§ 580.17 Exemptions.
Notwithstanding the requirements of §§ 580.5 and 580.7:
(a) A transferor or a lessee of any of the following motor vehicles need not disclose the vehicle's odometer mileage:
(1) A vehicle having a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, as defined in § 571.3 of this title, of more than 16,000 pounds;
(2) A vehicle that is not self-propelled;
(3) A vehicle that was manufactured in a model year beginning at least ten years before January 1 of the calendar year in which the transfer occurs; or
Example to paragraph (a)(3):
For vehicle transfers occurring during calendar year 1998, model year 1988 or older vehicles are exempt.
(4) A vehicle sold directly by the manufacturer to any agency of the United States in conformity with contractual specifications.
(b) A transferor of a new vehicle prior to its first transfer for purposes other than resale need not disclose the vehicle's odometer mileage.
(c) A lessor of any of the vehicles listed in paragraph (a) of this section need not notify the lessee of any of these vehicles of the disclosure requirements of § 580.7.