What Does the Color of Your Car Say About You?
We’ve all heard that red cars are pulled over more often for speeding, which suggests maybe these people who choose red cars drive faster. By that logic, does a blue car indicate a more subdued easy-going driver? What does white say? Or green?
Most car owners would probably admit that their car represents their personality in some way, but other factors can affect our decisions. Gender and age can be indicators of what color we choose for our car. The make of the car can be a determining factor as well. See if you can figure out a driver’s personality by the color of their car next time you’re on the road. According to an article in Fox Business, here is what your car color suggests about you:
Black is said to indicate wealth and sophistication. It is said to be the number one color chosen for luxury vehicles. Black is viewed as a power color.
White gives the impression of a fresh, young, clean and organized person. Many contemporary brands use white, such as Apple, to show a clean and elegant look.
Silver is said to be a choice for luxury cars as well, as it can convey a clean and classy look of stainless steel. Silver is shiny and represents brightness and innovation.
Gray, while similar to silver, is not the same. It can be seen as trying to blend in and not draw too much attention. Marcie Cooperman, a professor of color theory at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City, says, “The gray car driver doesn’t want to stand out.” They project more tradition and maturity.
Red says action, power, and speed. This color is a very popular choice for fast sports cars. Red for a man reflects masculinity and declaring your status. For a woman, red is said to represent confidence and fun.
Orange is a bold color choice, indicating a bold personality. Orange states that you are comfortable with value. Orange is said to be one of the least favorite colors of new car buyers in the United States.
Yellow suggests happiness and youth. Cooperman says kids in their 20s are drawn more to bright colors and welcome trends.” Yellow and gold cars make up only 1 or 2% of car colors.
Blue is said to represent stability, truthfulness and serenity. It suggests confidence and wanting to appear dependable, not flashy. It’s not a sad color despite the associations with a “blue mood” or “singing the blues.”
Brown is considered a more conservative choice. It is safe and unassuming and is usually associated with organization, structure and stability. Brown exudes quiet and peace with its earthy tone. A driver who chooses brown isn’t going with the tends or fads.
Green symbolizes nature and is oftentimes associated with things that are environmentally friendly. Green was a popular choice in the 90s and is less popular today with fewer green cars seen on the road.
To see what color choices are available for your next Land Rover, visit Land Rover Hinsdale at 300 East Ogden Avenue in Hinsdale, IL. One of our professional sales staff will be happy to help you find the perfect SUV. Which color best suits your personality?