Get ready to open up your wallet the next time you take your vehicle in for repairs in North Carolina. According to a new report from Car MD, our state is the most expensive in the country.

According to the report, the national average for repairs was $392.49 – up a substantial 6.7 percent from 2012's average of $367.84. But in some states, the costs were even higher. The priciest of all was North Carolina, where the combined expense of parts and labor was $426.45.

In fact, all five of Car MD's most-expensive states were situated along the Eastern Seaboard:

1. North Carolina ($261.21 parts + $165.24 labor = $426.45)

2. Massachusetts ($273.16 parts + $151.39 labor = $424.55)

3. Delaware ($266.58 parts + $157.33 labor = $423.91)

4. New Jersey ($267.71 parts + $154.19 labor = $421.90)

5. Virginia ($263.20 parts + $158.29 labor = $421.49)