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Motor Fuel Prices: Retail Gasoline Prices


Weekly data, not seasonally adjusted

 Retail Gasoline Prices

Gasoline prices are an important cost component of highway transportation. Changes in gasoline prices affect the demand for highway transportation, especially as can be seen in vehicle-miles traveled. In the United States, motor gasoline prices follow world crude oil prices more closely than motor diesel prices.

Retail Gasoline Prices (Regular Grade) 8-Apr-13 15-Apr-13
Average regular grade, all formulations (Current dollars per gallon, including all taxes) 3.61 3.54
Percent change from previous week -1.0 -1.8

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Weekly Retail Gasoline Prices, available at as of April 2013.