Reasons for buying a used rather than new car in the United Kingdom (UK), 2015

This graph shows the main reasons why motorists who took part in a survey in March 2015 in the United Kingdom chose to buy a used car rather than a new one. The main reason was the better affordability of used cars in comparison with new ones which is not surprising given the rise in used car sales since the recession.

Which of these reasons influenced you to buy a used car rather than a new car?

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Source

Release date

2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2015

Number of respondents

4,000 respondents

Age group

17 years and older

Special properties

UK car owners

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

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