Mercedes Benz Passes VAT Reduction on to Customers


Mercedes Benz will be implementing the full 2.5% VAT reduction across its UK businesses from 1st December 2008. Where VAT was applied at 17.5% it will now be charged at 15%.

This applies to new car prices for Mercedes Benz and smart, delivery charges, service and Official Parts. Mercedes Benz World at Brooklands is also passing on the full reduction on all its services including: driving experiences; food and drink served in the Gullwing restaurant and Cafe; 1886; and Boutique items.

The Mercedes Benz Cars range now starts at £14,064.14 OTR for the A 150 BlueEFFICIENCY Classic SE 3-dr; a reduction of £300.86.

The smart range now starts at £6912.44 OTR for the smart fortwo pure coupe micro hybrid drive (61 bhp); a reduction of £147.56.

Published 1 December 2008 Staff

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