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#1 [Permalink] Posted on 20th June 2018 13:06

Ultra Low Emission Zone

Any vehicle that meets the ULEZ standard will be able to travel in the zone without paying the ULEZ charge.

On 25 October 2021 the ULEZ will be expanded to inner London (the area up to but not including the North and South Circular Roads). A map of the expanded zone is on the Ultra Low Emission Zone page.

Enforcement of the ULEZ will be based on the declared emissions of the vehicle rather than the age. Generally speaking, ULEZ-compliant petrol cars are those registered after 2005. However cars that meet the ULEZ standards have been available since 2000.

For diesel vans the Euro 6 standard was mandated for all new vehicles sold from September 2016. Our compliance checker will allow you to check whether any second-hand vehicle purchased is compliant.

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/ultra-low-emission-zone/vrm-checker-ulez


Check if your car/van will need to pay this extra charge - You have time to sell your car and buy something compatible or move out of London :(

Enforcement of the ULEZ will be based on the declared emissions of the vehicle rather than the age. Generally speaking, ULEZ-compliant petrol cars are those registered after 2005. However cars that meet the ULEZ standards have been available since 2000.

For diesel vans the Euro 6 standard was mandated for all new vehicles sold from September 2016. Our compliance checker will allow you to check whether any second-hand vehicle purchased is compliant.

Congestion Charge and T-Charge

Your vehicle may also be subject to the Congestion Charge and/or T-Charge. This is a daily charge for driving a vehicle within the charging zone between 07:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday (two-wheeled vehicles are not affected).

Low Emission Zone (LEZ) compliance

Diesel lorries, buses, coaches, motor caravans, motorised horseboxes, larger vans, minibuses and other specialist vehicles must also comply with the emissions standards of the LEZ. You can check if your vehicle is affected by the LEZ with the LEZ vehicle checker.

This covers most of Greater London and is in operation 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

The LEZ has different emissions requirements to the ULEZ. If your vehicle meets the ULEZ emissions standards, it will also meet the LEZ emissions standards. However, the reverse may not be true. You need to use the ULEZ checker to see if your vehicle meets the more stringent ULEZ standards.

If your vehicle meets the LEZ standards but doesn't meet the central London ULEZ standards and you want to use your vehicle within central London from 8 April 2019, you will need to pay the ULEZ daily charge. You may also be liable for the daily Congestion Charge which also operates in central London.


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#2 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 10:06
This is becoming a nightmare for me :(

I haven't owned a car since 2011 and I think I'll be better off without one at this rate.

I've been looking for an economical car with good average mileage and low road tax etc... But it seems like they are all subject the ULEZ.

Even though on the site says the car can be as old as 20 years, that's not true.

I just saw a nice 1.6 litre Deisel car from 2014 and after checking the registarion plate on the portal above, it says this car is subject to the daily charge :(

I've gone through so many cars and same results! Looks like they want to get rid of Deisel cars altogether

Anyone else checked their cars yet? (This is for Londoners or people who drive in London)
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#3 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 10:49
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#4 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 10:52
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Probably not a Deisel Engine, Lucky for Shaykh B.

Edit: I see you have updated your post.
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#5 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 10:59

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 I think he is mistaken. His BMW doesn't have Adblue but I am not sure because he is saying that it is...

Some the 3 series have been Euro 6 for a long time but 5-Series just started switching to Adblue within the past 5 years or so

I was very close to getting the BMW 5-Series or an Audi A6, I don't live in London but sooner or later they will roll this out all over the country and this is to go after Diesel Engines for sure

More way of making money...


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#6 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 11:01
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Enter the Registration and confirm. Maybe Shaykh B will opt for a Ferrari instead :)
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#7 [Permalink] Posted on 21st June 2018 11:15

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LPG is no longer exempt that's crazy because LPG comes from Scotland...



Surely the Government should be promoting this...


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