ISUZU Vehicles Exempted From Payment Of Motor Vehicle Tax in Andhra Pradesh


ISUZU Vehicles Exempted From Payment Of Motor Vehicle Tax in Andhra Pradesh for a limited (large) period of time

The Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has just issued an order G.O.MS. No. 67 dated 18th Nov 2016 exempting buyers of ISUZU vehicles manufactured in Andhra Pradesh from payment of Motor Vehicle Tax. This exemption is available only for ISUZU vehicles purchased in Andhra Pradesh from 18th Nov 2016 till 31st March 2021.

How did this happen? As per sub-section (1) of section 9 of the Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1963 (Andhra Pradesh Act No. 5 of 1963) the Government has hereby fully exempt the vehicles manufactured and sold by M/s Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, Sri City, Chittoor District from payment of the following Road taxes applicable to them under the AP Motor Vehicle Tax Act. Passenger Vehicles pay 14% (or relevant) of invoice value paid as one time life Tax. Meanwhile, Commercial Pick-up Trucks: Quarterly Road Tax (Rs.800/- per quarter or relevant) paid during the life of the vehicles.

ISUZU Motors is also the first automobile company to set up an automobile manufacturing plant in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. With an annual capacity of 50,000 units that can be scaled up to 120,000 units in future if necessary. This plant manufactures ISUZU’s globally renowned D-MAX range of pickups. This list also includes the V-Cross, India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle which caters to the passenger vehicle market. Meanwhile, D-MAX S-CAB and Regular Cab which cater to the commercial vehicle customers.

The Motor Vehicle Tax exemption will be available to the D-MAX range of pickups manufactured at Sri City and purchased in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Notification says that, the exemption of Life Time tax will be available on the D-MAX V-Cross and other passenger variants to be launched in future. Buyers of the D-MAX S-CAB and Regular Cab (all the commercial variants) will enjoy an exemption from paying the quarterly road tax.

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A copy of the same order given by government is available on the internet and can be accessed at the address Website The notification shall also be published in the Extraordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette dated at 09.12.2016.

ISUZU has 3 operating dealerships for sales and service of ISUZU vehicles at Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, apart from other key locations in India. The dealerships selling ISUZU Vehicles Exempted from taxes are Mahavir ISUZU (Jhabakh Auto Pvt Ltd) at Visakhapatnam and Rajahmundry, and RKE ISUZU (RKE Auto India Pvt Ltd) at Tirupati will provide further details to customers or they can log in at Website

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