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Updated: HMRC publishes new advisory fuel rates (AFRs) from December 1

HMRC has released its latest advisory fuel rates (AFRs) which will come into force from December 1.

The new repayment rate for a diesel car with an engine size of 1,600cc or less decreases by 1p per mile (ppm) to 9ppm.  

However, the rates for a diesel company car with an engine of 1,601cc to 2,000cc stays the same, as does the rate for a diesel car with an engine over 2,000cc.

The AFRs for all petrol company cars are unchanged.

Meanwhile, the AFR for LPG vehicles with an engine of 1,400cc or less will stay the same at 8ppm, but for LPG vehicles with an engine from 1,401-2,000cc, the rate decreases from 10ppm to 9ppm. LPG vehicles with an engine above 2,000cc will stay the same at 14ppm.   

Hybrid cars are treated as either petrol or diesel cars for AFR purposes.

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

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  • KT - 04/12/2019 10:41

    New AFR for diesels under 1.6L: How is this reasonable to honest careful company vehicle drivers on following basis? New AFR for diesel below 1.6L = 9p/mile as of 01/12/19. By example company vehicle with diesel engine of employer choice (not driver), 1.5 (yr=2015) at best achieving 51mpg real world careful driving and manufacturer checked/confirmed mpg, pays driver for business journeys £4.59 per gallon used over each 51miles covered, when paying £5.63 at the pump, £1.04 gallon out of pocket.

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