Important decision making factors when purchasing a vehicle in the UK in 2015

This statistic illustrates the most important decision making factors when making a purchase of a new or used vehicle in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. Price was the most frequently cited factor for 74 percent of respondents. Running costs and reliability were also important factors for respondents with 70 and 66 percent of respondents listing these factors respectively.

If you were looking to buy a new or used vehicle, which, if any, of these factors would be the most important in helping you make your decision?

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Release date

December 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 5, 2015 to October 8, 2015

Number of respondents

1,651 respondents

Age group

16-75 years

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Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Base: British adults who currently drive or are considering buying a vehicle in the next one or two years.

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