Vehicle Excise Duty

Alternative Fuel Vehicles including Plug-in hybrids, Hybrids, and Mild Hybrids where electricity assists propulsion receive a discount to the Standard Rate.

  • 2020/21 had a discount of £10
  • 2021/22 has a discount of £10

Applicable rates for 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022

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 2021 to 31st March 2022

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 - 50 10 25 155 490
51 - 75 25 115 155 490
76 - 90 115 140 155 490
91 - 100 140 160 155 490
101 - 110 160 180 155 490
111 - 130 180 220 155 490
131 - 150 220 555 155 490
151 - 170 555 895 155 490
171 - 190 895 1,345 155 490
191 - 225 1,345 1,910 155 490
226 - 255 1,910 2,245 155 490
Over 255 2,245 2,245 155 490

The £335 Standard rate supplement for cars with a list price over £40,000 registered during tax year 2021/22 will cease in tax year 2027/28 (6 years after registration)

Light goods vehicles

Category 2021/22 2022/23
Light goods vehicle £275 £275

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.