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TABLE Aging of the U.S. fleet, 1969–1990

 

Characteristic

1969

1977

1983

1990

Vehicles, by average age, all

age, in years

5.10

5.60

7.60

7.70

0–2 years

%

31.40

27.80

19.00

16.60

3–5 years

%

33.20

29.60

27.30

27.50

6–9 years

%

24.60

25.70

26.80

25.30

10 or more years

%

10.80

16.90

26.90

30.60

Annual VMT, by vehicle age, average

1,000 miles

11.60

10.68

10.32

12.46

0–2 years

1,000 miles

15.70

14.46

15.29

16.81

3–5 years

1,000 miles

11.20

11.07

11.90

13.71

6–9 years

1,000 miles

9.70

9.20

9.25

12.55

10 or more years

1,000 miles

6.50

6.76

7.02

9.18

Publication Name(s): U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. 1990 NPTS Databook: Nationwide Personal Transportation Study, Vol. I, Table 3.24, p. 3–40 and Table 3.26, p. 3–43 (Washington, DC: DOT, FHMA, November 1993).

Technical Notes: The 1969 survey did not include pickups and other light trucks as household vehicles.

Administrative Notes:

Review Contact for Statistics (if different from Contact below):

Last Updated by ESID: 07/27/95 CNC

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Agency/Department: U.S. Department of Transportation

Bureau: Federal Highway Administration

Division/Office: Office of Highway Information Management

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City: Washington

State: DC

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