When it comes to the cost of operating vehicles, Virginia drivers are paying more out of pocket every year than most of the rest of the country.
The Commonwealth ranks No. 9 on Bankrate.com’s list of annual car-ownership costs. According to the report, commuters lay out $3,622 every year on gasoline, insurance, taxes, and repairs.
Maryland, by contrast, clocked in at No. 29 on the list, with costs of $3,158 — just below the national average of $3,201. D.C. was not included in the rankings.
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