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Vehicle age

RD025 Average vehicle fleet age (years)

The average age of New Zealand’s light passenger vehicle fleet has increased from 11.7 years in 2000 to 14.4 years in 2017, which is older than that in the United States (11.6 years for cars and light trucks in 2016)1, Australia (10.1 years for all vehicles in 2016)2, Canada (9.3 years for light vehicles in 2014)3, and Europe (7.4 years for passenger cars in 2014).4

  1. http://news.ihsmarkit.com/press-release/automotive/vehicles-getting-older-average-age-light-cars-and-trucks-us-rises-again-201

  2. www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mf/9309.0

  3. www.aiacanada.com/what-we-do/market-research/ 

  4. www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/indicators/average-age-of-the-vehicle-fleet/average-age-of-the-vehicle-8

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RD026 Average vehicle fleet age by region (years)

Auckland and Wellington have the youngest vehicle fleets, while the West Coast has the oldest.

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