The 10 least affordable big cities for buying a car

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Tastes in new vehicles can vary from city to city — think Texas’ love of trucks or Miami’s preference for sleek roadsters. Affordability also can differ from place to place.Insurance rates, local incomes and sales taxes can make it more difficult to comfortably afford a new car in some cities.

Here are major metros areas where buying and financing a new vehicle is toughest on the typical car buyer’s budget, based on Bankrate’s 2017 Car Affordability Study. We count down to the least affordable market.