TABLE 3-2-1 - Median Age of Automobiles and Trucks in Operation in the United States: 1995-2007

TABLE 3-2-1 - Median Age of Automobiles and Trucks in Operation in the United States: 1995-2007

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  Cars Light trucks All trucks
1995 7.7 7.4 7.6
1996 7.9 7.5 7.7
1997 8.1 7.3 7.8
1998 8.3 7.1 7.6
1999 8.3 6.9 7.2
2000 8.3 6.7 6.9
2001 8.3 6.1 6.8
2002 8.4 6.6 6.8
2003 8.6 6.5 6.7
2004 8.9 6.4 6.6
2005 9.0 6.6 6.8
2006 9.2 6.8 6.9
2007 9.2 7.1 7.3

NOTES: Light Trucks are 14,000 lbs and under (gross vehicle weight classes 1-3). Median age is as of July 1st of each year.

SOURCE: The R.L. Polk Co., available at http://usa.polk.com/News/LatestNews/ as of August 2008 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-25, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/.