ABOUT THE DATA: Data on this and the following page is derived from the U.S. General Services Administration’s FY-2022 Federal Fleet Report. The data comes from the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST) as reported by agencies.
Federal Vehicles, Inventory, and Acquisition
The federal fleet grew by nearly 2% in fiscal year 2020 with a reported inventory total of 657,506. However, between 2021 and 2022 there was a slight dropoff with inventory totals going from 656,724 to 656,494.
When looking at total fleet composition by fuel type as well as acquisitions, gasoline was at the top of the list with an inventory of 371,404 and an acquisition of 25,121. E85 (or flex fuel) had the second-highest inventory and acquisition at 166,929 and 7,166, respectively. These were followed by diesel and gasoline hybrid. Electric had an inventory of 2,141 and an acquisition of 53.
The average age of federally owned vehicles (these are agency-owned vehicles only, not commercially leased or GSA Fleet vehicle) was just over 17 years for trucks with passenger vehicles having 7.2 years and 11.1 years for other vehicle types.
Federal Cost-Per-Mile and Average Miles Per Vehicle
The cost-per-mile for all vehicle types in the federal fleet has increased over the previous year. Cost-per-mile for trucks was at $1.32, with passenger vehicles at $.80, and $3.72 for other vehicles.
Federal fleets saw an average of 6,549 miles-per-vehicle with the U.S. Postal Service having the highest average at 7,015 followed by civilian agencies at 6,753 and military agencies at 5,629.
For civilian agencies, light trucks had the most miles at 7,329; military agencies’ SUVs had the most miles driven at 7,550 miles; the U.S. Postal Service topped the list with heavy trucks being driven the most at 26,030 miles driven. Low-speed electric vehicles had the least amount of miles driven across all three agencies.