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A recent survey of Gen Zers and millenials found that the number one reason they decide to get a new car is when the upkeep is more expensive than their budget allows (39%).

The number two reason is a bit surprising.

Young woman holding her nose because of bad smell in car

Source: Kiyoshi Hijiki / Getty

That reason is when there are too many strange sounds or odors (38%).

The car smells so bad that it needs to be traded in? A smell so bad that it won’t go away? What happened in that car?

Another surprising reason people decide to ditch their old ride is when too much of it is being held together by tape (37%). Notice the answer isn’t when ANY part of it is being held together by tape. It’s TOO MUCH is being held together by tape.

https://swnsdigital.com/us/2022/08/more-than-half-of-gen-zers-and-millennials-have-a-complex-relationship-with-their-cars/