What cars are tax exempt UK?

You do not have to pay if you have one of the following types of vehicle.

  • Vehicles used by a disabled person.
  • Disabled passenger vehicles.
  • Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs.
  • Historic vehicles.
  • Electric vehicles.
  • Mowing machines.
  • Steam vehicles.
  • Vehicles used for agriculture, horticulture and forestry.

Are cars tax exempt after 40 years?

Tax exemption for classic cars is now rolling. This means that from 1 April each year, vehicles manufactured more than 40 years before 1 January of that year are automatically exempt from paying Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), otherwise known as road tax.

When did UK car tax rules change?

Vehicle tax rates changed on 1 April 2017. If you’re thinking of changing your car, find out if these rates affect you. On 1 April 2017 vehicle tax rates changed. New rates were introduced for all cars and some motorhomes first registered on or after 1 April.

What year did the car tax change?

When the most recent road tax format changes took place on 1 April 2017, all cars registered in the previous way had their tax frozen at the following rates: VED road tax for cars registered 1/3/01-31/3/17. Note this older system of road tax is also subject to inflationary increases.

How old does a car have to be for classic tax?

30 years old
When is a Vehicle Classed As Vintage & Taxation of Vintage & Veteran Vehicle. A vehicle is classed as a vintage/veteran once its 30 years old from date of manufacture and a concessionary rate of motor tax applies – See List of Motor Tax Rates.

What car tax band is a Ford Fiesta?


Annual Road Tax CO2 Emissions (g/km)
1.4 TDCi (70bhp) Studio 5d £20.00 104-107 (Band B)
1.4 TDCi Studio 3d £20.00 110 (Band B)
1.4 TDCi Studio 5d £20.00 110 (Band B)
1.25 Studio (11/12-) 3d (2 Feb 2015 – 16 Aug 2016) £135.00 122 (Band D)

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