It is a question that we are sure that you have ever asked yourself, or will be asking it now. In this article we will try to solve all the doubts you may have about the environmental labels of the DGT.

What is the DGT?

The DGT, whose meaning is General Directorate of Traffic , is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Interior from Spain. One of its responsibilities is the execution of the road policy. The content of its website is very educational as well as giving advice and the latest news regarding Spanish driving regulations. Some time ago they reported on the environmental labels that your vehicle should carry.

Types of environmental labels

It is very likely that with the amount of types of vehicles that are currently not know how to differentiate them. From Esser service stations located at Lloret de Mar and in

Environmental label 0 emissions

What vehicles can carry the environmental label 0 emissions?

  1. Scooter, tricycles, quadricycles and motorcycles with electric battery (BEV)
  2. Electric passenger cars (BEV) or extended autonomy (REEV).
  3. Plug-in hybrids (PHEV) with a minimum autonomy of 40 kilometers and fuel cell vehicles.
  4. Light vans, vehicles with more than 8 seats and freight vehicles.

Eco label

If we follow an order from less pollutant to more pollutant, this label would be as follows.

Eco environmental label
Eco environmental label

What vehicles can carry the Eco environmental label?

  1. Plug-in hybrids with autonomy less than 40 km.
  2. Hybrids
  3. Hybrids powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (GLC) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Label C

Here the form of classification changes as for the previous two. The C label is classified by the type of fuel used by the vehicle: gasoline or diesel.

Environmental label C
Environmental label C

What vehicles can carry the environmental label C?

  1. Vehicles that use gasoline :
    1. Passenger cars and light vans registered since 2006.
  2. Vehicles that use diesel :
    1. Passenger cars and light vans registered as of 2014.

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Label B

This label follows the same criteria as the previous one, that is, it is based on the year of registration of the vehicle and what type of fuel it uses.

Environmental label B
Environmental label B

What vehicles can carry the environmental label B?

  1. Vehicles that use gasoline :
    1. Passenger cars and light vans registered from the year 2000.
  2. Vehicles that use diesel:
    1. Passenger cars and light vans registered since 2006.
  3. Vehicles with more than 8 seats and vehicles for the transport of goods registered as of 2005.

Where can I get the environmental labels of the DGT?

First, you should receive it by regular mail. It is possible that for some reason it could not be sent. In these cases, you can request it in the post office box that you have closest to your home.

Where do I have to put the environmental label of the DGT?

There is no exact place to place the tag, but we recommend putting it in the lower right corner of the front windshield. What? How? If you sit in the passenger seat, lower right.

How to place DGT environmental label?
Environmental label placement in your vehicle

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