View last week’s trends in car counts & ARO across the regions

See how shops in different regions across the U.S. are performing compared to other areas.

From Aftermarket Matters

HOUSTON — The Tekmetric Index (TM-500) collects data from 500 auto repair shops, a sample of Tekmetric users across the United States. TM-500 monitors economical trends to show how the industry is performing as a whole.

Below are last week’s trends in car counts and AROs by region.


Last week’s average car count was 80, and as high as more than 88 with a low at nearly 46.

The West Coast experienced the highest AROs last week at $557. The ARO throughout the U.S. was $449.