Survey Finds One-In-Five Americans Believe Electric Cars Practical Today

Sixty percent (60%) of Rasmussen's 1000 national telephone respondents think electric cars are not practical for most drivers.

Published: 26-Feb-2013

Americans aren’t yet sold on the power, affordability and safety of electric cars compared to their gas-powered counterparts. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 19% of American Adults believe electric cars today are practical for most drivers. Sixty percent (60%) disagree and think electric cars are not practical for most drivers. Twenty-two percent (22%) are not sure.

The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on February 21-22, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.


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