TABLE 90 Median Age of Cars and Trucks in the United States: 1992-2002

TABLE 90 Median Age of Cars and Trucks in the United States: 1992-2002

(Years)

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  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Cars 7.0 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.1 8.4
Trucks 7.2 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.6 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.8

NOTE: "Trucks" represents all types of trucks, including light trucks (sport utility vehicles, vans, and pick-up trucks).

SOURCES: Except as noted-U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-25, also available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of April 2003. 2001 and 2002-R.L. Polk & Co., "Median Age of U.S. Cars and Light Trucks Increases According to R.L. Polk & Co.," press release, February 11, 2003.