66 aftermarket trends and factsConsumers base their purchases on all kinds of factors, such as customer service, ease of installation, innovative features, and much more. Today, we are going to look at what enthusiasts have to say about the reliability of the leading carburetor brands on the market.

Our BrandZoom: Carburetors market research report contains data about consumers’ brand preferences and experiences, and is based on a survey of enthusiasts who had shopped for or purchased a carburetor. Out of 13 brands of carburetors, enthusiasts elected Advanced Engine Design (AED), Edelbrock, and Holley (in alphabetical order) as the top 3 most reliable brands of carburetors. These three brands were only a few percentage points within each other, making it a very close race.

Since today is Trend 52, that means it’s only 52 days until the 2012 SEMA Show and AAPEX.

What brands of carburetors do your customers find to be the most reliable? Check back in tomorrow for Trend 51: How Carburetor Buyers Decide Where to Buy.