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    Fuel price increase: How much does it cost to fill your tank up in SA?

    South Africans have faced another blow after the petrol and diesel costs rose on Wednesday, 1 June. Petrol Grade 93 has gone up by R2.43 p/l, petrol Grade 95 by R2.33 p/l and diesel by R1.10 p/l.

    Here’s how much money will leave your bank account to fill your tank

    The fuel price increase is a scary reality for many locals who have to travel on a daily basis. SA has a number of commonly driven vehicles such as VW Polos and Toyota Hiluxes, so how much will these drivers be paying to fill up their tanks? Let’s take a look:

    Toyota Hilux 2.8 GD-6 diesel

    People driving Toyota Hiluxes with an 80l tank face a R1.84 cost/km. These drivers will be paying a whopping R1 858 to fill their tank. This is an increase of over R680 compared to last year.

    VW Polo Vivo 1.4 petrol

    Owners of a VW Polo Vivo 1.4 petrol with a tank size of 45l face a cost/km of R1.38. These drivers will be paying R1 088 to fill their tanks. This is an increase of over R310 compared to 2021.

    VW Polo 1.0 TSi 70kW

    Owners of a VVW Polo 1.0 TSi 70kW with a tank size of 40l face a cost/km of R1.28. These drivers will be paying R967 to fill their tanks. This is an increase of over R280 compared to 2021.

    Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 hybrid

    People driving Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 hybrid with a 36l tank face a R1.04 cost/km. These drivers will be paying R870 to fill their tanks. This is an increase of over R250 compared to last year.

    Suzuki Swift 1.2 petrol 

    South Africans driving a Suzuki Swift 1.2 petrol with a 37l tank face a R1.18 cost/km. These drivers will be paying R260 more than they did last year. It will cost R894 to fill their tanks.

    Ford EcoSport 1.5 TDCi diesel

    Ford EcoSport 1.5 TDCi diesel drivers have 52l tank. Today it will cost these drivers a massive R1 208 to fill their tanks. Last year this time, it was R756.

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    The cost of fuel in SA is a worry for many, it’s good to know in advance how much filling your tank up will set you back. Phoot: Stock Image / Pixabay

    Here’s how to calculate your vehicle’s cost per km

    TimesLIVE reports that in order to calculate your car’s cost per kilometre you need to take your average fuel consumption on your trip computer in litres per kilometre and divide it by 100. Then, multiply the result by the cost of fuel per litre.

    ALSO READ: OFFICIAL fuel prices for June: Here’s what you’ll be paying at the pumps

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