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HMRC announces increases for Advisory Fuel Rates

The new rates see a 1p per mile increase for diesel engines 1600cc or less and over 2000cc.

In addition, there are 1p increases for petrol engines of 1401cc to 2000cc and over 2000cc while the rate for the midsized LPG category increases 1p per mile.


The new AFR figures (old ones in brackets) are:

Engine size



1400cc or less

10p (10p)

7p (7p)

1401cc to 2000cc

13p (12p)

9p (8p)

Over 2000cc

20p (19p)

13p (13p)


Engine size


1600cc or less

9p (8p)

1601cc to 2000cc

10p (10p)

Over 2000cc

12p (11p)

Hybrid cars are treated as either petrol or diesel cars for this purpose.

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

To use the Fleet World CO2 and Fuel Consumption Calculator web tool to find the cars with the lowest fuel costs, click here.

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.