Report: Light duty service truck data

 

Report: Light duty service truck data

Source: Utilimarc The graphs below are derived from the data of 40 of our utility fleet benchmarking and their active light duty service trucks. The sample included over 3,600 vehicles under 20,000 GVWR with a service body without an aerial device. The data being used is representing the patterns we have seen from the industry average of the selected sample.

avg purchase price

This graph shows the average purchase price of light duty service trucks over the past 8 years, broken down by drive type. The overall trend for both drive types is that the average purchase price is increasing. From 2006 to 2013, the average purchase price for a 4x2 increased from $36,979 to $46,181, which is an increase of nearly 20%. From 2006 to 2013, the average price for the 4x4 increased from $44,722 to $52,796, which is an increase of over 15%.

Operating costs

This graph shows the operating cost (all parts and labor) net of fuel per mile for 4x2 and 4x4 light duty service trucks by age. The overall trend for both drive types is that the operating cost per mile is increasing as the vehicle ages. The operating costs for 4x2 in year one was $0.19 per mile, while in year 10 it was $0.35 per mile, an increase of $0.16 over the 10 years. The average operating cost per mile for a 4x2 pickup over the same 10-year period was $0.27. The operating costs for 4x4 in year one was $0.20 per mile, while in year 10 it was $0.38 per mile, the increase of $0.18 over the 10 years. The average operating cost per mile for a 4x4 pickup over the same 10-year period was $0.30.

Avg miles driven

This graph shows the average miles driven from 2009 to 2013 for the 4x2 and 4x4 light duty service truck. The annual average miles driven between 2009 and 2012 remained consistent for both the 4x2 and 4x4. 2013 saw a decrease in annual miles driven for both 4x2 and 4x4. For the data set above, the 4x4 pickup has historically driven more miles annually than the 4x2. From 2009-2013 the 4x4 was driven an average of 2,168 more miles annually than the 4x2.

Avg no. of days between unscheduled repair

This graph shows the average number of days between an unscheduled/demand repair event from 2009-2013 for the 4x2 and 4x4 light duty service truck. From 2009-2013 the 4x2 remained consistent in amount of days between the average number of days between an unscheduled/demand repair. From 2009-2013 the 4x4 saw a decrease in the average number of days between an unscheduled/demand repair. The 4x4 historically has an average of 47 days between unscheduled/demand repair. The 4x2 historically has an average of 39 days between unscheduled/demand repair.

Avg age since 2009

This graph shows the average age of vehicles from 2009-2013 for the 4x2 and 4x4 light duty service truck. The average age of both the 4x2 and 4x4 has steadily increased since 2009. The average age for the 4x2 increased by 1.36 years from 2009 and 2013, while the 4x4 increased by 1.07 years from 2009 to 2013.

Drive type percentage since 2009

This graph shows the drive type percentage breakdown of light duty service trucks between 2009-2013. The 4x4 drive type percentage has seen a slight increase over time, from 43% in 2009 to 48% in 2013.

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