Author: Jason Williams
Published: March 8, 2018
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On 1 October 2017 the categorisation was refreshed to better reflect the complexity of repairs on modern vehicles.
In light of this, the new classification methodology reviews the condition of the car rather than the cost of repair when deciding which category to apply.
Thus Cat A, Cat B, Cat C and Cat D classes have been replaced with the following:
Cat A: Scrap
Cat B: Break
Cat S: Structurally damaged repairable
Cat N: Non-structurally damaged repairable
Further reading here : https://www.gov.uk/scrapped-and-written-off-vehicles/insurance-writeoffs