Clean Car Discount: July 1st 2023

As the New Zealand governments Clean Car Discount programme is self-financing it requires regular reviewing. Changes to be rolled out from July 1st 2023 have been announced; Maximum rebates will be lowered and maximum fees will be raised. Along with new vehicle categories based on carbon emissions being introduced.

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.

See the NZTA website for a full list of fee & rebate tables below.
Clean Car Discount fee pricing
Clean Car Discount rebate pricing

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.

*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.

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