Distance travelled to used car seller in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015, by region

Amount of time spent travelling to seller when buying a used car in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by region

Distance travelled to used car seller in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015, by region This bar chart illustrates the time spent travelling to used car sellers in the different regions of the United Kingdom (UK), according to a survey conducted in March 2015. Respondents in Yorkshire and Humberside were the most likely to buy locally, over half of them had travelled 20 minutes or less to the seller. Car buyers in Greater London were more prepared to travel further to the seller, as 16 percent of those surveyed said they had travelled more than an hour and a half to purchase a used car.
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Amount of time spent travelling to seller when buying a used car in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by region

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20 minutes or less20 to 40 minutes40 to 60 minutes1 hour to 1.5 hoursMore than 1.5 hours
Yorks/Humb54%26%7%6%7%
West Midlands50%28%10%5%6%
Wales49%23%16%3%8%
South West49%27%14%7%3%
North44%31%4%9%7%
North West43%30%8%11%6%
East Midlands37%28%18%8%4%
East Anglia42%26%12%4%11%
Scotland37%22%15%7%14%
South East35%26%16%14%8%
London28%16%23%13%16%
20 minutes or less20 to 40 minutes40 to 60 minutes1 hour to 1.5 hoursMore than 1.5 hours
Yorks/Humb54%26%7%6%7%
West Midlands50%28%10%5%6%
Wales49%23%16%3%8%
South West49%27%14%7%3%
North44%31%4%9%7%
North West43%30%8%11%6%
East Midlands37%28%18%8%4%
East Anglia42%26%12%4%11%
Scotland37%22%15%7%14%
South East35%26%16%14%8%
London28%16%23%13%16%
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This bar chart illustrates the time spent travelling to used car sellers in the different regions of the United Kingdom (UK), according to a survey conducted in March 2015. Respondents in Yorkshire and Humberside were the most likely to buy locally, over half of them had travelled 20 minutes or less to the seller. Car buyers in Greater London were more prepared to travel further to the seller, as 16 percent of those surveyed said they had travelled more than an hour and a half to purchase a used car.
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