Diesel remains cheaper on average than petrol at the pump although wholesale prices have started to reverse that again
Diesel remains cheaper on average than petrol at the pump although wholesale prices have started to reverse that again. Although petrol is 18p a litre cheaper than last year, official figures show no revival in demand for the fuel.
Unleaded prices have dropped 3.6p from 114.8 ppl 111.2ppl. Diesel prices have fallen 1.5p from 111.9 ppl to 110.4 ppl. The price difference between diesel and unleaded has dropped to minus 0.8 ppl, having been minus 2.9ppl last month.
The North has recorded the highest price for unleaded at 111.7 ppl. Wales and the East Midlands have recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 111.0 ppl. East Anglia has recorded the highest diesel price at 111.1 ppl. Yorkshire & Humberside has the cheapest diesel at 110.0 ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded have fallen to 109.2 ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has grown to 2 ppl.
(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)
(2 October 2015)