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Taxing a car

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Locky, 19 Jun 2006.

  1. Locky

    Capodecina

    Joined: 14 Oct 2003

    Posts: 12,613

    Location: Leicestershire/Derbyshire

    i want to tax my bros FORD FOCUS 1.8 zetec 5dr Xreg

    on the park webby its telling me its 75 quid for 6 months

    MPG: 36
    Insurance Group: 7
    Euro Emissions Standard: 2
    CO2 Emissions: 181 g/km

    +− Road Tax (VED)
    Full Year: £150
    Half Year: £75
    Band: E


    when i taxed it i was charged 97quid

    is this correct or have i been over charged?
     
  2. -westy-

    Capodecina

    Joined: 7 Nov 2002

    Posts: 12,349

    Location: UK

    my car's a 1.6 and it was charged at £96.50 :)
     
  3. therubble

    Hitman

    Joined: 5 Jan 2004

    Posts: 752

    Location: Norfolk

    X reg cars aren't taxed on emissions. Hence you paid more.
     
  4. Smiley Man

    Soldato

    Joined: 17 Apr 2003

    Posts: 6,518

    Location: hOme

    my 1.6 is £96.50 too

    i think if its x reg or before and over 1560 cc or something you pay a stupid amount :p
     
  5. -westy-

    Capodecina

    Joined: 7 Nov 2002

    Posts: 12,349

    Location: UK

    mine's 1580cc :(
     
  6. webmonkeyuk

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Aug 2004

    Posts: 1,677

    Location: Stockton-on-tees

    £60 for my 998cc :rolleyes:
     
  7. Smiley Man

    Soldato

    Joined: 17 Apr 2003

    Posts: 6,518

    Location: hOme

    1587 cc here :mad: tis a daft system for older cars imo
     
  8. kaiowas

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 10,309

    Location: Castle Anthrax

  9. Xellos

    Hitman

    Joined: 30 Jul 2003

    Posts: 719

    Location: Coventry, England

    Your lucky, i pay £190 a year for mine (last year it would of been £160) :(

    And what for? Crap roads :mad:

    Road Tax my ass.
     
  10. GT3

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 9,205

    Location: Chesterfield

    If my car had been purchased a week later when new it would have been £50 less a year to tax :mad:
     
  11. Locky

    Capodecina

    Joined: 14 Oct 2003

    Posts: 12,613

    Location: Leicestershire/Derbyshire

    o well

    stupid system imo
     
  12. TripleT

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 24 Oct 2002

    Posts: 9,524

    Location: Manchester City Centre

    As said there's a cut-off point in 2001 when they started using co2 emissions instead of engine size :)

    I'm glad as my emissions suck ass so I save £15! :p