Product Reviews

Thanks Jennifer. We are looking forward to working with you. We will be in touch

Your account has been created

Average gas prices--April 30, 2012

Consumer Reports News: April 30, 2012 05:23 PM

Drivers continue to see some relief at the pump as gas prices are down all areas around the country compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is $.13 below the price this time last year. Diesel fuel is about five cents below this time last year. At $4.10, premium gasoline is down about four cents from last week.

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

National regular gasoline prices Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon
$3.83 .04
Diesel fuel/gallon
$4.07 .01
Regional regular gasoline prices
East Coast
$3.83 .06
--New England
$3.93 .04
--Central Atlantic
$3.87 .06
--Lower Atlantic
$3.77 .06
$3.75 .03
Gulf Coast
$3.69 .06
Rocky Mountain
$3.79 .01
West Coast
$4.12 .02
$4.01 .03

Source: Energy Information Administration, 4/30/12. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

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 in our in our guide to alternative fuels.

Liza Barth

E-mail Newsletters

FREE e-mail Newsletters! Choose from cars, safety, health, and more!
Already signed-up?
Manage your newsletters here too.

Cars News


Cars Build & Buy Car Buying Service
Save thousands off MSRP with upfront dealer pricing information and a transparent car buying experience.

See your savings


Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare
while you shop

Learn more