CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
Calendar Year:2001
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
1. Testing Volume
  Total Failed % Fail
a. All Tests: 12,558,976 1,788,614 14.2%
b. 1st Tests: 10,573,284 1,355,174 12.8%
2. Certification Volume
  Total %
a. Total Cert's Issued: 10,228,273  
b. 1st Tests Rec'd Cert.: 8,861,129 86.6%
c. 1st Tests No Cert.: 1,367,144 13.4%
3. 1st Test Failures by Failure type
  Failed % Fail
a. Gross Polluters: 423,079 4.0%
b. All Tailpipe: 1,005,023 9.5%
c. All Visual: 266,657 2.5%
d. All Functional: 690,688 6.5%
e. Overall: 1,355,174 12.8%
4. 1st Tests Failures by Program Area
  1st Tests Failed % Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. Enhanced 6,789,746 1,036,626 15.3% 327,091 4.8%
b. Basic 3,691,692 308,718 8.4% 92,518 2.5%
c. Chg.Owner: 88,698 9,142 10.3% 3,292 3.7%
e. Unknown 3,148 688 21.9% 178 5.7%
d. Total 10,573,284 1,355,174 12.8% 423,079 4.0%
5. 1st Test Failures by Station Type
  1st Tests Failed %Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. REG 5,699,966 565,976 9.9% 169,011 3.0%
b. GSGR 1,972,135 207,596 10.5% 58,544 3.0%
c. GPC 624,265 41,340 6.6% 12,164 1.9%
d. CAP 284,774 43,677 15.3% 12,698 4.5%
e. TST 1,932,648 488,550 25.3% 168,642 8.7%
g. Gov.Fl. 44,866 3,447 7.7% 775 1.7%
h. Bus.Fl. 5,165 259 5.0% 74 1.4%
i. Referee 9,782 4,452 45.5% 1,216 12.4%
k. Total 10,573,284 1,355,174 12.8% 423,079 4.0%
5.a. 1st Tests at Test-Only Stations
  Tests Certificates*
a. Total Tests 1,932,648 1,969,243
a. Directed Vehicles 1,007,330 1,020,840
* Certificates may exceed Tests since some vehicles have pre-
inspection tests at other stations.
6. Initial Tests by Vehicle Model Year
Model
Year
Initial
Tests
Failed
Tests
%Fail %Fail
Emiss.
%Fail
GP
%Fail
Funct.
%Fail
Visual
1974 40,788 10,256 25.1% 16.2% 7.5% 15.8% 9.7%
1975 32,094 9,337 29.1% 21.3% 10.2% 17.6% 10.7%
1976 49,612 14,231 28.7% 20.2% 9.2% 17.3% 10.3%
1977 74,131 20,960 28.3% 19.4% 8.9% 17.6% 10.6%
1978 87,837 25,421 28.9% 20.2% 9.4% 17.7% 11.1%
1979 99,475 30,219 30.4% 22.4% 10.8% 18.2% 11.1%
1980 74,269 23,001 31.0% 23.2% 12.3% 19.2% 10.9%
1981 89,647 30,518 34.0% 27.1% 13.7% 20.0% 11.0%
1982 112,385 38,278 34.1% 27.1% 13.5% 19.7% 10.6%
1983 155,947 50,942 32.7% 25.5% 12.8% 18.8% 9.9%
1984 275,873 90,722 32.9% 26.5% 13.7% 18.5% 8.9%
1985 356,604 111,904 31.4% 25.2% 12.7% 17.3% 7.5%
1986 454,687 124,813 27.5% 21.2% 10.0% 14.9% 5.9%
1987 516,031 137,388 26.6% 21.2% 9.6% 13.2% 4.8%
1988 554,593 123,616 22.3% 17.0% 7.1% 11.0% 3.6%
1989 643,548 114,288 17.8% 12.9% 5.0% 8.7% 2.6%
1990 626,273 87,263 13.9% 10.2% 3.6% 6.3% 1.6%
1991 651,496 75,084 11.5% 8.4% 2.7% 5.0% 1.1%
1992 586,843 56,511 9.6% 6.9% 2.2% 3.9% 0.9%
1993 676,034 57,109 8.4% 6.3% 1.5% 3.0% 0.7%
1994 629,098 35,913 5.7% 3.9% 0.9% 2.2% 0.6%
1995 1,079,486 44,405 4.1% 2.5% 0.6% 1.7% 0.5%
1996 399,765 12,765 3.2% 1.3% 0.3% 2.0% 0.3%
1997 1,191,184 22,903 1.9% 0.6% 0.2% 1.3% 0.2%
1998 381,038 3,445 0.9% 0.4% 0.1% 0.5% 0.1%
1999 278,018 1,944 0.7% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4% 0.1%
2000 209,304 1,133 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
2001 111,089 442 0.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
2002 4,369 21 0.5% 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0%
Total 10,441,518 1,354,832 13.0% 9.6% 4.1% 6.6% 2.6%
7. Referee Activity
  Tests Failed % Failed
a. Total Tests 19,748 10,431 52.8%
b. Tests on GP Veh's 5,205 1,984 38.1%
 
OUTCOMES Counts
c. Certificates Issued 11,872
d. Hardship Extensions 1,477
e. Waivers Granted 1,291
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CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
Calendar Year:2001
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
8. Active Stations
  Total Enhanced Basic Chg.Owner Unknown
REG 7,058 3,880 3,067 107 4
GSGR 1,726 1,177 529 20  
GPC 777 188 518 71  
CAP 465 385 80    
TST 741 715 23 1 2
Gov 261 134 126 1  
Bus 63 28 34 1  
REF 37 23 14    
Oth 900 214 650 35 1
Total 12,028 6,744 5,041 236 7
9. Active Technicians
License Type Count
?? 1
EA 8,867
EB 3,998
TOTAL 12,866
10. ASM Inspection Costs
Station Type Count Wtd.Avg. Max.Cost
REG 31,328 $44.49 $98
GSGR 12,176 $44.11 $98
GPC 1,662 $49.74 $98
CAP 2,093 $42.23 $98
TST 7,918 $47.67 $94
Other 1,289 $33.73 $88
TOTAL 56,466 $44.68 $98
11. Repair Costs
  Vehicles
  Total $0-$50 $51-$150 $151-$250 $251-$450 Over $450 Total
Avg.Cost
a. Statewide 751,283 316,514 212,483 103,174 79,802 39,310 $134.73
 
b.Enhanced 455,062 186,961 123,812 64,244 52,931 27,114 $143.02
c.Non-Enh. 272,783 118,196 82,228 36,157 24,888 11,314 $122.69
 
d.GSGR 142,870 66,608 38,941 18,319 13,371 5,631 $119.11
e.GPC 29,200 10,645 7,638 4,555 4,040 2,322 $166.26
f.CAP** 34,715 12,845 7,653 4,898 5,785 3,534 $183.23
g.REG 442,747 211,195 130,902 53,435 33,487 13,728 $108.17
h.Other 101,751 15,221 27,349 21,967 23,119 14,095 $246.66
** Includes all Smog Check repairs performed at CAP stations.

12. CAP Repair Costs

Total Vehicles Average Cost Per Vehicle*
16,051 $ 337
  * The average repair cost paid by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) to a contracted CAP station, includes parts, labor and tax, for diagnosis and repair of an eligible CAP vehicle.  These costs do not include consumer's co-payment or additional repairs performed outside of the CAP repair process.
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