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HMRC announces latest Advisory Fuel Rates

HMRC has announced new Advisory Fuel Rates, which are effective from 1 September and bring increases for some engine categories.

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HMRC has published new advisory fuel rates

The new rates see a 1p per mile increase for diesel engines 1601cc to 2,000cc, and over 2000cc.

In addition, there is a 1p increase for petrol engines of 1400cc or less. LPG rates stay the same.

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

Engine size Petrol LPG
1400cc or less 11p (10p) 7p (7p)
1401cc to 2000cc 13p (13p) 9p (9p)
Over 2000cc 20p (20p) 13p (13p)


Engine size Diesel
1600cc or less 9p (9p)
1601cc to 2000cc 11p (10p)
Over 2000cc 13p (12p)

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.

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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. Natalie edits all the Fleet World websites and newsletters, and loves to hear about any latest industry news.