*LIST* The Best (And Worst) Cities To Drive In


While some people love to get behind the wheel of their car and drive, others dread having to go anywhere in their vehicle, and where you live could play a role in which side of that opinion you fall on. 

  • WalletHub has just come out with their picks for the Best and Worst Cities to Drive In.
  • They looked at 100 of the largest U.S. cities on 31 factors of driver-friendliness in areas like cost of ownership, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.
  • Those factors include gas prices, annual hours of traffic delays, cost of a new car, average commute time and more.
  • Overall, Lincoln, Nebraska tops the list as the best city to drive in, scoring a 68.01, and landing in the Top Five for cost of ownership and safety.
  • When it comes to traffic and infrastructure, Orlando, Florida is the best city for drivers, while, no shocker, New York, New York is the worst. 

Top Ten Best Cities To Drive In

  1. Lincoln, NE
  2. Raleigh, NC
  3. Corpus Christi, TX
  4. Greensboro, NC
  5. Boise, ID
  6. Plano, TX
  7. Winston-Salem, NC
  8. Nashville, TN
  9. Orlando, FL
  10. Omaha, NE
  • On the flipside, Oakland, California is the worst city to drive in, scoring just a 38.16, and landing in the bottom ten for cost of ownership and traffic and infrastructure. 

Ten Worst Cities To Drive In

  1. Oakland, CA
  2. Philadelphia, PA
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Detroit, MI
  5. New York, NY
  6. Los Angeles, CA
  7. Chicago, IL
  8. San Bernardino, CA
  9. Newark, NJ
  10. Seattle, WA

Click hereto find out where your city falls on the list.

 Source:WalletHub