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Shocking, Breaking News: Seattle is 2019's 7th Worst City to Drive In


According to a study by, Seattle has the absolute *honor* of being the seventh worst city to drive in for 2019. Hot dang, woohoo!

Data ranges include average gas prices, annual hours in traffic congestion per auto commuter, auto-repair shops per capita, and more.

Here’s the get-down:

Driving in Seattle (1=Best; 50=Avg.)

65th – Annual Hours Spent in Congestion per Auto Commuter
88th – Accident Likelihood in City vs. National Avg.
61st – Rate of Car Thefts
57th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
83rd – Avg. Gas Prices
99th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
76th – Avg. Parking Rates

Here’s the top 10 worst cities to drive in case you're curious:

  1. Raleigh, NC
  2. Orlando, FL
  3. Lincoln, NE
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Winston-Salem, NC
  6. Birmingham, AL
  7. Corpus Christi, TX
  8. Boise, ID
  9. Charlotte, NC
  10. Greensboro, NC

But there is good news here! Last year, Wallethub reported that Seattle was the fifth worst city to drive in for 2018 so let's consider this growth, friends.

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