The cost of unleaded petrol and diesel crept up again in September, as a result of rising world oil prices putting upward pressure on the wholesale cost of both fuels.
It now costs on average £5 more to fill up the car than it did this time last year.
Drivers can help themselves by making sure they get the cheapest fuel possible - and we don't mean by driving around checking petrol stations in your area. Try logging on to a free comparison website.
In the Bristol area, we found today's prices for unleaded petrol ranged from 108.9p a litre to 124.9p a litre
- Log on to a site like Petrolprices.com to find the cheapest fuel in your area