NAICS Code 423120

NAICS 423120

NAICS Code 423120 – Automobile and Other Motor Vehicle Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 423120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of motor vehicle supplies, accessories, tools, and equipment; and new motor vehicle parts (except new tires and tubes).

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 423120

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of new and/or used tires and tubes–are classified in Industry NAICS 423130, Tire and Tube Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of automotive chemicals (except lubricating oils and greases)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424690, Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of lubricating oils and greases–are classified in Industry NAICS 424720, Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals); and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of used motor vehicle parts–are classified in Industry NAICS 423140, Motor Vehicle Parts (Used) Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 423120

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Auto body shop supplies, merchant wholesalers
  • Automobile accessories (except tires, tubes) merchant wholesalers
  • Automobile glass merchant wholesalers
  • Automobile service station equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Automotive parts, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Batteries, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Engine testing equipment, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers
  • Engines and parts, automotive, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Gasoline marketing equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Gasoline service station equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Generators, motor vehicle electrical, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Glass, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Handtools, motor vehicle mechanics’, merchant wholesalers
  • Hardware, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers
  • Hoists, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Mechanic’s tools merchant wholesalers
  • Mirrors, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Motor vehicle instruments, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Motorcycle parts, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Mufflers, exhaust, merchant wholesalers
  • Oil filters, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Parts, new, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers
  • Pumps (e.g., fuel, oil, power steering, water), automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Radiators, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers
  • Seat covers, automotive, merchant wholesalers
  • Shop equipment, service station, merchant wholesalers
  • Tools and equipment, motor vehicle, merchant wholesalers
  • Trailer parts, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Truck parts, new, merchant wholesalers
  • Wheels, motor vehicle, new, merchant wholesalers

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423120

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8046NAICS 423120
  • CA WC: 8046
  • DE WC: 934
  • PA WC: 934
  • MI WC: 8046
  • NJ WC: 8046
  • NY WC: 8046
  • WY WC: 42312
  • NAICS: 423120
  • GL: 10070
  • SIC: 5013

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 423120 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
  • Subsector 423: Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
  • Industry Group 4231: Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42312: Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423120: Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Merchant Wholesalers
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