2. Vehicles registered on or after 1 April 2017

For vehicles first registered on or after 1 April 2017, the amount you pay for the first 12 months is based on CO2 emissions.

You can’t make a 6-month payment for the first year.

CO2 emissions (g/km) Petrol (TC48) and diesel cars (TC49) Alternative fuel cars (TC59)
0 £0 £0
1 - 50 £10 £0
51 75 £25 £15
76 - 90 £100 £90
91 - 100 £120 £110
101 - 110 £140 £130
111 - 130 £160 £150
131 - 150 £200 £190
151 - 170 £500 £490
171 - 190 £800 £790
191 - 225 £1,200 £1,190
226 - 255 £1,700 £1,690
Over 255 £2,000 £1,990

The amount you pay each year after that depends on the type of fuel the vehicle uses.

Electric vehicle Alternative fuel Petrol or diesel
£0 £130 £140

Alternative fuel vehicles include hybrids, bi-ethanol and liquid petroleum gas.

New vehicles that cost more than £40,000

The first time you tax a vehicle on or after 1 April 2017 with a list price (the published price before any discounts) of more than £40,000, you’ll pay the rate based on CO2 emissions.

Check the list price with your dealer so you know how much vehicle tax you’ll have to pay.

After the first 12 months, you’ll pay a rate based on the fuel the vehicle uses and an additional rate of £310 a year for the next 5 years.

Fuel type Standard annual rate Additional rate Total annual payment
Electric £0 £310 £310
Alternative £130 £310 £440
Petrol or diesel £140 £310 £450

After 5 years, you’ll pay the standard annual rate depending on what fuel your vehicle uses.