Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Diesel & Hybrid Car Registration Up Since 2010
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

Diesel & Hybrid Car Registration Up Since 2010

Toni Avery
Apr 26, 2013

It won't come as a surprise to learn there's been a large increase in the number of diesel-powered and hybrid cars on the road, either due to gasoline price increases or environmental concerns. But the size of the increase may surprise you.

RL Polk compiled information from national vehicle registration data to give a better idea of how many of these cars are out there. For example, clean-diesel registration has increased 24.34% from 2010-2012 (an increase from 640,779 to 796,794).

Hybrid car and SUV registration has increased even more; by 33.58% during the same time (an increase from 1,714,966 to 2,290,903).

While these numbers are impressive, they contrast to the overall number of SUV registrations, which increased by only 2.75% during the same time.

The following numbers are for the growth of diesel cars and SUV's from 2010-2012:

1. California +55%
2. Massachusetts +45%
3. New York +43%
The following numbers are for the growth of hybrid cars and SUVS from 2010-2012:
1. South Carolina +50%
2. Tennessee +48%
3. Kentucky +46%

By Toni Avery
401 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Formula D Teams Up with AutoCon To Produce Car Shows for Long Beach and Irwindale Rounds
Matt UlfelderFeb 17, 2017
The Honda Civic Type R will debut at the Geneva Motor Show before entering production later this year.
Kelly PleskotFeb 17, 2017
The Ferrari 812 Superfast boasts the prancing horse brand's most powerful engine yet along with the most ridiculous name yet.
Alex NishimotoFeb 17, 2017
Jaguar has debuted two all-new engines for its XE, XF, and F-PACE lineup, giving customers a wider variety of engine options.
Jonathon KleinFeb 17, 2017
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing Commemorate 10 years of collaboration with a one-off carbon fiber powerboat sporting 3,100 hp.
Conner GoldenFeb 17, 2017
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP