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Old 3rd December 2009, 13:51   #1
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Default Factors that influence a car buying decision

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Some cars do well and some don't. It will be nice to capture what t-Bhpians consider are important to make a buying decision.

Random list of parameters include:
  1. Price
  2. Brand image
  3. Styling
  4. Utility/practicality (suitability for a specific use or al-roundess)
  5. Performance
  6. Fuel efficiency
  7. Build quality-robustness
  8. Reliability
  9. Comfort
  10. Resale value
  11. Other (specify)
My personal order of priority is:
8 > 7 > 5 > 3 > 9 > 10 > 1 > 2
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Key Factors I'd consider are (in order of importance)

Fuel efficiency
Performance
Reliability
Practicality
Styling
Price
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For me, the following factors (in the order given) influence my car buying decision

1. Brand Name (mostly inclined towards Japanese vehicles)
2. Styling
3. Reliability
4. Fuel Efficiency
5. Maintenance (Read that as low cost of ownership)
6. Price (This is because I first decide the car I want to buy and then get prepared to pay the price)


BTW,
This topic has already been discussed here:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...y-car-you.html (How do you decide to buy a car for YOU?)

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Please continue discussion here (How do you decide to buy a car for YOU?)

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