AAA: Michigan gas prices up 5 cents to $2.83 a gallon

The Associated Press
A person pulls a gas pump from his vehicle after filling his tank.

Dearborn – AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 5 cents from a week ago to about $2.83 per gallon.

The Dearborn-based auto club says Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 14 cents more than a year ago. AAA says the statewide average rose to a new 2019 high of $2.86 per gallon last Thursday before easing. AAA says more increases are expected this spring.

The state’s highest average was about $2.89 a gallon in the Saginaw area. The lowest was about $2.67 in the Traverse City area.

Prices in the Detroit area were about $2.79 per gallon, up about 5 cents from a week ago.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.