Oklahomans pay more to operate a car

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OKLAHOMA CITY- Most residents in the Sooner State own or use a private vehicle but a new study shows that Oklahomans pay more than the national average for that car.

According to Bankrate.com, it costs just over $3,221 per year to drive a car in Oklahoma, which is about $20 higher than the national average.

The report accounts for costs of gasoline, insurance, repairs and taxes in each state.

According to the study, the most expensive state in the country is Georgia.

Oklahoma made it to the middle of the list, coming in at number 25.

Oregon is the cheapest state to operate a car; the study showed residents paid over $1,000 less than Oklahoma drivers.

Other cheap states include Alaska, South Dakota, Montana and Indiana.