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Autos Drive Colorado Forward

Industry Impact

  • 69,062 69,062 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.5% 2.5% of State Workforce
  • 26,296 26,296 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $8.96B $8.96 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 276,921 276,921 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, “Contribution of the Automotive Industry,” published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Tax Revenue

  • $1.56B $1.56 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 14% 14% of State Tax Revenue
  • $225M $225 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $123M $123 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $46M $46 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.12B $1.12 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $14M $14 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $36M $36 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

5,058,381 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,826,843 (36.12%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,744,662 (34.49%)
  • Pickups 1,047,218 (20.70%)
  • Vans/Minivans 263,535 (5.21%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 4,742,986 (93.76%)
  • Diesel 229,880 (4.54%)
  • Hybrid 74,638 (1.48%)
  • Electric 4,934 (0.10%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 3,939 (0.08%)
In Colorado, the average age of vehicles is 12.4 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

276,921 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 79,565 (28.73%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 137,071 (49.50%)
  • Pickups 48,202 (17.41%)
  • Vans/Minivans 12,083 (4.36%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 257,308 (92.92%)
  • Diesel 11,860 (4.28%)
  • Hybrid 5,024 (1.81%)
  • Electric 1,584 (0.57%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,140 (0.41%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $45.29 Million Total Imports
  • $16.81 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $1.95 Million Total Imports
  • $532,594 Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,363
  • Electric Charging Stations 428
  • Biodiesel Stations 6
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 22
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 53
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

Colorado Consumers

  • $32,359 $32,359 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $63,909 $63,909 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,326 $5,326 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $589 $589 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 11% 11% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (82%)
  • Carpool to work (9%)
  • Take public transportation (3%)
  • Other (5%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

Colorado Automaker Facilities

316 Facilities
5,201 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 316 5,201
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 1,905 13,628
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 1,737 29,527
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 1,597 5,921
Auto Supply Stores 2,037 12,078
Gas Stations 2,363 14,608
Dealers (Special) 711 2,103
Property and Casualty Insurance 44 579
Car and Truck Rentals 1,406 9,589
Parking 162 1,969
Automotive Repair Shops 10,970 36,582
Carwashes And Other Service 3,048 12,457
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Colorado

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Denver Parts Distribution Center Denver 54
Denver Business Center Greenwood Village 65

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Denver High Velocity Center VC Denver 29
Ford Credit Colorado Springs Business Center Colorado Springs 404
Denver Regional Office Greenwood Village 20

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Denver Aurora 52
GM Financial Branch Office - Denver Denver 49

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
car2go Denver 2

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Parts Distribution Center Englewood 69
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office Englewood 5
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Centennial 13

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
Audi Test Lab Golden 18

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