Medium/Heavy Truck Tire Shipments In USA

- Apr 16, 2019-

Medium/Heavy Truck Tire Shipments in USA

 

Shipments of medium/heavy duty truck tires set a record in 2018. It was the biggest year for truck tires so far in the 21st century.

In all, the replacement and original equipment markets totaled 27.1 million units. (The previous high was in 2017, with 25.1 million.) The replacement market set its own record, with 21 million truck tires, up 7.7% from the previous high of 19.5 million — again, in 2017.

Here’s a look at how U.S. medium/heavy truck tire shipments (including imports) have changed since 2010:

Year       Replacement  OE       Total

2018      21.0           6.1    27.1

2017      19.5           5.6    25.1

2016      18.4           5.3    23.7

2015      18.0           6.3    24.3

2014      17.3           5.8    23.1

2013      15.7           5.0    20.7

2012      16.0           5.3    21.3

2011      17.0           4.9    21.9

2010      15.3           3.0    18.3