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Average gas prices

Tracking the fuel prices nationwide

Last updated: April 2014

Gas prices rose in most regions across the country compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is up six cents from this time last week and up 10 cents from a year ago. Premium gas is $3.98, up five cents from last week. Diesel fuel is about a cent higher than this time last year.

See our guide to fuel economy for advice on saving gasoline, including reports on how to get the best gas mileage and where to find the cheapest gas. Learn about future technologies such as electric and hydrogen fuel cells in our guide to alternative fuels.

National regular gasoline prices Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon $3.65   ↑ .10
Diesel fuel/gallon $3.95   ↑ .01
Regional regular gasoline prices Price Change from last week
East Coast $3.61 ↑ .03
—New England $3.64 ↑ .04
—Central Atlantic $3.61 ↑ .02
—Lower Atlantic $3.60 ↑ .04
Midwest $3.63 ↑ .06
Gulf Coast $3.47 ↑ .08
Rocky Mountain $3.44 ↓ .01
West Coast $3.98 ↑ .10
—California $4.16 ↑ .13

Source: Energy Information Administration, 4/14/14. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.


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