Here is the official petrol price for July

The latest official fuel price adjustment kicks in from today. Here is everything you need to know about the confirmed prices.

Pretoria motorists can sigh relief as the latest official petrol price adjustment kicks in today.

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the latest official petrol price adjustments.

It will kick in from Wednesday, 3 July 2024.

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As has been the trend for much of June, fuel recoveries have been in motorists’ favour, with both petrol and diesel showing over-recoveries for the month.

The prices are decreasing by 99 cents to R1.05 per litre for petrol and between 24 and 30 cents per litre for diesel.

Here is the official petrol price for July:

  • Petrol 93: decrease of 105 cents per litre
  • Petrol 95: decrease of 99 cents per litre
  • Diesel 0.05% (wholesale): decrease of 30 cents per litre
  • Diesel 0.005% (wholesale): decrease of 24 cents per litre
  • Illuminating Paraffin: decrease of 18 cents per litre
  • LPGAS: decrease of 22 cents per kg

MasterDrive CEO Eugene Herbert said basic driving adjustments could help with petrol and diesel consumption:

  • Anticipate changes to traffic conditions and minimise unnecessary braking and acceleration.
  • Reducing speed by 20km/h can reduce fuel consumption by 20%.
  • Plan your route and use traffic apps and alerts to avoid traffic jams and congestion.
  • Keep your RPMs around 3 000 as it can also reduce your consumption by 20%.
  • Regular maintenance improves fuel efficiency.
  • Minimum use of the aircon.

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