The price of petrol is likely to increase by at least 40 cents per litre in October.
The current price of fuel is R11.69, after it dropped by 18 cents a litre this month.
The latest figures from the Department of Energy is showing that a price hike is inevitable.
September so far has seen an average petrol price under-recovery of 43 cents a litre and with just two days left to be factored in, a price rise of between 40 and 45 cents is looking likely, according to IOL.
The diesel price is likely to get a 20-25 cent hike.