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The most expensive city to own a car has been revealed

Kevin Thorpe | Tuesday 19th November 2019 8:40am

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Owning a car is something many drivers take for granted. It allows you to travel as and when you like and for both short and long distances. However, alongside all the advantages of owning your own car brings, it’s no secret that the costs involved in running and maintaining a vehicle can really add up.

Before we decide to make the purchase of any vehicle, we’re aware of the mandatory costs that comes with it. Insurance, fuel and an annual MOT are a few expenses to consider; but have you ever wondered if the location you live in has an impact on the overall running costs of owning a car?

From prices of fuel to the cost of residents parking, we wanted to find out which is the most expensive city to own a car and which location has been found to be the cheapest. We carried out extensive research across 20 cities throughout the UK with the aim of revealing whether or not you’re being penalised for the city you live in.

Click the link below to take a look at the interactive map that will reveal our findings. We focused on the overall cost of fuel,insurance, on-street parking for residents and visitors, as well as an average cost for both an annual service and MOT.

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From London to Belfast, we hope the city you live in has been featured and you’re happy with the results. We want to hear your thoughts on the research we conducted on social, using #UKCarCosts and tag @Kwik_Fit.



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