Vehicle Road Tax VED Levy | BMW

Simply explained, what does it mean? 

The government announced in the 2015 budget, fees for the first year of a vehicles registration will be based on its CO2 emissions.​ Most NEW vehicles will now move to a standard annual rate of £140 from April 1st 2017.

Vehicles Under £40,000​

​Many NEW cars with a list price under £40,000 will not escape an increase in yearly charges as currently if their CO2 emissions are below 120 grms the yearly tax is £30 or less.This will increase to £140 per year from April 2017.

Vehicles Over  £40,000​

Vehicles with a list price over £40,000 at first registration after APRIL 1 2017, will be subject to an additional levy of £310 per year for five years after the end of the first licence. The total fee will be £450 per year including the £140 standard Road Tax VED charge.​



What does this mean for you?

Spot the difference...


Answer: BMW B

From April the 1st 2017 you will pay an extra £2,370

...in vehicle taxation and VED during the new Government Levy period.



CARS REGISTERED ON OR BEFORE THE 31ST OF MARCH WILL NOT BE AFFECTED BY THE 2017 VED CHANGES; SO ACT FAST IF YOU WISH TO AVOID PAYING EXTRA.

If you are considering changing your vehicle in the near future or need some help regarding unnecessarily paying this levy please contact a member of our team today.

Contact your nearest Westerly BMW