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2022 Car Tax Changes

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22nd April 2022

Factors that impact road tax rates include:

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Year of registration

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Engine size

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Fuel type

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CO2 emissions

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The value of the vehicle

The cheapest way is to pay for car tax is to pay for the whole year upfront. If you want to pay by monthly Direct Debit, or for a six-month period, be prepared to pay an extra 5% over the year.

David Johnson - Director of Nationwide Vehicle Contracts

CO2 emissions

First Year rate*

Annual increase (from previous tax year)

0 g/km

£0

£0

1 to 50 g/km

£10

£0

51 to 75 g/km

£25

£0

76 to 90 g/km

£120

£5

91 to 100 g/km

£150

£10

101 too 110 g/km

£170

£10

111 to 130 g/km

£190

£10

131 to 150 g/km

£230

£10

151 to 170 g/km

£585

£30

171 to 190 g/km

£945

£50

191 to 225 g/km

£1420

£75

226 to 255 g/km

£2015

£105

Over 255 g/km

£2365

£120

CO2 emissions

Standard Rate*

Annual increase (from previous tax year)

0 g/km

£0

£0

1 to 50 g/km

£165

£10

51 to 75 g/km

£165

£10

76 to 90 g/km

£165

£10

91 to 100 g/km

£165

£10

101 too 110 g/km

£165

£10

111 to 130 g/km

£165

£10

131 to 150 g/km

£165

£10

151 to 170 g/km

£165

£10

171 to 190 g/km

£165

£10

191 to 225 g/km

£165

£10

226 to 255 g/km

£165

£10

Over 255 g/km

£165

£10

Fuel Type

Standard tax rate for cars costing less than £40,000

Annual increase (from previous tax year)

Standard tax rate for cars costing more than £40,000*

Annual increase (from previous tax year)

Petrol or diesel

£165

£10

£520

£30

Alternative fuel (hybrid)

£155

£10

£510

£30

Vehicle Excise Duty Band

CO2 emissions

Standard rate

Annual increase (from previous tax year)

A

Up to 100

£0

£0

B

101 to 110

£20

£0

C

111 to 120

£30

£0

D

121 to 130

£135

£5

E

131 to 140

£165

£10

F

141 to 150

£180

£10

G

151 to 165

£220

£10

H

166 to 175

£265

£15

I

176 to 185

£290

£15

J

186 to 200

£330

£15

K*

201 to 225

£360

£20

L

226 to 255

£615

£30

M

Over 255

£630

£30

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