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Research reveals how much time we actually spend in our cars each week

The average car owner manages to enjoy just nine hours a week behind the wheel. Research revealed while many are proud of the vehicle they own, the amount of time they actually spend enjoying driving it on the open road, and getting their money’s worth, is minimal.

According to the stats, the rest of the time — around 159 hours per week — the vehicle is siting idle on the driveway, in the garage, in a parking lot or outside their place of work.

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Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, 6-9 am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff, and can now be heard during the afternoon drive 3 to 5 pm at 88.7 The Pulse.