Vehicle Excise Duty (VED): fuel type and CO2 emission vehicle bands

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The rate of vehicle tax for cars is based on engine size if registered before 2001, or on fuel type and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions if registered after 2001. This is intended to send a stronger signal to the buyer about the environmental implications of their car purchase.

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End uses covered
  • Transport end-uses
  • Private passenger transport