Vehicle duties

Vehicle excise duty rates for cars from 1 April 2015

 

For cars registered on or after 1 March 2001
 
 Band  g/km

First year rate

Standard rate
Alternative fuel rate (£)**
A Less than 101 £0 £0 £0
B 101 to 110 £0 £20 £10
C 111 to 120 £0 £30 £20
D 121 to 130 £0 £110 £100
E 131 to 140 £130 £130 £120
F 141 to 150 £145 £145 £135
G 151 to 165 £180 £180 £170
H 166 to 175 £295 £205 £195
I 176 to 185 £350 £225 £215
J 186 to 200 £490 £265 £255
K* 201 to 225 £640 £290 £280
L 226 to 255 £870 £490 £480
M Over 255 £1,100 £505 £495

 

*Includes cars emitting over 225g/km registered before 23 March 2006.

**There is a discount of £10 for cars using alternative fuel.

Beyond 2015/16

Purchasers of cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017 will be liable to a first year rate, which starts at £10 for cars with emissions of 1-50 g/CO2/km to £2,000 for cars with emissions in excess of 255 g/CO2/km.

From 1 April 2017 a flat standard rate of £140 will apply in all subsequent years, except for zero-emission cars, which will continue to attract a £0 rate. Cars with a list price of over £40,000 will attract a supplement of £310 per year for the first 5 years in which the standard rate it paid.