Vehicle Excise Duty

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

Applicable rates for 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021

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 - 140 150
F 141 - 150 165
G 151 - 165 205
H 166 - 175 240
I 176 - 185 265
J 186 - 200 305
K 201 - 225 330
L 226 - 255 565
M Over 255 580

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 2020 to 31st March 2021

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 0
1 and above 10 25 150 475
51 - 75 25 110 150 475
76 - 90 110 135 150 475
91 - 100 135 155 150 475
101 - 110 155 175 150 475
111 - 130 175 215 150 475
131 - 150 215 540 150 475
151 - 170 540 870 150 475
171 - 190 870 1,305 150 475
191 - 225 1,305 1,850 150 475
226 - 255 1,850 2,175 150 475
256 - 10000 2,175 2,175 150 475

The £ 0 Standard rate supplement for cars with a list price over £40,000 registered during tax year 2020/21 will cease in tax year 2026/27 (6 years after registration)

Light goods vehicles

Category 2020/21 2021/22
Light goods vehicle £265 £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.