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Revealed: The World’s Best And WORST Cities For Drivers

Calgary, Canada has been recognized as the best city in the world for drivers, according to Mister Auto study, while Dubai, UAE and Ottawa, Canada placed second and third, respectively.

The 2019 rankings placed Bern, Switzerland in fourth ahead of El Paso, USA into fifth; while Vancouver, Canad ranked sixth, and Gothenburg, Sweden seventh. Overall, among the top 10 best cities in the world for drivers, the eighth, ninth, and tenth positions are held by Dusseldorf, Germany; Basel, Switzerland; and Dortmund, Germany.

In order to determine the best cities to drive in a number of factors were examined, such as the number of cars per capita, traffic congestion, road and public transport quality.

The World's Best And WORST Cities For Drivers

RankCityCountryScore
1CalgaryCanada100
2DubaiUAE97.87
3OttawaCanada96.6
4BernSwitzerland96.23
5El PasoUSA96.01
6VancouverCanada95.99
7GothenburgSweden95.66
8DusseldorfGermany95.36
9BaselSwitzerland95.28
10DortmundGermany95.27
11ZurichSwitzerland95.17
12EssenGermany94.95
13PerthAustralia94.69
14MalmoSweden94.14
15GrazAustria93.51
16CologneGermany93.09
17ViennaAustria92.98
18StockholmSweden92.88
19BremenGermany92.86
20DetroitUSA92.86
21OsloNorway92.44
22GenevaSwitzerland92.34
23SingaporeSingapore91.95
24StuttgartGermany91.88
25MunichGermany91.37
26FrankfurtGermany91.17
27BirminghamUK90.63
28MontrealCanada90.35
29OsakaJapan89.8
30GlasgowUK89.67
31San AntonioUSA89.63
32LiverpoolUK89.33
33ToulouseFrance88.42
34CopenhagenDenmark88.23
35OrlandoUSA87.86
36HamburgGermany87.76
37LeedsUK87.76
38PhiladelphiaUSA87.76
39AustinUSA87.38
40BostonUSA87.37
41BelfastUK87.25
42NiceFrance87.15
43ValenciaSpain87.08
44ManchesterUK86.88
45San FranciscoUSA86.82
46SeattleUSA86.41
47UtrechtNetherlands86.32
48BordeauxFrance86.25
49AucklandNew Zealand86.17
50BristolUK86.06
51TorontoCanada85.92
52BerlinGermany85.89
53SeoulSouth Korea85.46
54Las VegasUSA85.45
55TokyoJapan85.36
56AntwerpBelgium84.97
57LyonFrance83.76
58MadridSpain83.57
59PragueCzechia83.19
60San DiegoUSA82.72
61RotterdamNetherlands82.63
62MiamiUSA81.89
63Buenos AiresArgentina81.77
64BrightonUK81.47
65MarseilleFrance81.29
66BarcelonaSpain81.08
67BrisbaneAustralia81.07
68EdinburghUK81
69BrusselsBelgium80.75
70SalvadorBrazil80.3
71AmsterdamNetherlands79.72
72ParisFrance79.57
73ChicagoUSA79.46
74LisbonPortugal79.32
75TurinItaly78.87
76DublinIreland78.85
77LondonUK77.58
78Los AngelesUSA76.99
79RomeItaly75.42
80WarsawPoland74.48
81NaplesItaly74.04
82MilanItaly73.81
83MelbourneAustralia73.5
84Tel AvivIsrael72.43
85BeijingChina71.2
86SydneyAustralia70.31
87New YorkUSA69.06
88IstanbulTurkey66.74
89St. PetersburgRussia66.5
90AthensGreece66.3
91MoscowRussia65.97
92Rio de JaneiroBrazil65.38
93Mexico CityMexico64.43
94Sao PauloBrazil59.12
95BogotaColombia56.16
96KarachiPakistan51.6
97LagosNigeria43.13
98KolkataIndia29.99
99UlaanbaatarMongolia20.3
100MumbaiIndia1

It’s a completely different situation if you live in Mumbai, which ranks as the worst city for driving in the entire world. Though regular commuters in the city might be surprised by such a low ranking among 100 cities from around the globe that were tested. Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) is second, followed by Kolkata in India.

Sophie Ireland
SVP for News and Editorial Director. As CEOWORLD magazine's senior vice president for news and editorial director, Sophie Ireland oversees CEOWORLD magazine's journalism and journalists around the world and across platforms. She leads an award-winning team of journalists and newsroom executives who are committed to excellence, innovation and the highest quality reporting and storytelling. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or connect on LinkedIn. Email her at sophie@ceoworld.biz.