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DVLA RATES OF VEHICLE TAX FOR CARS, MOTORCYCLES, LIGHT GOODS VEHICLES AND PRIVATE LIGHT GOODS VEHICLESBack

The following tables give the rates of vehicle tax from 1 April 2018. Please go to www.gov.uk/check-vehicle-tax for the technical details of your vehicle. Where Direct Debit is available the rates are shown. Anyone buying a new car will pay a different rate of vehicle tax for the first licence. From the second licence onwards, the standard rate of vehicle tax will apply.

First Licence rates for cars registered on or after 01/04/18 based on CO2 emissions and fuel type

  Petrol car/diesel car* (tax class 48 and 49) Diesel car** (tax class 49) Alternative fuel car (tax class 59)
CO2 12 months 12 months 12 months
0 £0 £0 £0
1-50 £10 £25 £0
51-75 £25 £105 £15
76-0 £105 £125 £95
91-100 £125 £145 £115
101-110 £145 £165 £135
111-130 £165 £205 £155
131-150 £205 £515 £195
151-170 £515 £830 £505
171-190 £830 £1,240 £820
191-225 £1,240 £1,760 £1,230
226-255 £1,760 £2,070 £1,750
Over 255 £2,070 £2,070 £2,060

*   Diesel cars tested to RDE2 standards with NOx 80mg/km or less

** Diesel cars tested to RDE standards or RDE2 standards with NOx greater than 80mg/km

 

Cars registered on or after 01/04/17 – standard rate (3)

Note: cars with a list price of over £40,000 at first registration including those with 0g/km will pay the £310 additional rate for 5 years from the start of the second licence

 

  Non direct debit Direct debit
  12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
Tax class
Petrol/diesel car £140 £77 £140 £147 £73.50
Alternative fuel car £130 £71.50 £130 £136.50 £68.25
Electric car £0 £0
Total including the £310 additional rate
Petrol/diesel car £450 £247.50 £450 £472.50 £236.25
Alternative fuel car £440 £242 £440 £462 £231
Electric car (tax class 79) £310 £170.50 £310 £325.50 £162.75

Cars registered on or after 01/03/01 and before 01/04/17 based on CO2 emissions and fuel type

  Petrol car (tax class 48) and diesel car (tax class 49)
Non direct debit Direct debit
Band CO2 emission figure (g/km) 12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
A Up to 100 £0 £0
B 101 to 110 £20 £20 £21
C 111 to 120 £30 £30 £31.50
D 121 to 130 £120 £66 £120 £126 £63
E 131 to 140 £140 £77 £140 £147 £73.50
F 141 to 150 £155 £85.25 £155 £162.75 £81.38
G 151 to 165 £195 £107.25 £195 £204.75 £102.38
H 166 to 175 £230 £126.50 £230 £241.50 £120.75
I 176 to 185 £250 £137.50 £250 £262.50 £131.25
J 186 to 200 £290 £159.50 £290 £304.50 £152.25
K* 201 to 225 £315 £173.25 £315 £330.75 £165.38
L 226 to 255 £540 £297 £540 £567 £283.50
M Over 255 £555 £305.25 £555 £582.75 £291.38

 

  Alternative fuel car (tax class 59)
Alternative fuels non direct debit Alternative fuels direct debit
12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
A Up to 100 £0
B 101 to 110 £10 £10 £10.50
C 111 to 120 £20 £20 £21
D 121 to 130 £110 £60.50 £110 £115.50 £57.75
E 131 to 140 £130 £71.50 £130 £136.50 £68.25
F 141 to 150 £145 £79.75 £145 £152.25 £76.13
G 151 to 165 £185 £101.75 £185 £194.25 £97.13
H 166 to 175 £220 £121 £220 £231 £115.50
I 176 to 185 £240 £132 £240 £252 £126
J 186 to 200 £280 £154 £280 £294 £147
K* 201 to 225 £305 £167.75 £305 £320.25 £160.13
L 226 to 255 £530 £291.50 £530 £556.50 £278.25
M Over 255 £545 £299.75 £545 £572.25 £286.13

*Band K includes cars that have CO2 emission figure over 225g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006

Private/light goods vehicle (tax class 11) weighing no more than 3,500kgs

  Non direct debit Direct debit
12 months 6 months Single 12 month Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
Not over 1549 cc £155 £85.25 £155 £162.75 £81.38
Over 1549 cc £255 £140.25 £2555 £267.75 £133.88

Light goods vehicle (tax class 39) weighing no more than 3,500 kgs

  Non direct debit Direct debit
12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
Vehicles registered on or after 1 March 2001 £250 £137.50 £250 £262.50 £131.25

 

Euro 4 light goods vehicles (tax class 36) weighing no more than 3,500 kgs

 

  Non direct debit Direct debit
12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
Vehicles registered between 1 March 2003 and 31 December 2006 and which are Euro 4 compliant £140 £77 £140 £147 £73.50

Euro 5 light goods vehicles (tax class 36) weighing no more than 3,500 kg

  Non direct debit Direct debit
12 months 6 months Single 12 month payment Total payable by 12 monthly instalments Single 6 month payment
Vehicles registered between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2010 and which are Euro 5 compliant £140 £77 £140 £147 £73.50

 


 

Posted by Sue Robinson on 29/03/2018