ISUZU vehicles to be exempt from payment of Motor Vehicle Tax in Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada, 23 Nov, 2016

The Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has 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.


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. 


  1. Passenger Vehicles: 14% (or relevant) of invoice value paid as one time life Tax;
  2. Commercial Pick-up Trucks: Quarterly Road Tax (Rs.800/- per quarter or relevant) paid during the life of the vehicles.


ISUZU Motors is 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, this plant manufactures ISUZU’s globally renowned D-MAX range of pickups. This includes the V-Cross, India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle which caters to the passenger vehicle market and the 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. As per the Govt. notification 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.              


A copy of the order is available on the internet and can be accessed at the address The notification shall also be published in the Extraordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette dated 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 are Mahavir ISUZU (Jhabakh Auto Pvt Ltd) at Visakhapatnam and Rajahmundry, and RKE ISUZU (RKE Auto India Pvt Ltd) at Tirupati. Further details of these dealerships can be accessed at


About Isuzu Motors (India)


Isuzu Motors Limited, Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan is a global manufacturer of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, utility vehicles and diesel engines. With operations in 25 countries, selling in more than 100 countries worldwide, the company is a leader in pick-ups and commercial vehicles in many markets. The company manufactures and sells over 6 lakh units annually, across the world.


Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, was established in August 2012. ISUZU inaugurated its state of the art manufacturing plant in Sri City, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh in April 2016. Spread over an area of 107 acres, the plant manufactures the new range of ISUZU D-MAX pickups and the V-Cross Adventure Utility Vehicle with a high level of localization in India. The initial production capacity of the manufacturing plant is 50,000 units per annum, which can be scaled up to 120,000 units in future.


The company has dedicated dealer outlets, strategically located in 27 locations across the country. Visit for more information.