Opinions held by modern mums* in Europe on the positives of SUVs in 2016

This statistic displays the share of modern mums* across five European countries who agreed with statements about sports utility vehicles (SUVs). Safety was the most pressing issue which led modern mums to consider purchasing an SUV, with approximately two thirds of this demographic group agreeing that SUVs give them a better view of the road, while 59 percent believed that SUVs would keep both them and their family safer than other forms of road vehicles.

Percentage of European modern mums* who think that sports utility vehicles (SUVs)...

Share of modern mums who agree
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Release date

May 2016


France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

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Number of respondents

5,000 respondents

Special properties

Modern mums in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Supplementary notes

* The source uses the term "modern mums" to refer to women who have children stll living at home.
The source also reported that approximately one third of modern mums who were considering purchasing a vehicle in the coming year were considering purchasing an SUV.

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