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Is pre-2008 tax for petrol and diesel different?


Is there a difference in motor tax between petrol and diesel pre-2008 cars?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Dean Kinsella (Westport) - Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:12

Neil Briscoe Answered by: Neil Briscoe - Complete Car Advisor - @neilmbriscoe


Hi Dean,

Not specifically. Pre-2008 motor tax is calculated on engine capacity, so there’s no direct distinction between petrol or diesel engines. 

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