Why is my first year road tax so much?

Why are Skoda quoting £540 for the first year of road tax for a Karoq?

Asked on 7 July 2020 by David Blackburn

Answered by Dan Powell
The first year 'showroom' VED tax rate is based on the vehicle's CO2 tailpipe emissions. After this it falls to a flat rate of £150, which is then bumped up to £475 if the car's list price is over £40,000: www.honestjohn.co.uk/cheap-road-tax
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