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Autos Drive Texas Forward

460,114 Total Auto Jobs in Texas
2.66% 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




By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Texas average age of vehicles is 10.17 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

$317.68 Billion Total Imports
$163.93 Billion Total Exports
$49.77 Billion Total Imports
$18.58 Billion 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 14455
Electric Charging Stations 1116
Biodiesel Stations 4
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 74
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 12
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 423


$34,546 Average MSRP Per New Car


$59,206 Median Household Income


$4,934 Median Monthly Household Income


$526 Median Monthly New Car Payment


10.66% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

BMW Group

Location Employees
BMW of North America Regional Parts Distribution Center Lancaster 49
BMW of North America Vehicle Distribution Center Galveston 4

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Fort Worth High Velocity Center Fort Worth 36
Houston FCSD Regional Office Houston 27
Houston High Velocity Center Houston 38
Ford Credit Irving Business Center Irving 206
Dallas Regional Office Plano 70

General Motors

Location Employees
Arlington Assembly Arlington 4,976
Austin IT Innovation Center Austin 2,680
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Garland Training Center Garland 300
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Parts Distribution Center -- Fort Worth Roanoke 864
GM Austin Customer Engagement Center Austin 5
GM Financial -- Arlington Branch Office Arlington 60
GM Financial -- Arlington Operations Center (Service, Collections) -- AOC I, II, III Arlington 3,431
GM Financial -- San Antonio Branch Office San Antonio 54
GM Financial -- San Antonio Service Center San Antonio 90
GM Financial -- Sugarland Branch Office Sugar Land 68
GM Financial HQ Fort Worth 864
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Irving -- South Central Regional Office Irving 13,000


Location Employees
American Honda Finance Corporation Regional Office Irving 370
American Honda Finance Corporation National Service Center Irving 5
Honda Parts Distribution Center Irving 50
Honda and Acura Zone Office Irving 63


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


Location Employees
Kia Training Center Lancaster 2
Kia Regional Office Plano 26


Location Employees
Mazda Parts Distribution Center Grapevine 2
Mazda Training Center Grapevine 5
Mazda Regional Office Houston 39


Location Employees
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Fort Worth 720
Mercedes-Benz USA Grapevine 8
Mercedes-Benz USA Grapevine 35

Nissan North America

Location Employees
Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation Irving 1,200


Location Employees
Southwest (Dallas) Business Center Addison 59
Dallas Parts Distribution Center Carrolton 63

Subaru of America

Location Employees
RDC - Coppell Coppell 11
Subaru Service Training Center - Dallas Coppell 2
Central Region - Zone 4 Dallas (DFW) Frisco 13
NASI - Texas (Dallas Fort Worth) Grapevine 0


Location Employees
TMMTX San Antonio 3,200
Toyota North America Headquarters Plano 5,000

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Volkswagen South Central Regional Office Prosper 21
Parts Distribution Center Fort Worth Ft. Worth 36
Port-Houston Houston 14