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MARKET
INTELLIGENCE
A CRASH COURSE IN COLLISION REPAIR
THE association's newly-released 2018 Digital Collision Repair Trends: Industry
Statistics and Analysis is a comprehensive report on the size and scope of the industry's
collision repair sector, combining the latest available industry data from original Auto
Care Association research, government and independent research sources. The
study provides a broad perspective on the U.S. collision repair sector of the auto
care industry, with data on collision retail sales, miles driven, fatality statistics, sector
employment and reach, paint, body and equipment (PBE) and more. The highlights
below put just a small dent in the complete package of information in this report,
designed to help collision repair professionals understand their sector's impact and
trends, and information to help guide their business decisions on the road ahead.

Annual Change in Miles Driven, 2003-2016
WHAT DRIVES
THEfromCOLLISION
REPAIR SECTOR?
(Percent Change
Previous Year)

Sector Sales

Collision Repair Receipts, 2016

$45.8 Billion (Billions of Retail Dollars)

$31.3B

The industry's collision
repair segment includes the products and services used
3%
by shops to repair 2%
and refinish motor vehicles' bodies and glass. The collision repair
market grew by 3.31%percent from $44.4 billion in 2015 to $45.8 billion in 2016, and this
segment now constitutes 16.5 percent of the total automotive aftermarket. Independent
-1% shops accounted for over two-thirds (68.4 percent) of collision
paint and body repair
-2% at $31.3 billion. Dealership-operated body shops had the next
repair receipts in 2016
'03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16
largest share at $6.9 billion (15.2 percent). Automotive glass repair shops totaled $3.6
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation
billion in collision repair receipts (7.8 percent), while other shops doing paint, body and
glass repair and replacement had collision repair sales of $3.9 billion (8.6 percent).

Annual Change in Miles Driven, 2003-2016
Roadway
(Percent Change from
Previous Travel
Year) Congestion Index, 2006-2016
(Ratio of Miles Traveled to Length of U.S. Roads)
4%

800K
Vehicle Miles Traveled
Per Mile of Road

3%
2%
1%
-1%
-2%

'03

'04

'05

'06

750K
700K
650K
'07

600K

'08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16
'06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation
Sources: Auto Care Association, IHS Automotive, U.S. Department of Transportation

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15.2%

68.4%

4%

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$6.9B

8.6%

$3.9B

7.8%
$3.5B

Independent paint and body repair shops

Other repair shops

Dealership-operated repair shops

Automotive glass repair shops

Sources: Digital Auto Care Factbook 2018, U.S. Census Bureau,
NADA Industry Analysis Division

Driving
the Market
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Collision Repair
Receipts,
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$45.8 Billion (Billions of Retail Dollars)

For calendar year 2016, the total number of vehicle miles
U.S. Collision Repair Shops, 2003-2016
driven was 3.2 trillion,68.4
an increase
of
2.8%percent over the
%
15.2
$31.3B
previous year 48K
(see chart).
In recent $6.9B
years, Americans are driving
8.6%
$3.9B driven reached
more miles than they did in 2007 when miles
46K
7.8%recently, the
three trillion. While miles driven is on the uptick
$3.5B
steady increase
in
miles
driven
began
in
1990.
The number of
44K
miles driven on all U.S. roads has increased at a 1.6 percent
compounded 42K
annual growth rate (CAGR) since 1990.
'16

40K

Independent paint and body repair shops

'03 '04 '05 '06Other
'07repair
'08shops
'09 '10 '11 '12 '13
Dealership-operated repair shops
Automotive glass repair shops
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, NADA Industry Analysis Division
Sources: Digital Auto Care Factbook 2018, U.S. Census Bureau,
NADA Industry Analysis Division

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