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Budget 2018: Road Tax rates for new cars in 2019/2020

Published 30 October 2018

These are 2019/2020 rates of Vehicle Excise Duty (also known as car tax or road tax) as announced in the Budget 2018.

VED bands affect cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017. New rates take effect on 1 April 2019.

Want to know how much it’ll cost to tax a car registered before 2017? Click here

Tax year 2019 to 2020   
CO2 emissions (g/km) Standard rate
First Year Rate First Year Rate
Diesel vehicles*
0 £0 £0 £0
1-50 £145 £10 £25
51-75 £145 £25 £110
76-90 £145 £110 £130
91-100 £145 £130 £150
101-110 £145 £150 £170
111-130 £145 £170 £210
131-150 £145 £210 £530
151-170 £145 £530 £855
171-190 £145 £855 £1280
191-225 £145 £1280 £1815
226-255 £145 £1815 £2135
Over 255 £145 £2135 £2135

*Applies to diesel vehicles that do not meet the real driving emissions step 2 (RDE2) standard.

Cars with a list price of over £40,000 when new pay an additional £320 per year on top of the standard rate, for the first five years before returning to the rates listed above. 

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Comments

J T    on 30 October 2018

WOW - glad mine is a petrol phew...

Sir Kevin Parr, Baronet    on 30 October 2018

Thank God I left Britain it has sunk into evil government tricks to rule without EU aid

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