Why doesn't my van qualify for £30 a year road tax?

I have bought 2009 Peugeot Bipper diesel van from the estate of a deceased farmer.I have insured it for Private use and the road tax quoted at the Post Office is £230. However, when I Google the van it says the tax should be £30. Any idea which figure is correct?

Asked on 24 June 2016 by DWDevon

Answered by Honest John
Vans from 2001 on are taxed according to whether they are EU4/EU5 compliant or not. If compliant the tax is £140. If not compliant the tax is £225. Don't confuse the Bipper van with the Bipper MPV which is taxed as a car on the basis of less than 120g/km CO2.
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