Why car tax is going up – and how much you face paying

Hikes to Vehicle Excise Duty rates from 1 April will hit most car owners

Toy car on piles of coins next to key
The cost of car tax is linked to how environmentally friendly the vehicle is
(Image credit: Getty Images/krisanapong detraphiphat)

Motorists face paying even more to keep their cars on the road from this month as car tax increases in line with soaring inflation rates.

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