Figures published by CarKeys.co.uk has revealed that 97 percent of car buyers arrive at dealerships armed with information after researching online.
Researching Your Car
It’s not just light research either, as 39 percent of consumers even spend more than four months researching cars before putting their hands into their pockets, and 59% spend over eight hours to learn as much as they can about their new car.
Where To Get Advice
The advice of the general public carries the greatest weight, with 63 percent of people who responded to the Car Keys survey saying they trust independent reviews the most, with editorial reviews coming in at 37 percent. However potential punters are willing to change their mind, with 69 percent saying they would also consider advice from motor traders.
The Most Important Factors When Buying A Car
Price and location have been listed as important, with 29 percent of respondents saying they would walk away if the price isn’t right. The survey results show that buyers prefer buying local with 63 percent saying they would rather not travel more than 50 miles to visit a motor trader.
What Do Motor Traders Think?
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