Changes from the 1st of July 2023
New battery electric vehicles (EV & BEV) will have their rebates lowered from $8,625 to $7,015. This will apply from the vehicles registration & delivery.
A big change in the update will happen to hybrid vehicles (PHEV, MHEV etc), they will no longer get a flat rebates (PHEV getting $5,750). Instead, their fee or rebate will be based on the co2 emissions measured be CO2 grams per kilometre.
- Vehicles between 0-100(g CO /km) will be eligible for a rebate
- Vehicles between 101-14 will be neutral, getting neither a fee or rebate
- Vehicles between 150-345 will incur a fee
Fees will be calculated at rate of $57.50 per gram (previously being $58), with the maximum increasing from $5,175 to $6,900. Used vehicle fees are calculated at $28.75 per gram (was $43) with the new maximum increasing from $2,875 to $3,450.
The process for application remains unchanged, you can apply through the NZTA website here. With fees being required up-front, paid alongside the vehicles ORC.
If you are in the market for a new car, you’ll have until June 30th to claim your rebate. You can search our stock below to find applicable vehicles. Or give our sales team a call on 04 381 3000.
*Values stated should be taken as guidance only and may be subject to change without notice. Further details, see our website. Used/demonstrator vehicle pricing may be affected by rebates and fees, please contact our sales team for further details.