The Sunshine Coast has been ranked as the ninth most expensive Australian city for fuel prices.
The Sunshine Coast has been ranked as the ninth most expensive Australian city for fuel prices.

Coast fuel prices more expensive than Sydney: study

If you thought getting fuel on the Sunshine Coast hurt the hip pocket, you’re not wrong.

A new study has named the region among Australia’s top 10 most expensive.

New research from Budget Direct has revealed the parts of Australia which are getting the best and worst deals when filling up.

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The research looks at Australia’s 30 most populated cities to name the most expensive cities and states for fuel.

The Coast had an average price of $1.217 for unleaded just behind Gold Coast and Brisbane.

The top 10 most expensive

1: Melbourne, Victoria: $1.270

2: Brisbane, Queensland: $1.264

3: Gold Coast, Queensland: $1.246

4: Hobart, Tasmania: $1.238

5: Launceston, Tasmania: $1.230

6: Wollongong, New South Wales: $1.223

7: Toowoomba, Queensland: $1.221

8: Canberra, ACT: $1.220

9: Sunshine Coast, Queensland: $1.217

10: Sydney, New South Wales: $1.217