The sticker price on a car only scratches the surface of your ownership costs. Once you factor in insurance, fuel, taxes, and maintenance your wallet gets empty fast. The states listed here are the most friendly in terms of total vehicle costs.

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10. Ohio

10. Ohio

Taxes & Fees: $2,339
Depreciation: $18,174
Finance & Interest: $5,814
Insurance: $7,019
Fuel Costs: $13,311
Maintenance: $3,663
Repairs: $914
Total True Cost to Own: $51,234

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9. New Mexico

9. New Mexico

Taxes & Fees: $2,216
Depreciation: $18,229
Finance & Interest: $5,916
Insurance: $6,940
Fuel Costs: $12,765
Maintenance: $4,055
Repairs: $1,036
Total True Cost to Own: $51,157

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8. Georgia

8. Georgia

Taxes & Fees: $3,217
Depreciation: $18,037
Finance & Interest: $5,712
Insurance: $6,355
Fuel Costs: $13,202
Maintenance: $3,666
Repairs: $914
Total True Cost to Own: $51,103

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7. Massachusetts

7. Massachusetts

Taxes & Fees: $3,283
Depreciation: $18,208
Finance & Interest: $5,487
Insurance: $6,640
Fuel Costs: $13,240
Maintenance: $3,300
Repairs: $812
Total True Cost to Own: $50,970

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6. North Dakota

6. North Dakota

Taxes & Fees: $2,009
Depreciation: $18,305
Finance & Interest: $5,854
Insurance: $6,645
Fuel Costs: $13,332
Maintenance: $3,499
Repairs: $871
Total True Cost to Own: $50,515

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