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What are the 2017 changes exactly and who will be affected?

If you are currently exempt from road tax, or Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) because your car emits less than 100 (g/km) of carbon dioxide (CO2), this will change come April costing you £140 per year.

The changes apply to all new cars registered after April 2017, & only those that produce ZERO emissions – no CO2, fully electric and hydrogen cars – will NOT have to pay road-tax. All other models registered from that date will see an additional cost based on its CO2 emissions from £10 to £2,000.

The VED reform will affect many different vehicles from small city cars to large hybrid cars. Only cars with zero emissions will not pay the standard rate of vehicle tax. However, if a car’s list price is over £40,000 at first registration, the customer will pay the additional rate for five years after the end of the first licence.

How will the new 2017 VED bands be calculated?

TABLE: VED bands & rates for cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017

CO2 emissions (g/km)

First year rate

Standard rate*

0

£0

£0

1 - 50

£10

£140

51 - 75

£25

£140

76 - 90

£100

£140

91 - 100

£120

£140

101 - 110

£140

£140

111 - 130

£160

£140

131 - 150

£200

£140

151 - 170

£500

£140

171 - 190

£800

£140

191 - 225

£1200

£140

226 - 255

£1700

£140

Over 255

£2000

£140

*Cars with a list price of over £40,000 when new pay an additional rate of £310 per year on top of the standard rate, for five years. Data provided by DVLA.


CURRENT VED RULES

  • VED is based on the CO2 emissions of the vehicle
  • The higher the CO2 emissions of the vehicle the more VED is due
  • There is one rate for the first year (First Licence Rate) and another for the second and subsequent years (Standard Rate)


NEW VED RULES

  • From April 2017, all newly registered vehicles with zero emissions will be exempt from the standard rate of vehicle tax
  • All other vehicles will pay a standard rate of £140 a year
  • An additional rate of £310 will be added to the vehicle tax for all new vehicles with a list price of over £40,000 – payable each year for 5 years from the end of the first vehicle licence.
  • After the additional rate expires it will revert back to the standard rate of £140 per year


What about cars that are already registered?

If you buy your car before 1st April 2017, you will not be affected by the new tax reform as they only apply to cars registered on or after that date. Your road-tax will continue to be calculated using the current system based on CO2 emissions, which means there are more chances of you saving money by purchasing now rather than later.

Call Mill Volvo Sunderland on 0191 516 8778 to find out more information.

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