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VEHICLE PARC: IHS Markit: average age of cars and light trucks in US rises again in 2019 to 11.8 years

  • Date: 28-06-19
  • Category: VEHICLE PARC
  • Source: Green Car Congress

This acceleration of average age can easily be seen when looking across the last 17 years. From 2002-2007, the average age of light vehicles in the US increased by 3.5%. From 2008-2013, however, the increase was 12.2%. Over the last five years, the average age increase has returned to its more traditional rate—aging by 4 percent over this time period.

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