The 2013 LA Auto Show presents a sensory overload of new cars — entry level Chevrolet and Toyota models to exotic models from Lamborghini and Aston Martin. But the auto show is also showcase for a varying array of auto industry statistics.
J.D Power, the automotive industry analysis company, annually presents the statistics at LA Auto Show.
Here’s a varied list of the 10 most interesting statistics from 2013 LA Auto Show:
1. The current average new-vehicle retail transaction price is $30,205.
2. The average customer cash rebate amount on a new vehicle transaction is $2,362.
3. Fifty-one percent of new-vehicle transactions include a customer cash rebate.
4. The average of a vehicle traded in for a new model is 6.4 years.
5. The average age of a new vehicle buyer is 49.
6. The percentage of new vehicles purchased by women is 39.
7. In 2007, 353,000 hybrid/plug-ins sold in the United States. In 2012, the number increased to 500,000.
8. In 2007, zero battery electric vehicles sold in the United States. In 2012, the number had increased to 14,000.
9. In 2013, hybrid vehicles sales are expected to account for 3.65 of light-vehicles sales in the United States. Battery electric vehicles are expected to account for 0.3 percent of total sales.
10. Through 2012, there were 49 hybrid and electric vehicle models in the United States. An additional 16 new hybrid and electric vehicles are expected to join the segment in 2013.
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