London ULEZ - trying to pick an E Class - petrol or diesel

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....also the German car industry for seriously caught out by their diesel naughtiness.

I wouldn't surprised I'd they were trying to shift a load of dirtier diesels by slapping a hybrid badge on them

I could never understand the diesel hybrid combo in the E Class.

Maybe that's why they did it.

Very naughty if so.
 
I do not if this will help but if you go to https://www.lastvin.com/ and download your data sheet it should show codes 927 and 968 which show the Euro 6 compliance.

Roger
 
Dang, sorry to hear that. It beggars belief.

I see the betting is 6-1 against (i.e. 1-6) certainty to win a second term in May, so his taxes on cars are obviously popular.

As previously discussed 90% of the UK doesn't drive in the congestion zone, so plenty will still be queuing up to buy your car when eventually you come to sell it.

Given the 90% discount for local residents, it's still only a modest annual charge for living in the zone, being charged only on the days that you use it.

But bloody irritating all the same.
 
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Dang, sorry to hear that. It beggars belief.

I see the betting is 6-1 against (i.e. 1-6) certainty to win a second term in May, so his taxes on cars are obviously popular.

As previously discussed 90% of the UK doesn't drive in the congestion zone, so plenty will still be queuing up to buy your car when eventually you come to sell it.

Given the 90% discount for local residents, it's still only a modest annual charge for living in the zone, being charged only on the days that you use it.

But bloody irritating all the same.
Note that the local resident discount is to be removed next year though at the same time as the ULEZ zone expansion:
ULEZ: Where and when
 
Note that the local resident discount is to be removed next year though at the same time as the ULEZ zone expansion:
ULEZ: Where and when
Yep!

"From 25 October 2021, residents must pay the full daily ULEZ charge to drive a vehicle in the zone if it does not meet the ULEZ standards"
 
Yep!

"From 25 October 2021, residents must pay the full daily ULEZ charge to drive a vehicle in the zone if it does not meet the ULEZ standards"

It's annoying that theres no grace period for folks like living in the newly extended area.

They always granted these periods in earlier iterations of CC & ULEZ.

On the upside there will be a couple of nice 124s hitting the market in the next 12 months.
 
It's annoying that theres no grace period for folks like living in the newly extended area.

They always granted these periods in earlier iterations of CC & ULEZ.
Yes, they did, I was just thinking about that. I suppose the rationale this time is that the grace period was the time between announcement of the new zone and the implementation date. If they allowed further sunset time after introduction of the new zone it wouldn’t achieve much given that residents would be able to drive all over inner London for only a quid.

Anyway, many people in my neighbourhood are unprepared as yet: there are so many non-compliant cars still around my patch. As well as those 124s I reckon there’s going to be a huge glut of 6-10 year-old Audi Avant TDIs, which seems to have been the familienwagen of choice round my way for quite a while.
 
Reinforcing the point about Londoners being unprepared, in my Wimbledon Ghetto, i reckon a quarter of our cars are non-compliant ULEZ motors, especially 3 series, Golf, diesel SUV's, and various crappy old motors.
 
To Mike and SW18's points round my way there are tons of middle aged XC90's & X5's. And THOUSANDS of honky old VAG's.

Many of which really stink the place out. Wont miss them one iota.

Shame to lose my mate's 124 280 estate though. Lovely bit of kit.
 
.......Shame to lose my mate's 124 280 estate though. Lovely bit of kit.

£8k for an immaculate 1996 on 112k miles.... And there are loads around now, thanks to Japanese imports....

It's not that it's going to be used every day to go into London.....

1995 Mercedes E280 Estate ( 124-series ) For Sale | Car And Classic

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Well, my 2004 SL55 is Ulez compliant :) (which shows the madness of this all).

My 2008 500L S-Class Complies :rolleyes::) And my 2014 Brabus Smart and the 2014 CL AMG 63 Bi-turbo :D
 
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