Reduced special consumption tax for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Last updated: 2 November 2020

The first tax reduction for hybrid vehicles was brought with the decision of the Council of Ministers dated 05.10.2016. With the regulation, the SCT rate of 90% for passenger cars, which also have an electric motor and whose electric motor exceeds 50 kW and whose engine cylinder volume does not exceed 1.800 cm3, is 45%, the electric engine power exceeds 100 kW and the engine cylinder volume is 2.500 cm3 the SCT rate, which was 145% for passenger cars not exceeding three, was also reduced to 90%.



Update: Further 15% Special Consumption Tax discount has been applied for some hybrid vehicles (with a certain power range).

In November 2018, the government announced a temporary ÖTV reduction until 2019. For the cars in the first two tax groups (1.6-1.8 L engine, >50 kW electric engine power, <=85,000 Turkish lira; 1.6-1.8 L engine, >50 kW electric engine power, 85,000-135,000 Turkish lira), the ÖTV rates reduced from 45% to 30% and 50% to 35%.

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