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Q:

What are the current advisory fuel rates (AFRs)?

A:

Rates from March 1, 2019

The rate for diesel cars with an engine of 1,600cc or less stays the same at 10 pence per mile (ppm), while those with an engine from 1,600-2,000cc and over 2,000cc fall by a penny to 11ppm and 13ppm, respectively.

Rates for petrol cars have also changed, all falling by 1p. That means the rate for petrol cars with an engine of 1,400cc or less will be 11ppm, while those with an engine from 1,400-2,000cc and over 2,000cc will have an AFR of 14ppm and 21ppm, respectively.    

There is also a decrease for LPG vehicles.  An LPG vehicle with an engine of 1,400cc or less falls from 8-7ppm, and for LPG vehicles with an engine from 1,600-2,000cc, from 10-8ppm. LPG vehicles with an engine above 2,000cc will fall from 15-13ppm.   

The advisory electricity rate (AER) for plug-in cars remains unchanged at 4ppm.

The rates below take effect from March 1, 2019.

Engine size Petrol - amount per mile LPG - amount per mile
1400cc or less 11 pence 7 pence
1401cc to 2000cc 14 pence 8 pence
Over 2000cc 21 pence 13 pence

 

Engine size Diesel - amount per mile
1600cc or less 10 pence
1601cc to 2000cc 11 pence
Over 2000cc 13 pence

 

NOTE: From September 1, 2018 HMRC introduced an advisory fuel rate (AFR) for pure electric cars at 4 pence per mile (ppl).

The new rate, called the Advisory Electricity Rate (AER), has been set at 4p per mile and will be published alongside AFRs for petrol, diesel and LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) cars based on engine size.

Plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars will continue to be treated as either petrol or diesel models for mileage reimbursement purposes.


Previous rates, valid from December 1, 2018. 

You can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply.

Engine size Petrol - amount per mile LPG - amount per mile
1400cc or less 12 pence 8 pence
1401cc to 2000cc 15 pence 10 pence
Over 2000cc 22 pence 15 pence

 

Engine size Diesel - amount per mile
1600cc or less 10 pence
1601cc to 2000cc 12 pence
Over 2000cc 14 pence