Vehicle Excise Duty

An alternative fuel discount available for alternatively powered cars, including hybrids.

  • 2018/19 had a discount of £10
  • 2019/20 has a discount of £10

Applicable rates for 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020

Cars registered between 1 March 2001 and 31st March 2017

Band CO2 g/Km Standard rate
A Up to 100 0
B 101 - 110 20
C 111 - 120 30
D 121 - 130 125
E 131 - 140 145
F 141 - 150 160
G 151 - 165 200
H 166 - 175 235
I 176 - 185 260
J 186 - 200 300
K 201 - 225 325
L 226 - 255 555
M Over 255 570

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

The rates above only apply to cars that have been type approved in category M1 and registered on the basis of CO2 emissions measured in grams per kilometre (g/km) driven. These details are shown on the registration certificate (V5C).

Applicable rates for 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020

VED bands and rates for cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017

Standard Rate
CO2 g/Km First year petrol First year diesel List price under £40,000 List price at least £40,000
0 0 0 0 325
1 and above 10 25 145 470
51 - 75 25 110 145 470
76 - 90 110 130 145 470
91 - 100 130 150 145 470
101 - 110 150 170 145 470
111 - 130 170 210 145 470
131 - 150 210 530 145 470
151 - 170 530 855 145 470
171 - 190 855 1,280 145 470
191 - 225 1,280 1,815 145 470
226 - 255 1,815 2,135 145 470
256 - 10000 2,135 2,135 145 470

The £325 Standard rate supplement for cars with a list price over £40,000 registered during tax year 2019/20 will cease in tax year 2025/26 (6 years after registration)

Light goods vehicles

Category 2019/20 2020/21
Light goods vehicle £260 £265

Registered on or after 1 March 2001 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.

Euro 4 light goods vehicle £140 £140

Registered between 1 March 2003 and 31 December 2006 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.

Euro 5 light goods vehicle £140 £140

Registered between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2010 and not exceeding 3,500 kg.