Road tax calculation

UK Vehicle road tax rates

Summary of car and motorcycle road tax rates for 2019.

Motorcycles

Engine size Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
below 150ccn/a£19
151-400ccn/a£42
401-600cc£35.20£64
over 600cc£48.40£88

Petrol and Diesel Cars

Registered before 1 March 2001

Engine size Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
Below 1549cc£85.25£155
Over 1549cc£140.25£255

Registered between 1 March 2001 and 31 March 2017

Band CO2 emission (g/km) 6 monthSingle 6 month payment AnnualSingle 12 month payment
AUp to 100£0£0
B101-110n/a£20
C111-120n/a£30
D121-130£66£120
E131-140£77£140
F141-150£85.25£155
G151-165£107.25£195
H166-175£126.50£230
I176-185£137.50£250
J186-200£159.50£290
K*201-225£173.25£315
L226-255£297£540
MOver 255£305.25£555
*includes cars with a CO2 emission over 225 g/km registered before 23 March 2006

Registered after 1 April 2017

First 12 month road tax payable at time of registration

CO2 emission (g/km) Diesel cars meeting RDE2 standard and petrol cars Diesel cars not meeting RDE2 standard
0£0£0
1-50£10£25
51-75£25£105
76-90£105£125
91-100£125£145
101-110£145£165
111-130£165£205
131-150£205£515
151-170£515£830
171-190£830£1,240
191-225£1,240£1,760
226-255£1,760£2,070
Over 255£2,070£2,070

Road tax payments from year 2 to 5

Vehicle list price Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
Up to £40,000£77£140
Over £40,000£247.50£450

Road tax payments from year 6

Vehicle list price Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
Up to £40,000£77£140
Over £40,000£77£140

Alternative fuel cars (hybrid/bioethanol/lpg)

Registered between 1 March 2001 and 31 March 2017

Band CO2 emission (g/km) 6 monthSingle 6 month payment AnnualSingle 12 month payment
AUp to 100N/A£0
B101-110N/A£10
C111-120N/A£20
D121-130£60.50£110
E131-140£71.50£130
F141-150£79.75£145
G151-165£101.75£185
H166-175£121£220
I176-185£132£240
J186-200£154£280
K*201-225£167.75£305
L226-255£291.50£530
MOver 255£299.75£545
*includes cars with a CO2 emission over 225 g/km registered before 23 March 2006

Registered after 1 April 2017

First road tax payable at time of registration

CO2 emission (g/km) Single 12 month payment
0£0
1-50£0
51-75£15
76-90£95
91-100£115
101-110£135
111-130£155
131-150£195
151-170£505
171-190£820
191-225£1,230
226-255£1,750
Over 255£2,060

Road tax payments from year 2 to 5

Vehicle list price Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
Up to £40,000£130£71.5
Over £40,000£440£242

Road tax payments from year 6

Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
£71.50£130

Electrical cars

First road tax payable at time of registration

Vehicle list price Single 12 month payment
Up to £40,000£0
Over £40,000£310

Road tax payments from year 2 to 5

Vehicle list price Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
Up to £40,000£0£0
Over £40,000£170.50£310

Road tax payments from year 6

Single 6 month payment Single 12 month payment
£0£0

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