TABLE 2-10 - Median Age of Automobiles and Trucks in Operation in the United States: 2004-2008

TABLE 2-10 - Median Age of Automobiles and Trucks in Operation in the United States: 2004-2008

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  Cars Light trucks All trucks
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
2008 9.4 7.5 7.6

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., News, Latest News, U.S. Vehicle Median Age Increased in 2008, According To Polk, 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/ as of January 2010.