The cheapest gas in Fairfield has risen 2 cents since last week, from $3.69 to $3.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded — mirroring market trends.
In Connecticut, the average gallon of regular gasoline costs $3.74, according to AAA's "Fuel Gauge Report," with mid-grade at $3.87, premium at $3.98 and diesel at $4.13.
Those figures mark about a penny rise over last week and steep rise over last month, with the week-ago prices for the same fuel at $3.74, $3.85, $3.96 and $4.11 — and the month-ago prices at $3.35, $3.47, $3.59 and $3.73.
Just one year ago, a gallon of gas in Connecticut would cost, on average, $2.92, with mid-grade at $3.17, premium at $3.25 and diesel at $3.17.
If you're planning to fill your gas tank up today, we're saving you the search around town with a list of where you can get the cheapest gas. Here's a look, and be sure to give us tips on cheaper gas in the area in the Comments section below:Vendor Address Price 1101 Post Road $3.71 1096 Post Road $3.71 1139 Post Road $3.72 Mercury 44 1830 Post Road East (Westport)
$3.73 2047 Post Road $3.73
Information compiled from gasprices.mapquest.com and the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report.