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Cost of a full tank of petrol hits £100

Figures from data firm Experian Catalist show the average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts reached a record 182.3p on Wednesday.

09 June 2022

The average cost of filling a typical family car with petrol has exceeded £100 for the first time.

Figures from data firm Experian Catalist show the average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts reached a record 182.3p on Wednesday.

That was an increase of 1.6p compared with Tuesday, taking the average cost of filling a 55-litre family car to £100.27.

Fuel prices at Wetherby Services near Sunderland
Some forecourts are already selling petrol and diesel above £2 per litre (Danny Lawson/PA)

The average price of a litre of diesel on Wednesday was 188.1p.

The RAC said it was a “truly dark day” for drivers.

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