Car dealership: mobile phone activity of car consumers in the UK 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the way car consumers are using their mobile phones while at a dealership in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. That year, approximately 34 percent of car consumers used their mobile phones to check prices and specifications elsewhere while visiting a dealership. Only 11 percent of car consumers used their phones to call another dealership to check what's in stock.

What car consumers use their mobile phone for when at a car dealership in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017*

Share of respondents
Checked prices and specifications elsewhere34%
Searched online for deals and discounts24%
Searched to find another forecourt nearby13%
Called another dealership to check what's in stock11%
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

1,979 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Smartphone owners

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original survey question: "When in a car dealership/on the forecourt, did you use your mobile for any of the following? And what did you use to do this?"

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