According to this week's AAA Texas Gas Watch, the average price of regular unleaded gas was unchanged from last week.  The average price is $1.53 a gallon, down 58 cents from one year ago.  This week's national average is $1.72 a gallon, up two cents from last week.

Of the cities surveyed by AAA Texas, Dallas has the most expensive gas average $1.58 a gallon for regular unleaded. Amarillo is the cheapest at $1.41 a gallon. Many gas stations in Lubbock are selling regular unleaded between $1.39 to $1.49 a gallon.

“Texans are now paying $21 to fill up the average 14-gallon size fuel tank which is about $8 less per fill up than last year,” said AAA Texas/New Mexico Representative Doug Shupe. “With these lower prices compared to recent years and the 100-year anniversary of the National Park System, travelers might want to consider a road trip to a National Park this coming spring and summer.


AreaCurrent 2/18/162/11/16DifferenceYear Ago 2/18/15DifferenceRecord High DateRecord High Price
Austin-San Marcos$1.53$1.55-0.02$2.08-0.5507/17/08$3.97
Corpus Christi$1.52$1.51+0.01$2.10-0.5807/15/08$3.96
El Paso$1.56$1.560.00$2.14-0.5807/17/08$3.97
Ft. Worth$1.56$1.50+0.06$2.14-0.5807/16/08$3.97
San Antonio$1.50$1.52-0.02$2.07-0.5707/16/08$3.96