Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2012-08-13T22:00:03Z

Photograph by Steve Vidler/eStock Photo

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Price per gallon of premium gasoline: $7.74
Price change since last quarter: -9.5%
Most-expensive-gas rank: #13
Pain-at-the-pump rank: #40
<p>A German driver filling the 55-liter (14.5-gallon) tank of Europe's most popular car, Volkswagen's Golf hatchback, pays $112.23, compared with $54.38 for the same fill-up in the U.S. The average cost of gasoline at the pump in Europe is more than double the price in the U.S.</p> <p>The average daily income in Germany is $116. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 6.6 percent.

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