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Cash for Clunkers - Vehicles Purchased by Category

Vehicles Purchased by Category

Passenger Cars:    404,046

Category 1 Truck:   231,651

Category 2 Truck:    46,836

Category 3 Truck:      2,408

Vehicle Trade-in by Category

Passenger Cars:      109,380

Category 1 Truck:    450,778

Category 2 Truck:    116,909

Category 3 Truck:        8,134

84% of trade-ins under the program are trucks, and 59% of new vehicles purchased are cars. The program worked far better than anyone anticipated at moving consumers out of old, dirty trucks and SUVs and into new more fuel-efficient cars.

Source: White House

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