While modernisation is increasingly bridging the gap between rural ‘countryside’ areas and more urbanised regions, there still remain some characteristics that are unique for each type of environment. This is especially true for car owners who have very different experiences when it comes to driving, parking, and maintaining their cars in the two different environments.
The biggest difference between country and city environments is the infrastructure investment in both areas. Cities, even in largely undeveloped countries, feature tarmacked all-weather roads while in rural areas, even in developed ‘first world’ countries, you will probably find a number
of unpaved roads. The amount of traffic in countryside environments and city areas also differs greatly. This would have an effect on the car care needs for residents of both areas.
In most city environments, the average car owner resides in a multi-residence complex (usually a flat). Apartments have communal car park for all …