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Congestion Charge Exempt

From 4 January 2011 all of the following cars are London Congestion Charge exempt

(subject to £10pa registration with TfL) and are also VED (road tax) exempt:


Electric cars:

Citroen C-Zero


Mitsubishi iMIEV

Nissan Leaf

Peugeot ion

Think electric


Petrol engined cars emitting less than 100g/km CO2 Congestion Tax and VED Exempt:

FIAT 500 TwinAir 95g/km

Honda Insight 80g/km 

Hyundai i10 1.0 3-cylinder

KIA Picanto 1.0 3-cylinder (arriving Spring 2011)

Lexus CT200h 96g/km

Nissan Micra K13 Supercharged

Toyota IQ 1.0 5-spd manual 99g/km 

Toyota Auris hybrid 89g/km

Toyota Prius III



Diesel engined cars emitting less than 100g/km CO2 Congestion Tax and VED Exempt: 

Citroen C3 Airdream + 99g/km

Citroen DS3 DStyle 99g/km

Ford Fiesta 1.6 ECOnetic 5-speed manual 99g/km

Ford Focus ECOnetic 1.6 with stop/start 99g/km (from January 2010) 

Hyundai i20 blue 1.4 75PS 6-speed 99g/km from 2009) 

MINI One D 2011 model diesel

MINI Cooper D 2011 model diesel

Peugeot 207 Economique 1.6HDI 90 99g/km  from October 2009

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 99g/km

Renault Twingo 1.5 eco2 (from early 2011) 90g/km

Renault Clio 1.5 eco2 (from February 2010) 98g/km 

SEAT Ibiza 1.2 E Ecomotive 5-speed manual 92g/km

SEAT Ibiza Ecomotive 5-speed manual 99g/km and 89g/km

SEAT Leon Ecomotive 1.6 diesel 99g/km from October 2009  

Skoda Fabia GreenLine II 89 g/km

Skoda Octavia GreenLine II 99 g/km

Vauxhall Corsa ecoFLEX 1.3 3-dr/5-dr (from January 2010) 94g/km - 98g/km

VW Polo Bluemotion 1 5-spd manual 99g/km 

VW Polo Bluemotion (all 2008 models) 5-spd manual 99g/km 

VW Golf Mk V1 1.6TDI Bluemotion 99g/km  from mid 2009

VW Golf VI Bluemotion 99g/km

Volvo C30 DRIVe 99G/KM FROM 16-11-2010

Volvo S40 DRIVe 99G/KM FROM 16-11-2010

 Volvo V50 DRIVe 99G/KM FROM 16-11-2010


Congestion Charge Auto Pay Scheme

The Congestion Charge has now risen to £12 if paid by midnight of the day following the car entering the CC zone, £10 is paid on the day, or £9 if paid by the long awaited Congestion Charge Auto Pay Scheme. More on Congestion Charge Auto Pay at Congestion Charge Payment Scheme



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