Advisory fuel rates for company cars

What are the current advisory fuel rates? 

1st January 2018

The advisory fuel rates apply when you either:

  • reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars
  • require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel

The rates take into account changes in fuel prices so can change regularly. The rates to use from 1st December 2017 are below. Where there has been a change the previous rate is shown in brackets:

Engine size

Petrol - amount per mile

LPG - amount per mile

1400cc or less

11 pence

7 pence

1401cc to 2000cc

14 pence (13 pence)

9 pence (8 pence)

Over 2000cc

21 pence

14 pence (13 pence)


Engine size

Diesel - amount per mile

1600cc or less

9 pence

1601cc to 2000cc

11 pence

Over 2000cc

13 pence (12 pence)


By Jo Nockels

Disclaimer: The information provided is based on current guidance (at date of publication) from HMRC and may be subject to change. Any advice shared here is intended to inform rather than advise. Taxpayer's circumstances do vary and if you feel that the information provided is beneficial it is important that you contact us before implementation. If you take, or do not take action as a result of reading this information, before receiving our written endorsement, we will accept no responsibility for any financial loss incurred.

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