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Average gas prices--March 8, 2010

Consumer Reports News: March 08, 2010 04:37 PM

Gasoline prices continue to climb higher compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is $.81 above the price this time last year. Diesel fuel is $.86 above this time last year.

[Click here for the latest average gas prices on Consumer Reports Online.]

National regular gasoline prices
Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon
$2.75  ↑ .05
Diesel fuel/gallon
$2.90  ↑ .04
Regional regular gasoline prices
East Coast
$2.74  ↑ .04
--New England
$2.75  ↑ .04
--Central Atlantic
$2.75  ↑ .04
--Lower Atlantic
$2.73  ↑ .04
Midwest
$2.70  ↑ .06
Gulf Coast
$2.65  ↑ .05
Rocky Mountain
$2.69  ↑ .05
West Coast
$2.98   .05
--California
$3.05  ↑ .05

Source: Energy Information Administration, 3/8/10. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

For more information on saving fuel see our reports on how to get the best gas mileage and where to find the cheapest gas.

Aaron Bailey


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