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Autos Drive Connecticut Forward

48,997 Total Auto Jobs in Connecticut
2.09% 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 Connecticut average age of vehicles is 11.07 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

$328.7 Thousand Total Imports
$2.1 Million Total Exports
$34.7 Thousand Total Imports
$60.5 Thousand 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 2117
Electric Charging Stations 332
Biodiesel Stations 1
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 9
Hydrogen Stations 1
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 22


$33,264 Average MSRP Per New Car


$74,168 Median Household Income


$6,181 Median Monthly Household Income


$507 Median Monthly New Car Payment


8.20% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Hartford High Velocity Center Windsor Locks 34

General Motors

Location Employees
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Northeast Regional Office -- Danbury Danbury 45


Location Employees
Honda Parts Distribution Center Windsor Locks 142
Honda and Acura Zone Office Windsor Locks 142