1996-02-01

A Methodology for Estimating the Value of Interior Room in Automobiles 960002

A methodology is described for estimating the changes in value of an automobile as a function of changes in its leg room, head room, and shoulder room for passengers in the front and rear seats. Value curves are computed as a function of these dimensions based upon the distribution of the sizes of men and women and upon the stated willingness to pay for extra roominess given by respondents in a survey.

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