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Fuel/Petrol/Gas Prices?

I filled up today, and noticed that the price has gone up. Again.

Nothing unusual about that here in the UK anyway! Had a look at the price of crude oil - it's cheaper now than it was a year ago. Shame it's not reflected at the pumps.

Anyway....

It's quite an international gathering on this site, and I was wondering what you pay in your country for fuel. Just out of interest!

If you could please say what country, ron, price per litre or gallon would be great!

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England, 95 ron, 136.4 pence per litre
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Gas in Kansas, USA

Topeka, KS, USA: 3.32/gallon for premium (91)
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Phx Az 3.63 for the good Stuff filling up my Semi 300 Gallons at 3.79 over a 1k. Fuel mileage 6 Mpg a trip from La to the East Coast plus tolls and Reefer Fuel i am not doing it anymore.
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England, 95 ron, 136.4 pence per litre
You should be using 98 (UK Octane) in your 350






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You should be using 98 (UK Octane) in your 350
The sticker inside my fuel flap says 95 ron min 91 ????
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Wolly, hate to say it High Oc is so yesterday what we gonna do on this side for all the new R172 members taking Delivery of a R172 Diesel? I know we never thought about it a Diesel Slk Yuuk. But the Diesel Slk is here like it or not.

Mb gave us the Diesel Slk it is here to Stay. Hate it love it buy a Porsche for me a Diesel Slk is awesome i can meet the G/f in the middle of nowhere suck off 20 Gallons of Diesel and still get my Fuels Bonus
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Wolly, hate to say it High Oc is so yesterday what we gonna do on this side for all the new R172 members taking Delivery of a R172 Diesel? I know we never thought about it a Diesel Slk Yuuk. But the Diesel Slk is here like it or not.

Mb gave us the Diesel Slk it is here to Stay. Hate it love it buy a Porsche for me a Diesel Slk is awesome i can meet the G/f in the middle of nowhere suck off 20 Gallons of Diesel and still get my Fuels Bonus
Your as bad as I used to be. I used to run my 4 x 4 out of the tank on my truck
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1.25/l here in Ottawa on Tuesday (that's about $4/gal US). Tomorrow is Ultramar day - super at regular price!
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Lawrenceville, IL, USA: 3.20/gallon for premium (91).

Diesel - in Illinois running tax free red Agriculture Diesel in your personal truck or car is verbotten! However, I hear that some people do it. They should be ashamed of themselves for cheating the tax man!


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1.49p for Shell's finest yesterday. Didn't even complain after the week of beautiful, top down weather - was looking for excuses to drive.



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Average about $4.00 per gallon for premium in Orange County. Price is (very slowly) sliding down at the moment. Chevron is one of the more expensive brands.

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I am about to fill up tomorrow. Cant wait till the weekend when the other half gets a 10p a litre off voucher from Saisburys
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Bad part of living here gas $4.61 a gal cost of paradise
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unbranded $3.62/us gal 93 octate
Shell $3.67 for same
Mobile $3.79 for same.

noticed I get better mileage from the unbranded station gas than Shell (the 2 stations I usually use) 28 mpg shell 29-30 unbranded.
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1.25/l here in Ottawa on Tuesday (that's about $4/gal US). Tomorrow is Ultramar day - super at regular price!
Actually a US Gallon = 3.78541178 liter... so 1.25 * 3.785 = $4.73

As Ponia said: Its roughly $4.00 a US Gallon around here for 91.. I think its like $4.10 or $4.15 or something although I haven't filled up in a couple weeks.
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Premium is $3.80 something here in the Northwest, but I do have to say, the tank in my 55 is frickin HUGE!!! Going from $30+ in my Escort to $50+ per tank was a shocker!
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Premium is $3.80 something here in the Northwest, but I do have to say, the tank in my 55 is frickin HUGE!!! Going from $30+ in my Escort to $50+ per tank was a shocker!
Same as the 350, 18.5gal...

Shell V-Power is around $3.40 in Indy which "saves" ~$8 on a typical fill-up...

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Here, in Utah, I'm paying about $3.80 for Premium (91 octane).

Just as an FYI, I know Mercedes says to use 95 octane. But, if you live at a higher altitude, 91 octane is perfectly fine. Higher altitudes allow you to perform just fine with lower octane. Besides, you won't be able to find it unless you go to a handful of places that sell "racing" fuel.

So, if you live at higher altitudes, and were worrying about this, don't.
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