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.

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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Release date

August 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2015

Number of respondents

4,000 respondents

Age group

17 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

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