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Autos Drive Illinois Forward

176,464 Total Auto Jobs in Illinois
2.23% 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 Illinois average age of vehicles is 10.85 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

$13.52 Billion Total Imports
$4.67 Billion Total Exports
$1.86 Billion Total Imports
$664.9 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 7036
Electric Charging Stations 483
Biodiesel Stations 11
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 18
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 99


$32,707 Average MSRP Per New Car


$62,992 Median Household Income


$5,249 Median Monthly Household Income


$498 Median Monthly New Car Payment


9.49% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

BMW Group

Location Employees
BMW of North America Regional Office Schaumberg 65
BMW of North America Regional Parts Distribution Center Minooka 4
BMW Technology Corporation Chicago 97

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Chicago Assembly Plant Chicago 4000
Chicago High Velocity Center Chicago 27
Chicago Stamping Plant Chicago Heights 1300
Chicago Regional Office Downers Grove 75

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Parts Distribution Center - Chicago Bolingbrook 105
GM Financial -- Naperville Branch Office Naperville 62
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Naperville North Central Regional Office Naperville 65


Location Employees
American Honda Finance Corporation Regional Office Elgin 103
Honda and Acura Zone Office Hoffman Estates 58


Location Employees
Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai / Kia) Aurora


Location Employees
Kia Regional Office Downers Grove 40
Kia Training Center Lombard 2


Location Employees
Mazda Parts Distribution Center Aurora 3
Mazda Regional Office Oakbrook Terrace 49


Location Employees
Mercedes-Benz USA Carol Stream 35


Location Employees
Belvidere Assembly Plant and Belvidere Satellite Stamping Plant Belvidere 1,733
Midwest (Chicago) Business Center Lisle 78
Chicago Parts Distribution Center Naperville 275

Subaru of America

Location Employees
Subaru Service Training Center - Chicago Elgin 2
Central Region Itasca 24
Central Region - Zone 1 Chicago (CHI) Itasca 12

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Volkswagen Truck and Bus Lisle 10
Volkswagen Group Mid-West Regional Office Rosemont 38
Volkswagen Credit Libertyville Libertyville 614