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All prices displayed are the median price reported for Melbourne and Shanghai recorded in March 2016. On 1 August 2016, one Australian dollar (A$1.00) was worth $5.02 Chinese Yuan (CNY$5.024750).

Visit X-rates for the current exchange rate.

Please note: Cost of living in regional Victoria is generally lower than in Melbourne.

Automobiles Australian dollars (A$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Economy car (up to 1800 cc, 4 door) 34,748.00 299,800.00
Mid-range sedan/wagon (up to 2500 cc) 109,175.00 656,000.00
Automobile parts and running costs Australian dollars (A$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Annual registration fee/road tax 771.60 1500.00
Third-party and collision insurance 2,516.00 20,135.00
Price of 4 new summer radial tyres 1,074.00 6,600.00
Engine oil (1 L) 14.99 122.50
Petrol, gasoline (1 L) 1.17 5.53
Transport fares Australian dollars (A$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Taxi - initial meter charge 3.70 14.00
Taxi - rate per kilometre 1.88 1.34
Taxi, ride from airport to city
67.00
160.00
Bus ride or subway in city centre 3.90 4.00