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2017 NHTS Weighted Vehicle Occupancy Factors

Vehicle type Mileage-Weighted vehicle occupancy factor
Car 1.54
SUV 1.83
Van 2.44
Pickup truck 1.49
Motorcycle / Moped 1.20
RV (motor home, ATV, snowmobile) 1.83
Other[1] 2.19
All 1.67

[1] Other includes Rental Car, a new category in 2017 that likely was integrated into other POV modes in 2009 and earlier surveys.

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