Average cost of filling family car with petrol set to hit £100

The average cost of filling a typical family car with petrol could exceed £100 for the first time on Wednesday. Data firm Experian Catalist said a litre of petrol cost an average of 180.7p on Tuesday. That was an increase of 2.2p compared with the previous day. This was the largest daily jump in 17 years, according to the RAC.

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