From April 2017 a new tax regime will be introduced. Under the system, road tax (also known as car tax, Vehicle Excise Duty or VED) rates will now be based on vehicle emissions AND list price.

Applying to all new cars registered on or after April 1, 2017, many previously tax exempt cars will now have to pay up. The only vehicles that will be free to tax will be zero emission cars that cost less than £40,000.

Bizarrely, buyers of economical small cars and hybrids will face the biggest tax hike – in some cases, more than nine times what they’re paying now.

Read on to find out the only cars that will be road tax exempt cars from April 2017…

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