There are also exemptions for commercial vehicles (including taxis) and the disabled.
London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday that he would consider replicating the surcharge for heavy cars, calling himself “a firm believer in stealing good policies”.
“If other cities are doing stuff that works, we will copy them,” said Khan.
Surprising cars affected by Paris’s purported SUV tax
Paris’s increased parking charge for heavy vehicles is pitched by its creators as part of a war on SUVs, and much of the media’s reporting has followed suit in calling it a tax on 4x4s.
However, many more compact models are also affected. Here are some of the most surprising…
Kerb weight: 2055kg