Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 42   78 89 96
Freight Light Trucks 18   30 34 37
Medium Trucks 6   21 24 26
Heavy Trucks 2   3 3 3

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 61.5   58.7 59.4 59.3
Freight Light Trucks 25.8   22.7 22.9 22.9
Medium Trucks 9.5   16.2 15.9 15.8
Heavy Trucks 3.1   2.4 1.7 2.1

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 348   1,162 1,241 1,306
Freight Light Trucks 146   449 479 504
Medium Trucks 71   315 319 327
Heavy Trucks 27   45 45 45

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 58.7   59.0 59.6 59.8
Freight Light Trucks 24.6   22.8 23.0 23.1
Medium Trucks 12.0   16.0 15.3 15.0
Heavy Trucks 4.6   2.3 2.2 2.1

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 18,503   13,043 13,887 13,315
Freight Light Trucks 23,446   13,254 13,939 13,396
Medium Trucks 25,272   24,704 25,469 25,201
Heavy Trucks 60,375   52,798 54,996 58,669

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 13.3   11.3 11.1 11.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.8   8.9 9.0 9.0

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 13.5   11.4 11.3 11.2
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.8   9.1 9.1 9.1

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.3 21.0 20.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.4 21.0 20.6

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.5   37.6 37.6 37.6

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel