10.3 Engine emission standards
The emission standard of the vehicle, as defined by European Union directives. It regulates the limits for exhaust emissions of new vehicles sold in EU member states.
Euro 1 standards (1993)
Directives 91/441/EEC (passenger cars only) or 93/59/EEC (passenger cars and light trucks).
Euro 2 standards (1996)
Directives 94/12/EC or 96/69/EC.
Euro 3 standards (2000)
Euro 4 standards (2005)
Directive 98/69/EC, further amendments in 2002/80/EC. Weighted average of Euro 4 vehicles with either SCR or EGR NOx reduction.
Euro 5 standards (2009)
Regulation 715/2007/EC. Weighted average of Euro 5 vehicles with either SCR or EGR NOx reduction