Gas and Diesel Prices Down to Start This Week

Apr 22, 2024 at 07:11 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 5.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.21/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 3.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 9.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has decreased 0.4 cents in the last week and stands at $4.01 per gallon.


In Rutherford County, the average price at the pump for regular unleaded fuel is $3.14 per gallon, which is down by .15-cents when compared to last Monday (April 15, 2024). When looking at gas prices across Tennessee's 95-counties, prices in the Murfreesboro / Smyrna area are some of the lowest in the state, according to AAA – the Auto Club. As for the highest priced county - - it is west of the Rutherford County line in the Franklin / Brentwood area, where motorist will find the cost of fuel is hitting an average price of $3.60 per gallon (regular unleaded). Nearby Music City prices in Nashville are $3.28 per gallon. But if you want the cheapest price at the pump, you should head south of the 'Boro and into the Shelbyville area, where prices are averaging $3.07 per gallon throughout Bedford County.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 4.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.64/g today. The national average is up 10.8 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 1.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.

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

  1. April 22, 2023: $3.31/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)
  2. April 22, 2022: $3.84/g (U.S. Average: $4.11/g)
  3. April 22, 2021: $2.66/g (U.S. Average: $2.88/g)
  4. April 22, 2020: $1.53/g (U.S. Average: $1.77/g)
  5. April 22, 2019: $2.60/g (U.S. Average: $2.85/g)
  6. April 22, 2018: $2.55/g (U.S. Average: $2.75/g)
  7. April 22, 2017: $2.17/g (U.S. Average: $2.42/g)
  8. April 22, 2016: $1.93/g (U.S. Average: $2.13/g)
  9. April 22, 2015: $2.28/g (U.S. Average: $2.48/g)
  10. April 22, 2014: $3.49/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Chattanooga- $3.12/g, down 12.4 cents per gallon from last week's $3.25/g.
  • Nashville- $3.25/g, down 9.9 cents per gallon from last week's $3.35/g.
  • Huntsville- $3.25/g, up 0.3 cents per gallon from last week's $3.25/g.

DIESEL: For motorist who require diesel in their vehicle, the current price at the pump is averaging $3.79 per gallon throughout Tennessee. The price of diesel is .2-cents cheaper today (04/22/24) than yesterday's price and 4-cents cheaper than last Monday's average of $3.83 per gallon. On this day one year ago, diesel prices were $3.91 per gallon, which .12-cents higher than Monday's average.


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