Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County for the Week of July 17, 2023

Jul 17, 2023 at 07:44 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.07/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 6.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 102.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has risen 0.1 cents in the last week and stands at $3.80 per gallon.

In Rutherford County, the average price of regular unleaded is selling for $3.05 per gallon, which is on the low end when compared to other counties in the state. Neighboring Williamson County continues to have the highest average price in the state at $3.41 per gallon. The cheapest fuel can be found next door in Bedford County, where regular unleaded is averaging $2.96 per gallon, according to the Auto Club, AAA.


Diesel is currently priced at an average of $3.59 per gallon in Tennessee, which is a penny more when compared to last week. However, it is $1.71 per gallon cheaper when compared to prices last year at this time. When compared to gas prices, diesel is .23-cents cheaper than premium fuel right now and .50-cents more than regular unleaded.  

Historic Gas Prices in TN and the US Average Going Back 10-Years:

  • July 17, 2022: $4.09/g (U.S. Average: $4.51/g)
  • July 17, 2021: $2.86/g (U.S. Average: $3.16/g)
  • July 17, 2020: $1.91/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
  • July 17, 2019: $2.52/g (U.S. Average: $2.79/g)
  • July 17, 2018: $2.60/g (U.S. Average: $2.86/g)
  • July 17, 2017: $2.01/g (U.S. Average: $2.25/g)
  • July 17, 2016: $1.96/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
  • July 17, 2015: $2.48/g (U.S. Average: $2.77/g)
  • July 17, 2014: $3.37/g (U.S. Average: $3.58/g)
  • July 17, 2013: $3.42/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Chattanooga- $2.96/g, down 9.7 cents per gallon from last week's $3.05/g.
  • Nashville- $3.15/g, down 5.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.20/g.
  • Huntsville- $3.09/g, up 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.08/g.
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