DETROIT (WWJ) – If you think driving in Detroit is the absolute worst — you’re not alone. In fact, a recent study named the Motor City as one of the least driver-friendly locations in America.
According to WalletHub, a personal finance social media network, Detroit ranks 96 out of 100 when it comes to the best cities to be a driver.READ MORE: Kent County Man Wins $500K Playing Michigan Lottery's 10X Cashword Instant Game
The website compared the 100 most populated U.S. cities across four key dimensions: costs, traffic and road conditions, safety, and driver and car wellness.
The cities were then ranked on 21 key metrics including average gas prices, average annual traffic delays, rates of car theft and car clubs per capita.READ MORE: Michigan Considers New Incentives To Land Electric Vehicle Battery Plants
The study found that Detroit is the fifth worst city in the U.S. to be a driver. Detroit scored 75 out of 100 on costs, 92 out of 100 on traffic and road conditions, 95 out of 100 on safety, and 85 out of 100 on driver and car wellness.
Top 5 Best Cities:
1. Lubbock, Texas
2. Corpus Christi, Texas
3. Lincoln, Nebraska
4. Greensboro, North Carolina
5. Tucson, Arizona
Top 5 Worst Cities:
1. New York, New York
2. Washington, D.C.
3. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4. San Francisco, California
5. Detroit, Michigan
Click here to see the full rankings.