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Autos Drive Georgia Forward

Industry Impact

  • 220,310 220,310 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.6% 3.6% of State Workforce
  • $11.22B $11.22 Billion Labor Income
  • $16.71B $16.71 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 509,087 509,087 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

  • $1.22B $1.22 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 5% 5% of State Tax Revenue
  • $719M $719 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $387M $387 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $150M $150 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $2.22B $2.22 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $31M $31 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $258M $258 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

8,908,162 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 3,959,044 (44.44%)
  • CUVs 1,478,648 (16.60%)
  • SUVs 1,065,464 (11.96%)
  • Pickups 1,888,190 (21.20%)
  • Vans/Minivans 516,816 (5.80%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 8,552,005 (96.00%)
  • Diesel 233,172 (2.62%)
  • Hybrid 100,125 (1.12%)
  • Electric 15,272 (0.17%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 7,588 (0.09%)
In Georgia, the average age of vehicles is 12.0 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

509,087 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 179,042 (35.17%)
  • CUVs 164,524 (32.32%)
  • SUVs 46,212 (9.08%)
  • Pickups 92,788 (18.23%)
  • Vans/Minivans 26,521 (5.21%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 481,975 (94.67%)
  • Diesel 13,862 (2.72%)
  • Hybrid 7,246 (1.42%)
  • Electric 4,479 (0.88%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,525 (0.30%)
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

  • $135.23 Billion Total Imports
  • $58.97 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $15.37 Billion Total Imports
  • $7.32 Billion 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 5,459
  • Electric Charging Stations 768
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 25
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 85
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.

Georgia Consumers

  • $32,816 $32,816 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $56,183 $56,183 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,682 $4,682 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $500 $500 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 (79%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (2%)
  • 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 Georgia

BMW of North America, LLC

LocationEmployees
Regional sales and training officesAtlanta 91
Vehicle distribution centerBrunswick 66

FCA US LLC

LocationEmployees
Atlanta Parts Distribution CenterMorrow 109

Ford Motor Company

LocationEmployees
Atlanta High Velocity CenterMcDonough 35
Southeast Regional OfficeMilton 67

General Motors

LocationEmployees
Sales, Service and Marketing -- AlpharettaAlpharetta 70
GM Financial Branch Office - AlpharettaAlpharetta 49
Georgia IT Innovation CenterRoswell 600

Honda Manufacturing

LocationEmployees
Tallapoosa 475

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc.

LocationEmployees
West Point 3,000

Mazda

LocationEmployees
Atlanta Training CenterMarietta 1
Atlanta PDC (GA)McDonough 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
Mercedes-Benz Financial ServicesAtlanta 15
MBUSA HQ- ATLAtlanta 556
Brunswick VPDBrunswick 43
Atlanta PDCBuford 64

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

LocationEmployees
Parts WarehouseLithia Springs 25

Porsche

LocationEmployees
PCNA - Porsche Distribution Center (GA)Atlanta 0
PCNA - Area SouthAtlanta 0
Porsche Logistics Services, GAAtlanta 0
Porsche Cars North America Headquarters (PCNA)Atlanta 0
Porsche Consulting, Inc.Atlanta 0
MHP Americas, Inc.Atlanta 0
Porsche Financial Services, Inc.,Atlanta 0
Porsche Business ServicesAtlanta 0

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Lexus Division Area Office - SouthernAlpharetta 56
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeAlpharetta 11

Volkswagen Group Of America

LocationEmployees
VW/Audi/VCI Southern RegionAlpharetta 71

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