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How much gasoline does the United States consume?

In 2022, about 135.06 billion gallons (or about 3.22 billion barrels)1 of finished motor gasoline were consumed in the United States, an average of about 370 million gallons per day (or about 8.81 million barrels per day). The record high level of finished motor gasoline consumption was about 392 million gallons per day in 2018.

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

Learn more:
U.S. finished motor gasoline supply and disposition
U.S. petroleum supply and disposition
Monthly Energy Review, Petroleum, Table 3.5: Product Products Supplied by Type
Historical national and regional data for U.S. product supplied of finished motor gasoline
Energy Explained: Use of gasoline

Last updated: September 22, 2023, with data from Petroleum Supply Annual/Vol1, August 2023.

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