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Autos Drive Connecticut Forward

Industry Impact

  • 63,739 63,739 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.4% 3.4% of State Workforce
  • 14,636 14,636 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $5.82B $5.82 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 180,518 180,518 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

  • $1.49B $1.49 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 9% 9% of State Tax Revenue
  • $343M $343 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $188M $188 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $70M $70 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $737.00M $737.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $17M $17 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $141M $141 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

3,022,445 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,483,085 (49.07%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 952,223 (31.51%)
  • Pickups 349,701 (11.57%)
  • Vans/Minivans 186,563 (6.17%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,909,598 (96.27%)
  • Diesel 63,752 (2.11%)
  • Hybrid 43,206 (1.43%)
  • Electric 1,792 (0.06%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2,841 (0.09%)
In Connecticut, the average age of vehicles is 10.6 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

180,518 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 65,795 (36.45%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 90,092 (49.91%)
  • Pickups 17,011 (9.42%)
  • Vans/Minivans 7,620 (4.22%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 173,570 (96.15%)
  • Diesel 2,217 (1.23%)
  • Hybrid 3,277 (1.82%)
  • Electric 590 (0.33%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 860 (0.48%)
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

  • $2.36 Million Total Imports
  • $1.93 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $24,775 Total Imports
  • $153,762 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 2,117
  • Electric Charging Stations 292
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 9
  • Hydrogen Stations 1
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 22
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.

Connecticut Consumers

  • $32,261 $32,261 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $71,346 $71,346 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,946 $5,946 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $587 $587 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 10% 10% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (82%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (5%)
  • Other (4%)
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%.

Connecticut Automaker Facilities

170 Facilities
6,433 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 170 6,433
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 1,043 9,071
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 1,266 25,056
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 814 3,030
Auto Supply Stores 935 5,782
Gas Stations 2,117 11,506
Dealers (Special) 241 654
Property and Casualty Insurance 50 814
Car and Truck Rentals 1,017 6,313
Parking 253 15,403
Automotive Repair Shops 5,448 18,495
Carwashes And Other Service 1,282 5,408
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Connecticut

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Hartford High Velocity Center Windsor Locks 34

General Motors

Location Employees
Sales, Service and Marketing Office - Danbury Danbury 52

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Shelton 18

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