Vehicle Excise Duty

Cars registered between 1 March 2001 and 31st March 2017

Band CO2 First year rate Standard rate
  g/Km £ £
A Up to 100 0 0
B 101 - 110 0 20
D 121 - 130 0 115
E 131 - 140 130 135
F 141 - 150 145 150
G 151 - 165 185 190
H 166 - 175 300 220
I 176 - 185 355 240
J 186 - 200 500 280
K 201 - 225 650 305
L 226 - 255 885 520
M Over 255 1,120 535
  1. Band K includes cars that have CO2 emissions over 225 g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006

  2. An alternative fuel discount of £10 is available for alternatively powered cars, including hybrids.

The rates above only apply to cars that have been type approved in category M1 and registered on the basis of CO2 emissions measured in grams per kilometre (g/km) driven. These details are shown on the registration certificate (V5C).

In the Summer Budget 2015 a new VED scheme was announced for cars registered after 1st April 2017. The future rates are shown below:

VED bands and rates for cars with a list price of less than £ 40,000 first registered on or after 1 April 2017

CO2 First year rate Standard rate
g/Km £ £
Up to 0 0 0
1 - 50 10 140
51 - 75 25 140
76 - 90 100 140
91 - 100 120 140
101 - 110 140 140
111 - 130 160 140
131 - 150 200 140
151 - 170 500 140
171 - 190 800 140
191 - 225 1,200 140
226 - 255 1,700 140

VED bands and rates for cars with a list price of more than £ 40,000 first registered on or after 1 April 2017

CO2 First year rate Standard rate
g/Km £ £
Up to 0 0 310
1 - 50 10 450
51 - 75 25 450
76 - 90 100 450
91 - 100 120 450
101 - 110 140 450
111 - 130 160 450
131 - 150 200 450
151 - 170 500 450
171 - 190 800 450
191 - 225 1,200 450
226 - 255 1,700 450

The £310 Standard rate supplement for cars with a list price over £40,000 will cease 6 years after registration.

Light goods vehicles

Category 2016/17 2017/18
Light goods vehicle £230 £240

Registered on or after 1 March 2001 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.

Euro 4 light goods vehicle £140 £140

Registered between 1 March 2003 and 31 December 2006 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.

Euro 5 light goods vehicle £140 £140

Registered between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2010 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.

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