Drivers hoping to keep away from a nasty shock when filling up their automotive ought to head to a Morrisons petrol station, in accordance with a motoring service.
The retailer is the most affordable petrol station within the UK, charging a median of 136.9p for petrol and 145.5p for diesel. On the different finish of the size is Shell, costing 142.6p per litre for petrol and 151.2p for diesel, in accordance with RAC Basis.
Filling a petrol-powered, 55-litre household automotive is subsequently round £3.14 cheaper at Morrisons than on the power large.
Nevertheless, throughout the UK, many supermarkets – in contrast to Morrisons – have been overcharging drivers to replenish their tanks. The RAC stated if supermarkets have been taking “fairer, smaller margins”, motorists could be paying much less.
This was regardless of a median drop in worth of 6p per litre throughout December, which means it prices £77.32 to fill a 55-litre tank – a fall of £3.40 in only a month.
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It means petrol costs are the bottom they’ve been since February 2022, earlier than the Russian invasion of Ukraine which inflated the price of gas.
As additional reductions are predicted by RAC Basis, its director Steve Gooding has urged drivers to stay savvy when on the pump.
Gooding advised PA information company: “Whereas this information reveals that on common supermarket-branded gas is most keenly priced, as could be anticipated, motorists would nonetheless be greatest suggested to buy round as a result of the information additionally reveals that costs are influenced by native competitors.”
He added: “The transparency this information offers will give each motorists and ministers a greater image of the petrol and diesel market. Topping this worth league desk ought to give retailers trigger for concern.”
The most cost effective petrol costs within the UK (on common, per litre)
- Morrisons – 136.9p
- Asda – 137.2p
- Sainsbury’s – 137.3p
- Tesco – 137.4p
- Jet – 137.9p
- Applegreen – 138.0p
- Texaco – 138.7p
- Esso – 139.5p
- BP – 140.8p
- Shell – 142.6p