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Autos Drive Illinois Forward

Industry Impact

  • 413,902 413,902 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 6.3% 6.3% of State Workforce
  • 56,521 56,521 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $20.15B $20.15 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 616,104 616,104 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, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $5.08B $5.08 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 13% 13% of State Tax Revenue
  • $1B $1 Billion in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $555M $555 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $206M $206 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $2.95B $2.95 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $83M $83 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $272M $272 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

10,641,237 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 4,782,850 (44.95%)
  • CUVs 2,404,197 (22.59%)
  • SUVs 1,113,567 (10.46%)
  • Pickups 1,470,167 (13.82%)
  • Vans/Minivans 870,456 (8.18%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 10,233,912 (96.17%)
  • Diesel 211,688 (1.99%)
  • Hybrid 172,969 (1.63%)
  • Electric 12,422 (0.12%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 10,246 (0.10%)
In Illinois, the average age of vehicles is 10.9 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

616,104 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 185,752 (30.15%)
  • CUVs 266,322 (43.23%)
  • SUVs 51,886 (8.42%)
  • Pickups 72,414 (11.75%)
  • Vans/Minivans 39,730 (6.45%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 584,716 (94.91%)
  • Diesel 10,185 (1.65%)
  • Hybrid 13,846 (2.25%)
  • Electric 5,428 (0.88%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,929 (0.31%)
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

  • $13.52 Billion Total Imports
  • $4.67 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $1.86 Billion Total Imports
  • $664.88 Million 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 7,036
  • Electric Charging Stations 483
  • Biodiesel Stations 11
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 18
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 99
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.

Illinois Consumers

  • $32,707 $32,707 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $62,992 $62,992 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,249 $5,249 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $498 $498 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 9% 9% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (73%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (10%)
  • Other (10%)
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 Illinois

BMW of North America, LLC

Location Employees
Parts Distribution Center Minooka 79
Regional sales and training offices Schaumberg 74

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Belvidere Assembly Plant Belvidere 5,464
Midwest Business Center Lisle 69
Chicago Parts Distribution Center Naperville 74

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Chicago Assembly Plant Chicago 4,239
Chicago High Velocity Center Chicago 27
Chicago Stamping Plant Chicago Heights 1,335
Chicago Regional Office Downers Grove 75

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Chicago Bolingbrook 96
Commercial Office Building - Naperville Naperville 162
GM Financial Branch Office - West Naperville West Naperville 58

Mazda

Location Employees
Chicago PDC/RDC (CH) Aurora 1
Midwest Region Oakbrook Terrace 41
Midwest Training Center Schaumburg 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
Central Region Carol Stream 9
Chicago PDC Carol Stream 36
Chicago Training Center Itsaca 12
Chicago National PDC Wood Dale 64

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Location Employees
Manufacturing/R&D Normal 9

Porsche

Location Employees
PCNA - Lisle Lisle 0

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Parts Distribution Center Aurora 77
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office Aurora 79
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Downers Grove 37
Lexus Division Area Office - Central Naperville 49

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
VCI Service Center Libertyville 665

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