Overview – CO2-based motor vehicle taxes in the European Union
CO2-based taxation of passenger cars is now well established across the European Union. 24 EU member states currently levy car taxes partially or totally based on the CO2 emissions and/or fuel consumption of a vehicle.
This comprehensive document provides an overview of CO2-based motor vehicle taxes in the 27 member states of the European Union plus the United Kingdom in 2020.
- Today, 24 EU countries levy car taxes partially or totally based on the CO2 emissions and/or fuel consumption of a vehicle.
- The three countries that do not apply CO2-based taxation are Estonia, Lithuania and Poland.
- Several countries still tax cars on their power, price, weight, cylinder capacity, or a combination of these factors.
Content type Fact
Vehicle types All vehiclesPassenger cars