Europe: next vehicle powertrain preference among consumers 2019

According to a consumer survey fielded between September and October 2019, a staggering 16 percent of Spanish respondents stated that they would prefer a battery electric vehicle (BEV) as their next vehicle. This compares to only one in three respondents in Spain who would prefer a vehicle fitted with an internal combustion engine.

Next vehicle powertrain preference among consumers in Europe as of October 2019

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Release date




Survey time period

September through October 2019

Number of respondents

8,100 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Other includes ethanol, CNG, and hydrogen fuel cell, according to the source.
The source states the following sample sizes by country:
Austria: 954,
Belgium: 964,
France: 1,003,
Germany: 2,139,
Italy: 1,043,
the UK: 924,
and Spain: 1,073

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