13133414-mmmain.jpgIf you had to guess, which state would you say is the least expensive in which to own a car? The answer is Oregon, although many people would suspect it’s actually more expensive than many states to own a car there, based on how many people use alternative transportation.

A new study by Bankrate.com looked at the cost of repairs, insurance premiums, gas and taxes and fees in all fifty states.

 
In Oregon, the average annual cost of operating a car is $2,204, significantly lower than the national average. Where does Washington come in? After being told yesterday that the spark plugs for my Honda are $27 each (!!) I’d think it would be at the top of the ‘expensive’ list, but
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