Vehicle Excise Duty

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

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
C 111 - 120 0 30
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

Band K includes cars that have CO2 emissions over 225 g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006

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).

VED bands and rates for cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017

CO2 First year petrol First year diesel Standard rate
g/Km List price under £40,000 List price at least £40,000
0 0 0 0 310
1 - 50 10 10 140 450
51 - 75 25 25 140 450
76 - 90 100 100 140 450
91 - 100 120 120 140 450
101 - 110 140 140 140 450
111 - 130 160 160 140 450
131 - 150 200 200 140 450
151 - 170 500 500 140 450
171 - 190 800 800 140 450
191 - 225 1,200 1,200 140 450
226 - 255 1,700 1,700 140 450
256 and above 2,000 2,000 140 450

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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