Company cars - advisory fuel rates

Author : Neil Thomason

The HMRC reviews and changes advisory company car fuel rates four times a year – on 1 March, 1 June, 1 September and 1 December.

Any changes to the rates will take effect at the beginning of each calendar month. You can find current rates low.

Current advisory fuel rates*

Engine size Petrol – amount per mile LPG – amount per mile
1400cc or less 11p 7p
1401cc to 2000cc 14p 8p
Over 2000cc 21p 13p
Engine size Diesel – amount per mile
1600cc or less 10p
1601cc to 2000c 12p
Over 2000cc 13p

Plug-in cars are charged at 4p per mile.

Old: Advisory Fuel Rates (from 30 November 2018 to 28 February 2019)

Engine size Petrol – amount per mile LPG – amount per mile
1400cc or less 12p 8p
1401cc to 2000cc 15p 10p
Over 2000cc 22p 13p
Engine size Diesel – amount per mile
1600cc or less 10p
1601cc to 2000c 12p
Over 2000cc 14p

Plug-in cars are charged at 4p per mile.

*These rates only apply to employees using a company car for all business journeys on or after 1 March 2018.