The Average Clunker Traded in for C4C Was 15 Years Old

The government has released final Cash for Clunkers numbers–so far I’ve glanced through the summary and additional statistics. And one stat I did not know was that the average age for the Clunkers turned in was almost 15 years, and the average odometer reading was over 160,000 miles. (Click the graphic below to be able to read it.)

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In other words, these really were Clunkers.

The summary data breaks out total voucher amounts issued by state. And there’s even a spreadsheet of which individual models were purchased (which we can use to figure out how many of these cars were actually built in the US). More than 14,000 people bought Priuses under C4C, for example.

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emptywheel @maggieNYT I think what in past has seemed "authenticity" from Biden now appears "inappropriate touching" now. @RyanLizza
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emptywheel @DanaHoule Not technically out of status but INS fucked up paperwork/EAD while I was in cancer treatment. Took immediate legal work to fix.
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emptywheel @DanaHoule Not to mention of the ~50 people I've known go through immigration know of maybe 2 who were never out of status or close.
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bmaz Now playing on Pac-12 Network: The glorious 1987 Rose Bowl where the ASU Sun Devils cleaned Harbaugh+the Wolverweenies clocks. Beautiful day
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bmaz Uh, this is because of greedy self centered rentiers and corporatists like you, jackass. https://t.co/kgWY1sWCMh
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bmaz @erinscafe @JVSylvester @AllegiantTravel Can't find the low fuel article, but pretty sure I've seen that before. Also http://t.co/8znrti0m35
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emptywheel @Taniel What more is due out bt today and Thursday (or cut-off day), do you know? I'll miss Perry when he gets cut.
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emptywheel @Pedinska I've seen one poll that tested Bernie. He did pretty well.
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emptywheel @siestadrive Yeah, I get not wanting to be a part of the Clown Show. I think the larger industry is one, tho. @SamWangPhD
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emptywheel @siestadrive There was interesting discussion abt doing an IRV poll to make this crapshoot more sensible. I might do that. @SamWangPhD
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