Gas Prices Fall 24 Cents In Week

(WLNS) – AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 24 cents a gallon in the last week.

The auto club says the average price per gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was $2.23 on Sunday. That’s about $1 less than a year ago.

According to the gas price monitoring website gas-buddy.com, the average price in Lansing in $2.18. In Jackson the average in $2.19. In both cities the price is expected to keep falling, according to gas-buddy.com.

This is the sixth week in a row that the statewide average price has fallen. Statewide prices remain at their lowest level in more than 5 years.

AAA Michigan surveys fuel costs at 2,800 Michigan gas stations daily. It says the cheapest price was about $2.07 in the Flint area. The highest price was about $2.46 a gallon in the Marquette area.

The auto club says the Detroit-area average has fallen for the 16th week in a row, to about $2.25 a gallon.

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