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Autos Drive Washington Forward

Industry Impact

  • 60,531 60,531 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 1.7% 1.7% of State Workforce
  • 31,475 31,475 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $9.95B $9.95 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 302,177 302,177 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Tax Revenue

  • $2.69B $2.69 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 14% 14% of State Tax Revenue
  • $515M $515 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $282M $282 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $100M $ in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.80B $1.80 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $0 $ in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $0 $0 Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

6,447,148 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,883,114 (44.72%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,692,886 (26.26%)
  • Pickups 1,282,032 (19.89%)
  • Vans/Minivans 433,025 (6.53%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 5,969,902 (92.60%)
  • Diesel 283,061 (4.39%)
  • Hybrid 161,973 (2.51%)
  • Electric 18,550 (0.29%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 10,253 (0.16%)
In Washington, the average age of vehicles is 13.6 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Hedges & Co as of December 31, 2017.

Sales

302,177 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 100,370 (33.22%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 136,553 (45.19%)
  • Pickups 47,962 (15.87%)
  • Vans/Minivans 13,957 (4.62%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 268,124 (88.73%)
  • Diesel 12,965 (4.29%)
  • Hybrid 14,004 (4.63%)
  • Electric 4,624 (1.53%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2,452 (0.81%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2017.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $71.20 Billion Total Imports
  • $18.35 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $8.63 Billion Total Imports
  • $1.78 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,853
  • Electric Charging Stations 739
  • Biodiesel Stations 8
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 5
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 2
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 90
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of May 9, 2018.

Washington Consumers

  • $32,938 $32,938 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $67,106 $67,106 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,592 $5,592 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $602 $602 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 (72%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (6%)
  • Other (12%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2016 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 4.61 %.

Washington Automaker Facilities

383 Facilities
6,008 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 383 6,008
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 2,257 16,155
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 2,117 35,599
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 2,226 7,522
Auto Supply Stores 2,417 15,718
Gas Stations 2,853 17,931
Dealers (Special) 655 2,281
Property and Casualty Insurance 51 764
Car and Truck Rentals 1,523 12,346
Parking 247 2,484
Automotive Repair Shops 13,029 39,605
Carwashes And Other Service 3,717 13,853
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Washington

Joint Venture BMW-SGL Carbon - Moses Lake

Location Employees
Carbon Fibers Moses Lake 65

ReachNow

Location Employees
Mobility Services Seattle 55

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Seattle Regional Office Bellevue 18

General Motors

Location Employees
GM Financial -- Seattle Branch Office Lynnwood 66

Mazda

Location Employees
Seattle Training Center Kirkland 1
Port Tacoma Tacoma 2

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
car2go Seattle 1

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Bellevue 11

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