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Study Finds Big Gender Gap in Car Choices

Men search for performance, women for practicality, affordability.

by on Dec.30, 2015

Women are having a bigger impact on the auto industry than ever, but have very different interests than men.

Gone are the days when men dominated the new car buying process. Women now buy – or at least influence – more than half of the vehicles sold in the U.S., according to various studies.

But there’s still a big gender gap when it comes to the vehicles men and women choose. More precisely, when they go online – as most shoppers do to research their eventual choice — women appear to be practical and direct about what they’re looking for. Men? They’re as likely as not to start fantasizing about the cars they’d like to get, whether or not those are practical choices fitting the budget.

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Men are more interest in sportier, powerful cars and trucks than woman, according to a study by data service iSeeCars.com. Women, on the whole, are looking for vehicles that are affordable.

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Honda Designs Car Exclusively for Women

But will women actually want the Honda Fit She?

by on Oct.26, 2012

The Honda Fit She's is being billed as the world's only automobile specifically targeted at women.

The auto industry has traditionally been male-dominated but Honda has rolled out a new model it claims to have specifically designed with women in mind.

The new Honda Fit She’s is a pretty-in-pink version of the maker’s familiar subcompact that offers a few niceties the maker believes will specifically appeal to distaff buyers, such as a windshield designed to block skin-wrinkling ultraviolet rays.

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But will women actually care? While the new Honda subcompact may be the only car currently on the road specifically targeting women there’s a good reason.  Previous feminine offerings, such as the old Dodge LaFemme, met with little more than indifference and, in some cases, outright hostility.

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