AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices up 7 cents

Bad news once again for the average price of gas in Michigan.

By Rod Meloni - Reporter, CFP ®, Von Lozon

DEARBORN, Mich. - AAA Michigan reported Sunday night the average daily gas price in the state increased by about seven cents from last week.

The auto club, based in Dearborn, announced the average price of gas in Michigan last week was about $2.93 per gallon. Prices are about 52 cents more than this same time last year.

Michigan’s lowest average price was in the Traverse City area, where it was about $2.85 per gallon. The highest average price was in the Ann Arbor area for the third straight week, where it was about $2.97 per gallon.

Metro Detroit's average gas price is about $2.94 -- which is also an increase of seven cents from last week. Metro Detroit's average is about 57 cents more than this same time last year.

Michigan is 16th in the country for most expensive average daily gas price for a second consecutive week.

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