Fact #831: July 28, 2014 Top Ten States with Diesel Light Vehicles

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In Wyoming, more than 10% of registered light vehicles are fueled by diesel making their State number one in terms of diesel share. All other States on the top ten list are also western States. The average of all light diesels registered in the U.S. is 2.8%. The data include diesel cars, sport-utility vehicles, vans, and pickups (includes heavy-duty pickups as well).

Top Ten States Ranked by Share of Diesel Registrations and U.S. Average, 2013

Graphic showing the top ten states with diesel light vehicles. See table for details.

Note: Data include only those vehicles below 8,500 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating.

Fact #831 Dataset

Supporting Information

Top Ten States Ranked by Share of Diesel Registrations and U.S. Average, 2013
State Share of Diesel Registrations
Wyoming 10.8%
Montana 8.1%
Idaho 6.9%
Alaska 6.7%
North Dakota 6.4%
South Dakota 6.0%
Oregon 5.7%
Utah 5.6%
New Mexico 5.1%
Colorado 4.3%
U.S. Average 2.8%
Note: U.S. Average was calculated using an estimated total of 246 million light vehicle registrations.
Source: Diesel Technology Forum, "A Clean Diesel State of Mind," June 2014.
Original source: R.L. Polk and Company.

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