Would you drive 700 miles to buy a new car?

Car dealership lot displaying new 2021 vehicles on the lot.

How far is it too far to travel to buy a new car? Would you drive 700 miles to get a good deal on a new car? A survey asked car buyers how far they would go for a good deal, and the range of answers is surprising.

Driving distance to buy a car by state

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Car and driver reports that a survey by Quantrell Subaru in Lexington, Kentucky, surveyed 2,690 drivers asking how far they would be willing to drive to get a good deal on a used car. Drivers in Alaska reported the longest distance at 722 miles, while drivers in Vermont reported only 286 miles. The distance drivers were willing to go between all 50 states averaged 469 miles.