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Any idea of the VRT on a 2013 Lexus RX?


I'm thinking of importing a 2013 Lexus RX 450h F Sport with 64,000 miles on the clock; any idea of the VRT on that?

Many thanks, Robert.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Robert Scott (Dublin) - Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:37

How much VRT on this 2008 Volvo V70?

Hi, James here from Dublin,

Can you tell me how much VRT I'd have to pay on importing a 2008 Volvo V70 3.0 T6 AWD Auto? Mileage 105,000 miles.

Filed under VRT - Asked by James Nolan (Dublin 24) - Tue, 30 Jan 2018 23:35

2014 Nissan Qashqai: how much VRT?

How much VRT should I expect to pay on a good spec 2014 Nissan Qashqai?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Paul Kelly (Limerick) - Sat, 27 Jan 2018 08:45

How much VRT on a 2017 BMW 4 Series?

How much VRT would there be on a 2017 BMW 4 Series M Sport Coupe with about 100 miles on the clock? Diesel automatic.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Joanne Lawlor (Firhouse) - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:03

How much VRT on a Renault Grand Scenic?


How much VRT would be due on a 2011 Renault Grand Scenic 1.5 diesel?


Filed under VRT - Asked by Hazel Clear (Dunsany) - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:08

How much VRT to import this 2015 Mondeo?

2015 Ford Mondeo 2.0-litre 150 Titianium, registered in Feb 2015, now 98,000k miles on the clock and emissions rating of 115g/km: how much is VRT importing it from the UK?



Filed under VRT - Asked by Hugh Ohanlon (Sligo) - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:30

Can you help me estimate a Niro's OMSP?

Determining the OMSP of a automobile that is not available within Ireland: yes, I have read through all of the Revenue documentation, and the only remaining variable in determining the VRT amount due is in determining the OMSP of the UK automobile. There are two Irish versions of this automobile, but there are FOUR in the UK. Only one of the four have previously been VRT'd, (I know this because it shows on the VRT calculator).

The automobile I wish to purchase is the top-spec, which includes front parking sensors, sunroof and high-spec sound system. What value could the Rosslare Office assign to these extras? What's worse, I rang Rosslare and they said that I have to purchase the automobile then register it, and only then can they tell me the OMSP of the automobile. This is too much of a risk. Please help if you can.

This automobile is a hybrid, hence the reason why only one of the four types have previously been imported.

Michael, Donegal.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Michael Automobileey (Letterkenny) - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:29

Will there be Budget changes for 2018 VRT?

Budget 2018 and the hybrid reduction amount of €1,500 on a new Kia Niro: in your opinion. would you expect this figure (VRT reduction) to increase, based on the fact that hybrids have not been selling very well this year (two per cent of total sales in Ireland), and the government needs to encourage hybrid sales. Hence, I would wait until the budget is announced before buying my 2018.

Thanking you as always for your expert opinion.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Michael Automobileey (Letterkenny) - Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:21

How can I estimate VRT on a new Kia Niro?

Regarding the Kia Niro hybrid: there are two Irish models and four UK model specifications (1, 2, 3 and First Edition). To date, only one of the UK specs have been imported, the Niro 2, which is why only one appears on the Revenue VRT calculator.

I would like to import the top-spec (First Edition) since this spec is not available in Ireland. The problem with this is that I have been told that I cannot get an estimate of this high-spec'd automobile until after I purchase it and then bring it to the VRT office for evaluation, after which they compile a report of the extras and then I sit back and wait.

This is too much of a risk for me to take. It is all to do with OMSP value. The difference between the highest Irish Niro spec to the highest UK spec is electric sunroof, front parking sensors and an eight-speaker high quality sound system. In your expert opinion, by how much could I expect the Rosslare Revenue office to increase the OMSP value by for my First- Edition model?

Currently, of the four UK models available, the Niro 2 has a VRT OMSP value of €27,535 (but try adding the previous three extras...).

Apologies for this rant.

Many thanks!

Filed under VRT - Asked by Michael Automobileey (Letterkenny) - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:51

How much VRT on a BMW 4 Series?


How much VRT would be payable on a 2015 BMW 430 M Sport Convertible? First reg. 5/6/2015.


Filed under VRT - Asked by Lukas Broda (Dublin) - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:33

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