Every penny needs to count especially when you're talking about the current high prices of gas as the financial affect on anyone who owns a vehicle is making folks really take a look at how much we are actually spending on gas.
If you don't currently know how much you're spending on gas, take a look at the AAA Fuel Cost Calculator (below) to find out exactly how far and how much you commute and how many miles you drive. Once you have this mileage you can then find out how much it's really costing you and then you can begin the quest of saving your budget from high gas prices.
AAA Fuel Cost Calculator
This website is run by AAA and can calculate how much gas you need and how much you are currently spending but be careful it's a real eye-opener.
By now, you've probably realized that your spending just way too much money on fuel and so below you will find some of the best websites that are dedicated solely, in most cases, to help folks in finding the cheapest gas prices around.
But before you go driving across town to save a few extra pennies on the gallon or fill up realize that where you fill up does make a difference as every town and/or county does reap a tax benefit, albeit a small one.
So, if community prosperity matters to you in the least you should fill up your next tank of gas within your city or county if at all possible.
- Gas Buddy
At Gas Buddy.com you can search for gas prices by grade, state, county, gas station, price or by zip code. We like Gas Buddy because it is an interactive site, offers plenty of visual aides and is really fast and easy to navigate.
NashvilleGasPrices.com is operated by GasBuddy.com and offers all of the same perks as GasBuddy.com but narrows your search down quickly to the Nashville Area.
- AAA South
Listed on the front of AAA South's home page is a simple to use gas finder that finds all of the local gas prices by zip code.
Even Mapquest has joined in on helping us find cheap gas. On Gasprices.mapquest.com you can now search and find your areas cheapest gas by city, state, or zip code.
Autos.msn.com has also jumped on board in the quest for lower gas prices and you can search their site by zip code to find the cheapest gas prices in your area.
- Motor Trend
Motor Trend Magazine is gas price search is searchable by zip code, state, town, or county and even has a widget that you can grab and download to your desktop or favorite web space, although if you're hunting for visuals this site is very limited.