Petrol price to drop midnight

File: Petrol being poured into a car.

File: The Automobile Association estimated a price drop of about R2 a litre in petrol and said diesel will also drop by around the same margin.


JOHANNESBURG - Motorists will be paying 13 cents less for a litre of petrol and 5 cents less for diesel from midnight.

The decrease is due to lower global crude oil prices.

Unleaded 95 octane petrol currently costs R16.16 a litre.

From Wednesday, this is expected to fall to R16.03 per litre.