Women Prefer Men Who Drive Hybrids, EVs: Survey

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The days of women being attracted to men behind the wheels of sporty Porsches and luxurious BMWs could be coming to an end, according to a recent survey.

2,000 women in the UK were asked how they felt about men behind the wheel of certain vehicle makes and models, with numerous women finding Prius and Leaf owners as “conscientious, intelligent, and safe” drivers. On the other hand, men with expensive sports cars were viewed as arrogant, self-centered and a danger on the roads.

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In fact, 53 percent of the women surveyed by motors.co.uk said male owners of expensive sports cars are seen as arrogant. Now do women in America feel the same? It’s hard to say, as no data has yet to prove the point. But it’s a sign of changing times and that hybrid and electric vehicles are no longer just oddities on the road, in fact, they’re sexy to some women.

[Source: Hybrid Cars]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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