Vehicle Road Tax & Charges in Maharashtra
Know all about VAHAN/Parivahan Tax & RTO Charges in Maharashtra
On your way to buy your first bike or car? You may have already picked the make and model of your desired vehicle, but have you spared a thought to paying its road tax?
Most individuals fail to gauge the additional expense of this road tax until it is too late. Unfortunately, several car owners do not even understand how and why such taxes are levied.
For instance, the Maharashtra road tax is regulated according to The Maharashtra Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1958. The state authorities are responsible for setting the rates, collecting the same and then utilising the funds optimally.
State governments use the road tax money to maintain road quality and security of travellers. If you have purchased a new vehicle or have moved to the state of Maharashtra, then read on!
Here are some details regarding Maharashtra’s road tax!
How is Road Tax in Maharashtra Calculated?
Maharashtra road tax rate is calculated based on the make, type and usage of the vehicle. You can find the details in the Maharashtra Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1958. Here we have included information about only the two-wheelers and four-wheelers which are private vehicles.
Road Tax Rates for Two-wheelers in Maharashtra
The tax rates for two-wheelers is divided into two categories—first-time registration and second time or more registration.
For first time registration the details are as shown below.
Tax at the Time of Registration
Engine capacity upto 99cc
10% of the vehicle cost subject to a minimum of 1500
Engine capacity ranging between 99cc and 299cc
11% of the vehicle cost subject to a minimum of 1500
Engine capacity more than 299cc
12% of the vehicle cost subject to a minimum of 1500
Age Since Registration
Road Tax Payable (Calculated on the first time registered tax)
1 year to 2 years old
2 years to 3 years old
3 years to 4 years old
4 years to 5 years old
5 years to 6 years old
6 years to 7 years old
7 years to 8 years old
8 years to 9 years old
9 years to 10 years old
10 years to 11 years old
11 years to 12 years old
More than 12 years old
Road Tax Rates for Four-wheelers in Maharashtra
The tax rates for four-wheelers in Maharashtra are divided into two categories—first-time registration and second time or multiple registrations. Maharashtra road tax for car is as follows. For first time registration, the details are as shown below.
Type of Vehicle
Tax at the Time of Registration
Petrol driven Motor Cars and Omni buses
11% of vehicle cost, for vehicles costing upto 10 lakhs, 12 % of the vehicle cost, for vehicles costing between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.20 lakh, 13% of the vehicle cost, for vehicles costing more than Rs.20 lakh
Diesel Driven Motor Cars and Omni buses
13% of the cost of the vehicle if the vehicle cost is upto Rs.10 lakh, 14% of the cost of the vehicles if the vehicle cost is between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.20 lakh, 15% of the cost of the vehicles, for vehicles costing more than Rs.20 lakh
CNG or LPG driven new vehicles
7% of the cost of the vehicle is upto Rs.10 lakh, 8% of the cost of the vehicles if the vehicle cost between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.20 lakh, 9% of the cost of the vehicles, for vehicles costing more than Rs.20 lakh
Stage of Registration (Motor car or Omni bus)
Tax Payable (Calculated on the first time registered tax)
1 year to 2 year
2 years to 3 years
3 years to 4 years
4 years to 5 years
5 years to 6 years
6 years to 7 years
7 years to 8 years
8 years to 9 years
9 years to 10 years
10 years to 11 years
11 years to 12 years
More than 12 year
13 years to 14 years
14 years to 15 years
15 years to 16 years
16 years to 17 years
More than 17 years
How to Pay Road Tax Online in Maharashtra
List of RTOs in Maharashtra
Shrirampur, Ahmednagar District
Malegaon, Nashik District
Wadi, Nagpur (rural)