Average gas prices--November 12, 2012

Consumer Reports News: November 13, 2012 04:38 PM

Gas prices continue to drop in most areas compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is one cent above the price this time last year and about four cents below last week's price. Premium gas is $3.76, down four cents from last week. Diesel fuel is about one cent below this time last year.

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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 guide to alternative fuels.

National regular gasoline prices Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon
$3.45 .04
Diesel fuel/gallon
$4.98 .03
Regional regular gasoline prices
East Coast
$3.49 .04
--New England
$3.67 .04
--Central Atlantic
$3.66 .02
--Lower Atlantic
$3.31 .06
$3.33 .01
Gulf Coast
$3.20 .07
Rocky Mountain
$3.56 .05
West Coast
$3.78 .12
$3.86 .14

Source: Energy Information Administration, 11/12/12. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

Liza Barth

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