Fact #326: June 28, 2004
Perception of Diesel Fuel Availability
More than 35% of respondents to a nationwide survey say that diesel fuel availability is not a problem. However, 23% say that it is such a serious problem that they would not consider buying a diesel vehicle.
|It's not a problem, diesel fuel is everywhere||37%|
|It's somewhat of a problem, but not a big deal||23%|
|It's a problem, but not one that would stop you from buying a diesel||9%|
|It's a serious enough problem that you might not buy a diesel||8%|
|It's such a serious problem that you would not consider buying a diesel||23%|
Source: Nationwide random phone survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, May 20–23, 2004 (N = 1036).