

Other manufacturers such as Ford, Audi, SEAT and Volkswagen have all recently announced they will be extending their own scrappage schemes into the Spring as well.

Drivers taking advantage of the scrappage scheme must trade in a car that is Euro 4 standard or older, registered by 31st December 2009. Vehicles part exchanged under this scheme will be responsibly scrapped.

The award-winning Dacia Sandero, still the UK’s most affordable new car five years after launch, starts at just £5,995. With the scrappage offer the Sandero in Ambiance trim, which comes with air conditioning, can now be purchased from as little as £6,895, down from £7,395.

The Dacia Duster line-up starts at £9,495 and is one of the most affordable SUV available in the UK making it a top choice for drivers looking for a practical, simple and family-friendly SUV. With the scrappage offer the Duster Lauréate TCe 125 4×2 with Bluetooth connectivity, DAB radio and air conditioning is available from £12,295, down from £13,295.