Average price of gasoline in New Haven remains stagnant

In this Thursday, July 16, 2015, photo, a customer re-fuels her car at a Costco in Robinson Township, Pa. The U.S. government says the fuel economy of the nation’s fleet of cars and trucks likely won’t meet its targets in 2025 because low gas prices have changed the types of vehicles people are buying. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The average price of gasoline in New Haven has remained at an average of $2.26 per gallon for the past week, according to GasBuddy.

This compares with the national average of $2.22 per gallon, which has gone up 1.5 cents per gallon in the last week.

In New Haven prices are 11.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago and 2.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on October 3 in New Haven have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.38/g in 2015, $3.59/g in 2014, $3.74/g in 2013, $4.13/g in 2012 and $3.70/g in 2011.