OAR 735-028-0010
Vehicles Exempt from Odometer Disclosure Requirements


In addition to the exemptions described under ORS 803.102 (Odometer disclosure statement upon transfer of interest), the following vehicles are exempt from odometer disclosure requirements:


A new vehicle that is transferred before it is sold to a retail customer. For example, the transfer of a new vehicle between vehicle dealers.




All-terrain vehicles.


A vehicle that has been reported stolen and has not been recovered.


A vehicle originally manufactured without an odometer.


A vehicle covered by a salvage title, if:


The odometer has been destroyed, removed or is unreadable; or


The frame or unibody is transferred separately from the odometer.


A vehicle that has been wrecked, dismantled, disassembled or substantially altered and:


The provisions of ORS 819.010 (Failure to comply with requirements for destruction of vehicle) have been complied with and DMV has issued proof of compliance under 819.030 (Department procedure on receipt of title or notice); and


The vehicle is acquired by a vehicle dismantler as defined under OAR 735-152-0000 (Definitions).


A vehicle that is ten years old or older. January 1 of the vehicle model year is used as the starting point in calculating the age of a vehicle. For purposes of this subsection, the model year is the year assigned by the manufacturer for a manufactured vehicle, or the model year listed on the vehicle title for an assembled, reconstructed or a replica vehicle. For example, a 2008 model vehicle is considered 10 years old on January 1, 2018.


DMV may require an applicant to submit additional information to verify the model year of a vehicle.

Source: Rule 735-028-0010 — Vehicles Exempt from Odometer Disclosure Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=735-028-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 735-028-0010’s source at or​.us