Turns out all 50 states are not equal when it comes to paying taxes on a new car purchase. Kiplinger's asked Vincentric, the Bloomfield Hills Mich.-based automotive research firm, to add up taxes and fees over five years for buying a new 2006 Toyota Camry, costing $20,375. That's a fairly typical car purchase in the U.S. But the numbers show surprising disparities. (see State Fees on That New Car: Here's What You'll Pay
). Here are the ten states that are easiest on the motorists' wallet, according to Vincentric, along with a national average for all car buyers.
TEN TAX-FRIENDLIEST STATES FOR BUYING A NEW CAR