The annual cost of owning a car topped $10,000 for the first time in 2022, rising to an average $10,729 last year, according to a study of transportation data by Automoblog.
Including the costs of buying, insuring, repairing and fueling the average car, Tennessee ranks among the least expensive states in which to own and operate a vehicle.
These are. the least expensive states in which to own a car:
1. West Virginia
Source: Automoblog based upon U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The most expensive states in which to own a car, in order, are Connecticut, California and Michigan.