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Published: Feb 01, 2022 4 min read
Gas Pump In Front Of Weekly Calendar

When should you buy gas? For most drivers, the answer is simply whenever the tank is running low.

But now that high gas prices are routine, it may be worth your while to fill up strategically on the days when fuel costs are cheapest. According to a new study from GasBuddy, a gas price comparison app, Monday is the best day of the week to buy gas.

On average, Monday was the cheapest day for gas prices around the country in 2021. The beginning of the work week also saw the lowest gas prices in several previous years. Friday, which has traditionally been one of the more expensive days for gas prices with the start of the weekend, was surprisingly the second least-expensive day to fill up in 2021.