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Road tax rates for 2014-2015

  • Inflation-only rises for VED rates
  • Free for cars emitting up to 100g/km CO2
  • First-year (showroom) tax rates rise, too
Words ByRob Keenan

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The cost of road tax - or Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) as it's officially called - will go up from April 1, 2014. What does this actually mean for your road tax bill? Here are the numbers you need to know.

Road tax rates 2014-15
Band A up to 100g/km CO2 £0
All cars in VED Band A
Band B 101-110g £20
All cars in VED Band B
Band C 111-120g/km £30
All cars in VED Band C
Band D 121-130g/km £110
Band E 131-140g/km £130
Band F 141-150g/km £145
Band G 151-165g/km £180
Band H 166-175g/km £205
Band I 176-185g/km £225
Band J 186-200g/km £265
Band K* 201-225g/km £285
Band L 226-255g/km £485
Band M Over 255g/km £500

First year VED rates (so-called showroom tax)
Band A up to 100g/km CO2 £0
Band B 101-110g £0
Band C 111-120g/km £0
Band D 121-130g/km £0
Band E 131-140g/km £130
Band F 141-150g/km £145
Band G 151-165g/km £180
Band H 166-175g/km £290
Band I 176-185g/km £345
Band J 186-200g/km £485
Band K* 201-225g/km £635
Band L 226-255g/km £860
Band M Over 255g/km £1090

*Band K includes cars that have a CO2 figure of more than 225/g/km, but which were registered before March 23, 2006.