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Car purchasing intention in the U.S. by vehicle type and household income 2021

Consumers' car purchasing intention in the United States in 2021, by vehicle type and household annual gross income

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Release date

March 2022


United States

Survey time period

August 26 to September 22, 2021

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original survey questions: "If you were to change your car or buy one for the first time, would it be…

  • a hybrid vehicle
  • a petrol/diesel vehicle
  • an electric vehicle
  • I would substitute my car with public transport or a bike
  • I don't have a vehicle now and do not plan to buy one
  • Don't know"
285 respondents identified as underprivileged, 483 respondents identified as middle class, 164 respondents identified as upper class, and 68 respondents preferred not to say.

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