15 July 2016 8:53 am / Road Trip Drivers Buy a Car Finance a Car

4 Cars That Define Your Personality

Remember that episode of Friends when Ross turned 30 and had a mini existential crisis and to curb his feelings of getting old, he bought a bright red Porsche?

Joey: “How fast does it go?”

Ross: “I don’t know, but look how shiny!”

Shiny or not, what kind of car you drive says a lot about you. Whatever your lifestyle, whatever level of auto enthusiast you are, we have you covered with these tips on how to choose a car that’s right for your lifestyle.

1. The Eco-Consious Driver

You love having the convenience of a car at your fingertips, but want to lessen the strain of your global footprint on mother nature. That, and, you like feeling sophisticated when you tell people you drive a Prius. You voted Green, you eat Kale, and you’re considering planting an herb garden on your shared rooftop patio to offset the carbon emissions. Save the earth, save your gas bill, and save us the lecture with an environmentally friendly vehicle. Gas or electric hybrids, diesel cars, or lower fuel consumption cars are probably your best bet. We like: the 2016 Toyota Prius c, 2016 Nissan Versa Note, 2016 Honda CR-Z, 2015 Chevrolet Volt, or 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid for get you started on the path to being a green road warrior.

2. The Fam Jam Driver

You know all the words to the Doodlebops Get on the Bus and can quote Dora verbatim. Forget what they told you about being a parent: the best part about having a family isn’t all the cute milestones they reach. It’s getting to rock out to Dora the Explorer in a minivan and put up one of those stick-people bumper stickers that tell everyone how many people are in your family. Aw. Beyond letting complete strangers know just how many bedrooms they can expect to loot through should they ever choose to burglarize your house, the safety features and space for your adorable offspring are just some of the perks that come with purchasing your first parenting car –think sedans, hatchbacks, station wagons, SUVs, and minivans. All cars that you can no longer pick up chicks with or cruise for meat in, all 100% viable contenders for you and your tots. We like: the 2016 Honda Civic, the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2016 Kia Optima, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, or the 2016 Subaru Outback.

3. Sports-ing in Sports Cars Driver

You have a sense of adventure that is akin to sticking your fingers into electrical sockets, or you really just like the look of fast cars and don’t know a thing about sports. It doesn’t matter if your knowledge about cars is equivalent to James, Jeremy, and Richard of the Top Gear relation, or more akin to Regina George’s ability to read Swedish diet bars; you have a need for driving with the top down that runs as deep as your desire to see Justin Bieber wipe out on a banana peel while performing on stage. If you see yourself making weekend beach drives or impromptu trips up the Sea-to-Sky, then it’s the sports car life for you my friend. We like: the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2016 Volkswagen Eos, the 2016 Audi S5, the 2016 BMW 228, or the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque to make like P!nk in 2002 and get the party started.

4. Corporate Class Driver

You do the 9-5 office grind. You quote Suits like your life depends on it, gel your hair for that Harvey Specter look, and your biggest goal in life is to get into your city’s Mud Club by the end of the year. You, my friend, watch a little too much TV. But also, you need a car that can emulate your luxurious your daily routine while also ensure you get to work on time for those days when that Specter hair isn’t on point and you don’t have a Donna to reschedule your 9 o’clock. We like: the: 2016 Subaru Legacy, the 2016 Chevrolet Impala, the 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid, and the 2016 Mazda Mazda6 to get you where you need to go.

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