Petrol diesel

While SA motorists saw a significant petrol and diesel price decrease earlier this week, a look back 12 months ago makes for sobering reading. Photo: Stock/Canva

How much you’ll pay for petrol and diesel at the COAST from midnight TONIGHT

The Department of Energy on Tuesday confirmed the petrol and diesel price changes for December 2022 – and there was both good and bad news.

Petrol diesel

While SA motorists saw a significant petrol and diesel price decrease earlier this week, a look back 12 months ago makes for sobering reading. Photo: Stock/Canva

The Department of Energy on Tuesday confirmed the petrol and diesel price changes for December 2022 – and there was both good and bad news.

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The changes will come into effect from midnight tonight, Tuesday, 6 December.

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There was early Christmas cheer for diesel drivers with prices set to decrease by between R1.52 and R1.57 per litre.

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However, petrol prices will see a hike of 59 cents per litre for both 93 and 95 octanes.

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Prices will be adjusted as follows:

FuelPrice change
Petrol 93increase of 59 cents per litre
Petrol 95increase of 59 cents per litre
Diesel 0.05%decrease of 157 cents per litre
Diesel 0.005%decrease of 152 cents per litre
Illuminating Paraffin (wholesale)decrease of 57 cents per litre
LPGASincrease of 95 cents per kilogram

Below is how the price changes will reflect at the pumps for both inland and along the coast.

InlandNovemberDecember
93 PetrolR22.57R23.16
95 PetrolR22.87R23.46
0.05% diesel (wholesale)R25.49R23.92
0.005% diesel (wholesale)R25.75R24.23
Illuminating ParaffinR17.76R17.19
LPGAS (p/kg)R33.09R34.04
CoastNovemberDecember
93 PetrolR21.92R22.51
95 PetrolR22.22R22.81
0.05% diesel (wholesale)R24.84R23.27
0.005% diesel (wholesale)R25.11R23.59
Illuminating ParaffinR16.97R16.40
LPGAS (p/kg)R30.68R31.63