United States vehicle registration statistics and trends
We have complete data on U.S. vehicle registration statistics including motor vehicle registration by state or ZIP code including year/make/model, or by demographics such as household income. We also have stats on vehicle ownership type including consumer own/lease, or business registrations. We regularly conduct automotive market research and compile auto data by year, make and model. We also build, test and validate data, and have developed industry-leading automotive and truck owner mailing lists.
Click on the "Questions" link at the bottom left to ask for a free vehicle registration data sample. We have automotive aftermarket statistics on nearly all of the nation's 114 million households including vehicle ownership by year/make/model, household income, employment, married status, consumer buying histories and more. If you need to grow your sales and reach new customers, rely on the most current, complete consumer automotive mailing lists available in the automotive aftermarket. We use a complete year, make and model vehicle ownership masterfile of 154 million U.S. consumers including automobile, truck and motorcycle owners, and we can drill down to consumers with a buying history of aftermarket parts and accessories with DIY behavior.
More in-depth vehicle registration statistics are also available from the Bureau of Vehicle Statistics, a section of the Research and Innovative Technology Division (RITA) of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Both of these links open vehicle registration data in a new browser window for your convenience. Also refer to our own Auto Industry Data Center for data on enthusiasts and automotive aftermarket news from the last 24 hours.
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|Percentage of 2012 vehicle models that use flex fuel
|Percentage of 2010 vehicle models that use flex fuel
|Percentage of 2012 vehicle models that came with 3.4L engine
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, 2012
||14.44 million units
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, 2011
||12.7 million units
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, 2010||11.6 million units
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, 2009||13.2 million units
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, % increase 2011 over 2010
|U.S. car, light truck and all light vehicle sales, % increase 2012 over 2011
|California's share of all vehicles registered in the United States (#1 state with 26.3 million vehicles)||10.9%|
|California state-operated vehicle fleet (#1 state for state-operated vehicles)||38,300 units
|Wyoming's share of all vehicles registered in the United States (#50 with 593,000 vehicles)||0.6%|
|Share of top 5 states, all vehicles registered in the United States (California, Texas, Florida, New York, and Ohio)||33.5%|
|Increase in number of registered vehicles in United States, 2001-2010||20%|
|Increase in average price of a used vehicle in the U.S., 2009-2010||3.8%|
|All U.S. households with one or more leased vehicles||6%|
|Households with leased vehicles, household income under $25,000||4%|
|Households with leased vehicles, household income $25,000 to $50,000||5%|
|Households with leased vehicles, household income $50,000 to $100,000||10%|
|Households with leased vehicles, household income $100,000 and up||13%|
|All U.S. households that own one or more vehicles, 2004||86.3%|
|All U.S. households that own one or more vehicles, 2007||87.0%|
|All U.S. households that rent the home and own one or more vehicles, 2007||72.3%|
|All U.S. households that own the home and own one or more vehicles, 2007||93.8%|
|Percentage of U.S. households with automotive DIY behavior over a 12 month period||9.5%|
|Vehicles registered in United States, 2012
|Cars or station wagons in the U.S., percentage of total vehicles, 2010
|Pickup trucks in the U.S., percentage of total vehicles||18%|
|Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) in the U.S., percentage of total vehicles||12%|
|Minivans, cargo vans and passenger vans in the U.S., percentage of total vehicles||9%|
|Full size or other trucks in the U.S. with two axles and six or more tires, percentage of total vehicles||2.6%|
|Motorcycles in the U.S., percentage of total vehicles||2.8%|
|Increase in Chrysler Group U.S. automobile sales, January-June 2010 vs January-June 2009||40%|
|Increase in Ford Motor Company U.S. automobile sales, January-June 2010 vs January-June 2009||24%|
|Increase in General Motors Corporation U.S. automobile sales, January-June 2010 vs January-June 2009||7%|
|Increase in American Honda U.S. automobile sales, January-June 2010 vs January-June 2009||13%|
|Decline in new car sales, 2008 vs. 2007||-10.5%|
|Decline in domestic new car sales, 2008 vs 2007||-13.7%|
|Decline in pickup truck sales, 2008 vs. 2007||-27%|
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