Filling up in Zim compared to SA

A comparison of what Zimbabwe and South African drivers would pay for a full tank of petrol.

A comparison of what Zimbabwe and South African drivers would pay for a full tank of petrol.

JOHANNESBURG - Times are tough for most Zimbabweans.

On Sunday, the country woke up to shockingly high fuel prices. 

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Both petrol and diesel prices have doubled, from R19 a litre to a whopping R45 a litre. 

eNCA.com looks at how much it will cost Zimbabweans to fill up their cars compared to their South African counterparts.

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A South African Volkswagen Golf 7 TSI driver pays about R827 for a full tank, while it would cost a whopping R 2 700 to fill it up in Zimbabwe.

Kia Picanto drivers would also have to straddle up as it would cost R1 350 in Zimbabwe for a full tank but it is drastically less locally at R 413.

Audi A4 owners usually pay R 965 for a full tank in SA but it is a different story in Zimbabwe as they would have to pay R 3 150.

A full tank for a 2016 Ford Ranger T6 will cost R 1 103 in South Africa and it will cost R 3 600 in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

Zimbabweans are waking up this morning to shockingly high fuel prices. Both petrol and diesel prices have doubled, from R19 a litre to a whopping R45

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eNCA