Special Report

The Most And Least Expensive States To Drive

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39. Virginia
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,492
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $255 parts (5th highest); $149 labor (25th highest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,033 (8th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $1,056 (16th highest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $2.98 per gallon (15th lowest)

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38. Illinois
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,532
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $227 parts (17th lowest); $145 labor (15th lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,205 (12th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $955 (20th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $3.40 per gallon (10th highest)

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37. Hawaii
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,547
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $263 parts (2nd highest); $140 labor (7th lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,254 (17th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $890 (13th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $4.08 per gallon (2nd highest)

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36. Arizona
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,575
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $242 parts (20th highest); $143 labor (10th lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,417 (18th highest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $772 (5th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $3.13 per gallon (18th highest)

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35. Tennessee
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,585
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $245 parts (16th highest); $154 labor (7th highest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,206 (13th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $980 (25th highest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $2.88 per gallon (9th lowest)

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