What did Registration cost you

What did Registration cost you

I live in Las Vegas Nevada. I paid $62.273.00 for my Model 3. Registration cost me $1,040.00 and personal plates (TZLA3) were $97.00. Smog check is required every year which of course I’ll be exempt but not sure about registration.

Alex_SD | May 22, 2018

In California I paid Vehicle License $367 and first year registration $242. Oh! Also, $7 Tire Fee...

jjaroundtheclock | May 22, 2018

$607 in Los angles show on paper with license plate

Frank99 | May 22, 2018

$98.65 for Registration/Titling/Transfer fees, plus a $4 Tire fee.

And in AZ, that Registration fee is good for 5 years. That's our EV incentive.

jlau168 | May 23, 2018

You guys are lucky. Here is GA i'm estimating over 4K for taxes and registration, but then again we only pay $20 for tags after that no ad valorem.

reed_lewis | May 23, 2018

Here in Mass, you have to pay sales tax of 6.25% of the sales price of the car (which is lowered if you trade in something). Then every year you have to pay excise tax on the current value of the car. That is $25 per $1000 of value of the car. So in the first year, you will most likely have to pay around $1000 and it goes down from there.

Regular registration is under $100 for two years. It also needs inspection which costs $35 a year. In the case of my Model S, they scrape the old inspection sticker off, and put a new one on. They can see the car is in great shape.

CASEMAN | May 23, 2018

@jlau168 - discussion is only about registration fees. Tax in CA will be as much or higher than GA.

dyefrog | May 23, 2018

registration $82.50
license fee $25
tire fee $10
supplemental fee $20
8% taxes on MSRP less NYS rebate of $2k ($54,000)

Just_Ted | May 23, 2018

Here in the great state of Maryland:

$100 MD title fee (to generate a title)
$20 MD security filing (lien) fee (puts bank on the title)
$135 MD Registration/Plates (good for 2 years, includes a surcharge for 911/EMS)

FWIW, Tax is 6%, no yearly excise tax, inspection only for used vehicle at transfer of title.

Nexxus | May 24, 2018

Bu ku bucks, and lets just leave it at that. :-)

ebmcs03 | May 24, 2018

Los Angeles California: LR, PUP, Aero, EAP $56,000
Tax: $5,320
Registration: $610

Total Rip off fee: $5930

dewy89 | December 24, 2018

@ebmcs03 is that every single year you pay $5930 for just registration??

stevenmaifert | December 25, 2018

That was the one time tax and registration at purchase. I just renewed my M3 annual CA registration for 2019. $542.

donnafr | December 25, 2018

Ojai, California (inland from Santa Barbara). My Model 3 cost me $61,167 before rebates ($3,000 from Edison). The taxes and fees were $4,967.

Tesla2018 | December 25, 2018

In FL I transferred the registation and license plates from my other car that I sold. Otherwise its about $275 for a new registration and an annual registation fee that varies from about $25 to $60 depending on the weight of the vehicle.

If you live in FL and had more cars in the past than you do now, tell them that you want to transfer over an old registration. My mom died and I was able to tranfer her car into my name for hardly anything since I was the exector of her estate. I had 2 cars at the time so I sold the car to a neighbor that needed an extra car. She thought she was going to have to pay the $275 charge but the person at DMV checked and saw that she had an old registration from 10 years ago that was in her name and her sons name from when she bought him a car when he was 21. He's now married and lives out of state so she was able to use that registration and even get the old personalized plates reissued that were on the original registration.

I now have 2 cars but since my moms car was registered in my name, I have 3 cars on record, so if I decide to buy another one then I will avoid the $275 fee.

-TheJohn- | December 25, 2018

$75 and tax for 5 years of registration here in AZ woo!
An ICE car of similar cost would have incurred me a $2400+ bill according to the DMV fellow who was ever so jealous of the 3.

coleAK | December 25, 2018

Tax+registration+custom plates $90

consult.richard | August 12, 2019

589 for renewal in California. Crazy.

azbrit | August 12, 2019

Arizona is $154.00 for 5 years and get to use the carpool lane .

CRAIGJFIFTY3 | August 12, 2019

I think I paid about $225 for a 2 year registration with new plates in New York.

gmkellogg | August 12, 2019

I think my initial registration was 17.50, but Illinois just voted to increase to 248, which is what I'm expecting to pay in December.

bjrosen | August 12, 2019

In MA the registration fee is the sales tax, $3121.25 for my AWD. EV plates are no additional charge. Tesla handled the registration for me and put the plates on so I didn't have to do anything except transfer the money to them. MA collects the sales tax at registration because we live next to NH which doesn't have a sales tax so even if you buy a car in NH, which I did for my Volt, you can't avoid the sales tax.

cmh95628 | August 12, 2019

$616 in Cali for a LR AWD, which costed me $61,000 (less $10,600 in various credits/rebates) a year ago.

lbowroom | August 12, 2019

cosult.richard - The fee in CA is based on purchase price. Nothing to do with being EV or a Tesla if that what you're worried about. Any other new car at that price has the same fees. You can still think it's crazy, just making sure you're not attributing that be being an EV or Tesla

stevenmaifert | August 12, 2019

True, until model year 2020.

AstroSteve | August 12, 2019

In New Jersey, I paid $308 (from memory no paperwork to look over) for license, title, registration. I think this covers three years of the registration. No inspections needed for an EV. There is also no state sales tax on an EV here.

Teslynn | August 12, 2019

$89.50 here in NJ. 0 sales tax.

jimmyk667 | August 12, 2019

After a year, the registration renewal was $775 on a P3D in NorCal.

lbowroom | August 12, 2019

It was slightly higher for the first year, which you paid at the time of purchase, so it really shouldn't be a surprise...

nwfan | August 13, 2019

Renewed Mar in TX - $72 registration fee plus $7 for car inspection.
New cars purchased through dealers in TX good for 2 years except
Tesla we have to renew after 1 year due to TADA powerful lobbying in Austin.

State govt is pushing hard for EV tax. Did not make it out of committee.
See what happens in the next legislative session in 2021.

Anettles | September 19, 2019

MN in Sept. 2019, 55k model 3: $480.25
- Reg. Tax: $376
- Filing Fee: $7
- Surcharge: $77.25
- Wheelage: $20

sfrom | September 19, 2019

Hey if u r in OHIO I paid 59.00 per year for 5 years. Effective 1/1/2020 all electric vehicles will pay an additional $200.00. If you have a birthday /expiration in early 2020, keep in mind you can re new your plates 90 days early. If it pushes your renewal date before Jan can save $200.00 or do like I did renew for 5 years and save a grand.
Tell your Ohio hybrid friends they will be paying $100.00 more for license plates in 2020. The governor snuck this on the back of gas tax bill that went to effect July 1, 2019

LostInTx | September 19, 2019

$72 annual registration in Texas.

Sofie | September 19, 2019

Just paid almost $300 in Washington for 1 year. $225 of that is because it's an EV. There's legislation to increase EV registration by another $200 to promote more EVs on the road. Hmm...

pjwheeler83 | September 19, 2019

Southeast Michigan here, $210 out the door for plates/registration but there was a small hiccup when they asked me for a separate bill of sale for the battery. Took them about half an hour to sort me out but bet enjoying Fury for over 6 months now!

3500HDP3D | September 20, 2019

$775 after one year in California

Daryl | September 20, 2019

@azbrit "Arizona is $154.00 for 5 years and get to use the carpool lane ."

I paid $85 for 5 years in April 2018, in Tempe. Either they have raised the rate or different metropolitan regions have different pricing.

Even so, $154 for 5 years is an incredible deal.

neilhamrin | September 20, 2019

Just got renewal notice. Minnesota-$473.

jebinc | September 20, 2019

$138/year - Renton, WA (Unincorporated King County). No RTA BS

TnTnZ0715 | October 11, 2019

@azbrit @Daryl
We live in Gilbert and just pulled trigger on Model 3 last night online. As far as $100-$200 registration goes, anything special we need to do to get that price?! Sounds absolutely awesome!

Joe M | October 14, 2019

If you live in Massachusetts you should carefully review your excise tax bill. Most are incorrect. My partial year bill was reduced from $770 to $654 and the agreed up reduced assessed value will lower the bills for the life of the car. The RMV knows they are overvaluing most Tesla’s but if you dont challenge it won’t be automatically reduced.

Lonestar10_1999 | October 14, 2019

In Pennsylvania the rates are almost as low as @Daryl’s Arizona rate. Both my Camry and my M3 were each $43 per year. I opted for a 2-year renewal for the M3 just in case they try to inflate the price next year.

BuffaloBillsFan | October 14, 2019

A LOT! I don’t have details since my wife does the bookkeeping. My daughter’s Prius was around $200 (bought new last year). My wife’s was around $200 (7 year-old Ford Explorer), and mine was over $500 (bought new this year). We live in NC BTW.

Pg3ibew | October 14, 2019

NYC. 2 year Registration.

Registration/Transfer/Titling Fees $187.50

Shesmyne2 | October 14, 2019

‘18 M3 was $668 in August
‘12 MS $448 due in December.
One year in CA.

Still Grinning ;-)

dwejr99 | October 14, 2019

Colorado sucks. $1048. 1 yr.

howard | October 14, 2019

dwejr99 | October 14, 2019
Colorado sucks. $1048. 1 yr.

+1 $1,400 first year new. Just had second year renewal at $1,200. Something is wrong when it cost $100 month in taxes per year to drive my car. Don’t get me started on my CO commercial and residential property taxes. with the tax changes last year I lost a boat load of tax deductions.

rehutton777 | October 14, 2019

Paid $505 in OC - California for 2019 SR+ on initial registration. Just read a news article that beginning July 1, 2020, DMV will add $100 to the registration for all "zero-emission" vehicles for model years 2020 and beyond in order to compensate for not paying state gasoline taxes. I personally am shocked that it will be only $100. Given the State gasoline sales/use tax in California, I would be saving a lot more than $100 per year by not having to pay the gas tax. However, since mine is a 2019, I guess I will be exempt from the "add-on" registration fee?

tradebarksavannah | October 26, 2019

I'm in GA, took delivery of '19 P3D- on 9/30/2019 and paid:

$4,101.30 for "Title Ad Valorem Tax"
$ 106.39 for "Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fee" - (prorated; it's $200 every year)
$ 42.00 for the rest: Plate Fee, Title Fee, Convenience Fee (<---LOL)
$4,250.69 Total, of which $148.39 was Registration only.

Every year after, I'll Pay $220.00

jrweiss98020 | October 26, 2019

$687.75 in WA

cussenjim | October 26, 2019

Anyone know about Texas?