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203,805
203,805 Total Auto Jobs in Michigan
3.57%
3.57% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$13.95B
Total Labor Income Annually
$20.62B
Total Car Sales in 2018
606.5K
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

$1.87B
Total State Tax revenue
6.2%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$1.34B
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$760.5M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$297.5M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$2.87B
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$144.1M
Corporate Profits Tax
$132.9M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

8,710,114

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 3,311,179 (38.02%)
  • CUVs 2,036,014 (23.38%)
  • SUVs 1,050,099 (12.06%)
  • Pickups 1,671,259 (19.19%)
  • Vans/Minivans 641,563 (7.37%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 8,317,688 (95.49%)
  • Diesel 293,156 (3.37%)
  • Hybrid 82,407 (0.95%)
  • Electric 4,221 (0.05%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 12,642 (0.15%)

The Michigan average age of vehicles is 10.71 years.

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

New Purchases

606,504

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 99,537 (16.41%)
  • CUVs 285,580 (47.09%)
  • SUVs 63,836 (10.53%)
  • Pickups 132,473 (21.84%)
  • Vans/Minivans 25,078 (4.13%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 586,623 (96.72%)
  • Diesel 9,533 (1.57%)
  • Hybrid 6,777 (1.12%)
  • Electric 1,623 (0.27%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,948 (0.32%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 219.22B 219.22 Billion Total Imports
  • 406.15B 406.15 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 25.02B 25.02 Billion Total Imports
  • 42.39B 42.39 Billion 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.