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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
  • $9.36B $9.36 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 302,601 302,601 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

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 $100 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.80B $1.80 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $0 $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

6,578,046 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,837,462 (43.14%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,750,673 (26.61%)
  • Pickups 1,339,231 (20.36%)
  • Vans/Minivans 429,620 (6.53%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 6,114,777 (92.96%)
  • Diesel 289,400 (4.40%)
  • Hybrid 149,649 (2.27%)
  • Electric 14,917 (0.23%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 7,289 (0.11%)
In Washington, the average age of vehicles is 13.4 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

302,601 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 113,468 (37.50%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 126,824 (41.91%)
  • Pickups 46,486 (15.36%)
  • Vans/Minivans 15,823 (5.23%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 272,111 (89.92%)
  • Diesel 12,921 (4.27%)
  • Hybrid 12,222 (4.04%)
  • Electric 3,283 (1.08%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2,062 (0.68%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $68.86 Billion Total Imports
  • $17.58 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $8.35 Billion Total Imports
  • $1.56 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,853
  • Electric Charging Stations 666
  • Biodiesel Stations 9
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 7
  • 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 10/11/16.

Washington Consumers

  • $30,948 $30,948 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $64,129 $64,129 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,344 $5,344 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $563 $563 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 (77%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (7%)
  • Other (6%)
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%.

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

BMW Group

Location Employees
SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC Moses Lake 154

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Seattle Regional Office Bellevue 18

General Motors

Location Employees
GM Financial Branch Office - Seattle Lynnwood 57

Mazda

Location Employees
Seattle Training Center Kirkland 1
Port Tacoma Tacoma 2

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
car2go Seattle 2

ReachNow

Location Employees
Other Seattle 0

Toyota

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

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