Car spending 'more than holidays'

Press Association
File photo dated 28/02/14 of new cars at a compound in Sheerness, Kent as nearly half of drivers in the UK spend more disposable income on their car than anything else, according to a survey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 10, 2014. Spending on cars (47%) easily outweighs the amount spent on holidays (21%) and socialising with friends (13%), the poll from Halfords Autocentres showed. But the survey also found that 10% of drivers were cutting back on car maintenance to save money. See PA story TRANSPORT Drivers. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
File photo dated 28/02/14 of new cars at a compound in Sheerness, Kent as nearly half of drivers in the UK spend more disposable income on their car than anything else, according to a survey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 10, 2014. Spending on cars (47%) easily outweighs the amount spent on holidays (21%) and socialising with friends (13%), the poll from Halfords Autocentres showed. But the survey also found that 10% of drivers were cutting back on car maintenance to save money. See PA story TRANSPORT Drivers. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Nearly half of drivers in the UK spend more disposable income on their car than anything else, according to a survey.

Spending on cars (47%) easily outweighs the amount spent on holidays (21%) and socialising with friends (13%), the poll from Halfords Autocentres showed.