Executive Summary Report July 2001
CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
2001 July
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
1. Testing Volume
  Total Failed % Fail
a. All Tests: 1,082,852 157,012 14.5%
b. 1st Tests: 909,425 118,474 13.0%
2. Certification Volume
  Total %
a. Total Cert's Issued: 879,939  
b. 1st Tests Rec'd Cert.: 761,648 86.6%
c. 1st Tests No Cert.: 118,291 13.4%
3. 1st Test Failures by Failure type
  Failed % Fail
a. Gross Polluters: 37,536 4.1%
b. All Tailpipe: 88,542 9.7%
c. All Visual: 22,629 2.5%
d. All Functional: 59,925 6.6%
e. Overall: 118,474 13.0%
4. 1st Tests Failures by Program Area
  1st Tests Failed % Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. Enhanced 581,574 90,433 15.5% 28,968 5.0%
b. Basic 320,215 27,242 8.5% 8,262 2.6%
c. Chg.Owner: 7,625 796 10.4% 306 4.0%
e. Unknown 11 3 27.3%    
d. Total 909,425 118,474 13.0% 37,536 4.1%
5. 1st Test Failures by Station Type
  1st Tests Failed %Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. REG 491,878 49,029 10.0% 14,656 3.0%
b. GSGR 167,603 17,797 10.6% 5,046 3.0%
c. GPC 53,631 3,539 6.6% 1,049 2.0%
d. CAP 22,981 3,388 14.7% 1,014 4.4%
e. TST 169,254 44,162 26.1% 15,619 9.2%
g. Gov.Fl. 2,876 223 7.8% 44 1.5%
h. Bus.Fl. 457 18 3.9% 6 1.3%
i. Referee 808 338 41.8% 108 13.4%
k. Total 909,425 118,474 13.0% 37,536 4.1%
5.a. 1st Tests at Test-Only Stations
  Tests Certificates*
a. Total Tests 169,254 171,605
a. Directed Vehicles 85,603 85,919
* 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 3,401 832 24.5% 15.8% 7.6% 14.8% 8.6%
1975 2,593 712 27.5% 20.9% 10.1% 16.1% 8.9%
1976 4,580 1,312 28.6% 20.1% 9.4% 16.7% 10.7%
1977 6,396 1,811 28.3% 19.7% 9.0% 17.3% 10.1%
1978 7,603 2,094 27.5% 19.4% 9.1% 16.6% 10.1%
1979 8,210 2,472 30.1% 22.4% 10.7% 18.3% 10.3%
1980 6,526 1,936 29.7% 22.9% 12.6% 18.4% 9.9%
1981 7,757 2,720 35.1% 28.0% 14.1% 20.6% 10.4%
1982 9,502 3,344 35.2% 28.2% 14.0% 20.2% 10.7%
1983 14,300 4,684 32.8% 25.4% 12.9% 19.1% 10.1%
1984 23,391 7,905 33.8% 27.5% 14.3% 18.7% 9.1%
1985 31,296 10,042 32.1% 25.8% 13.0% 17.7% 7.4%
1986 40,063 11,199 28.0% 21.8% 10.4% 14.8% 5.8%
1987 44,237 12,007 27.1% 21.7% 9.9% 13.4% 4.8%
1988 49,486 11,208 22.6% 17.4% 7.2% 11.0% 3.5%
1989 55,515 9,839 17.7% 13.2% 5.1% 8.5% 2.5%
1990 54,659 7,695 14.1% 10.4% 3.6% 6.3% 1.5%
1991 56,880 6,672 11.7% 8.7% 2.8% 4.9% 1.1%
1992 52,001 5,178 10.0% 7.2% 2.3% 4.0% 0.9%
1993 58,982 4,875 8.3% 6.1% 1.4% 2.9% 0.7%
1994 48,507 2,815 5.8% 3.9% 1.0% 2.3% 0.6%
1995 94,201 3,759 4.0% 2.4% 0.6% 1.7% 0.4%
1996 31,395 929 3.0% 1.2% 0.4% 1.8% 0.3%
1997 106,638 1,875 1.8% 0.5% 0.2% 1.3% 0.2%
1998 30,783 245 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
1999 22,971 144 0.6% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
2000 16,807 95 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
2001 9,388 32 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
2002 123            
Total 898,191 118,431 13.2% 9.9% 4.2% 6.7% 2.5%
7. Referee Activity
  Tests Failed % Failed
a. Total Tests 1,682 862 51.2%
b. Tests on GP Veh's 460 180 39.1%
 
OUTCOMES Counts
c. Certificates Issued 1,015
d. Hardship Extensions 136
e. Waivers Granted 85
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CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
2001 July
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
8. Active Stations
  Total Enhanced Basic Chg.Owner Unknown
REG 5,094 2,828 2,203 62 1
GSGR 1,462 1,016 433 13  
GPC 650 127 459 64  
CAP 195 155 40    
TST 600 583 16   1
Gov 185 99 86    
Bus 50 22 28    
REF 34 20 14    
Oth 186 29 149 7 1
Total 8,456 4,879 3,428 146 3
9. Active Technicians
License Type Count
EA 7,797
EB 3,480
TOTAL 11,277
10. ASM Inspection Costs
Station Type Count Wtd.Avg. Max.Cost
REG 2,595 $44.10 $98
GSGR 1,009 $43.62 $97
GPC 138 $49.28 $89
CAP 167 $42.10 $98
TST 664 $47.91 $80
Other 98 $33.12 $66
TOTAL 4,671 $44.39 $98
11. Repair Costs
  Vehicles
  Total $0-$50 $51-$150 $151-$250 $251-$450 Over $450 Total
Avg.Cost
a. Statewide 63,292 26,593 17,691 8,746 6,895 3,367 $135.52
 
b.Enhanced 38,244 15,787 10,228 5,352 4,535 2,342 $143.87
c.Non-Enh. 23,258 9,896 6,973 3,196 2,233 960 $124.05
 
d.GSGR 11,725 5,545 3,136 1,499 1,082 463 $117.46
e.GPC 2,363 875 565 367 346 210 $170.53
f.CAP** 2,361 972 543 315 334 197 $159.64
g.REG 37,719 17,947 11,107 4,574 2,959 1,132 $108.02
h.Other 9,124 1,254 2,340 1,991 2,174 1,365 $257.08
** Includes all Smog Check repairs performed at CAP stations.

12. CAP Repair Costs

Total Vehicles Average Cost Per Vehicle*
600 $ 336
  * 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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