In Florida it's about $32.00 to renew the plates on my 300D, and $25.50 for my Hyundai.
You can renew by mail.
I fail to see the logic of charging to pay for the roads based on the Blue Book value of the car. The weight, perhaps, but the value?
Semibodacious Transmogrifications a Specialty
1990 300D 2.5 Turbo sedan 171K (Rudolf)
1985 300D Turbo TD Wagon 219K (Remuda)
"Time flies like and arrow, yet fruit flies like a banana"