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86,768
86,768 Total Auto Jobs in Massachusetts
1.79%
1.79% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$5.82B
Total Labor Income Annually
$11.65B
Total Car Sales in 2018
355.7K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 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

$364.8M
Total State Tax revenue
1.2%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$667.8M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$378.7M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$148.1M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$1.32B
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$13.8M
Corporate Profits Tax
$89M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

5,382,570

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,427,747 (45.1%)
  • 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%)

The Massachusetts average age of vehicles is 9.84 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation 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%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 775.7M 775.7 Million Total Imports
  • 6.16B 6.16 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 50.6M 50.6 Million Total Imports
  • 820M 820 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.