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Indications are that there will be a slight petrol price hike in early December, but the news on the diesel front is excellent! Image: Pixabay

Fuel price cut: How much you’ll pay for petrol and diesel from TODAY

The price of 95 unleaded petrol was lowered at midnight, but diesel prices have increased. How much you’ll pay for both from Wednesday.

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Indications are that there will be a slight petrol price hike in early December, but the news on the diesel front is excellent! Image: Pixabay

The price of 95 unleaded petrol was lowered by R1.02 a litre at midnight on Tuesday, 4 October, as per the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s announcement on Monday.

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Meanwhile, 93 petrol is now 89 cents cheaper.

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However, in some bad news for diesel car owners, prices were hiked by between 10-15 cents a litre.

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The price of illuminating paraffin fell by 62 cents a litre. 

Petrol and diesel price changes:

FuelPrice change
Petrol 95decrease of 89 cents per litre
Petrol 93decrease of 102 cents per litre
Diesel 0.05%increase of 10 cents per litre
Diesel 0.005%increase of 15 cents per litre
Illuminating Paraffin (wholesale)decrease of 62 cents per litre
LPGASincrease of 19 cents per kilogram

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As always, there’s a difference in the price of petrol – and diesel – that motorists will need to pay when filling up inland in comparison to the coast.

How the price changes reflect at the pumps:

InlandAugustSeptember
95 PetrolR23.38R22.36
93 PetrolR22.95R22.06
0.05% diesel R23.96R24.06
0.005% dieselR24.16R24.31
Illuminating ParaffinR17.60R16.99
LPGAS (p/kg)R33.88R34.07
CoastalAugustSeptember
95 PetrolR22.73R21.71
93 PetrolR22.30R21.41
0.05% diesel R23.31R23.41
0.005% diesel R23.52R23.67
Illuminating ParaffinR16.81R16.20
LPGAS (p/kg)R31.46R31.65