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29,199
29,199 Total Auto Jobs in Maine
3.47%
3.47% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$1.45B
Total Labor Income Annually
$2.23B
Total Car Sales in 2018
70.5K
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

$211.6M
Total State Tax revenue
4.8%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$127.4M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$72.3M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$28.3M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$373.8M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$4.8M
Corporate Profits Tax
$30.3M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

1,287,077

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 484,575 (37.65%)
  • CUVs 288,334 (22.4%)
  • SUVs 119,802 (9.31%)
  • Pickups 325,446 (25.29%)
  • Vans/Minivans 68,920 (5.35%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,230,593 (95.61%)
  • Diesel 33,352 (2.59%)
  • Hybrid 20,603 (1.6%)
  • Electric 748 (0.06%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,781 (0.14%)

The Maine average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

70,462

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 13,841 (19.64%)
  • CUVs 29,748 (42.22%)
  • SUVs 5,484 (7.78%)
  • Pickups 18,660 (26.48%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,729 (3.87%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 66,586 (94.5%)
  • Diesel 1,766 (2.51%)
  • Hybrid 1,311 (1.86%)
  • Electric 254 (0.36%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 545 (0.77%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 683.4M 683.4 Million Total Imports
  • 217.9M 217.9 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 49.9M 49.9 Million Total Imports
  • 26.6M 26.6 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.