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The Most (and Least) Expensive States to Drive

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5. Montana
> Vehicle operating cost: $3,484/yr.
> Avg. price of gas: $2.35 (12th highest)
> Avg. insurance premium: $2,297/yr. (2nd highest)
> Avg. repair cost: $416 (9th highest)

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4. Maryland
> Vehicle operating cost: $3,553/yr.
> Avg. price of gas: $2.22 (24th lowest)
> Avg. insurance premium: $1,610/yr. (8th highest)
> Avg. repair cost: $419 (3rd highest)

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3. California
> Vehicle operating cost: $3,706/yr.
> Avg. price of gas: $2.96 (2nd highest)
> Avg. insurance premium: $1,752/yr. (6th highest)
> Avg. repair cost: $435 (the highest)

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2. New Jersey
> Vehicle operating cost: $3,911/yr.
> Avg. price of gas: $2.29 (16th highest)
> Avg. insurance premium: $1,905/yr. (3rd highest)
> Avg. repair cost: $419 (5th highest)

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1. Michigan
> Vehicle operating cost: $4,417/yr.
> Avg. price of gas: $2.34 (13th highest)
> Avg. insurance premium: $2,738/yr. (the highest)
> Avg. repair cost: $354 (the lowest)

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