U.S Automotive Airfilters Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

 The US Automotive Air Filters Market is Segmented by Material Type (Paper Airfilters, Gauze Airfilters, Foam Airfilters and Others), by Type (Intake Filters (Cellulose Intake and Synthetic Intake) and Cabin Filters (Particulate Type and Activated Carbon)), by Vehicle type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles) and by Sales Channel (OEMs and Aftermarket).

US Automotive Airfilters Market Size

US Automotive Airfilters Market_Overview
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Study Period 2018 - 2028
Base Year For Estimation 2022
Forecast Data Period 2023 - 2028
Historical Data Period 2018 - 2021
CAGR > 5.00 %
Market Concentration Low

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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US Automotive Airfilters Market Analysis

The US Automotive Airfilters Market is projected to grow with a CAGR of more than 5 % during the forecast period.

  • With the increasing air pollution and level of harmful pollutants from automobiles in the country, the government is taking stringent steps towards curbing the pollutants levels in the atmosphere.
  • Air cleaners helps in reducing the emission of harmful gases and also increases the engine performance. Increasing awareness about environmental concerns and maximum utilization of engine by the end-user are enhancing the demand for the market.
  • The increase in awareness about vehicle performance and environmental concerns is forcing the end-user for timely servicing of the vehicles and changing the spare-parts on a regular basis which is resulting in maximum performance of engine and curbing pollution in the environment.
  • However, there is a slowdown in automobile sales and production which is because of the trade-tensions between two major economies of the world China and United States, also the ongoing Pandemic COVID-19 is also responsible for the slowdown in economy as it has forced the world economy to lockdown for almost 3 months and now the growth is expected to resume in the second half of 2021, as the governments are providing stimulus to the demand as well as the supply side to revive the economy.

US Automotive Airfilters Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the US Automotive Airfilters Market according to our research experts:

Commercial Vehicle Segment Captures Market

With the increase in construction activities and growing e-commerce activities in the country, the demand for commercial vehicles are growing with a high rate. In the year 2018, the number of commercial vehicles sold in the country were, around 12.4 million which rose to more than 12.76 million in the year 2019.

The commercial vehicle fleet owners are concerned about the average yearly mileage of commercial vehicles for which they are continuously monitoring the health of the engine and other spare parts by doing timely maintenance and engine checkups. Consumers are likely to change both intake and cabin cleaners periodically so as to meet stringent implementation of these air standards by the state governments, therefore, boosting the sales of the automotive airfilters in the country.

The aftermarket segment for commercial vehicles is expected to grow with high CAGR as compared to OEMs, owing to the vehicle maintenance and inspection programs that are run on a regular basis in the country. These programs are beneficial in increasing the average age of trucks in the country. For instance, in 2008, the average age of trucks in United States was 12.8 years which rose to 14.2 years in 2018.

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Cabin Filter Captures Market

Almost all vehicles in the country are equipped with air conditioners and cabin Airfilter is an integral part of it. The cabin air filters have an early replacement cycle as they are required to clean the air coming into the passenger cabin.

The companies involved in production of cabin air filters are spending heavily on providing finest product to product the dust as well as other harmful particles get into the cabin, to protect the driver and passengers from inhaling bad quality air. With the increase in air pollution the air quality has deteriorated and hence, the replacement for cabin air filters are scheduled in a shorter duration.

For instance, in October 2019, WIX Filters introduced, WIX XP Cabin air filter. The newly designed filter is built with premium PUR-AIR technology and multi-layer protection that allows vehicle occupants to breathe cleaner air.

The major players are spending in R&D to make a cabin Airfilter which can prevent the coronavirus to enter the vehicle. In April 2020, Mann+Hummel announced that they are testing for the effectiveness of its products to support contamination control with regard to the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

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US Automotive Airfilters Industry Overview

The US Automotive Airfilter Market is fragmented, with many players accounting for a small market share. Some of the prominent companies US Automotive Airfilter Market are WIX Filters, Allena Group, Purolator and others. The major players in the country are continuously expanding their product offerings to give end user the latest technology and attract the end-user.

For instance,

  • In February 2019, Mann+Hummel expanded its range by adding thirty new part numbers to the air filter range for the aftermarket. These part numbers have been added to the company’s Purolator, PurolatorOne and PurolatorTech product ranges.
  • In January 2020, WIX filters, which is a leading manufacturer of air filters in the automotive world, made and announcement that they have introduced 380 new parts in 2019, including 71 parts for passenger cars and 88 for heavy-duty and off-road applications. The company introduced 140 industrial parts, 27 premium cabin air filters and made a variety of other additions, including its OPP product line.

US Automotive Airfilters Market Leaders

  1. WIX Filters

  2. AL Group

  3. K&N

  4. Purolator

  5. Allena Group

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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US Automotive Airfilters Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Sales Channel

      1. 5.1.1 OEM

      2. 5.1.2 Aftermarket

    2. 5.2 Material Type

      1. 5.2.1 Paper Airfilter

      2. 5.2.2 Gauze Airfilter

      3. 5.2.3 Foam Airfilters

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Type

      1. 5.3.1 Intake Filters

        1. Cellulose Intake

        2. Synthetic Intake

      2. 5.3.2 Cabin Filter

        1. Particulate Type

        2. Activated Carbon

    4. 5.4 Vehicle Type

      1. 5.4.1 Passenger Cars

      2. 5.4.2 Commercial Vehicles


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 K & N Engineering

      2. 6.2.2 JS Automobiles

      3. 6.2.3 A L Filter

      4. 6.2.4 Allena Group

      5. 6.2.5 WIX Filters

      6. 6.2.6 Samridhi Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

      7. 6.2.7 Purolator Filters LLC

      8. 6.2.8 Advanced Flow Engineering Inc.

      9. 6.2.9 AIRAID

      10. 6.2.10 BD Inc. Group


US Automotive Airfilters Industry Segmentation

The US Automotive Airfilters Market report covers a detailed study on the latest trends and innovations in the market which Material Type (Paper Airfilters, Gauze Airfilters, Foam Airfilters and Others), by Type (Intake Filters (Cellulose Intake and Synthetic Intake) and Cabin Filters (Particulate Type and Activated Carbon)) and by Vehicle type (Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles). Along with the major players, their strategies, innovations, technological advancements and financials are also covered in the report.

Sales Channel
Material Type
Paper Airfilter
Gauze Airfilter
Foam Airfilters
Intake Filters
Cellulose Intake
Synthetic Intake
Cabin Filter
Particulate Type
Activated Carbon
Vehicle Type
Passenger Cars
Commercial Vehicles

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US Automotive Airfilters Market Research FAQs

The US Automotive Airfilters Market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 5% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

WIX Filters, AL Group, K&N, Purolator and Allena Group are the major companies operating in the US Automotive Airfilters Market.

US Automotive Airfilters Industry Report

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