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Table 2 Average Annual Vehicle-Miles of Travel per Vehicle and Average Age: 2009 NHTS

Thursday, October 15, 2015

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  Passenger Car Light Truck
Diesel Gasoline Total Diesel Gasoline Total
VMT per Vehicle 11,935 11,112 11,117 10,985 12,187 12,177
Average Age 10.9 9.5 9.5 9.8 9 7.7

KEY: VMT = Vehicle-miles per Travel

NOTES: Light Truck includes vans, sport utility vehicles, and pickup trucks. Total includes electric and natural gas powered vehicles.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) 2009 (June 2011). Available at as of September 2015.