CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
Calendar Year:2002
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
1. Testing Volume
  Total Failed % Fail
a. All Tests: 12,840,323 1,887,851 14.7%
b. 1st Tests: 10,771,571 1,412,410 13.1%
2. Certification Volume
  Total %
a. Total Cert's Issued: 10,446,475  
b. 1st Tests Rec'd Cert.: 9,018,508 86.3%
c. 1st Tests No Cert.: 1,427,967 13.7%
3. 1st Test Failures by Failure type
  Failed % Fail
a. Gross Polluters: 390,050 3.6%
b. All Tailpipe: 1,008,361 9.4%
c. All Visual: 250,715 2.3%
d. All Functional: 722,007 6.7%
e. Overall: 1,412,410 13.1%
4. 1st Tests Failures by Program Area
  1st Tests Failed % Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. Enhanced 7,210,771 1,126,349 15.6% 309,436 4.3%
b. Basic 3,453,882 274,857 8.0% 76,750 2.2%
c. Chg.Owner: 94,944 9,366 9.9% 3,353 3.5%
e. Unknown 11,974 1,838 15.3% 511 4.3%
d. Total 10,771,571 1,412,410 13.1% 390,050 3.6%
5. 1st Test Failures by Station Type
  1st Tests Failed %Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. REG 5,148,493 500,099 9.7% 134,753 2.6%
b. GSGR 1,726,982 177,501 10.3% 44,744 2.6%
c. GPC 560,851 31,368 5.6% 8,995 1.6%
d. CAP 388,666 56,816 14.6% 15,019 3.9%
e. TST 2,887,920 638,070 22.1% 184,532 6.4%
g. Gov.Fl. 43,760 3,276 7.5% 641 1.5%
h. Bus.Fl. 3,198 108 3.4% 16 0.5%
i. Referee 11,701 5,172 44.2% 1,350 11.5%
k. Total 10,771,571 1,412,410 13.1% 390,050 3.6%
5.a. 1st Tests at Test-Only Stations
  Tests Certificates*
a. Total Tests 2,887,920 2,890,177
a. Directed Vehicles 1,741,478 1,736,907
* 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 33,851 9,138 27.0% 17.4% 7.9% 16.8% 10.3%
1975 27,303 8,308 30.4% 22.0% 10.3% 17.8% 10.8%
1976 42,504 12,654 29.8% 21.1% 9.1% 17.6% 10.6%
1977 62,615 18,541 29.6% 19.9% 9.0% 18.2% 10.8%
1978 73,387 22,411 30.5% 21.0% 9.6% 18.3% 11.6%
1979 83,117 26,651 32.1% 23.8% 11.3% 18.9% 11.6%
1980 59,088 18,989 32.1% 24.1% 12.7% 19.5% 11.2%
1981 71,615 24,435 34.1% 27.0% 13.5% 19.7% 11.0%
1982 89,679 30,544 34.1% 26.9% 13.0% 19.4% 10.2%
1983 124,505 40,770 32.7% 25.4% 12.2% 18.6% 9.7%
1984 225,153 75,612 33.6% 26.9% 13.5% 18.6% 8.9%
1985 296,758 94,307 31.8% 25.4% 12.5% 17.2% 7.5%
1986 385,767 109,792 28.5% 21.7% 9.9% 15.5% 6.0%
1987 445,684 125,558 28.2% 22.2% 9.6% 14.0% 5.1%
1988 491,953 119,734 24.3% 18.5% 7.5% 12.1% 4.0%
1989 585,923 118,907 20.3% 14.7% 5.5% 10.1% 3.0%
1990 586,711 96,805 16.5% 11.9% 4.1% 7.7% 2.0%
1991 618,129 87,628 14.2% 10.3% 3.3% 6.3% 1.4%
1992 563,485 68,859 12.2% 8.9% 2.8% 5.1% 1.2%
1993 639,814 75,567 11.8% 9.0% 2.0% 4.2% 1.0%
1994 769,550 60,064 7.8% 5.4% 1.2% 3.0% 0.8%
1995 572,717 41,245 7.2% 4.6% 1.1% 3.0% 0.8%
1996 996,133 57,581 5.8% 2.4% 0.4% 3.7% 0.5%
1997 547,867 23,806 4.3% 1.7% 0.4% 2.9% 0.3%
1998 1,208,695 29,720 2.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1.7% 0.2%
1999 417,603 6,200 1.5% 0.5% 0.1% 1.0% 0.1%
2000 246,075 3,916 1.6% 0.4% 0.1% 1.1% 0.1%
2001 220,950 2,725 1.2% 0.2% 0.0% 1.0% 0.1%
2002 104,434 1,198 1.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.9% 0.1%
2003 6,529 119 1.8% 0.1% 0.0% 1.7% 0.1%
Total 10,597,594 1,411,784 13.3% 9.5% 3.7% 6.8% 2.4%
7. Referee Activity
  Tests Failed % Failed
a. Total Tests 22,470 11,356 50.5%
b. Tests on GP Veh's 5,150 2,097 40.7%
 
OUTCOMES Counts
c. Certificates Issued 13,530
d. Hardship Extensions 1,294
e. Waivers Granted 1,418
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CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
Calendar Year:2002
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
8. Active Stations
  Total Enhanced Basic Chg.Owner Unknown
REG 7,123 3,756 3,059 104 7
GSGR 1,807 1,192 530 23 1
GPC 780 182 520 68  
CAP 427 322 90    
TST 1,080 1,028 36 1 4
Gov 278 147 124 1  
Bus 69 28 37 1  
REF 41 24 15    
Oth 911 239 623 44 1
Total 12,516 6,918 5,034 242 13
9. Active Technicians
License Type Count
?? 1
EA 9,779
EB 3,740
TOTAL 13,520
10. ASM Inspection Costs
Station Type Count Wtd.Avg. Max.Cost
REG 32,151 $45.66 $98
GSGR 12,249 $45.27 $98
GPC 1,403 $50.62 $98
CAP 3,341 $43.67 $98
TST 11,030 $47.54 $97
Other 900 $39.02 $87
TOTAL 61,074 $45.83 $98
11. Repair Costs
  Vehicles
  Total $0-$50 $51-$150 $151-$250 $251-$450 Over $450 Total
Avg.Cost
a. Statewide 624,110 255,794 177,714 88,432 69,821 32,349 $137.00
 
b.Enhanced 364,981 146,581 100,560 52,957 44,183 20,700 $143.18
c.Non-Enh. 236,430 99,080 71,082 32,488 23,279 10,501 $128.01
 
d.GSGR 110,837 50,357 30,256 14,463 11,102 4,659 $123.24
e.GPC 21,478 7,383 5,867 3,479 3,040 1,709 $171.14
f.CAP** 67,034 22,918 16,447 9,940 11,475 6,254 $181.04
g.REG 354,937 163,351 105,515 44,704 29,096 12,271 $113.79
h.Other 69,824 11,785 19,629 15,846 15,108 7,456 $224.04
** Includes all Smog Check repairs performed at CAP stations.

12. CAP Repair Costs

Total Vehicles Average Cost Per Vehicle*
24,133 $ 312
  * 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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