Electric Cars? No, Thanks, Most Americans Say
Despite soaring gasoline prices, a majority of Americans still don’t think electric cars are practical and aren’t interested in owning one.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 32% of American Adults believe electric cars today are practical for most drivers. Fifty-two percent (52%) think electric cars aren’t practical, while 16% say they’re not sure. Those findings are little changed from October. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on March 15-16, 2022 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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