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51,521
51,521 Total Auto Jobs in Utah
2.52%
2.52% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$2.92B
Total Labor Income Annually
$4.87B
Total Car Sales in 2018
143.5K
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

$386.9M
Total State Tax revenue
4.1%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$227.5M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$129M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$50.5M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$799.1M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$3.9M
Corporate Profits Tax
$45.2M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

2,675,339

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,118,346 (41.8%)
  • CUVs 443,693 (16.58%)
  • SUVs 335,956 (12.56%)
  • Pickups 613,059 (22.92%)
  • Vans/Minivans 164,285 (6.14%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,455,019 (91.76%)
  • Diesel 170,535 (6.37%)
  • Hybrid 41,013 (1.53%)
  • Electric 5,218 (0.2%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 3,554 (0.13%)

The Utah average age of vehicles is 12.12 years.

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

New Purchases

143,459

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 35,663 (24.86%)
  • CUVs 45,575 (31.77%)
  • SUVs 14,921 (10.4%)
  • Pickups 39,980 (27.87%)
  • Vans/Minivans 7,320 (5.1%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 121,139 (84.44%)
  • Diesel 17,095 (11.92%)
  • Hybrid 2,930 (2.04%)
  • Electric 1,627 (1.13%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 668 (0.47%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 1.6M 1.6 Million Total Imports
  • 9.2M 9.2 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 425K 425 Thousand Total Imports
  • 2.5M 2.5 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.