Road Tax Free Cars 2016

We’ve put together a list of all the new cars on sale that are vehicle tax exempt.

The current rules mean that any new car emitting less than 100g/km CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) are in VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) Band A, which means the cost is £0 a year for tax. Remember though, even though the cost is zero, you still have to have a tax disc!

The numbers of tax free cars are increasing all the time, so we’ll constantly update this list of exempt cars.

Some cars have certain engines that aren’t exempt, so we’ve listed the lowest price, fuel and gearbox type of the engines which are tax free. Below each car is a link to a page with compiled expert reviews, user reviews, photos, videos and stats for that car.

Tax Exempt Hatchbacks

AVG. SAVING £1,700
7.9
RRP £13,995 - £22,495
Chic and appealing small hatchback is fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
8.1
RRP £15,995 - £31,145
A family hatchback that's fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
8.5
RRP £8,995 - £13,045
Practical supermini has five-year warranty and big boot
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
6.7
RRP £12,760 - £20,300
An elegant small Italian hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,100
7.9
RRP £10,345 - £17,445
Pleasing, smart-looking supermini is frugal to run
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AVG. SAVING £3,500
6.8
RRP £12,280 - £18,420
Roomy for a supermini, and cheap to run
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AVG. SAVING £1,000
6.4
RRP £9,495 - £13,445
Small city car's clever design makes it nimble and spacious
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AVG. SAVING £500
8.2
RRP £8,275 - £11,120
Excellent value for a practical, charming city car
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
7.7
RRP £11,145 - £19,375
Five-door supermini is cheap to run
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AVG. SAVING £4,000
7.3
RRP £12,575 - £16,885
Smart three-door hatchback is great value for money
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AVG. SAVING £800
7.7
RRP £8,999 - £14,199
Unpretentious supermini is cheap and great fun to drive
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8.5
RRP £13,935 - £28,250
Retro-look supermini offers fun, style and frugal engines
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AVG. SAVING £1,600
7.3
RRP £10,995 - £17,700
Stylish supermini is a genuine VW Polo rival
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AVG. SAVING £3,200
8.0
RRP £19,345 - £31,850
Executive hatchback leads class for safety
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AVG. SAVING £1,100
8.1
RRP £15,150 - £23,450
Five-door version of the premium A1 hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £3,800
6.9
RRP £12,315 - £17,835
Attractive supermini drives well
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
7.0
RRP £15,250 - £23,105
A great value sporty hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
7.4
RRP £11,845 - £18,395
A cheap-to-run and stylish supermini
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
7.2
RRP £14,905 - £24,295
Sensible family hatchback with long warranty
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AVG. SAVING £3,900
7.1
RRP £15,195 - £26,145
Classy small hatchback with some premium touches
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AVG. SAVING £9,300
7.5
RRP £20,790 - £32,640
Roomy electric car is ideal everyday urban family transport
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AVG. SAVING £1,600
7.8
RRP £11,495 - £20,110
A quality supermini with engines to suit all needs
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AVG. SAVING £3,400
6.9
RRP £16,470 - £25,795
Family hatchback with big boot and decent interior
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AVG. SAVING £4,100
7.7
RRP £18,445 - £25,545
One of the best electric hatchbacks on sale
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AVG. SAVING £700
8.3
RRP £8,355 - £11,995
Great value, great fun and cheap to run – a top city car
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
7.9
RRP £15,295 - £23,695
Refined and comfortable family hatchback is excellent value
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
7.6
RRP £18,865 - £30,195
Premium three-door hatchback with a great interior
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AVG. SAVING £3,100
6.8
RRP £21,825 - £34,265
Practical premium family car
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
6.4
RRP £15,645 - £26,345
Affordable, practical and safe hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
5.5
RRP £7,995 - £15,115
Efficient small supermini that won't break the bank
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
8.8
RRP £17,595 - £27,735
Class-leading family hatchback oozes quality
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AVG. SAVING £2,300
8.5
RRP £19,485 - £30,815
Five-door A3 is practical and has a great choice of engines
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
6.1
RRP £21,245 - £32,290
Hybrid hatchback has cheap running costs
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
8.2
RRP £17,700 - £32,080
Sharp-looking family car is a good all-rounder
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AVG. SAVING £5,000
6.2
RRP £10,990 - £13,100
A good-looking Italian supermini
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AVG. SAVING £1,800
8.2
RRP £8,345 - £12,795
Stylish city car is cheap to run and easy to drive
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AVG. SAVING £1,200
7.9
RRP £10,890 - £15,040
Italian supermini with retro appeal
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AVG. SAVING £1,900
6.7
RRP £11,495 - £20,190
Spacious, well-equipped supermini is easy to drive
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
4.0
RRP £11,054 - £12,054
Simple and cheap-to-run supermini
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
8.3
RRP £10,245 - £18,495
Class-leading supermini is great fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £100
7.0
RRP £5,995 - £10,295
Decent-enough supermini is the cheapest new car on sale
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8.1
RRP £30,980 - £36,130
Fast, fun and practical electric car with futuristic looks
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AVG. SAVING £7,100
5.7
RRP £17,570 - £23,250
Refined and safe family hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £1,000
7.6
RRP £14,530 - £22,830
Superb premium three-door hatchback
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5.8
RRP £6,895 - £7,595
Quirky two-seat electric buggy is best used around town
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AVG. SAVING £1,600
8.3
RRP £10,600 - £17,875
Very capable, safe and well-made supermini
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AVG. SAVING £1,000
6.0
RRP £8,345 - £12,540
French city car is as fun as it is cheap
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AVG. SAVING £6,300
6.4
RRP £14,645 - £20,610
Spacious family car is comfy and competitively priced
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AVG. SAVING £1,500
8.3
RRP £20,930 - £31,015
Fun-to-drive small hatchback with an upmarket interior
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
7.0
RRP £8,845 - £14,865
Fun and nippy city car with striking looks
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AVG. SAVING £1,700
7.8
RRP £17,095 - £24,995
Stylish family hatchback is great value
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AVG. SAVING £4,500
6.6
RRP £11,135 - £17,130
Quiet and comfy supermini
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AVG. SAVING £900
8.7
RRP £8,945 - £25,075
A stylish and well-built city car
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AVG. SAVING £1,800
8.1
RRP £9,375 - £14,975
Simple, charming supermini is one of the best there is
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AVG. SAVING £3,100
6.5
RRP £21,065 - £35,030
Great looking premium hatchback with a fine interior
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Tax Exempt Saloons

AVG. SAVING £6,800
7.5
RRP £21,255 - £35,395
Swedish premium saloon gets top marks for safety and comfort
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
7.1
RRP £28,995 - £38,290
Petrol-only small executive car has a beautiful interior
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7.9
RRP £64,458 - £132,077
Luxury four-door coupe with phenomenal performance
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AVG. SAVING £3,100
7.9
RRP £22,650 - £35,950
A quality executive saloon with a beautiful interior
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
7.0
RRP £16,945 - £19,590
Great value-for-money family car
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AVG. SAVING £4,200
7.8
RRP £27,665 - £41,925
Small executive saloon that's luxurious and refined
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AVG. SAVING £2,300
8.8
RRP £16,285 - £27,750
A well-made hatchback with lots of room for not much cash
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AVG. SAVING £6,500
7.9
RRP £22,745 - £32,395
Stylish, comfortable, quiet and well-made saloon car
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
8.4
RRP £20,495 - £30,245
Ford's big family car is more comfortable than ever
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AVG. SAVING £14,600
9.2
RRP £67,995 - £182,750
Incredible luxury saloon with lots of space for passengers
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8.3
RRP £57,335 - £89,935
Electric saloon offers stunning performance and technology
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
7.7
RRP £23,585 - £31,365
Small premium saloon with sharp looks
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AVG. SAVING £1,700
9.4
RRP £25,160 - £41,015
Smart saloon is one of the best all-round cars on sale
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AVG. SAVING £2,400
7.1
RRP £17,184 - £32,139
Good-looking family hatchback and small executive car
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AVG. SAVING £3,600
7.2
RRP £14,400 - £19,165
Roomy hatchback is cheap to run and has a huge boot
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Tax Exempt Estates

AVG. SAVING £4,300
8.4
RRP £18,950 - £27,140
Great all-rounder with a big boot and superb build quality
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
8.6
RRP £24,200 - £37,500
Practical and spacious estate with a premium feel
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AVG. SAVING £3,800
7.6
RRP £10,000 - £19,070
Smart-looking small estate
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AVG. SAVING £2,300
8.3
RRP £21,745 - £31,510
Practical and handsome estate car is one of the best around
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AVG. SAVING £3,700
8.0
RRP £17,545 - £27,045
A bargain practical estate car with good looks and low costs
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AVG. SAVING £2,400
8.9
RRP £17,485 - £29,115
One of the best family estate cars with room for everything
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AVG. SAVING £7,500
6.9
RRP £18,570 - £24,250
Family estate is affordable, safe and practical
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AVG. SAVING £6,500
7.2
RRP £22,455 - £51,875
Stylish estate is fun to drive and safe
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AVG. SAVING £4,400
7.6
RRP £18,285 - £24,810
Good looking and practical estate car
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
6.3
RRP £13,500 - £18,660
Sensible family car with sporty estate-car looks
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AVG. SAVING £3,100
7.9
RRP £17,095 - £27,285
Great to drive with decent space, but a high price
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
6.5
RRP £16,745 - £27,445
Roomy estate offers hybrid option and great reliability
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
7.3
RRP £18,585 - £26,430
Appealing looks and Honda reliability make this estate a winner
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AVG. SAVING £4,300
8.3
RRP £28,865 - £43,125
A practical and plush executive estate with a great interior
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AVG. SAVING £1,800
9.0
RRP £12,460 - £19,140
A small car with a big-car boot and driving experience
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Tax Exempt MPVs

AVG. SAVING £2,200
8.5
RRP £18,395 - £26,645
Impressive MPV is fun to drive and practical
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AVG. SAVING £5,100
8.0
RRP £19,970 - £28,735
Stylish, comfortable and spacious seven-seater MPV
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AVG. SAVING £4,100
7.8
RRP £13,160 - £22,145
A small MPV that's easy to get in and out of
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AVG. SAVING £3,700
6.5
RRP £26,995 - £31,245
Seven-seater electric car with a big boot
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AVG. SAVING £100
7.2
RRP £6,995 - £11,295
Spacious estate that offers cheap basic motoring
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AVG. SAVING £2,200
8.5
RRP £13,195 - £19,445
Novel mini MPV is safe and easy to get in and out of
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AVG. SAVING £4,700
7.2
RRP £18,270 - £27,015
One of the finest five-seater MPVs on the market
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Tax Exempt Hybrids

7.7
RRP £50,791 - £94,729
Fast SUV with a range of powerful engines
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Tax Exempt 4x4s

AVG. SAVING £4,400
6.6
RRP £13,345 - £20,495
Small SUV is well built and cheap
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
8.9
RRP £18,545 - £29,310
Compact SUV is one of the best cars you can buy
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AVG. SAVING £2,200
7.2
RRP £14,295 - £21,195
One of the best (and most distinctive) SUVs for the price
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
7.6
RRP £44,575 - £66,500
Popular 4x4 SUV has sporty handling and comfortable cabin
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7.7
RRP £50,791 - £94,729
Fast SUV with a range of powerful engines
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Tax Exempt Coupes

AVG. SAVING £2,700
7.9
RRP £17,400 - £25,480
A truly excellent three-door hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £7,700
6.4
RRP £19,345 - £24,235
Handsome three-door coupe has plenty of engine choices
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Tax Exempt Sports

8.7
RRP £104,540
Pioneering hybrid sports car is fast and frugal
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Tax Exempt Convertibles

AVG. SAVING £1,500
7.5
RRP £13,540 - £17,690
Open-top fun in a cute convertible city car
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