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Questions - Automobiles - January 20-21, 2011

For Many Adults, Driving is Strictly for Getting Around

27% Likely To Buy An Electric Car in Next 10 Years

Ford's The Favorite Among the Likeliest of Car Buyers

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 20-21, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How likely are you to buy or lease a car in the next year?

2* (Answered only by those who are at least somewhat likely to buy a car in the next year - 250 Adults) Will you get a new car or a used car?

3* (Answered only by those who are at least somewhat likely to buy a car in the next year - 250 Adults) How likely are you to consider buying a car from the Ford Motor Company?

4* (Answered only by those who are at least somewhat likely to buy a car in the next year - 250 Adults) How likely are you to consider buying a car from General Motor?

5* (Answered only by those who are at least somewhat likely to buy a car in the next year - 250 Adults) How likely are you to consider buying a car from Chrysler?

 

6* When you purchase your next automobile, how likely is it that you will buy a hybrid car?

 

7* How likely is it that you will buy an electric car within the next decade?

 

8* Are you more likely to buy an electric car because it’s good for the environment or because of high gas prices?

9* Is driving a car something you really enjoy or just something you do to get from one place to another?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence