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Gas Is Cheap in the United States!

Updated on August 25, 2010

Gasoline is Cheap in the United States

Everyone should be grateful for the cheap gasoline we are currently enjoying here in the United States! Here is how we compare with other countries:

$.25 Venezuela

.41 Iran

.60 Saudi Arabia

1.74 Iraq

2.46 Indonesia

2.54 Mexico

2.84 China

3.79 Russia


4.72 Japan

4.79 India

4.79 South Africa

5.09 Canada

7.30 Spain

7.31 Greece

7.38 Ireland

7.99 Czech Republic

8.07 Poland

8.60 Sweden

8.71 United Kingdom

8.78 France

8 .85 France

8.85 Italy

8.89 Portugal

8.90 Denmark

8.98 Germany

9.23 Belgium

10.05 Netherlands


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    • Ralph Deeds profile image

      Ralph Deeds 7 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Thanks, C.J. I'd probably wrap it around a tree.

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      C.J. Wright 7 years ago

      Ralph, may I suggest a Harley Davison Sportster. Under 10 Grand and typically gets 50MPG. Not to mention owning a piece of "Americana".

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      drcrischasse 7 years ago from NH/Foxboro


      I have been to Europe several times. I know I am spoiled driving a gas guzzling BMW. If i complain then i will go buy a mini Cooper. End speculation on oil and gas drops a dollar.

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      Ralph Deeds 8 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Me either!

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      A.J. Frank 8 years ago from Rochester

      That's it, I'm moving to Venezuela today!

      Wait, isn't that where that maniac Hugo Chavez rules?

      I'm not stepping foot there.

      OK, Iran it is.

      Wait, isn't that where that nut bag Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rules?

      Never mind.

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      Ralph Deeds 9 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      And they drive much more fuel efficient vehicles. Higer gasoline taxes are the main reason for the price differences at the pump.

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      ColdWarBaby 9 years ago

      Prices are higher in other countries because people there drive much less. America is one of the worst providers of public transportation in the world. Just like health care. In other lands people also don't jump in the car to go half a mile to the corner convenience store for a six pack. They walk, ride bycycles and use public transportation FAR more than spoiled, lazy, self-agrandizing Americans.

      Don't try to give the impression that we have no cause to protest. Please tell me you're being sarcastic.

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      Ralph Deeds 9 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      It's around $4.10 in Michigan. It's 30 miles each way to get to Lake St. Clair and my sailboat. I'm still spending a lot on gas. Guess I need to get a motorcycle!

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      Merle Ann Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Omg you have to be kidding??? How in the name of God can they pay those prices??? there are some big time cheats around and we are fighting for them duh duh???I hate is so un-fair and so overtaking us. OMG G-Ma :o) hugs

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      Paul Edmondson 9 years ago from Burlingame, CA

      I was fine paying $4 a gallon. But now that it's $5 here in california, I'm driving less.