Skip to comments.Study shows the car you drive may reveal who you voted for
Posted on 11/29/2017 4:22:23 PM PST by sparklite2
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Camry Hybrid and they will guess wrong.
In my “driveway”...
1962 International Scout
1988 Ford C class Camper
1990 Dodge Ram 50 4x4
1991 Suburban 2500 4x4
2000 Ford Tarus
2000 Ford Escort ZX3
2005 Honda Civic
2010 Nissan Sentra
2016 Subaru Outback
2016 Buick Enclave
2017 Ford F250 4x4
What does that say about me?
OK...it’s really not so much a driveway as it is a parking lot.
What does that say about me?
Practical people own pickup trucks.
Every family should have a four door sedan(or whatever will accommodate all family members)and a pickup truck.
You can bring home large items, building materials, gardening supplies, haul motorcycles and camping equipment and make a few bucks off the suckers who don’t have a pickup truck by helping them move or haul stuff.
Makes sense to me.
Me too, Silver Honda Ridgeline.
just another bunch of stupid statistics.
I drive a Prius. I’m so anti-socialism it pisses off my teacher sister.
Why do I have a Prius? It ain’t the “environment”. It’s because when I needed a car I was driving an hour one way. The Prius AVERAGED 51 MPG those 3 years and I got it to 62MPG on one tank with careful acceleration and a lot of off hour driving. I saved enough money on gas that I practical.
Assuming 50MPG vs 25 MPG for any other car and a 50 mile one way trip, 5 days a week for 50 weeks over 3 years. At an average rate of $2.50/gallon - I saved $15000 in those 3 years. I paid right at $20,000 for the car including taxes and fees. So since I’ve had the car another 3 years since then - even not driving the same distance for the other 2 (though close) in 5 years I have paid for the car.
I don’t buy my vehicles, food, etc due to my political views. I buy things based off the practical value. People who do otherwise are not economically prudent. If a company is being boycotted for a political reason - I take advantage of the price reductions... provided I need something from them.
Yes - I could be an outlier - but I really doubt the majority of people spend that much time considering a companies politics prior to purchase. They look at value, cost, etc.
” I was looking down from a tall building the other day and it seemed like every passenger vehicle was either a silver sedan or a black SUV.”
As I walk down the assembly line at GM Arlington TX (Suburban, Tahoe Chevy GMC and Cadillac) each month, there are usually 33 vehicles on that row. Of those about 4 are not white or black.
Or they’re looking at what they need. Urban dwellers tend to vote leftist and need city-friendly cars.
Right-voting flyover country seems to like pick-up trucks and has more need of them than a city-dweller does.
This article doesn’t imply that correlation equals causation, but there is a correspondence. IOW, voting leftist doesn’t make you buy a Prius, but if you buy a Prius, there’s an 86% chance you vote leftwing.
My minivan is going strong at 300K+. It’s on its second transmission, fourth timing belt, has been hit by a car and a small truck, and has hit a deer. Two of the body panels are of a different color.
Aesthetics are not an issue...
American made sedan, American made truck, English made old luxury car.
Oh boy, aren’t they hard at work trying to oust people since they can’t make it an open-vote.
Ford Mustang for me. Guess I have to be that oddball without the truck :P
2017 Ford Escape. My neighbor to the east has a Chevy pickup, GMC flatbed, and a tractor whose manufacture I don’t know. My neighbor to the west has a GMC pickup, FMC flatbed and also tractors and combines. What does that make my neighborhood?
Around here they have the obligatory “Keep Tahoe Blue”.
Well duh...most people that drive pickup trucks also work and probably vote Republican because they are not on the government welfare.
*** “What does that say about me?” ***
You have lots of kids?
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