Diesel Price Nudges Up to $4.034 a Gallon

Second Straight Increase Comes After Three Consecutive Declines
Tanker delivers fuel
The national average diesel price is 9.4 cents less per gallon than it was a year ago despite an increase of six-tenths of a cent the week of March 25. (Johnny HS/Getty Images)

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The national average diesel price edged up six-tenths of a cent to $4.034 a gallon in its second consecutive modest increase, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration data released March 25.


  • Diesel’s average price has gained 3 cents in the past two weeks after shedding 10.5 cents per gallon over the three previous weeks dating to Feb. 26.
  • On average, a gallon of diesel costs 9.4 cents less than it did at this time in 2023.
  • Diesel’s price went up in six of the 10 regions in EIA’s weekly survey and down in four. The biggest gain was 3.1 cents in the Midwest; the biggest drop was 2.8 cents in the Gulf Coast region.
  • The average price for a gallon of gasoline climbed 7 cents — representing a gain of 14.7 cents over the past two weeks — to $3.523. That's 10.2 cents more than at this time last year. 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices

EIA regional fuel chart


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