Survey reveals green cars are babe-magnets
by FFE EU News staff
Move over Ferrari, Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf are turning more heads on the streets as a survey of 2,000 women reveals.
Maybe you are better off with a Prius(L) than a Ferrari(R).
The idea that men should go for supercars like Ferrari, Bentley, Maserati and Porsche to sweep the ladies off their feet has been debunked by the Motors.co.uk poll. Commercial director for Motors.co.uk Phil Jones said “Our survey provided an interesting snapshot into how people perceive car drivers, with the bad-boy sports car stereotype still holding true.”
Roughly 53% of women in the United Kingdom said that expensive sports car owners are ‘arrogant’ while 44% said they are ‘self-centered.’ 38% described the owners as ‘a danger on roads.’
This goes against the 48% of male respondents who said they reckoned getting an expensive car ‘made them more attractive to the opposite sex.’
Meanwhile, owners of electric cars and environment-friendly hybrids like the Prius and Leaf were described as ‘responsible,’ ‘intelligent’ and ‘safe.’
As for SUVs and 4x4s, 34% of males said they were ‘cowardly’ while 29% of women said they were ‘rude.’
Owners of saloon cars like Ford Mondeo, Renault Megane and Volkswagen Passat were thought of by women as ‘hard-working,’ while hatchback owners were ‘modest.’