According to a study by Wallethub.com, Seattle has the absolute *honor* of being the fifth worst city to drive in for 2018. Hot dang, woohoo!
Data ranges include average gas prices, annual hours in traffic congestion per auto communter, auto-repair shops per capita, and more.
Here’s the getdown:
Driving in Seattle (1=Best; 50=Avg.):
- 60th – Annual Hours Spent in Congestion per Auto Commuter
- 90th – Accident Likelihood in City vs. National Avg.
- 71st – Rate of Car Thefts
- 50th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
- 82nd – Avg. Gas Prices
- 99th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
- 77th – Avg. Parking Rates
Here’s the top 10 worst cities to drive in case you're curious:
- Detroit, MI
- San Francisco, CA
- Oakland, CA
- Philadelphia, PA
- Seattle, WA
- Boston, MA
- New York, NY
- Newark, NJ
- Los Angeles, CA
- Chicago, IL
But there is good news here! Earlier this year, Wallethub reported that Seattle was the 2nd worst city to drive in for 2017 so this is growth, friends!