Diesel Price Falls Back Below $4 a Gallon at $3.996

3.8¢ Decrease Comes After Two Consecutive Gains
Tanker delivers fuel
A gas tank driver checks his cellphone while monitoring the fueling of underground tanks from his tanker truck in Jackson, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

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The national average diesel price dipped back below $4 a gallon after a 3.8-cent decrease to $3.996, according to Energy Information Administration data released April 1.


  • Diesel’s average price had reached $4.034 a gallon after gaining 3 cents over the previous two weeks.
  • A gallon of trucking’s main fuel now costs 10.9 cents less on average than it did at this time in 2023.
  • Diesel’s price went down in all 10 regions in EIA’s weekly survey, ranging from a high of 5.2 cents in the Lower Atlantic to a low of 1.5 cents in the West Coast region.
  • Gasoline slipped six-tenths of a cent to settle at $3.517 a gallon. That's 2 cents more than at this time a year ago.

 U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices

EIA regional fuel chart


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