It's a lot cheaper to own and operate a motor vehicle in the state of South Dakota than almost anywhere else in the country.
It costs South Dakotans $2,343 per year to keep their car on the road according to a Bankrate.com report. The national average is $3,201.
The report factored the costs of gasoline, insurance, repairs, taxes and fees in each state.
South Dakota is the third least expensive state in the nation, with low automobile taxes and fees, as well as below-average insurance premiums and repair costs.
The most expensive state is Georgia, where a typical driver spends $4,233 per year to operate a vehicle.