Oregon is the least expensive state to own a car

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Oregon is the least expensive state to own a car, based on the cost of repairs, insurance premium, gas, taxes and fees.

The average annual cost of operating a car in Oregon -- which benefits from having no sales tax, some of the nation's lowest licensing fees, smart planning, and lower than average insurance rates -- is just $2,204.

That's 31 percent less than the national average of $3,201, according to the report.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

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0 #1 Yikes!Guest 2013-08-22 18:10:05
Don't let Salem in on this. They will probably want to somehow try to bring our state up to the average!
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