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Vehicle tax rate tables

car tax discThe rates below show the cost of tax discs starting from 1 April 2014.

You can also find the VED band, as well as CO2 and mpg, for all new cars in our Car Running Costs Comparison tool on our home page.

Cars registered on or after 1 March 2001

The rate of vehicle tax is based on fuel type and CO2 emissions for cars registered on or after 1 March 2001.

The rates are split into bands depending on CO2 emissions – the lower the emissions, the lower the vehicle tax.

Find the emissions for all new cars in our Car Running Costs Comparison tool on our home page.

Vehicle tax rates for petrol cars and diesel cars

Band   CO2 emission (g/km)   12 months rate   6 months rate  
A Up to 100 £0.00 Not available
B 101-110 £20.00 Not available
C 111-120 £30.00 Not available
D 121-130 £110.00 £60.50
E 131-140 £130.00 £71.50
F 141-150 £145.00 £79.75
G 151-165 £180.00 £99.00
H 166-175 £205.00 £112.75
I 176-185 £225.00 £123.75
J 186-200 £265.00 £145.75
K* 201-225 £285.00 £156.75
L 226-255 £485.00 £266.75
M Over 255 £500.00 £275.00

*Includes cars with a CO2 figure over 225g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006.

Vehicle tax rates for alternative fuel cars

(An alternative fuel vehicle is a vehicle that runs on a fuel other than “traditional” petroleum fuels (petrol or diesel) (e.g. electric or hybrid electric vehicles).

Band   CO2 emission (g/km)   12 months rate   6 months rate  
A Up to 100 £0.00 Not available
B 101-110 £10.00 Not available
C 111-120 £20.00 Not available
D 121-130 £100.00 £55.00
E 131-140 £120.00 £66.00
F 141-150 £135.00 £74.25
G 151-165 £170.00 £93.50
H 166-175 £195.00 £107.25
I 176-185 £215.00 £118.25
J 186-200 £255.00 £140.25
K* 201-225 £275.00 £151.25
L 226-255 £475.00 £261.25
M Over 255 £490.00 £269.50

*Includes cars with a CO2 figure over 225g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006.

First year vehicle tax rates

For cars registered on or after 1 April 2010

These rates are for a vehicle’s first tax disc when it’s first registered.

All subsequent tax discs are charged at the rates shown above in the ‘Cars registered on or after 1 March 2001’ table.

Petrol car and diesel car first year vehicle tax rates

Band   CO2 emission (g/km)   12 months rate   6 months rate  
A Up to 100 £0.00 Not available
B 101-110 £0.00 Not available
C 111-120 £0.00 Not available
D 121-130 £0.00 Not available
E 131-140 £130.00 £71.50
F 141-150 £145.00 £79.75
G 151-165 £180.00 £99.00
H 166-175 £290.00 Not available
I 176-185 £345.00 Not available
J 186-200 £485.00 Not available
K 201-225 £635.00 Not available
L 226-255 £860.00 Not available
M Over 255 £1,090.00 Not available

 

Alternative fuel car first year vehicle tax rates

Band   CO2 emission (g/km)   12 months rate   6 months rate  
A Up to 100 £0.00 Not available
B 101-110 £0.00 Not available
C 111-120 £0.00 Not available
D 121-130 £0.00 Not available
E 131-140 £120.00 £66.00
F 141-150 £135.00 £74.25
G 151-165 £170.00 £93.50
H 166-175 £280.00 Not available
I 176-185 £335.00 Not available
J 186-200 £475.00 Not available
K 201-225 £625.00 Not available
L 226-255 £850.00 Not available
M Over 255 £1,080.00 Not available

 

From https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-tax-rate-tables