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# How many miles does the average person drive in a year?

## How many miles does the average person drive in a year?

Read on for answers to common questions about average miles per year. What Is the Average Mileage Motorists Drive Each Year? The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration states the average person drives around 13,500 miles every year. This is the highest average miles per year in American history.

What’s the average mileage of a used car?

Here’s what to know before purchasing a used car. As a general rule of thumb, 15,000 miles a year is considered an “average” number of miles per year. So, a car that is five years old would have about 75,000 miles to be considered “average.” Anything significantly more, and a car is considered to be “high mileage.”

How many miles should a 5 year old car have?

As a general rule of thumb, 15,000 miles a year is considered an “average” number of miles per year. So, a car that is five years old would have about 75,000 miles to be considered “average.”

### Which is demographic has the lowest average mileage per year?

American men aged between 35 and 54 have the highest average miles per year. On average, they drive 18,858 miles annually. Which Demographic Has the Lowest Average Miles Per Year? American women over the age of 65 have the lowest average miles per year. They drive just 4785 miles each year, on average.

How many miles can you Drive in a year?

Depending on who you ask, the average miles driven per year is 10,000 to 15,000, with around 12,000 the most common yardstick (most leases allow 12,000 miles per year). So, if you’re looking at a…

Fortunately, within the last 10 years, many car models have been manufactured to last well over 100,000 miles. In fact, according to Consumer Reports there are at least 10 models that can happily last past 200,000 miles when properly cared for.

How many miles per capita do Americans drive?

For roughly 60 years, the number of miles driven by Americans rose year after year, until 2004 when they topped out around 10,120 per capita. Since then, the number of driving miles per capita was in decline in almost every state. In some states, it was a double-digit drop.

#### How are vehicle miles traveled per capita calculated?

The majority of states, nearly 70%, saw an increase in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) per capita from 2011 to 2014, according to FHWA data. VMT per capita is calculated by taking the total annual miles of vehicle traveled divided by the total population of the state.

Ruth Doyle