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The best apps to save money on gas

The best apps to save money on gas

The days of paying $1 for a gallon of gasoline are gone for good. But that doesn't mean you have to spend an arm and a leg to fill up your tank.


There are plenty of ways to cut down on your gas habit and find the best deals on fuel. These fuel-efficient apps will keep your gas tank and your wallet from running on empty.

GasBuddy (Free; iOS, Android) - Ever fill up your tank and then drive by three more gas stations with cheaper prices? It can drive you crazy.

Since you can't return gas, grab GasBuddy! This amazing app will show you a map of frequently updated gas prices in your area, so you know where to find the cheapest gas in town.

Gas Cubby (Free; iOS) - By far the best way to save on gas is to simply use less of it! But, you don't need to rush out and buy a brand new car or hybrid. Chances are you can squeeze more mileage out of the car you already have.

Gas Cubby has everything you need to track your MPGs, fuel and service expenses and driving stats. It will help you keep all of your cars in good working order and remind you about maintenance milestones.

Fuel Log (Free; Android) - Like Gas Cubby, FuelLog is designed to let you monitor your car's fuel consumption, maintenance schedules and other expenses, such as average cost per month spent on gas.

Waze (Free; iOS, Android)- Going on a road trip? Waze is not only a great GPS app with turn-by-turn voice navigation and real-time traffic updates, it's a great way to find the cheapest gas prices along your route. You'll know whether you should stop to fill up or keep driving.

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