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Autos Drive Arizona Forward

97,829 Total Auto Jobs in Arizona
2.56% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
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

Total State Tax revenue
Percent of State Tax Revenue
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
Corporate Profits Tax
State Income Taxes




By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Arizona average age of vehicles is 12.35 years.

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

New Purchases


Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$50.73 Billion Total Imports
$10.42 Billion Total Exports
$3.48 Billion Total Imports
$782.7 Million Total Exports
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.
Gasoline Stations 2049
Electric Charging Stations 438
Biodiesel Stations 3
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 12
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 3
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 85


$33,042 Average MSRP Per New Car


$56,581 Median Household Income


$4,715 Median Monthly Household Income


$503 Median Monthly New Car Payment


10.67% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Ford Credit National Recovery Center Mesa 106
Arizona Proving Ground Wittmann 16

General Motors

Location Employees
Arizona IT Innovation Center Chandler 968
GM Cruise Phoenix Phoenix 649
GM Financial -- Chandler Collection Center Chandler
Phoenix Development Center Phoenix 14
Yuma Desert Proving Ground Yuma


Location Employees
West (Phoenix) Business Center Phoenix 153
Arizona Proving Grounds Yucca 65

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Arizona Proving Grounds Maricopa   129