Car sharing: customer motivations in France 2012

This statistic displays the results of an opinion poll regarding the main reasons that people opted to use car sharing services in France in 2012. By far the most common motivation was the fact that a car sharing service cost less than owning your own car. 2.3 percent of respondents gave flexibility as the main reason.

What was the main reason you became a member of a car sharing service?

Share of respondents
Car sharing cost less than a personal car51.2%
Car sharing is more practical than a personal car21.4%
Car sharing is an ecological system / life philosophy20.2%
Car sharing lets me use a car when I want2.3%
Don't know0.6%
I use car sharing with my work0.1%
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Release date

January 2013



Survey time period

July to October 2012

Number of respondents

1,923 respondents

Special properties

members of car sharing services

Method of interview

Online Access Panel

Supplementary notes

During the survey, this question was posed as follows: Quelle était votre motivation principale pour l’abonnement à l’autopartage ? One response was possible.

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