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Average research time in Europe before purchasing a vehicle in 2018

This statistic shows the average research time of European buyers before actually purchasing a vehicle in 2018. It can be noted that Italy spent more time researching their vehicles than other European countries, while Belgium spent less time researching their current vehicles.

Average research time in European countries before purchasing a vehicle in 2018

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Release date

February 2018


Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

4,828 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Survey question: How long before you made the decision to acquire did you start researching your current vehicle?

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