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Tennessee Congressional District 3

Industry Impact

  • 4,045 4,045 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $835.19M $835.19 Million in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 27,575 27,575 Total New Car Sales
Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Registrations

630,566 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 262,085 (41.56%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 164,707 (26.12%)
  • Pickups 151,404 (24.01%)
  • Vans/Minivans 35,320 (5.60%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 608,459 (96.49%)
  • Diesel 16,451 (2.61%)
  • Hybrid 4,978 (0.79%)
  • Electric 194 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 194 (0.03%)
In District 3, the average age of vehicles is 12.9 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures as of December 31, 2016, and were compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder.

Sales

27,575 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 11,343 (41.14%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 10,310 (37.39%)
  • Pickups 4,745 (17.21%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,177 (4.27%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 26,091 (94.62%)
  • Diesel 1,057 (3.83%)
  • Hybrid 320 (1.16%)
  • Electric 53 (0.19%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 54 (0.20%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, and represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $251.79 Million Total Imports
  • $66,540 Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $61.10 Million Total Imports
  • $58,822 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 454
  • Electric Charging Stations 58
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 2
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 13
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center and USgeocoder, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

District 3 Consumers

  • $30,288 $30,288 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $43,526 $43,526 Median Household Income
  • $3,627 $3,627 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $551 $551 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 15% 15% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (88%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (3%)
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%.

District 3 Automaker Facilities

58 Facilities
3,053 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 58 3,053
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 312 4,263
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 296 4,175
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 547 1,481
Auto Supply Stores 367 1,876
Gas Stations 454 2,310
Dealers (Special) 79 230
Property and Casualty Insurance 10 82
Car and Truck Rentals 182 1,080
Parking 21 2,232
Automotive Repair Shops 1,276 4,059
Carwashes And Other Service 443 1,406
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

Automaker Facilities In District 3

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
Chattanooga Assembly Plant Chattanooga 3,185
North American Engineering & Planning Center Chattanooga 67
Parts Distribution Center Lenoir City 0

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