Car-buying research details that women purchase 46 percent of new cars in the United States. More significantly, women influence more than 80 percent of the country’s new automotive sales. And considering the percentages, what are the most popular cars among women and men? The Honda Fit and Chevrolet Silverado (pick-up truck).
According to a survey detailed on Forbes.com, the most important buying factors for women include: safety, comfort, practicality and value. It’s a much different set of factors for men — power, performance, exclusivity.
Among women and men buyers, there are several lists readily available the top-10 luxury cars purchased by women and women and the top 5 overall cars most often purchased by women and men.
Here are the lists:
1. Honda Fit; 2. Kia Spectra; 3. Hyundai Elantra; 4. Toyota Yaris; 5. Nissan Versa.
1. Chevrolet Silverado; 2. Ford F-350; 3. Nissan Titan; 4. Chevrolet Corvette; 5. Dodge Ram.
1. BMW Z4; 2. Audi A3; Volvo S80; 4. Volvo V70/C70; 5. Lincoln MKZ; 6. Volvo S40; 7. Audi A6; 8. Range Rover Sport; 9. Cadillac SRX; 10. Lexus IS350.
1. Maybach 57 and 62; 2. Mercedes Benz GL Class; 3. Lamborghini; 4. Rolls Royce Phantom; 5. Dodge Viper; 6. Mercedes Benz G Glass; 7. Ferrari; 8. Cadillac Escalade ESV; 9. BMW 6 Series; 10. Aston Martin.