New Car Tax Rates From 1st April - You can save by buying before then
21st January 2017
How will the 2017 VED car tax changes affect you?
From 1 April 2017, the UK's car tax system - also known as Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) - is due to change. Will you end up paying more for your next car?
So if you are thinking about a new car it might be cheaper for VED if you buy before 1st April this year.
Price: £10,575 CO2 emissions: 114g/km
First year tax rate under current legislation: Free
Standard tax rate under current legislation: £30
Cost over three years: £60
First year tax rate from 1 April 2017: £160
Standard tax rate from 1 April 2017: £140
Cost over three years: £440
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Depending on the car emissions you could save hundreds over 3 years if you buy before 1 April 2017.