Beat the Road Tax Rules Change on April the 1st

Road Tax is changing from April 1st 2017

Find out how the Road Tax changes could affect you with our car tax calculator below.

On April the 1st the Government are introducing some changes to the Car Tax system, which means that new car tax will increase significantly. However, you can get around these new road tax rules by changing to a new car now at Grange.

This is because if you upgrade your current model before the 31st March 2017, such as from the huge range available here at Grange, you can avoid the tax increase applicable and potentially save hundreds of pounds in some instances.

If you would like further information about the 2017 road tax changes, simply call into or contact one of our dealerships today and a member of our team can talk you through the new rules and what they mean to you or read on below.

What does this mean for me?

There are big changes coming as part of the new road tax system, including a complete revision of the vehicle tax bands that will affect anyone and everyone buying a new car from 1st April 2017.

The question that you now face in light of the UK's VED tax changes is this: will you be better off buying a new car before or after the new car tax scheme comes into force? Unfortunately, the answer depends on what type of new car you're planning on purchasing and, importantly, its CO2 emissions (g/km).  

Under the current VED tax scheme, most new car buyers are paying very little (if any) road tax - which is costing the Treasury millions. The new road tax changes will mean that all new cars will face a sizeable increase in its car tax amount in the first year of registration (depending on CO2 emissions).

After that it's a flat rate of £140 per year.

The table below shows what you can expect to pay for cars registered on or after the 1st April 2017.


VED bands for cars registered on or after 1st April 2017
CO2 emissions (g/km) First year rate Standard rate (year two onwards) Standard rate (year two onwards) for cars costing >£40,000 – payable for five years
0 £0 £0 £310
 1-50 £10 £140 £450
 51-75 £25 £140 £450
 76-90 £100 £140 £450
 91-100 £120 £140 £450
 101-110 £140 £140 £450
 110-130 £160 £140 £450
 131-150 £200 £140 £450
 151-170 £500 £140 £450
 171-190 £800 £140 £450
 191-225 £1,200 £140 £450
 226-255 £1,700 £140 £450
 More than 255 £2,000 £140 £450


Buy now or upgrade to a new car and avoid the road tax increase

We have lots of fantastic offers available across our prestige car range, so you can save even more money and drive away in a great new car too!

With the very best prices paid for your current car, there has never been a better time to upgrade.

We look forward to hearing from you very soon — get in touch by either filling out the contact form towards the bottom of this page or enquiring about any of the vehicles we have in stock by browsing the various ranges of car makes below.


Terms & Conditions

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information shown in our Road Tax Calculator; model details, emissions, the list price and the road tax/VED costs that apply.

However, errors can sometimes occur and we will accept no liability for any errors that occur. You should verify the information provided before making a decision based on it. Factory fit options will also affect the list price of the vehicle. These options are not included on our website.

The specification for each vehicle listed on our website is provided by "CAP" and may not be accurate for your individual vehicle.

The images and videos of each new vehicle used are shots or movies of the vehicle range; these can include images which do not reflect the precise details of the vehicle you are looking at and are purely used for illustrative purposes.

The inclusion of third party data provided by CAP and the official Government website relating to road tax/VED does not imply any endorsement of any of its content nor any representation as to its accuracy.




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