Cars.com Inventory Shortages Drive Car Shoppers to Neighboring States: Cars.com Reports 10% of Recent Buyers Traveled Across State Lines to Purchase a Car

Allison.Phelps

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Feb 8, 2021
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The inventory shortage is driving car shoppers to neighboring states. Cars.com’s latest research proves shoppers remain eager to find the car they want, even if they have to go to great lengths to do so: 10% of recent car buyers traveled across state lines to purchase a car and more than 1 in 3 traveled 100 miles or more to find their car. This is good news for dealers and used car buyers. Over half (53%) of current car shoppers also plan to trade in their current vehicles to local dealerships.

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