Consumer Reports and Studies

Consumer car shopping and market feedback

May 2018
When shopping for a car, how important is warranty?
Ranking 1
  33%
Ranking 2
  12%
Ranking 3
  14%
Ranking 4
  5%
Ranking 5
  44%
Ranking 6
  19%
Ranking 7
  39%
Ranking 8
  16%
Ranking 9
  52%
Ranking 10
  28%
May 2018
When shopping for a car, which is the most important?
Depreciation
  75%
Safety
  88%
Performance
  101%
April 2018
Would you be interested in knowing the best time to buy a particular car?
Yes, I want the best deal
  144%
No, not interested in this information
  135%
April 2018
What is the purpose of your visit to our website today? Mark all that apply.
To find the trade-in value for my vehicle
  102%
To find the trade-in value for my RV, motorcycle, boat, or manufactured home
  22%
Shopping for a New Vehicle (e.g., specs, comparing vehicles and prices)
  4%
Shopping for a Used Vehicle (e.g., specs, comparing vehicles and prices)
  18%
Shopping for boat, RV, motorcycle, manufactured home
  11%
To find the value of my vehicle so I can sell it privately
  92%
For commercial purposes
  2%
Other
  7%
April 2018
When shopping for a car, how important is vehicle performance?
Ranking 1
  10%
Ranking 2
  4%
Ranking 3
  5%
Ranking 4
  2%
Ranking 5
  28%
Ranking 6
  12%
Ranking 7
  45%
Ranking 8
  20%
Ranking 9
  79%
Ranking 10
  43%
April 2018
When selecting a car, which is the most important?
Safety
  96%
Performance
  111%
Other
  67%
March 2018
Would you be interested in knowing the best time to buy a particular car?
Yes, I want the best deal
  46%
No, not interested in this information
  205%
March 2018
Which of these would you consider for your next vehicle purchase?
Battery electric vehicle
  12%
Hybrid vehicle
  22%
None of the above
  244%
March 2018
When shopping for a car, how important is depreciation?
Ranking 1
  12%
Ranking 2
  5%
Ranking 3
  8%
Ranking 4
  3%
Ranking 5
  42%
Ranking 6
  19%
Ranking 7
  43%
Ranking 8
  17%
Ranking 9
  49%
Ranking 10
  24%
March 2018
When selecting a car, which is the most important?
Warranty
  42%
MPG
  87%
Depreciation
  119%
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