Personal Finance

August 21, 2013 10:26 AM

It’s more expensive to operate a car in Missouri than in Kansas

A survey by found that Missouri drivers on average pay $675 more a year than Kansas car owners for repairs, insurance premiums, gasoline, taxes and other fees. Bankrate’s first Car Cost Index ranked Missouri as the 12th most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle at $3,527 a year. Kansas ranked 37th at $2,852, well below the national average of $3,201 in car ownership costs.

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