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 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.
Eight-State Memorandum of Understanding on Zero Emission Vehicles
Massachusetts and seven other states will coordinate standards and implement programs with a target of 3.3 million total ZEVs on their roads by 2025.
- Massachusetts LEV Regulations: 310 CMR 7.00 et. seq.: Air Pollution Control file size 3MB
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.