The Cost of Driving a Car

The average American can expect to spend about $817 on auto repairs for two vehicles annually. Fuel costs U.S. drivers about $386.09/mo.

Free Auto Insurance Comparison

 Secured with SHA-256 Encryption

Leslie Kasperowicz holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Winnipeg. She spent several years as a Farmers Insurance CSR, gaining a solid understanding of insurance products including home, life, auto, and commercial and working directly with insurance customers to understand their needs. She has since used that knowledge in her more than ten years as a writer, largely in the insuranc...

Full Bio →

Written by

Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years (BBB A+). He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like and Safeco. He reviews content, ensuring that ex...

Full Bio →

Reviewed by Daniel Walker
Licensed Auto Insurance Agent

UPDATED: Jul 17, 2021

Advertiser Disclosure

It’s all about you. We want to help you make the right coverage choices.

Advertiser Disclosure: We strive to help you make confident auto insurance decisions. Comparison shopping should be easy. We are not affiliated with any one auto insurance provider and cannot guarantee quotes from any single provider. Our partnerships don’t influence our content. Our opinions are our own. To compare quotes from many different companies please enter your ZIP code on this page to use the free quote tool. The more quotes you compare, the more chances to save.

Editorial Guidelines: We are a free online resource for anyone interested in learning more about auto insurance. Our goal is to be an objective, third-party resource for everything auto insurance related. We update our site regularly, and all content is reviewed by auto insurance experts.

Things to Remember...

  • North Carolina, Missouri, and Arkansas are the states with the cheapest gas prices
  • The north west US is where gas is most expensive
  • Uruguay has the most expensive gas prices in the world

What is the real cost of driving a car? Because of the fluctuation of gas prices and a bad economy, we seem to cringe every time we near a gas station.

Luckily, the U.S’s 101st position in fuel prices should put a smile on our face! Or not… If we can’t save money on gas then at the very least we should be able to save some money on auto insurance, right?

Why not see how much you can save? Enter your zip code in above for free car insurance quotes!

Since the cost of driving a car can hit some of us pretty hard in the wallet – why not save a little money on your auto insurance? Enter your zip below to get started comparing  free online quotes!



Free Auto Insurance Comparison

Enter your ZIP code below to view companies that have cheap auto insurance rates.

 Secured with SHA-256 Encryption