# How much does gasoline cost in South Africa?

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## How much does the gasoline cost?

National average gas prices

Regular Diesel
Yesterday Avg. \$3.194 \$3.345
Week Ago Avg. \$3.187 \$3.312
Month Ago Avg. \$3.184 \$3.290
Year Ago Avg. \$2.189 \$2.391

## How much is a full tank of petrol in South Africa?

Filling a 50-litre tank with petrol in South Africa costs just more than R250 in May 2021 than it did in May 2020. In May 2020, a litre of 93 Octane Petrol inland cost R12. 22, while a litre of 95 Octane Petrol at coastal prices cost R11. 52.

## Why is fuel so expensive in South Africa?

The difference in pricing is due to each country’s taxes and subsidies for fuel so basically, we all pay the same for fuel on the international market, but then decide to impose different taxes.

## How far can you go with 1 litre of petrol?

The actual formula to get km per litre is 100 divided by 8 = 12.5 (Your car will give you 12.5 km on one litre).

## How do I calculate how much petrol I need?

To estimate the fuel cost for a trip you must know the trip distance, the average per litre cost of fuel and the vehicle’s fuel consumption.

1. Divide the trip distance by 100.
2. Multiply the result of this by the fuel consumption.
3. Then multiply this figure by the cost of fuel/litre.
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## What country is gas most expensive?

Photo : Atle Brunvoll. The Bloomberg Gasoline Price Ranking sorts 61 countries by average price and by “pain at the pump” — the portion of an average day’s wages needed to buy a gallon of fuel. Norway stacks up the top of the list with 9,26 USD per gallon.

## Why is fuel so cheap in USA?

The price at a petrol—or gasoline, in America—pump varies from country to country for many reasons: domestic oil production, national refinery capacity, subsidies, taxes, and so on. The US continues to spend billions in subsidies for oil exploration, which helps keep fuel costs artificially low.

## What country is gas free?

Venezuela

Venezuela, while overall a rather impoverished nation, is rich in oil reserves and fossil fuels, and uses that particular wealth to provide their people with virtually free gasoline.