In this fast-paced world, maintaining your personality and leaving good impressions matters a lot. The way you socialize, talk, and walk, everything tells something about you. Your choice of accessories, friends and even clothes reflect small details of your personality. Similarly, even your choice of cars can convey some important details to the public. So how a car defines your personality?
While many people think of a vehicle as a simple mode of transportation, others share a lot of things in common with the car they drive. It doesn’t matter whether you purchase a Beetle or a red convertible, a pickup truck or a big minivan, the vehicle you choose automatically states a lot about you as a person. In fact, your vehicle is a reflection of who you are.
This is mainly because people are only drawn to consumer products that represent their own particular talents and interests and reflect their values. Subconsciously, they will often purchase items that broadcast a small message about themselves to the rest of the world around them. However, the questions is, what message does your car say about you, and how does it define your personality?
Well, if you have been to a dealership before to purchase a vehicle, you might have heard the dealer or salesperson telling you a car is “really you.” What makes the dealer say that? While many may argue it’s a sales pitch, the dealer actually means it.
It is from these people where you often get a good idea about how your vehicle defines your personality. In some circumstances, it can be the type of vehicle that matches your personality and sometimes it can simply be the style the vehicle gives off. To understand more, let’s take a look at a few different types of vehicles and what they say about the person who owns them.
Luxury vehicles are the most expensive cars of all and usually come equipped with many additional and extra features that cannot be found in ordinary cars. These vehicles are typically for people who make plenty of money and use it to enjoy the luxuries of life, even in their selection of vehicles. The people who purchase luxury vehicles don’t worry about practicality, fuel-efficiency and convenience.
All they care about is the latest upgrades their money can buy to make the driving experience in the vehicle more relaxing, comfortable, and decadent. In short, luxury vehicles show off your need for status, extravagance and uniqueness.
Mid-size cars popularly known as intermediates or large family cars, generally designed for families that have young children. These cars are perfect for short commutes such as going grocery shopping, taking the kids to school and bringing them back from visiting the convenience store at night. These vehicles are not flashy, and are usually high-rated for safety.
These vehicles generally define convenience and are most common among married couples and single mothers and fathers.
SUV’s usually tell that you like more space, and prefer bigger cars. These are also very good for safety, and have high ratings. SUV’s are generally most popular among married people, and families.
A Hatchback is a type of car body that allows the cabin of the car to be integrated with the boot. This boot is accessed via a rear trunk door that can be moved upwards and outwards at the back of the car.
These cars are usually very small and usually tell that you are conscious about the environment and are looking for ways to improve it. You don’t care about the impression your vehicle gives off to others and simply enjoy the practicality and economy.
Muscle cars such as the old Firebird, Mustang, Camaro and Challenger usually show off a combination of gender identity, control, power and impulse control. These vehicles are usually referred to as high-performance vehicles and are durable and have exceptionally powerful engines.
A large engine is placed into a 2-door, rear-wheel drive full-size or mid-size vehicle. These vehicles generally define power and are most common among car enthusiasts and people who appreciate powerful sounds from the engine and exhaust. They care about power above all else, willing to spend more on gas for it.
Minivans give you the best of an SUV and a sedan. They combine the low fuel consumption of sedans, and the spacious interior of SUV’s. Minivans are very spacious, pleasant, and an efficient workhorse for a family. Minivans often state that you are a caring person who needs an escape every now and then and nurturance.
Coupes are generally vehicles that have a 2-door body and a permanently attached roof. Please note that coupes are not similar to convertibles because their roofs do not detach. Compared to four-door and two-door sedans, these look generally sportier. Coupes usually proclaim gender identity and are mostly a ‘hit’ among single women, and men looking for a sportier vehicle.
Pickup trucks are 4×4 vehicles that are perfect for towing, hauling and going on off-road adventures. These vehicles come equipped with powerful engines and are usually driven by people who need to transport heavy objects daily. These trucks are all about control and power, which is why the people who purchase pickup trucks are usually referred to as workaholics.
As the name implies, sports cars, are tuned for performance and speed. These vehicles reflect speed, impulse control, youthful exuberance, and rejuvenation. They have a very sporty look and come equipped with custom front and rear bumpers, exhausts, spoilers, roof tops, and side skirts.
Usually people who drive sports car enjoy having a good-looking and flashy car that gets all the attention on the roads. These vehicles are most common among financially successful young men and women.
Other vehicles include custom vans, motorhomes, full-size and compact trucks, hybrids and compact cars. Custom vans usually tell people about the need for distinction and uniqueness. Motorhomes generally show that you are interested in the ultimate convenience and enjoy long road trips.
Full-size and compact trucks usually tell people that you are interested in power and control. Hybrids show off character and style, while compact cars tell people about your need to flaunt character, economy, practicality, and rationality.
As you can see, each vehicle tells something different about the person driving it. So, what does your vehicle tell about you?