Special Report

The Most And Least Expensive States To Drive

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34. North Carolina
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,605
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $252 parts (8th highest); $151 labor (18th highest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,326 (23rd lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $876 (11th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $2.90 per gallon (10th lowest)

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33. Massachusetts
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,644
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $245 parts (17th highest); $136 labor (3rd lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,314 (20th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $950 (19th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $3.03 per gallon (23rd lowest)

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32. Alabama
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,649
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $241 parts (21st highest); $157 labor (3rd highest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,358 (24th lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $893 (15th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $2.84 per gallon (3rd lowest)

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31. Delaware
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,679
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $243 parts (18th highest); $147 labor (17th lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,443 (17th highest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $846 (9th lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $3.00 per gallon (20th lowest)

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30. New Jersey
> Avg. annual cost of car ownership $2,682
> Avg. cost of a check-engine light repair: $260 parts (3rd highest); $143 labor (11th lowest)
> Avg. annual insurance costs: $1,319 (21st lowest)
> Annual gasoline expenditure per licensed driver: $960 (21st lowest)
> Avg. price of gasoline as of June 20, 2021: $3.18 per gallon (15th highest)

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