Fuel Price Hike Blues: Man Used to Fill Up His Car With R600, Reaction to New Petrol Prices Has SA Cracked Up

Fuel Price Hike Blues: Man Used to Fill Up His Car With R600, Reaction to New Petrol Prices Has SA Cracked Up

  • A hilarious content creator shared his struggles while making fun of the extensive the fuel price hikes
  • The relatable video shows the creator's reaction when filling up his full tank at the station and reminiscing about old prices
  • Peeps who watched the funny video could relate as they shared how much their own full tanks cost now

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The fuel price hike has South Africans almost in tears. One TikTok user showed how his car used to fill up at R600. The video shows a laughable difference in how much his full tank costs in the current economy.

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One netizen's relatable video about feeding your car fuel tank went viral, as many could relate to the scenario. Image: TiK ToK/@samkelo_76/ Getty Images/Jhorrocks
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The hilarious video dramatically depicts a relatable situation. Many could not help but comment about their old full tank cost.

South Africans remember their old prices for a full tank of fuel

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TiK ToK @samkelo_78 shows his car's full tank hitting almost R 1 000 thanks to the new R25/litre pricepoint. His caption in the video details that he used to pay R600. The price difference struck a nerve with those who saw the video.

brent maxim commented:

"R600 my golf use to take R250 to fill in the early 2006"

Veronica Ravele commented:

"Paid R850 for Toyota etios"

Tik Toker commented:

"The price per litre, might as well just buy a bicycle"

Thembsie24Phumzi commented:

"I know the feeling "

Momo commented:

"Whole salary gone"

Unathi Mamane commented:

"I don't do full tanks any more. I just give a straight figure to avoid heart attacks"

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Briefly News previously reported that Tbo Touch is not impressed with the large amount of money he is using on his car. The famous media personality recently joined scores of social media users complaining about fuel prices.

On Wednesday, the country woke up to another fuel price hike. Petrol went from R24 per litre to R26.37 after an R2.37 increase. The increase saw citizens from all walks of life taking to the streets to complain.

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Source: Briefly News

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