20% of car buyers avoid certain county registrations according to new survey

Bad news if you have a Kerry, Donegal, Mayo or Dublin car

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New car registrations down in Leitrim

Apparently certain registrations are putting off buyers.

According to a new survey commissioned by CarsIreland.ie, 20% of drivers avoid certain car registrations when it comes to buying a new car.

Of the 1,000 people surveyed, the most common aversions were to the number six and Kerry, Donegal, Mayo and Dublin registration plates.

20% of those surveyed also admitted to feeling negatively predisposed towards drivers of certain premium brand cars and are less likely to show them courtesy on the road as a result. Brand examples include BMW and Land Rover.