FRAMINGHAM – Gasoline prices in Massachusetts dropped one cent this week, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham.
AAA’s July 10 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.17 per gallon.
The Massachusetts price is nine cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.26.
A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was two cents higher at $2.19.
“Gas prices locally are still some of the lowest we’ve seen all year, even as nationally prices have ticked up over the past week,” said Mary Maguire, Director of Public and Legislative Affairs for AAA Northeast. “Consumers have a great opportunity to take advantage of low prices as they head out onto the heart of the summer driving vacation season.”
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 36 cents, from a low of $2.05 to a high of $2.41.
AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 62 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 5.2 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.