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2014 Fuel Facts

updated 12/15/2014 - (next update will be 12/22/2014)

National Average Unleaded Gas Prices

DateCost Per Gallon
December 15, 2014 $2.55
Month ago average $2.90
Year ago average $3.23
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 $207.04 $163.46 - $43.58
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours 1,300 65.0 $209.95 $165.75 - $44.20
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours 1,731 86.6 $279.72 $220.83 - $58.89
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639 82.0 $266.86 $209.10 - $55.76
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108 55.4 $178.94 $141.27 - $37.67
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878 93.9 $303.30 $239.45 - $63.85
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours 770 38.5 $124.36 $98.18 - $26.18
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215 110.8 $357.88 $282.54 - $75.34
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours 2,231 111.6 $360.47 $284.58 - $75.89
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours 1,463 73.2 $236.44 $186.66 - $49.78

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.