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How much gasoline does the United States consume?

In 2018, about 142.86 billion gallons (or about 3.40 billion barrels1) of finished motor gasoline were consumed in the United States, an average of about 391.40 million gallons (or 9.32 million barrels) per day.

1 Preliminary data. There are 42 U.S. gallons in a barrel.

Learn more:
Data for U.S. product supplied for finished motor gasoline
U.S. petroleum supply and disposition data
Energy Explained: Use of Gasoline

Last updated: March 29, 2019


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