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All prices displayed are the mid price reported for Melbourne and Shanghai recorded in March 2018. On 1 August 2018, one Australian dollar (A$1.00) was worth $5.05 Chinese Yuan (CNY$5.05412).

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$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Economy car (up to 1800 cc, 4 door) 36,990.00 276,266.00
Mid-range sedan/wagon (up to 2500 cc) 94,000.00 636,900.00
Automobile parts and running costs Australian dollars (A$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Annual registration fee/road tax 800.80 1,425.00
Third-party and collision insurance 2,380.00 17,457.00
Price of 4 new summer radial tyres 1,074.00 7,120.00
Engine oil (1 L) 13.99 124.00
Petrol, gasoline (1 L) 1.47 6.80
Transport fares Australian dollars (A$)
Chinese Yuan (CNY¥)
Taxi - initial meter charge 4.70 14.00
Taxi - rate per kilometre 1.71 2.40
Taxi, ride from airport to city
65.00
160.00
Bus ride or subway in city centre 4.30 ---