South African motorists filling up with petrol from Wednesday enjoyed another much-needed breather as prices came down for the third consecutive month.
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Below, price changes in 2022 for 95 petrol inland:
As reported by The South African website, the latest fuel price adjustment from the Department of Energy saw petrol prices decrease by 89 cents and R1.02 per litre, for 93 and 95 petrol, respectively.
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Depending on the size of the petrol tank, this translates to a saving of between R46 and R86 when filling up a tank from empty with 95 petrol.
However, there was bad news for diesel car drivers who saw a slight hike in prices of between 10 cents and 15 cents per litre.
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Diesel drivers will be paying between R5 and R12 more when filling up.
Below, the ‘old’ and ‘new’ petrol and diesel prices inland and coastal:
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Below, how much it now costs to fill up the 3 most common tank sizes with the two variations of unleaded petrol.
|Tank size||93 unleaded||Saving in October||95 unleaded||Saving in October|
|45 litres||R992||– R39||R1 006||-R46|
|60 litres||R1 323||– R54||R1 341||-R61|
|80 litres||R1 764||– R72||R1 788||-R82|
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