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How Clean is Your Car?

Here at www.wheelsforwomen.ie we carried out a survey to assess our readers’ attitudes to car cleanliness we look  at the results of our survey.

It seems that our readers are not obsessed with car cleanliness but the majority of you do retain some standards when it comes to keeping the chrome shiny and the bodywork clean!

How important is car cleanliness to you? Is your car sparkling or does the inside of it resemble a rubbish tip? Maybe you have followed Suzanne’s car wash guide and given your car that “showroom shine”?

Keeping a car clean may not be at the top of everyone’s priority list. It might come at the end of a long list of more important things that need to be kept clean (the kitchen, house, family dog, children etc.!).

In our survey, we asked if you had ever washed your own car. It might seem like a crazy question but I do know one or two people who up to recently had never washed their own car! Only 5% of our survey respondents said that they had never washed their own car so it seems that most of you have no problem pulling on the Marigolds and getting down to the business of car washing.

A small proportion of you, just 5%, wash your car weekly. The majority of you (35%) wash your car occasionally but 30% of you wash your car monthly which is perfectly acceptable.  20% of you wash your car every two weeks. Just 10% of you say that your car is rarely washed. Of course our survey cannot measure how dirty your car was before it gets washed. By the nature of where we live or the roads our cars spend most of their time driving on, some cars will be more in need of a wash than others!

How important is the interior of your car?

We also assessed our readers’ attitudes to keeping the exterior and interior of their car clean. The majority of respondents, at 35%, said that it was “somewhat important” to keep the exterior of their car clean. By contrast the majority of respondents (35%) rated keeping the interior of their car clean as “important”.

So it seems you are a practical bunch and rate interior car cleanliness higher than keeping the bodywork clean.

If the results of our survey have reminded you that your car might be in need of a little TLC why not check out Suzanne’s Car Wash Guide here

How important is the exterior of your car?

Full Results of our survey

How often do you wash your car?
5%, wash your car weekly
20% wash your car every two weeks
30% wash your car monthly
35% wash your car occasionally
10% rarely wash your car

How important is it to you to keep the interior of your car clean?
35%  rated keeping the interior of their car clean as “important”.
25% rated keeping the interior of their car clean as “somewhat important”.
17% rated keeping the interior of their car clean as “not important at all”.
23% rated keeping the interior of their car clean as “very important”.

How important is it to you to keep the exterior of your car clean
28% rated keeping the exterior of their car clean as “important”.
35% rated keeping the exterior of their car clean as “somewhat important”.
16% rated keeping the exterior of their car clean as “Not important at all”.
21%  rated keeping the exterior of their car clean as “very important”.

 

 

25th October, 2012

Author: wheelsforwomen

Ireland's only website for women on wheels - cars, motorbikes, bikes. Video/ reviews, driving tips - written by women for women.

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