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Vehicle Excise Duty

Cars registered on or after 1 April 2017

For cars registered from 1 April 2017, the following rates will apply.

CO₂ emissions 2021/22 2020/21
First year rate 1, 2 Standard rate 2, 3 First year rate 1, 2 Standard rate 2, 3
g/km £ £ £ £
0 0 0 0 0
1–50 10 155 10 150
51–75 25 155 25 150
76–90 115 155 110 150
91–100 140 155 135 150
101–110 160 155 155 150
111–130 180 155 175 150
131–150 220 155 215 150
151–170 555 155 540 150
171–190 895 155 870 150
191–225 1,345 155 1,305 150
226–255 1,910 155 1,850 150
Over 255 2,245 155 2,175 150
  1. A car propelled solely by diesel registered on or after 1 April 2018, and which does not meet the Real Driving Equivalent (RDE) Step 2 standard will be subject to a first year rate equivalent to the band above the actual emissions of the car, up to the maximum of £2,245 for 2021/22.
  2. An alternative fuel discount of £10 is available for alternatively powered cars, including hybrids.
  3. All cars, excluding those with zero emissions, with a list price greater than £40,000 when new will be subject to an annual £335 supplement on top of the standard rate for the first 5 years.
  4. The government is carrying out a review to consider the impact of the Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) on VED for cars first registered from April 2020 onwards and invited evidence to be submitted in the spring of 2020.