Petrol prices: Cost of filling family car to hit £100 for first time after biggest daily jump in 17 years
The Independent says the cost of filling up a typical family car with petrol could exceed £100 as soon as Thursday, according to the RAC motoring group.
On Wednesday, the RAC said filling up a family car costs £99.40 as a result of petrol prices having made their biggest daily jump in 17 years.
A rise of more than 2p a litre has increased the average price of petrol to 180.73 per litre.
Before the most-recent big increase on Tuesday, the price of petrol stood at 175.6p per litre.
Meanwhile, a diesel-run car with a fuel tank of 55 litres would cost £102.61 to fill up, after the average price of diesel rose by almost 1.5p to a record high of 186.57p per litre.
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