The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Gasoline Falls to $2.22 Per Gallon

October 26, 2015

Photo via Wikimedia.
Photo via Wikimedia.

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell 4.9 cents to $2.228 for the week ending Oct. 26, reported the U.S. Department of Energy.

The price is now 82.8 cents lower than the same time a year ago, and fell in nine of the nine regions tracked by the department's Energy Information Administration. Among the regions, the steepest decline came in the Midwest, where the average price fell 7.2 cents to $2.228. The Gulf Coast now has the lowest average price at $1.945.

Among states, Hawaii now stands at the top of the list with the most expensive gasoline at $2.89. Other states above $2.50 include California ($2.846), Nevada ($2.762), and Alaska ($2.529). As gasoline prices fall, more states now offer gasoline under $2 per gallon. Eight are now in that group with South Carolina's $1.891 price point the lowest in the nation, reports AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Meanwhile, the average price of a gallon of diesel fell 3.3 cents to $2.498 per gallon. Diesel is now $1.137 lower than it was a year ago.

Related: Gasoline Falls to $2.27 Per Gallon

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.





Sponsored by

Clean diesel fuel that has been refined such that its sulfur content is 15 parts per million (ppm) or less.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.
 

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher