2014-03-15 / News

Monday/Saturday best days to fill up

CHICAGO – A GasBuddy analysis released January 28 tracked trends over the last four years showing what day of the week saw the cheapest gasoline price. The analysis also provided a conclusion for what day of the week offers the lowest price, showing a wide variation of the cheapest day to get gas, but not every day was well-represented.

“Surprisingly, many states see the lowest gasoline prices for the week during the weekend, which may come as a surprise to many motorists,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst with GasBuddy.com.

According to the analysis, 65% of states saw lower prices during the weekend than the week, which included Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. GasBuddy’s data also found that very few states saw Tuesday or Wednesday as the best day to fuel up. The complete listing is available at GasBuddy.com

GasBuddy’s analysis concludes that generally late-week or weekend fueling can result in the best savings for a majority of motorists. It should be noted that few states saw consistency year to year in the day that featured the best prices. The best day in Ohio is Monday/Saturday. In 2010 and 2011, it was Monday and then Saturday in 2012 and 2013.

More information is available at GasBuddy.com

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