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Autos Drive Utah Forward

Industry Impact

  • 66,572 66,572 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.4% 3.4% of State Workforce
  • $3.56B $3.56 Billion Labor Income
  • $4.87B $4.87 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 143,459 143,459 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

  • $412.35M $412.35 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 5% 5% of State Tax Revenue
  • $237M $237 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $127M $127 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $49M $49 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $708.31M $708.31 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $8M $8 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $91M $91 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

2,675,339 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,118,346 (41.80%)
  • CUVs 443,693 (16.58%)
  • SUVs 335,956 (12.56%)
  • Pickups 613,059 (22.92%)
  • Vans/Minivans 164,285 (6.14%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,455,019 (91.76%)
  • Diesel 170,535 (6.37%)
  • Hybrid 41,013 (1.53%)
  • Electric 5,218 (0.20%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 3,554 (0.13%)
In Utah, the average age of vehicles is 12.1 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

143,459 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 35,663 (24.86%)
  • CUVs 45,575 (31.77%)
  • SUVs 14,921 (10.40%)
  • Pickups 39,980 (27.87%)
  • Vans/Minivans 7,320 (5.10%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 121,139 (84.44%)
  • Diesel 17,095 (11.92%)
  • Hybrid 2,930 (2.04%)
  • Electric 1,627 (1.13%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 668 (0.47%)
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

  • $9.23 Million Total Imports
  • $1.63 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $2.53 Million Total Imports
  • $424,994 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 1,254
  • Electric Charging Stations 209
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 34
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 40
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.

Utah Consumers

  • $33,929 $33,929 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $68,358 $68,358 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,697 $5,697 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $517 $517 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 (76%)
  • Carpool to work (11%)
  • Take public transportation (2%)
  • Other (11%)
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 Utah

BMW Bank of North America

LocationEmployees
BMW BankSalt Lake City 33

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
Detroit Diesel Reman WestTooele 255

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