New Car Fuel Consumption & Emission Figures

This page was last updated on 8th January 2021

General points

  • The information provided by VCA is only a guide. When determining tax on first registration, it is the CO2 figure shown on the registration certificate (V5C) that will determine the amount of tax payable;
  • A new car is one that is currently available to buy or lease from a dealer and has not been previously registered;
  • Model definitions are taken from the EC Type Approval documentation, so may differ slightly from final commercial descriptions that include trim levels;
  • ‘Type Approval’ is the confirmation that the vehicle met a number of European environmental and safety standards.