Americans Are Much More Likely to Get A New Car
A new car is on a lot more Americans’ shopping lists this year.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of American Adults are at least somewhat likely to buy or lease a car in the next year, up from 26% where the overall figure had been hovering in annual surveys from 2010 through 2015. The new finding includes 21% who are Very Likely to get a new car, compared to 11% two years ago. But most Americans (58%) still have no plans to get a new car, with 27% who say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on March 16 & 19, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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