According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for motor vehicle parts and equipment were 2.09% higher in 2013 versus 2017.
Between 2013 and 2017: Car parts experienced an average inflation rate of -0.52% per year. In other words, car parts costing $500 in the year 2013 would cost $489.76 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.23% during this same period, car parts inflation was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by -1.46%, below the average yearly change for car parts during the 2013-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2013 (1.44%), price inflation for car parts was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Motor vehicle parts and equipment: