Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) Passenger Cars

For vehicles first registered on or after 1 April 2018, the VED or 'Road Tax' rate for the first 12 months is based on CO2 emissions shown on the V5 (Registration Document).

Subsequent years are charged at the standard rate. Cars with a list price of over £40,000 when new pay an additional rate of £320 per year on top of the standard rate, for 5 years.

New diesel vehicles that do not meet the Euro 6d emissions standard are charged a supplement on their First Year Rate to the effect of moving up by one VED band.

VED bands and rates for cars first registered on or after 1 April 2018

CO2 emissions (g/km)Standard rateFirst year rate
0£0£0
1-50£150£10
51-75£150£25
76-90£150£110
91-100£150£135
101-110£150£155
111-130£150£175
131-150£150£215
151-170£150£540
171-190£150£870
191-225£150£1,305
226-255£150£1,850
Over 255£150£2,175

VED bands and rates for cars registered on or after 1 March 2001 but before 1 April 2018

VED bandCO emissions (g/km)Standard rate
AUp to 100£0
B101-110£20
C111-120£30
D121-130£130
E131-140£150
F141-150£165
G151-165£205
H166-175£240
I176-185£265
J186-200£305
K201-225*£330
L226-255£565
MOver 255£580

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

For vehicles first registered on or after 1 April 2018, the VED or 'Road Tax' rate for the first 12 months is based on CO emissions shown on the V5 (Registration Document).

Subsequent years are charged at the standard rate. Cars with a list price of over £40,000 when new pay an additional rate of £320 per year on top of the standard rate, for 5 years.

New diesel vehicles that do not meet the Euro 6d emissions standard are charged a supplement on their First Year Rate to the effect of moving up by one VED band.

VED bands and rates for cars first registered on or after 1 April 2018

CO emissions (g/km)Standard rateFirst year rate
0£0£0
1-50£145£10
51-75£145£25
76-90£145£110
91-100£145£130
101-110£145£150
111-130£145£170
131-150£145£210
151-170£145£530
171-190£145£855
191-225£145£1280
226-255£145£1815
Over 255£145£2135

VED bands and rates for cars registered on or after 1 March 2001 but before 1 April 2018

VED bandCO emissions (g/km)Standard rate
AUp to 100£0
B101-110£20
C111-120£30
D121-130£125
E131-140£145
F141-150£160
G151-165£200
H166-175£235
I176-185£260
J186-200£300
K201-225*£325
L226-255£555
MOver 255£570

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