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Autos Drive Connecticut Forward

Industry Impact

  • 59,682 59,682 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.6% 2.6% of State Workforce
  • $4.05B $4.05 Billion Labor Income
  • $5.62B $5.62 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 169,074 169,074 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $475.57M $475.57 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 3% 3% of State Tax Revenue
  • $377M $377 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $203M $203 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $79M $79 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $766.39M $766.39 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $13M $13 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $113M $113 Million State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

3,052,626 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,451,072 (47.54%)
  • CUVs 762,311 (24.97%)
  • SUVs 303,652 (9.95%)
  • Pickups 359,291 (11.77%)
  • Vans/Minivans 176,300 (5.78%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,939,124 (96.28%)
  • Diesel 57,660 (1.89%)
  • Hybrid 46,043 (1.51%)
  • Electric 4,453 (0.15%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 5,346 (0.18%)
In Connecticut, the average age of vehicles is 11.1 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

169,074 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 51,690 (30.57%)
  • CUVs 79,785 (47.19%)
  • SUVs 14,978 (8.86%)
  • Pickups 16,536 (9.78%)
  • Vans/Minivans 6,085 (3.60%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 160,619 (95.00%)
  • Diesel 2,107 (1.25%)
  • Hybrid 2,933 (1.73%)
  • Electric 1,844 (1.09%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,571 (0.93%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $328,659 Total Imports
  • $2.14 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $34,714 Total Imports
  • $60,517 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, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,117
  • Electric Charging Stations 332
  • 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 April 9, 2019.

Connecticut Consumers

  • $33,264 $33,264 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $74,168 $74,168 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $6,181 $6,181 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $507 $507 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 8% 8% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (78%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (5%)
  • Other (9%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

Automaker Facilities In Connecticut

Ford Motor Company

LocationEmployees
Hartford High Velocity CenterWindsor Locks 34

General Motors

LocationEmployees
Sales, Service and Marketing Office - DanburyDanbury 52

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Toyota Motor Credit CorporationShelton 18

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