CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
2006 February
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
1. Testing Volume
  Total Failed % Fail
a. All Tests: 915,871 136,052 14.9%
b. 1st Tests: 781,353 105,205 13.5%
2. Certification Volume
  Total %
a. Total Cert's Issued: 753,025  
b. 1st Tests Rec'd Cert.: 656,007 87.1%
c. 1st Tests No Cert.: 97,018 12.9%
3. 1st Test Failures by Failure type
  Failed % Fail
a. Gross Polluters: 20,689 2.6%
b. All Tailpipe: 65,500 8.4%
c. All Visual: 11,994 1.5%
d. All Functional: 59,916 7.7%
e. Overall: 105,205 13.5%
4. 1st Tests Failures by Program Area
  1st Tests Failed % Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. Enhanced 713,368 97,327 13.6% 18,918 2.7%
b. Basic 61,757 7,113 11.5% 1,561 2.5%
c. Chg.Owner: 6,228 765 12.3% 210 3.4%
e. Total 781,353 105,205 13.5% 20,689 2.6%
5. 1st Test Failures by Station Type
  1st Tests Failed %Failed G.P.s % G.P.
a. REG 300,979 31,851 10.6% 5,076 1.7%
b. GS 43,041 6,013 14.0% 1,202 2.8%
e. TST 432,146 66,571 15.4% 14,293 3.3%
g. Gov.Fl. 4,050 341 8.4% 29 0.7%
h. Bus.Fl. 226 17 7.5% 2 0.9%
i. Referee 911 412 45.2% 87 9.5%
k. Total 781,353 105,205 13.5% 20,689 2.6%
5.a. 1st Tests at Test-Only Stations
  Tests Certificates*
a. Total Tests 432,146 421,923
a. Directed Vehicles 233,462 228,116
* 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 16 2 12.5% 6.3% 6.3% 12.5% 6.3%
1975 28 6 21.4% 21.4% 10.7% 10.7% 3.6%
1976 1,759 486 27.6% 20.9% 8.5% 15.1% 7.3%
1977 2,590 664 25.6% 19.0% 8.5% 13.9% 7.7%
1978 3,036 796 26.2% 19.8% 9.6% 14.0% 8.8%
1979 3,461 1,001 28.9% 23.1% 11.6% 14.7% 8.8%
1980 2,287 698 30.5% 24.8% 13.1% 16.4% 9.4%
1981 2,608 791 30.3% 26.1% 12.2% 16.0% 8.6%
1982 3,167 975 30.8% 25.9% 11.8% 15.7% 8.4%
1983 4,279 1,374 32.1% 26.1% 11.6% 16.3% 7.5%
1984 7,734 2,386 30.9% 25.9% 12.8% 16.1% 7.4%
1985 10,946 3,289 30.0% 24.8% 11.6% 15.8% 6.4%
1986 14,560 3,973 27.3% 21.6% 9.6% 14.3% 5.3%
1987 17,677 4,910 27.8% 22.8% 9.7% 13.5% 4.7%
1988 21,142 5,306 25.1% 20.4% 7.8% 12.3% 3.9%
1989 27,567 5,907 21.4% 16.9% 6.2% 10.4% 2.9%
1990 31,172 6,229 20.0% 15.9% 5.4% 9.0% 2.2%
1991 33,577 6,272 18.7% 14.9% 4.7% 8.2% 1.7%
1992 33,331 5,598 16.8% 13.1% 3.8% 7.2% 1.6%
1993 39,317 7,105 18.1% 15.0% 3.4% 6.9% 1.6%
1994 45,658 6,281 13.8% 10.6% 2.1% 5.2% 1.4%
1995 44,147 5,610 12.7% 9.5% 2.0% 4.9% 1.4%
1996 60,454 8,737 14.5% 5.8% 0.8% 10.4% 0.8%
1997 49,395 6,731 13.6% 4.9% 0.9% 10.3% 0.7%
1998 75,938 6,385 8.4% 2.5% 0.4% 6.5% 0.5%
1999 53,419 4,258 8.0% 1.8% 0.4% 6.6% 0.4%
2000 119,810 6,197 5.2% 0.8% 0.1% 4.5% 0.3%
2001 21,608 1,252 5.8% 0.6% 0.1% 5.3% 0.2%
2002 23,892 970 4.1% 0.3% 0.1% 3.8% 0.1%
2003 9,685 314 3.2% 0.2% 0.1% 3.0% 0.1%
2004 6,709 245 3.7% 0.3% 0.1% 3.4% 0.1%
2005 8,479 357 4.2% 0.2% 0.1% 3.9% 0.1%
2006 1,894 97 5.1% 1.1% 0.7% 4.2% 0.1%
2007 2            
Total 781,344 105,202 13.5% 8.4% 2.6% 7.7% 1.5%
7. Referee Activity
  Tests Failed % Failed
a. Total Tests 1,617 823 50.9%
b. Tests on GP Veh's 184 68 37.0%
 
OUTCOMES Counts
c. Certificates Issued 1,087
d. Hardship Extensions 82
e. Waivers Granted 85
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CALIFORNIA DEPT. CONSUMER AFFAIRS -- BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Executive Summary Report
2006 February
SMOG CHECK
Statewide
8. Active Stations
  Total Enhanced Basic Chg.Owner Unknown
REG 5,210 4,583 595 32  
GS 631 495 62 74  
TST 1,780 1,768 12    
Gov 168 149 19    
Bus 32 30 2    
REF 36 30 6    
Oth 1       1
Total 7,858 7,055 696 106 1
9. Active Technicians
License Type Count
EA 10,766
EB 639
TOTAL 11,405
10. ASM Inspection Costs
Station Type Count Wtd.Avg. Max.Cost
REG 4,245 $47.75 $98
GS 526 $48.87 $98
TST 1,895 $49.00 $98
Other 69 $48.43 $98
TOTAL 6,735 $48.20 $98
11. Repair Costs
  Vehicles
  Total $0-$50 $51-$150 $151-$250 $251-$450 Over $450 Total
Avg.Cost
a. Statewide 26,716 8,938 6,725 4,254 4,226 2,573 $186.36
 
b.Enhanced 19,989 6,241 5,032 3,260 3,381 2,075 $196.46
c.Non-Enh. 5,756 2,350 1,467 856 694 389 $149.59
 
d.GS 7,291 2,172 1,893 1,121 1,270 835 $203.70
e.REG 16,266 6,330 4,141 2,426 2,115 1,254 $161.85
f.Other 3,159 436 691 707 841 484 $272.54

12. CAP Repair Costs

Total Vehicles Average Cost Per Vehicle*
3,148 $ 326
  * 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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