Vehicle Excise Duty

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

Applicable rates for 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019

Cars registered between 1 March 2001 and 31st March 2017

Band CO2 g/Km Standard rate
A Up to 100 0
B 101 - 110 20
C 111 - 120 30
D 121 - 130 120
E 131 - 140 140
F 141 - 150 155
G 151 - 165 195
H 166 - 175 230
I 176 - 185 250
J 186 - 200 290
K 201 - 225 315
L 226 - 255 540
M Over 255 555

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).

Applicable rates for 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019

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

Standard Rate
CO2 g/Km First year petrol First year diesel List price under £40,000 List price at least £40,000
0 0 0 0 310
1 and above 10 25 140 450
51 - 75 25 105 140 450
76 - 90 105 125 140 450
91 - 100 125 145 140 450
101 - 110 145 165 140 450
111 - 130 165 205 140 450
131 - 150 205 515 140 450
151 - 170 515 830 140 450
171 - 190 830 1,240 140 450
191 - 225 1,240 1,760 140 450
226 - 255 1,760 2,070 140 450
256 - 10000 2,070 2,070 140 450

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

Light goods vehicles

Category 2018/19 2019/20
Light goods vehicle £250 £250

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.