- New national price – 126.7ppl on Diesel and 134.7ppl on unleaded
- Drivers plan to travel an average of 819 miles per household throughout December
With drivers planning to travel on average 819 miles this December, Asda today (Tuesday 17th December) announced it will bring some festive cheer to hard pressed motorists by cutting up to 2p a litre off the price of unleaded and 1 pence per litre of the diesel.
From tomorrow morning (Wednesday 18th December) drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 229 forecourts nationwide will benefit from the retailer’s new national price cap, meaning motorists will pay no more than 126.7 pence per litre for unleaded and 134.7 pence per litre for diesel.
Andy Peake, Petrol Trading Director said: "With Christmas just around the corner, and finances tighter than ever, we’re pleased we can do our bit to make our customers’ hard-earned cash go a little further.
“We’re putting money back in their pockets regardless of where they fill up. Other scrooge retailers should share the Christmas spirit and follow our lead.”