3. Cars registered on or after 1 March 2001

The rate of vehicle tax is based on fuel type and CO2 emissions.

CO2 emission details are shown on the car’s V5C registration certificate, or you can find emission details online.

Petrol car (TC48) and diesel car (TC49)

Band CO2 emission (g/km) Single 12 month payment Single 12 month payment by Direct Debit Total of 12 monthly instalments by Direct Debit Single 6 month payment Single 6 month payment by Direct Debit
A Up to 100 £0 Not available Not available Not available Not available
B 101-110 £20 £20 £21 Not available Not available
C 111-120 £30 £30 £31.50 Not available Not available
D 121-130 £110 £110 £115.50 £60.50 £57.75
E 131-140 £130 £130 £136.50 £71.50 £68.25
F 141-150 £145 £145 £152.25 £79.75 £76.13
G 151-165 £185 £185 £194.25 £101.75 £97.13
H 166-175 £210 £210 £220.50 £115.50 £110.25
I 176-185 £230 £230 £241.50 £126.50 £120.75
J 186-200 £270 £270 £283.50 £148.50 £141.75
K* 201-225 £295 £295 £309.75 £162.25 £154.88
L 226-255 £500 £500 £525.00 £275.00 £262.50
M Over 255 £515 £515 £540.75 £283.25 £270.38

*Includes cars with a CO2 figure over 225g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006.

Alternative fuel car (TC59)

Band CO2 emission (g/km) Single 12 month payment Single 12 month payment by Direct Debit Total of 12 monthly instalments by Direct Debit Single 6 month payment Single 6 month payment by Direct Debit
A Up to 100 £0 Not available Not available Not available Not available
B 101-110 £10 £10 £10.50 Not available Not available
C 111-120 £20 £20 £21 Not available Not available
D 121-130 £100 £100 £105 £55 £52.50
E 131-140 £120 £120 £126 £66 £63
F 141-150 £135 £135 £141.75 £74.25 £70.88
G 151-165 £175 £175 £183.75 £96.25 £91.88
H 166-175 £200 £200 £210 £110 £105
I 176-185 £220 £220 £231 £121 £115.50
J 186-200 £260 £260 £273 £143 £136.50
K* 201-225 £285 £285 £299.25 £156.75 £149.63
L 226-255 £490 £490 £514.50 £269.50 £257.25
M Over 255 £505 £505 £530.25 £277.75 £265.13

*Includes cars with a CO2 figure over 225g/km but were registered before 23 March 2006.