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How does the cost of filling your diesel car in Sweden compare to a year ago?

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How does the cost of filling your diesel car in Sweden compare to a year ago?
Diesel now costs almost 22 kronor per litre - making Sweden the second most expensive country in the world to fill up your tank. Photo: Fredrik Persson//TT

Drivers in Sweden will no doubt have noticed a significant increase in the price of a full tank of diesel over the past year. How much has the price of fuel increased, and how does Sweden compare to other countries?


In the past year, the cost of filling a 60-litre tank with diesel has increased by around 400 kronor, to 1,315 kronor ($142).

It doesn't appear that fuel prices are going to stop increasing any time soon, with petrol and diesel prices both increasing twice in two days on February 14th and 15th.

The price of diesel increased by 20 öre to 21.92 kronor per litre on February 15th, with the price of standard 95-octane unleaded petrol also increasing by 20 öre, to 19.64 kronor per litre.

These prices – which represent an average of all manned stations in Sweden – are the highest yet, giving Sweden the second-highest diesel prices in the world at 2.335 US dollars per litre, after Hong Kong (2.358 US dollars per litre), according to the site Global Petrol Prices.


The price of biofuel (HVO100) was also increased by 20 öre on February 15th, meaning that it now costs 25.97 kronor per litre. The price of E85 remained unchanged, at 16.29 kronor per litre.


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gilbertodamante 2022/02/18 09:57
The E85 is the most carbon neutral fuel and considering from production to scrap, the car fuelled with E85 is more ecological that Electric car.

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