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August 16, 2018, 01:19:05 AM

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X5 tax help
« on: August 16, 2018, 01:19:05 AM »
Hey guys, can someone please explain the variances in car tax across the e70 range/ages? Shome show as around £300 others are 500+ im looking at a few x5ms from 07’s to 2013’s

Any help would be greatly appreciated

August 16, 2018, 08:22:20 AM
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Re: X5 tax help
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2018, 08:22:20 AM »
Hi

Any car after March 2006 was based on the emissions see link to dvla below.

So some earlier X5's are higher emissions above 225kgm level and so have £500+ road tax where as the later year cars are just £300 ish.

So if you find a car it's worth doing a check to see what level it is before purchase

https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-tax-rate-tables/rates-for-cars-registered-on-or-after-1-march-2001

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August 16, 2018, 09:38:16 PM
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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 09:38:16 PM »
Not sure I understand the question. You say “across the e70 range”, but also say you’re looking at x5ms.

The e70 x5m on any age will be £555 to tax. I think all the other petrols will be £540 - £555. Some diesels may fall into the £300ish bracket.

August 17, 2018, 11:32:36 AM
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2018, 11:32:36 AM »
Early E70 diesels fall into the higher tax bands -I think 2006-2008 models.  Later ones not.  All X5Ms do as stated.
Did you mean X5M or the E70 Msport models?
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August 17, 2018, 06:29:21 PM
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2018, 06:29:21 PM »
Not sure I understand the question. You say “across the e70 range”, but also say you’re looking at x5ms.

The e70 x5m on any age will be £555 to tax. I think all the other petrols will be £540 - £555. Some diesels may fall into the £300ish bracket.
When we were looking for our X6 we found that even the diesels were in different tax brackets depending on the year and model. A 2007 X5 30d is £540 a year to tax where a 2010 40d is £290 a year to tax.

August 17, 2018, 06:36:03 PM
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2018, 06:36:03 PM »
That’s because the 2010 cars had a new engine (N57 in place of the M57), turbos and emissions controls and improved efficiency so neatly taking them downband for tax.  :D

Petrol cars have not had the same changes, part of the reason for petrol new cars getting Gasoline Particulate Filters from this Summer.  At the top end of the emissions bands - such as the X5M the tax just gets steadily higher!  :o
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August 19, 2018, 08:58:19 AM
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2018, 08:58:19 AM »
Thank you all, i meant x5 m sport not x5m,

Looking at this I think im best looking for a 40d car otherwise higher running costs/poorer re sale on high tax versions?

August 19, 2018, 01:46:12 PM
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« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2018, 01:46:12 PM »
Sounds right.  It’s what I did when ordering my X6.


It was your heart typing X5M, and your head missed out on the absent space between X5 and M  >:D

You know you really want a V8 twin turbo   O:-)
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August 19, 2018, 10:04:27 PM
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2018, 10:04:27 PM »
Haha!! My heart would love the X5M, my other car is the e90 m3, the X5M would sit with it beautifully!

September 04, 2018, 06:07:07 PM
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« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2018, 06:07:07 PM »
Even before full LCI, they made some  engine changes, my one is pre LCI 2009 and still got cheaper tax bracket 260 or so. So it depends what engine you get. most pre 2008 E70 will have 500+
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