We all remember when we got our first car. It's always one of the best moments of our life.
My first vehicle was a 2005 Toyota Corolla and while it was used and wasn't exactly a perfect vehicle, it was mine and for a single person, it was perfect for me at that moment in time.
As we grow older we have priorities change, which means we have different needs for vehicles that we own.
Here in New York State, we have to deal with all four seasons; so a vehicle ideally should handle the intense heat and snowfall and cold weather. Some vehicles might handle some conditions but not all of them, which is something you need to consider in this region of the country.
Which vehicles stand out above the rest in New York State?
According to Go Banking Rates, they compiled the best-selling cars in each state, including New York State.
For most states there seemed to be a pattern, including the region of the country that particular state was located in.
What's interesting is the strategy most people go with when purchasing a vehicle in this state; everyone has the same wants and needs by the looks of it. All four of these vehicles ride smoothly and check other important boxes as well.
Here are the four best-selling vehicles in New York State.
The 4 Best-Selling Cars in New York State
21 Of the Most Mangled Town and Village Names in Upstate New York
There are a lot of town names in Upstate New York with a whole lot of unnecessary letters in them. Because the towns and villages were named (for the most part) 200 plus years ago by the Native American tribes who settled here, this leads to many mispronounced (yes, mangled) pronunciations for us all these years later.
This is a list of 21 of the most commonly mangled pronunciations of Upstate town names. Of course, there are many more so we look forward to our readers sharing their own suggestions for "most mangled, mispronounced town names in Upstate New York."
LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving
To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
(released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.
Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.