NC has highest car repair costs, according to report

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North Carolina leads the country when it comes to high car repair costs, according to a new study.

A study by CarMD reported that North Carolina had the highest costs for car repairs in 2013 at $426.45 for auto parts and labor.

The national average for repairs was $392.49. Massachusetts came in second highest at $424.55.

Nebraska was at the very bottom of the list at $323.57 and was followed by New Hampshire at $336.85.

CarMD analyzed 145,410 vehicles from 1996 to 2013 that were repaired between Jan. 1, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013. The repairs were all related to the check engine system.

Read more: CarMD, The Christian Science Monitor


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