Advisory fuel rates for company cars

What are the current advisory fuel rates?

1st June 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 June 2018 are below.Where there has been a change, the previous rate is shown in brackets:

Engine Size



1400cc or less



1401cc to 2000cc


9p (8p)

Over 2000cc


14p (13p)


Engine Size


1600cc or less

10p (9p)

1601 to 2000cc


Over 2000cc




By Jo Nockels

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