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Autos Drive Massachusetts Forward

Industry Impact

  • 115,133 115,133 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.4% 2.4% of State Workforce
  • $7.63B $7.63 Billion Labor Income
  • $11.65B $11.65 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 355,731 355,731 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

  • $575.77M $575.77 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 2% 2% of State Tax Revenue
  • $697M $697 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $375M $375 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $145M $145 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.62B $1.62 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $33M $33 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $211M $211 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

5,382,570 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,427,747 (45.10%)
  • CUVs 1,456,338 (27.06%)
  • SUVs 502,803 (9.34%)
  • Pickups 665,344 (12.36%)
  • Vans/Minivans 330,338 (6.14%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 5,175,402 (96.15%)
  • Diesel 76,908 (1.43%)
  • Hybrid 109,002 (2.03%)
  • Electric 9,763 (0.18%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 11,495 (0.21%)
In Massachusetts, the average age of vehicles is 9.8 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

355,731 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 101,581 (28.56%)
  • CUVs 162,405 (45.65%)
  • SUVs 32,892 (9.25%)
  • Pickups 44,075 (12.39%)
  • Vans/Minivans 14,778 (4.15%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 335,757 (94.39%)
  • Diesel 3,962 (1.11%)
  • Hybrid 7,022 (1.97%)
  • Electric 4,959 (1.39%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 4,031 (1.13%)
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

  • $6.16 Billion Total Imports
  • $775.73 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $819.95 Million Total Imports
  • $50.60 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 3,654
  • Electric Charging Stations 596
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 12
  • Hydrogen Stations 1
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 33
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.

Massachusetts Consumers

  • $32,738 $32,738 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $77,385 $77,385 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $6,449 $6,449 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $499 $499 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 (70%)
  • Carpool to work (7%)
  • Take public transportation (10%)
  • Other (12%)
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 Massachusetts

FCA US LLC

LocationEmployees
Boston Parts Distribution CenterMansfield 66

Ford Motor Company

LocationEmployees
Boston Regional OfficeSouthborough 16

General Motors

LocationEmployees
GM Financial Branch Office - BostonSouthborough 48

Mazda

LocationEmployees
Mansfield Training CenterMansfield 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
SelecTrucks BostonWorchester 7

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Toyota Research InstituteCambridge 44
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeChelmsford 21
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Parts Distribution CenterMansfield 124
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional OfficeMansfield 4

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