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 ECONOMIE TStijgende kosten voltanken gezinsauto infographic
Graphic compares cost of refuelling a car across the EU.

Hoeveel kost het voltanken van een doorsnee gezinsauto?

By Ninian Carter

June 13, 2022 - Soaring prices at petrol pumps across Europe are squeezing millions already enduring a cost of living crisis.

The cost of a litre of Euro-super 95 petrol has hit €2.55 in Denmark, as the continuing war in Ukraine drives prices ever higher.

The cost of filling a typical family car – with a fuel tank capacity of 55 litres – has risen to €140.25 in Denmark. Finland and the Netherlands come second and third on €137.50 and €130.35, respectively.

The cheapest place to buy petrol in the EU at the moment is Hungary, where a full tank costs half as much as in Denmark – €69.30. Malta and Slovenia are the next cheapest on €73.70 and €85.80, respectively. Notably, Hungary does not support sanctions on Russia covering oil and gas imports.

The UK, which left the EU in January 2020, is near the top on €118.80 for a full tank – which equates to £101.75.

PUBLISHED: 13/06/2022; STORY: Graphic News