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Gas Prices Near You

Fueleconomy.gov has many great resources to save you money at the pump.

Before you fuel up, find the cheapest gas prices in your state, as well as regional and national gas prices.

Reduce the amount of gas that you use by following their gas mileage tips

Learn about the history of gasoline prices, understanding gas taxes and more at Fueleconomy.gov.

Four Ways to Improve Your Gas Mileage

Find out how to improve your gas mileage. Here’s an overview of the tips:

1. Drive More Efficiently

  • Avoid speeding, rapid acceleration, and unnecessary braking
  • Observe the speed limit
  • Avoid idling
  • Remove unnecessary items that add weight to your vehicle
  • Use cruise control on the highway
  • Use overdrive gears when appropriate

2. Keep Your Car in Shape

  • Get regular tune-ups
  • Keep tires properly inflated
  • Use the motor oil recommended for your vehicle
  • Replace a clogged air filter

3. Plan and Combine Trips

  • Combine errands into one trip
  • Consider commuting alternatives (carpooling, public transit, etc.)

4. Choose a More Efficient Vehicle

Use fueleconomy.gov to find and compare cars.

Save money on gas with fuel-saving tips or with a more efficient car. Learn how at Fueleconomy.gov.

Video transcript:

Announcer: Shopping for a new car? Now comparing the fuel economy of different vehicles is faster and easier than ever before.

New fuel economy labels designed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation will let you quickly transfer information to your smart phone. Using a QR, or quick response reader app that you can download to your phone, scan the new labels to get mileage estimates, environmental emissions details and more.

The new labels will even help you see how much you can save at the gas pump with your new car or truck.

You can also customize these tools to your driving habits, and estimate fuel costs for city or highway driving. Figuring out how to save money and the environment just got easier.

Visit fueleconomy.gov for more information.