Automotive Aftermarket Totals $151.2 Billion In 2000 - products
and services - Brief Article - Statistical Data Included
Autoparts Report, June 1, 2001
Automotive aftermarket product and service volume in the U.S. reached $151.2 billion during 2000, a $4.0 billion increase over
1999 in current dollars at user-price (the price paid by ultimate consumers of products and services). In its Aftermarket Annual
2001, Lang Marketing reports that 2000 aftermarket product sales in the U.S. totaled $110.4 billion, with purchased service
reaching $40.8 billion.
Automotive aftermarket product volume includes all products used in the repair, maintenance, and modification of cars, light trucks,
and heavy trucks as well as all other types of engines, boats, off-road equipment, machinery, industrial use, and related product
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Purchased service represents all labor costs paid by end-users but does not include the cost of labor performed in-house by fleets
and other operations in their service facilities or labor for which no charge is made such as automotive Do-It-Yourself labor.
Total aftermarket volume (products and services) increased 2.7% in current dollars during 2000, less than the 3.7% gain in 1999,
according to the report. Aftermarket product sales grew 2.4% at user-price during 2000, a slower pace than the 1999 product
increase of 3.4%, the report stated. Aftermarket product growth was relatively strong during the first six months of 2000, but rising
gasoline prices and reduced driving dampened aftermarket product sales during the last half of the year. Purchased service for the
installation of aftermarket products rose 3.6% during 2000.