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2014 Fuel Facts

updated 4/21/2014 - (next update will be 4/28/2014)

National Average Unleaded Gas Prices

DateCost Per Gallon
April 21, 2014 $3.67
Month ago average $3.52
Year ago average $3.52
Source:
AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report at www.fuelgaugereport.com.

How That Affects a Trip

(Estimates are based on a vehicle with a 20-gallon gas tank that gets 20 miles to the gallon. Calculations were made using the national averages listed above.)

Trip Drive Time
(approx., one-way)
Round-trip mileage Gallons of gas used Cost 2013 Cost 2014 Cost Difference
Minneapolis to
Mount Rushmore
9 hours
30 min.
1,282 64.1 $225.63 $235.25 $9.62
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours 1,300 65.0 $228.80 $238.55 $9.75
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours 1,731 86.6 $304.83 $317.82 $12.99
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639 82.0 $288.64 $300.94 $12.30
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108 55.4 $195.01 $203.32 $8.31
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878 93.9 $330.53 $344.61 $14.08
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours 770 38.5 $135.52 $141.30 $5.78
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215 110.8 $390.02 $406.64 $16.62
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours 2,231 111.6 $392.83 $409.57 $16.74
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours 1,463 73.2 $257.66 $268.64 $10.98

Estimates are based on a vehicle with a 20-gallon gas tank that gets 20 miles to the gallon. * Calculations were made using the national averages listed above.


View gas mileage tips published by the U.S. Department of Energy.