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The Most Expensive Places In The World To Fill Up Your Car

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We all love to complain about how much it costs to fill up our cars these days.

But what you may not be considering, is how much more other countries are having to pay for fuel compared to you.

If we look at how much it costs to fill up a 50-litre fuel tank, in the UK you'll need to pay around $78/£61, which is a similar scenario for most of the bigger countries in Europe. However, in the United States for example, you'll find yourself paying around $34/£26 (a lot cheaper than most of the rest of the world).

Leasing Options<> have worked out how many litres of fuel you'd get for $15 worth in each country and it might surprise you to find out who is actually paying the most.

* Zimbabwe has the most expensive fuel in the world, and by quite a margin - they would only receive a mere 4.7 litres if they filled up $15 worth of diesel, and it's worse with petrol - only getting 4.41 litres for the same amount.

* This becomes more astonishing when you see that Monaco, who are third most expensive for petrol and second for diesel prices, get 7.6 litres and 7.07 per $15 respectively, with a full tank costing around $101/£77. But we're sure many of us wouldn't have a problem paying more if we were driving around Monaco.

* It's also worth sparing a thought for the small islands such as Wallis and Futuna, and Barbados, who despite being small islands with low populations, are having to settle with only getting 7.69 litres and 8.12 litres of petrol per $15. It's interesting to see that Haiti, which is in the same group of islands as Barbados, is towards the other end of the scale getting 18.18 litres of petrol and 22.80 of diesel for $15.

* Closer to the UK, there are many countries in the E.U. that find themselves receiving less petrol than the U.K. when spending $15 at the pumps. Switzerland receive 9.47 litres for $15, Portugal (9.16L for $15), France (8.95L), Italy (8.74L) and the Netherlands (8.30) - all receiving less than we do. But when it comes to diesel, only Switzerland get less than people do in the U.K, filling up only 8.6 litres to our 8.9 litres.

* Overall, Scandinavian countries are the worst hit generally when it comes to fuel prices. For example, a full tank of petrol in Finland is $82/£63, Sweden $84/£64, Denmark $88/£67, Iceland $90.5/£69 and Norway, who find themselves in the most expensive spot, having to dig deep, with a full tank of petrol costing just under $95/£73.

* At the cheaper end of the scale, you'll find many countries you'd expect to see. The UAE, for example, gets 28.64 litres of petrol and 23.3 litres of diesel for $15 worth, Qatar can fill up 34.71 litres of petrol and 30.1 litres of diesel for the same spend, and Sudan can amazingly fill their petrol tanks twice (114.55L) and their diesel tanks three times (163.1L).

See the full list of how many litres $15 can buy you around the world and how your country compares to the rest of the world here: