How much does it cost to register a car in each state?

As of May 2019, the range for vehicle registration costs in the 45 states with a fixed cost (rather than variable) was between $8 and $225. The cost for a title in those states ranged from $3 to $100. Five states had variable costs based on either the MSRP or the age and weight of the vehicle: Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Utah.
 
Since May 2018, the cost to register a car increased in 13 states and decreased in five states. The cost to obtain a title increased in six states and decreased in seven states.
 
The five states with the most expensive registration fees were:
  • Florida ($225)
  • Montana ($217)
  • Indiana ($196)
  • Maryland ($135)
  • Oregon ($112)
The five states with the cheapest registration fees were:
  • Arizona ($8)
  • Arkansas ($17)
  • Missouri ($18.50)
  • Louisiana ($20)
  • Georgia ($20)
To read more about how much it costs to register a vehicle or obtain a title in your state, click the link below.
 



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