Election Survey Results

Q1 – Do you consider yourself a car enthusiast?

  • I love cars – 60.88%
  • I like cars but would not consider myself a car enthusiast – 33.10%
  • Cars are just a mode of transportation for me – 6.02%

Q2 – What is your vehicle preference?

  • Car – 65.51%
  • SUV – 28.85%
  • Truck – 7.64%

Q3 – Which of the following Vehicles most describes your personality?

  • Tesla – 43.02%
  • Chevy Corvette – 27.44%
  • Honda Accord – 10.23%
  • Ford F150 – 8.60%
  • Hummer – 8.14%
  • Chevy Volt – 2.56%

Q4 – What political affiliation do you consider yourself?

  • Democrat – 26.64%
  • Republican – 41.36%
  • Independent – 32.01%

Q5 – If you had to vote today, who would you vote for?

  • Trump – 39.34%
  • Clinton – 36.30%
  • Someone Else – 34.36%

Q6 – Which of the following best describes the personality of this year’s election?

  • A driverless car – 34.03%
  • A four-wheel SUV going off road where ever it wants – 29.84%
  • A Volkswagen where what see, may not be what you get – 18.41%
  • Battle of the hummers – 16.32%
  • Chevy Volt – 1.40%

Q7 – What kind of car do you think Hillary Clinton prefers to drive?

  • Mercedes-Benz GL Class – 13.38%
  • Cadillac Escalade – 12.68%
  • Mercedes-Benz E Class – 11.50%
  • BWM 5 Series – 5.40%
  • Cadillac CTS – 5.16%
  • Buick Lacrosse – 4.23%
  • Chevrolet Suburban – 3.76%
  • Lexus RX – 3.76%
  • Audi A6 – 3.29%
  • Mercedes-Benz C Class – 2.35%
  • BWM X Series – 2.11%
  • Buick Regal – 2.11%
  • GMC Yukon – 2.11%
  • Subaru Legacy – 2.11%
  • Toyota Corolla – 2.88%

Q8 – What kind of car do you think Donald Trump prefers to drive?

  • Cadillac Escalade – 28.07%
  • Mercedes-Benz GL Class – 16.75%
  • Mercedes-Benz E Class – 11.32%
  • BMW 5 Series – 6.84%
  • Cadillac CTS – 5.42%
  • Audi A6 – 3.77%
  • BMW X Series – 3.30%
  • Chevrolet Suburban – 3.07%
  • GMC Yukon – 3.07%
  • Mercedes-Benz C Class – 2.36%
  • Ram 1500 – 1.89%
  • Volkswagen Jetta – 1.42%
  • Ford F-150 – 1.18%
  • Infiniti QX80 – 1.18%
  • Ford Expedition – 0.94%

Q9 – How long do you currently keep cars for?

  • 6 - 12 Months – 33.06%
  • 12 - 20 Months – 10.82%
  • 21- 36 Months – 32%
  • 36 - 48 Months – 18.82%
  • 48 - 60 Months – 9.18%
  • Longer than 5 years – 26.12%

Q10 – Are the elections results likely to affect how often you replace a car?

  • Not very likely – 77.10%
  • It could have an effect on me – 16.12%
  • Most definitely, depending on who wins – 6.78%

Q11 - Which of the following are you concerned about when it comes to cars?

  • The prices are getting too high – 56.22%
  • Concern over high repair and/or maintenance costs – 53.11%
  • Cars are getting too complex and complicated – 17.46%
  • Subprime loans are getting out of control – 14.59%
  • Autonomous vehicles will ruin our roads – 11%

Q12 – What do you think of Volkswagen scandal?

  • Volkswagen should be ashamed – 39.81%
  • Not cool, but I still wouldn’t get it fixed – 21.06%
  • I was not aware of any scandal – 13.66%
  • They were wrong, I will never get a VW again – 13.43%
  • Nothing wrong, the cars perform better – 12.04%

Q13 – What is your gender?

  • Female – 16.32%
  • Male – 83.68%

Q14 – How old are you?

  • 18 – 29 years old – 6.98%
  • 30 – 39 years old – 16.74%
  • 40 – 49 years old – 20.70%
  • 50 – 59 years old – 24.42%
  • 60 – 69 years old – 20.23%
  • Over 70 year old – 10.93%