According to the Consumer Federation of America, over three-quarters of those surveyed say that they are concerned about high gas prices and America's dependence on foreign oil. Fifty-five percent of respondents are also concerned about global warming. These numbers are not dramatically lower than those recorded from a similar survey conducted last April.
One more interesting point about the survey: The average new car shopper expects that their next vehicle will get about 30 miles per gallon, which they say is 5 mpg better than they get with their current vehicle. For a more detailed look at the findings, click here (.pdf link).
[Source: CFA (.pdf link) via TTAC]