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Used Car Road Tax

        -    Go to the DVLA Car Lookup Tool - click the underlined words in blue to get started, this will open in a new window.

        -    On the left hand side click 'Vehicle Enquiry', then click 'Next'

        -    Enter the registration number and click the down arrow to select the manufacturer of the car

        -    Click next and you'll be presented with the information that the DVLA hold on that car, plus the Vehicle Excise Duty rate (road tax, car tax - whatever you choose to call it) for 6 or 12 months.

 

Now, having completed that, it's worth knowing that there are literally hundreds of new and used cars with annual road tax of less than £110 - some are completely free from road tax! What's more, all new cars which fall into bands A to D (up to 130 Co2 g/km) have free road tax for the first year. Here's some of our most popular pages to get you started if you're looking for a new car with lower road tax:

 

        -    Road Tax Bands. Our explanation of how the A to M banding system works

        -    First Year Road Tax. Our explanation of the First Year road tax for brand new cars

        -    Road Tax 2014. A simple to follow table of prices for road tax based on emission levels

        -    Band A Cars. A list of all new cars which have Free First Year & FREE annual road tax under current legislation

        -    Band B Cars. A list of all new cars which have Free First Year & £20 annual road tax under current legislation

        -    Band C Cars. A list of all new cars which have Free First Year & £30 annual road tax under current legislation

        -    Band D Cars. A list of all new cars which have Free First Year & £110 annual road tax under current legislation

        -    Free Road Tax. A list of all new cars which have FREE first-year road tax (ie all in bands A to D)

How much is my road tax?

If you're trying to find out how much your Road Tax will be this year then there are 2 ways to do this: Firstly, if you know the Co2 emissions of your car then simply use our Road Tax Prices article. You'll find the emissions data for your car on your V5C document (log book) - click here for an example of where to find it. Secondly, if you know the number plate and manufacturer of the car in question then you can use the DVLA car lookup tool by following these steps:

Used Cars

The key date of relevance in terms of road tax payable is March 1st 2001 so every car with a registration date of 01 onwards is now subject to the current road tax bandings. Please note, Band K also includes cars that have CO2 emissions over 225g/km but were registered before 23rd March 2006.

For more cost-effective motoring, don't miss our articles: Highest MPG Cars | Cheapest Cars To Tax And Insure
CO2  From 1st April 2014 
Band A Upto 100 g/km £0
Band B 101 - 110 g/km £20
Band C         111 - 120 g/km £30
Band D         121 - 130 g/km £110
Band E      131 - 140 g/km £130
Band F     141 - 150 g/km £145
Band G      151 - 165 g/km £180
Band H 166 - 175 g/km £205
Band I 176 - 185 g/km £225
Band J 186 - 200 g/km £265
Band K 201 - 225 g/km £285
Band L 226 - 255 g/km £485
Band M Above 256 g/km £500
Most Popular Pages
 
To find road tax information on specific cars simply type the make/model into our search facility below:
If you drive a low emission car then you must check out both Compare The Market and Go Compare when your insurance is up for renewal. They feature all 3 insurers on their panel who offer green discounts/carbon offsetting: I Buy Eco, the Co-Operative and the Green Insurance Company. Get a free quote here: Compare The Market | Go Compare

 

     

 

 

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