All new passenger cars, light-duty trucks and medium-duty vehicles with 7,500 or fewer miles on their odometers need to be equipped with factory-installed California-certified advanced emission control systems in order to be sold and registered in Massachusetts.
The requirement specifically applies to all model year 1995 and newer passenger cars and light-duty trucks up to 6,000 pounds, and all model year 2003 and newer medium-duty vehicles weighing from 6,001 to 14,000 pounds.
Multi-State Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan file size 2MB
Prepared by the ZEV Implementation Task Force on behalf of the Governors of California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. May 2014.
- 310 CMR 7.00: Air Pollution Control Regulations
Specifically see Section 7.40: Low Emission Vehicles.
- LEV: What You Should Know When Buying a Car
A fact sheet on LEV for new car buyers.
- LEV: Registering Diesel Passenger Vehicles & Light-Duty Trucks
Some of these vehicles are not California-certified, so cannot be registered in Massachusetts.
- LEV: Importing a Vehicle from Another State
What you need to know about vehicle emission requirements if you are moving to Massachusetts.
Have questions or need additional information about the LEV program? Contact: Ngoc Hoang at 617-292-5762 or firstname.lastname@example.org.