HEV, BEV, or ICE: consumers planning to buy next vehicle by country 2018

This graph shows consumers' powertrain preferences for their next vehicle as of October 2018, by key country. Some 10 percent of survey respondents from Japan stated they would prefer to purchase a battery electric vehicle as their next vehicle.

Consumers' powertrain preferences for their next vehicle as of October 2018, by key country

Gasoline ICEHybrid electricBattery electricOther
United States71%22%4%3%
Germany63%26%6%5%
India61%21%6%12%
South Korea57%28%5%10%
Japan41%46%10%3%
China35%44%12%9%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

September to October 2018

Number of respondents

8,274 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: " What type of engine would you prefer in your next vehicle?"
Other refers to ethanol, CNG, and fuel cell vehicles.
Some 1,273 German, 1,471 U.S., 1,566 Chinese, 1,591 Indian, 860 Japanes, and 1,513 South Korean respondents were surveyed.

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