AAA MICHIGAN REPORTS: STATEWIDE AVERAGE DAILY GAS PRICE UP SIX CENTS

 
GAS PRICE PRIMER
 

 
AAA – The Auto Club Group
Susan Hiltz, Public Affairs Director, Michigan
C: 586.940.0278  slhiltz@aaamichigan.com
 
AAA MICHIGAN REPORTS: STATEWIDE AVERAGE DAILY GAS PRICE UP SIX CENTS
 
Dearborn, Michigan (September 9, 2018) - AAA Michigan reports that compared to last week, the statewide average daily gas price has increased. Michigan’s current daily statewide average is about $2.92 per gallon, about 6 cents more than last week’s average and about 21 cents more than this same time last year. 
 
Compared to last week, Metro Detroit’s average daily gas price has increased slightly. Metro Detroit’s current average is about $2.92 per gallon, about 1 cent more than last week’s average and about 29 cents more than this same time last year.
 
Of the ten Michigan metro areas surveyed by AAA for self-serve unleaded fuel prices, the lowest average price can be found in the Traverse City area where it’s about $2.76 a gallon. The highest average price can be found in the Ann Arbor area for the third week in a row where it’s about $2.96 a gallon. 
 
According to the latest reports from AAA:
 
State
Michigan ranked:

National


Global

 


Regular Unleaded Gas
Current and Past Price Averages
Sunday Week Ago Year Ago
National 2.847 2.837 2.672
Michigan 2.928 2.865 2.711
Ann Arbor 2.969 2.937 2.730
Benton Harbor 2.909 2.813 2.709
Flint 2.906 2.775 2.730
Grand Rapids/Muskegon/Holland 2.919 2.793 2.745
Jackson 2.946 2.863 2.729
Lansing/E. Lansing 2.921 2.804 2.751
Marquette 2.948 2.933 2.678
Metro Detroit 2.929 2.911 2.639
Saginaw/Bay City/Midland 2.947 2.795 2.731
Traverse City 2.768 2.786 2.768
         

 
 
Gas Price Survey Methodology
Every day up to 130,000 stations in the nation and more than 4,200 stations in Michigan are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline. 
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com.
The next Gas Price Primer will be emailed on Sunday, September 16, 2018
 
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