Women prefer Volkswagen Beetle most, survey says

by Sebastian Bivin

The Volkswagen Beetle hasn’t lost its appeal after all this time and it has been named as the top car among women, according to a survey made by TrueCar. On the 2nd and 3rd spots are the Nissan Rogue and Hyundai Tucson compact SUVs and Volkswagen Eos convertible occupies the 4th place.

The survey was made by TrueCar, a researcher for the auto industry. 13 million vehicle registrations from the past two years were looked upon. “Of the more than 200 models we examined, only nine were registered by more women than men and none of the brands had a registration rate that was higher for women,” says Jesse Toprak, TrueCar’s vice president of industry trends and insights.

Here is TrueCar’s with the cars that are more popular among women than men, and the percentage of women registering them:

Volkswagen Beetle 56.1%

Nissan Rogue 53.5 %

Hyundai Tucson 53.0%

Volkswagen Eos 53.0%

Volvo S40 51.9%

Honda CR-V 51.3%

Kia Sportage 50.5%

Toyota RAV4 50.4%

Nissan Sentra 50.1%

Top 10 brands among women are Kia, Suzuki, Mini, Subaru, Nissan, Hyundai, Honda, Volvo, Lexus and Mitsubishi. For these car makers the percentage of registrations to women ranges from 45.8% for Kia to 41.5% for Mitsubishi.

[via wsj]

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