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Who Has The Most Expensive Tank Of Gas In America? The Answer Probably Won't Surprise You

Who Has The Most Expensive Tank Of Gas In America? The Answer Probably Won't Surprise You

With oil prices down more than 50 percent from mid-2014 levels, Americans are enjoying the cheapest gas prices they’ve had in years.

However, some are saving more money on cheap gas than others.

Here’s a breakdown of where U.S. gas is cheapest, and where it’s most expensive, according to Gas Buddy.

The Cheapest States

1. Missouri: The average gas price is $1.764 in Missouri, nearly 30 cents below the national average of $2.055.

2. Oklahoma: Drivers are paying only $1.786 per gallon in the Sooner State.

3. Kansas: The trend of cheap gas in the Midwest continues, as gas in Kansas averages only $1.819.

4. Texas: Drivers in the Lone Star State pay only $1.823 per gallon. Texas is also home to the city with the cheapest gas in the country, Lubbock ($1.695 per gallon).

5. New Mexico: New Mexico rounds out the top five with a price of only $1.842 per gallon.

Related Link: OPEC: Oil Prices Will Rebound, Return To 'Normal' Level

The Most Expensive States

1. Hawaii: With the cost of shipping, it’s understandable why Hawaii’s $3.315 gas price would be highest in the country. Honolulu takes the honor of the U.S. city with the most expensive gas ($3.145 per gallon).

2. Alaska: For exactly the same reason as Hawaii, Alaska takes the number two spot with gas prices of $2.776 per gallon.

3. California: California takes the top spot for expensive gas among the contiguous states, where drivers pay $2.488 per gallon. San Francisco is the most expensive city in the contiguous states ($2.708).

4. New York: The Empire State trails California by less than a cent, with an average price of $2.481.

5. Vermont: Finishing off the top five is Vermont, where drivers pay $2.415 for a gallon of gas.

Image credit: Dear Harry, Wikimedia


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