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Most Popular Cars in Each State: Do You Own One?

Ever wondered which vehicle is the most popular in your state? Edmunds did the research for you. Over the year of 2022, Edmunds collected data from each state in the U.S. to see which five vehicles were the most popular. Let’s see if you can guess which vehicle took the gold for your state.

Alaska: The Ram 1500/2500/3500

Dodge RAM 1500 Classic
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The Ram 1500/2500/3500 series stands tall as the state’s top pick. With an MSRP ranging from $39,200 to $78,790, these trucks offer the power and durability needed for just about anything. The Ram trucks come equipped with a mild hybrid engine, giving you an impressive 22 MPG combined fuel efficiency, which translates to a cost to drive of around $158 per month. With seating for six and rear-wheel drive, these trucks are as comfortable hauling a family as they are towing up to 11,520 lbs. 

Arizona: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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The Chevrolet Silverado claims the title of the most favored vehicle in Arizona for a price between $39,500 and $67,600. With a gas engine that achieves a combined 20 MPG, the monthly cost to drive it is approximately $173. The truck can seat up to six passengers and is built with rear-wheel drive. Its max towing capacity is a whopping 9,500 lbs.

Arkansas: The GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra 1500
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In Arkansas, the GMC Sierra takes the lead. With a price range from $42,800 to $82,100, it features a gas engine with a 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency, costing about $173 per month to drive. The Sierra offers seating for six and rear-wheel drive configuration, making it a great choice for families and workers alike. Its towing capacity reaches up to 9,300 lbs, proving that it’s ready to tackle heavy-duty tasks. 

California: The Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y
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California leads the charge with the Tesla Model Y as its most popular vehicle. This electric SUV has an MSRP range of $52,990 to $56,990. Thanks to EV tax credits and rebates, which can be up to $7,500 depending on income, the Model Y is an even more tempting option. It can seat five and has a generous cargo capacity of 34.3 cu.ft.. 

Colorado: The Ford F-Series

Ford F-Series
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In Colorado, the Ford F-Series is the vehicle of choice. With a price range of $38,920 to $80,435, the F-Series trucks are loved for their flex-fuel capability, which can give you a 21 MPG combined and costs around $166 to drive each month. These trucks, with seating for six and rear-wheel drive, have a maximum towing capacity of 14,000 lbs, making them great for both work and adventure. 

Connecticut: The Toyota RAV4

2011 Toyota RAV4
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In Connecticut, the Toyota RAV4 stands out as the most popular vehicle. With an MSRP ranging from $27,575 to $37,280, the RAV4 delivers an impressive 30 MPG combined, making it a great choice with a cost to drive of just $115 per month. This SUV, with seating for five and front-wheel drive, offers a pretty roomy cargo capacity of 37.6 cu.ft..

Delaware: The Chevrolet Silverado

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
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In Delaware, the Chevrolet Silverado claims its spot as the top vehicle. With a price range of $39,500 to $67,600 and a gas engine that achieves 20 MPG combined, it’s a solid choice for anyone who wants power and efficiency. The Silverado, costing around $173 per month to drive, seats six comfortably and is equipped with rear-wheel drive. Its max towing capacity of 9,500 lbs makes it a go-to for both personal and professional use. 

Florida: The Toyota Corolla

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Florida’s favorite ride is the Toyota Corolla. With its affordable MSRP range of $21,550 to $26,700 and a highly efficient 33 MPG combined, the Corolla makes driving cost-effective at just $105 per month. This compact sedan offers seating for five and front-wheel drive. The Toyota RAV4, Camry, Ford F-Series, and Chevrolet Silverado round out the state’s top choices.

Georgia: The Ford F-Series

Ford F-Series
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In Georgia, the rugged Ford F-Series takes the lead, embodying the spirit of hard work and adventure that defines the Peach State. With an MSRP of $38,920 to $80,435 and a flex-fuel engine that achieves 21 MPG combined, it’s a preferred choice for those who demand strength without sacrificing efficiency, costing around $166 per month to drive. The F-Series, with seating for six and rear-wheel drive, boasts a formidable max towing capacity of 14,000 lbs, ready for any challenge.

Hawaii: The Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Supercharged 
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The Toyota Tacoma is priced between $28,080 and $49,390, with a combined MPG of 21 and a monthly driving cost of $165. This pickup, with seating for five and rear-wheel drive, offers a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs, making it perfect for hauling your surfboard or camping gear. 

Idaho’s Rugged Ranger: The Ford F-Series

Ford F-Series
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In Idaho, the Ford F-Series is the winner. With a flex-fuel engine that delivers 21 MPG combined and a cost to drive of $166 per month, the Ford F-Series is the most popular choice. It offers seating for six and rear-wheel drive and has a max towing capacity of 14,000 lbs. The Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500/2500/3500, Toyota RAV4, and GMC Sierra take the next four spots for the state’s most popular vehicles.

Illinois: The Toyota RAV4

2001 Toyota RAV4
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The Toyota RAV4 is priced between $27,575 and $37,280. It offers a 30 MPG combined fuel economy and a monthly driving cost of just $115. With seating for five and front-wheel drive, it offers a nice cargo capacity of 37.6 cu.ft.. The Chevrolet Silverado, Honda CR-V, Ford F-Series, and Chevrolet Equinox follow.

Indiana: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
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In the heart of the Midwest, Indiana’s top vehicle choice is the Chevrolet Silverado. With an MSRP ranging from $39,500 to $67,600, the Silverado has a gas engine that achieves 20 MPG combined. It’s a great choice for both work and fun, at a cost of around $173 per month to drive. This truck, which seats six passengers, has a towing capacity of 9,500 lbs, ready to tackle any job. 

Iowa: The Chevrolet Silverado

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In Iowa, the Chevrolet Silverado emerges as the most loved vehicle. Priced at $39,500 to $67,600, it can give you a 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency. Seating for six and rear-wheel drive make it a pretty good choice for families or people that just like a bit of space. Following the Silverado are the Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Chevrolet Equinox.

Kansas: The Ford F-Series

1963 Ford Unibody F-Series
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In the Sunflower State, the Ford F-Series is the winner on the road. With a flex-fuel engine delivering 21 MPG combined and a cost of $166 per month to drive, it’s a great option for anyone who values fuel efficiency and doesn’t want to pay an arm and a leg every month. The F-Series can seat six and offers rear-wheel drive. The Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Toyota RAV4 follow closely behind.

Kentucky: The Chevrolet Silverado

2000 Chevrolet Silverado K1500
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In Kentucky, the Chevrolet Silverado leads as the preferred vehicle. With a price tag of $39,500 to $67,600 and a 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency, it’s a perfect mix of power and economy, costing drivers about $173 per month. The Silverado, seating six and equipped with rear-wheel drive, has a towing capacity of 9,500 lbs. 

Louisiana: The Ford F-Series

The Ford F-Series
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In Louisiana, the Ford F-Series rules the roads. With an MSRP of $38,920 to $80,435 and a flex-fuel engine giving you 21 MPG combined, it’s a practical pick. The F-Series, with its six-seat capacity and rear-wheel drive, can tow up to 14,000 lbs. The Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Ram 1500/2500/3500, and Toyota Camry follow right behind.

Maine: The Ford F-Series

1959 Ford F-100
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Up in Maine, the Ford F-Series is the go-to truck. With prices ranging from $38,920 to $80,435 and a flex-fuel engine that sips fuel at 21 MPG combined, it’s a beast that’s easy on the wallet, costing around $166 monthly to drive. Seating for six means the whole crew can come along. And with a max towing capacity of 14,000 lbs, there’s little this truck can’t haul. Following the F-Series, Mainers also favor the Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota RAV4, Ram 1500/2500/3500, and GMC Sierra.

Maryland: The Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4
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Priced between $27,575 and $37,280, and giving 30 MPG combined, the RAV4 is as kind to your wallet as it is to the environment, costing just $115 a month to drive. It’s got room for five and plenty of cargo space (37.6 cu.ft.) to pack everything you need for a weekend getaway. Marylanders also lean towards the Honda CR-V, Toyota Camry, Ford F-Series, and Chevrolet Silverado.

Massachusetts: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV 4
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In Massachusetts, the Toyota RAV4 has won over the hearts of drivers looking for a reliable and efficient vehicle. It offers an impressive 30 MPG combined fuel economy and a total cost to drive of $115 per month. With seating for five and a cargo capacity that rivals larger SUVs, the RAV4 is great for family trips or solo drives. Not to be overlooked, the Honda CR-V, Toyota Highlander, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Ford F-Series also enjoy popularity, taking the next four spots for most loved vehicles. 

Michigan: The Ford F-Series

1964 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
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The Ford F-Series has a flex-fuel engine that manages 21 MPG combined and a driving cost of $166 per month. On top of that, it can tow up to 14,000 lbs. In short, it gets the job done. Michigan also has a soft spot for the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Silverado, Ford Escape, and Chevrolet Blazer.

Minnesota: The Chevrolet Silverado

1999 Chevrolet Silverado
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In the land of 10,000 lakes, Minnesota’s favorite vehicle is the Chevrolet Silverado. With a gas engine that hits 20 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of $173, it’s ready for just about anything. The Silverado has room for six and a towing capacity of 9,500 lbs. The Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, Toyota RAV4, and Honda CR-V also make the list.

Mississippi: The Ford F-Series

 1968 Ford F-100
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Down in Mississippi, the Ford F-Series is the winner and for good reason. It has a flex-fuel engine that nails 21 MPG combined and keeps driving costs to about $166 a month. This truck can carry your dreams, hobbies, and workload too, thanks to its 14,000 lbs of towing capacity. Seating for six means the whole family’s welcome. Hot on its heels are the Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Camry, GMC Sierra, and Ram 1500/2500/3500.

Missouri’s Trusted Trailblazer: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Crew Cab
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In the Show-Me State, the Chevrolet Silverado takes the win. It offers 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency and a cost to drive that’s around $173 per month. The Silverado, seating six with a 9,500 lbs towing capacity, is as ready for a day at the job site as it is for a weekend trip. Missouri’s roads also see plenty of the Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Toyota RAV4.

Montana: The Ford F-Series

Ford F-250 Ranger
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The Ford F-Series is the truck that feels right at home on Montana’s frontier, giving 21 MPG combined and a towing capacity that laughs in the face of heavy loads, all for $166 a month. The Ram 1500/2500/3500, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and the Ford Bronco round out the top choices.

Nebraska: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado
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The Chevrolet Silverado is as reliable as they come. It gives 20 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of $173. It’s got space for six and the strength to tow 9,500 lbs. The Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Jeep Grand Cherokee are also favorites of the state.

Nevada: The Ram 1500/2500/3500

Dodge RAM 2500 
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In Nevada, the Ram 1500/2500/3500 series takes the lead. It offers a mild hybrid engine that achieves 22 MPG combined and a cost to drive of $158 per month. With seating for six and a towing capacity of 11,520 lbs, it’s as comfortable in the glitz of Las Vegas as it is the solitude of the desert. Nevada’s roads are also graced by the Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Silverado, Tesla Model Y, and Ford F-Series.

New Hampshire: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota Rav 4
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The Toyota RAV4 can give you 30 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of just $115. Whether it’s a snowy commute or a sunny drive to the lakes, the RAV4, with its roomy cargo area and seating for five, is up for anything. The Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Tacoma, and Ram 1500/2500/3500 are also popular rides in New Hampshire.

New Jersey: The Honda CR-V

2011 Honda CR-V
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In the state of New Jersey, the Honda CR-V comes up as the top commuter. With its impressive combined/city/highway MPG of 38/40/35 and quick acceleration to 60 mph in just 7.5 seconds, you just can’t beat it. The Toyota RAV4, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Tesla Model Y, and Mazda CX-5 also earn their stripes in New Jersey, coming in just after the Honda CR-V.

New Mexico: The Chevrolet Silverado

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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In New Mexico, the Chevrolet Silverado claims its spot as number one on the road. With a gas engine delivering 20 MPG combined and a monthly driving expense of $173, it’s built for anyone who wants strength and endurance out of their vehicle. Seating for six and a towing capacity of 9,500 lbs mean it can handle just about anything you throw at it. 

New York: The Toyota RAV4

2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
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In the Empire State, from the bustling streets of NYC to the tranquil paths of the Adirondacks, the Toyota RAV4 shines as the urban ally and country companion. It strikes the perfect balance with 30 MPG combined, a cost to drive of $115 a month, and a cargo capacity that’s ready for any adventure. With seating for five, it’s the vehicle that says “yes” to both city escapades and rural retreats. New Yorkers also lean towards the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox, and Chevrolet Silverado, embodying a blend of sophistication, strength, and spirit that matches the state’s diverse landscapes.

North Carolina: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4
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In North Carolina, where the roads take you from the Atlantic beaches to the Appalachian mountains, the Toyota RAV4 is the winner. It has an insane fuel economy of 30 MPG combined and a cheap monthly driving cost of $115, it’s a favorite for anyone who commutes and wants to save a few bucks. The RAV4’s roomy interior and cargo space make it a hit for families, too. Not far behind in popularity are the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-Series, Toyota Camry, and Ram 1500/2500/3500.

North Dakota: The Chevrolet Silverado

2007-Chevrolet-Silverad
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In North Dakota, where the prairies stretch wide and the work is hard, the Chevrolet Silverado is the vehicle of choice. With its sturdy build and 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency, it’s hard to beat. Especially with a monthly cost of just $173. It’s got the strength to haul 9,500 lbs and the space to seat six, making it as fit for a family trip to the zoo as it is for a day spent working on the farm. 

Ohio: The Chevrolet Silverado

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
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The Chevrolet Silverado is the most popular in Ohio. This truck, with 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency and a monthly driving cost of $173, is tough and spacious. Seating for six and a max towing capacity of 9,500 lbs mean it’s always up for a road trip or a heavy haul. Ohioans also hold the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Ram 1500/2500/3500, and Ford F-Series in high regard.

Oklahoma: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado
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In Oklahoma, the Chevrolet Silverado is the fan favorite. With its 20 MPG combined and ability to drive for $173 a month, it’s a great choice. The Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Jeep Grand Cherokee also rank in the top five most popular vehicles in Oklahoma.

Oregon: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4
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The Toyota RAV4 is the winner once again in Oregon. This SUV, delivering 30 MPG combined and costing just $115 a month to drive, is perfect for exploring the Beaver State. Its spacious cargo area and seating for five make it great for anyone who likes to explore or take their family out. The Toyota Tacoma, Ford F-Series, Subaru Crosstrek, and Ram 1500/2500/3500 also have a special place on Oregon’s roads.

Pennsylvania: The Toyota RAV4

TOYOTA RAV4
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In Pennsylvania, the Toyota RAV4 stands out as the most popular vehicle. With a fuel economy of 30 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of $115, it’s a smart choice for anyone who has to put some miles in but doesn’t want to spend an arm and a leg on gas. The RAV4’s cargo capacity and comfortable seating for five make it a favorite among Pennsylvanians.

Rhode Island: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4
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In Rhode Island, the Toyota RAV4 takes the spotlight. Its fuel efficiency of 30 MPG combined, along with a modest driving cost of $115 per month, makes it a perfect option for getting around. The RAV4 has plenty of cargo space and can seat five. The Toyota Highlander, Tacoma, Camry, and Chevrolet Silverado make up the remaining top five most popular vehicles in the state.

South Carolina: The Chevrolet Silverado

The Chevrolet Silverado
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The Chevrolet Silverado can get you 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency for a monthly cost of $173. It’s towing capacity and six-seater configuration make it a top pick for work or fun. Following closely are the Ford F-Series, Toyota RAV4, Ram 1500/2500/3500, and Toyota Camry.

South Dakota: The Ford F-Series

1986 Ford F-150 XL
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In South Dakota, the Ford F-Series takes the gold. Its flex-fuel efficiency, getting 21 MPG combined with a $166 monthly driving cost, makes it a smart choice for driving through SD. With seating for six and a top-notch towing capacity, it’s suited for everything from daily chores to exploring the Black Hills. 

Tennessee: The Ford F-Series

1999 ford f 150
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In Tennessee, the Ford F-Series comes out on top again. It combines flex-fuel capability with 21 MPG combined and a monthly driving expense of $166. Its towing capacity and room for six ensure it’s always ready for a road trip or a mountain adventure. The Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500/2500/3500, Toyota RAV4, and GMC Sierra are the next four popular vehicles in the state.

Texas: The Ford F-Series

2022 F-150 Lightning Lariat Extended Range
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In Texas, where everything’s bigger, the winner is obviously the Ford F-Series. It’s strong, efficient, and can get you 21 MPG combined for a cost of $166 per month. With a towing capacity that’s second to none and seating for six, it’s as ready for a day on the ranch as it is for a night on the town. The Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500/2500/3500, GMC Sierra, and Toyota RAV4 are also popular in the state.

Utah: The Ford F-Series

1977 Ford F-250
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Utah joins the Ford F-Series club. With 21 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of $166, who can blame them? The F-Series’ impressive towing capacity and room for six make it great for Utahns who live for the weekend escape. The Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500/2500/3500, Toyota RAV4, and GMC Sierra are also popular.

Vermont: The Ford F-Series

Ford F-250
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Again, with the Ford F-Series claiming number one. Its flex-fuel capability and 21 MPG combined fuel efficiency, costing $166 per month to drive, align with Vermonters’ values of sustainability and practicality. The Toyota RAV4, Tacoma, Subaru Crosstrek, and Ram 1500/2500/3500 also have a place on Vermont’s roads.

Virginia: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota Rav 4
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Virginia chooses the Toyota RAV4 as its vehicle of the year. This SUV strikes a perfect balance with 30 MPG combined fuel economy and a driving cost of just $115 a month. With enough room for five and a spacious cargo area, the RAV4 is ready for any adventure from the shores of Virginia Beach to the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Washington: The Toyota RAV4

Toyota Rav 4
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In Washington, the Toyota RAV4 leaves its mark again. With its efficient 30 MPG combined and affordable $115 monthly driving cost, it’s perfect for navigating the Evergreen State’s cities and wilderness with minimal environmental impact. The RAV4’s cargo space and seating for five make it a favorite for families. The Tesla Model Y, Subaru Crosstrek, Honda CR-V, and Toyota Tacoma are the next in line for most popular vehicles of the state.

West Virginia: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado
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In West Virginia, the Chevrolet Silverado takes the gold. Its powerful performance, 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency, and $173 monthly driving cost make it a great choice for getting around the state. With a towing capacity of 9,500 lbs and seating for six, it’s ready for any haul or adventure in the Mountain State. The Ford F-Series, Ram 1500/2500/3500, Toyota RAV4, and Toyota Tacoma also hold their ground, coming in right after the Chevrolet Silverado.

Wisconsin: The Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado
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In Wisconsin, where winters are legendary and the cheese is plentiful, the Chevrolet Silverado stands out as the winner. Its 20 MPG combined fuel efficiency, for a monthly driving cost of $173, make sure that it’s more than capable of handling snowy commutes and icy backroads. The Silverado, with space for six, make it a hard option to beat.

Wyoming: The Ram 1500/2500/3500

Ram 3500
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Wyoming chooses the Ram 1500/2500/3500 series as its winner. This truck, with its mild hybrid engine achieving 22 MPG combined and a monthly driving cost of $158, is built for the state’s demands. Whether it’s a trek through Yellowstone or a haul across the High Plains, the Ram’s towing capacity and seating for six make it the perfect vehicle for Wyoming. 

Author: Abbie Clark

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