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Motor vehicle duty rates from 1 July 2019 

These rates apply on the registration or transfer of a motor vehicle (passenger and non-passenger) and on a change of use statement lodged for a vehicle by a licensed motor car trader

Type of vehicle/value Duty rate

Green passenger car

All values

$8.40 per $200 or part thereof

Primary producer passenger car

All values

$8.40 per $200 or part thereof

New non-passenger motor vehicles*

(i.e. not previously registered in Victoria or elsewhere)

All values

$5.40 per $200 or part thereof

Non-passenger motor vehicles* previously registered in Victoria or elsewhere

(i.e. being re-registered to a new owner)

All values

$8.40 per $200 or part thereof

Used non-passenger motor vehicle*

(i.e. the transfer of a used vehicle)

All values

$8.40 per $200 or part thereof

Other passenger car

$0-$67,525

$8.40 per $200 or part thereof

Other passenger car

$67,526 - $100,000

$10.40 per $200 or part thereof

Other passenger car

$100,001 - $150,000

$14.00 per $200 or part thereof

Other passenger car

More than $150,000

$18.00 per $200 or part thereof

✝ A green passenger car is a model that has combined tailpipe carbon dioxide emissions of less than 120 grams per kilometre, including a pure electric vehicle producing zero tailpipe CO2 emissions.

☨A primary producer passenger car is a car that is registered, or is to be registered, in the name of a person who is a primary producer and used, or to be used, primarily in the person’s primary producer business. A primary producer is a person who is:

  • Engaged solely or substantially in agricultural, horticultural, viticultural, dairying, pastoral or other like activities.
  • The holder of a licence under the Fisheries Act 1995 to take fish for sale.

* Non-passenger car motor vehicle includes a:

  • Motorcycle.  
  • Motor vehicle made to carry more than eight adults including the driver.
  • Motor vehicles primarily designed for carrying goods, includes utility and dual cab utilities.

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