What Color is Your Car & What Does That Say About You?
So Hank and I are always curious about meanings of things. For example,
- What does your favorite era say about you?
- What does your favorite food say about you?
- What does your favorite clothing or furniture style say about you?
- What does your favorite song say about you?
- Favorite movie?
- How about time of day?
- Cartoon character?
A few years back, Hank and I came across a pamphlet that talked about what the color of your car said about you, as a person. This was interesting to us, because not only did we want to find out about ourselves (tongue in cheek of course, what do pamphlets know), but we had a red Toyota, which we were paying extra for in car insurance due to the fact that it was red. Never mind that it was a bit like pedaling a bike. There’s no way that our tomato can, as we called it, was a speed freak. And neither Hank nor I were foolish with our driving.
Over the years, lots of wonderful colors have been introduced. Based on those colors, you could basically tell which era or year a car was from. For a while anyway. Then came the early ‘80s when you could get your car painted any color you wanted, and were considered cool, or extreme, if you did.
So here is a bit of what we found out, and thought we would share it with you. Not all colors are accounted for here, but as we find more information, we’ll pass it along.
The ultimate power color, black is a popular choice for the self-assured. People who drive black cars want to be taken seriously and have a mysterious quality about them.
If conservatism had a logo, it would be blue. This color signifies accomplishment, devotion and introspection. Those who prefer blue know how to earn money and are probably successful.
Earthy tones are generally preferred by people who are unpretentious. They are stable, reliable and shrewd. People who choose brown have a strong sense of responsibility.
Gray car drivers seek security and are generally sober-minded. They are often described as reasonable, agreeable and helpful, and they don't like to make waves.
Green vehicles have enjoyed immense popularity throughout the '90s. Green symbolizes nature, balance and normality, and those who prefer green are generally well-adjusted, civilized and suburban.
The color of royalty, purple is the choice for those with above-average tastes but who may be a little vain and temperamental. Those who like purple usually are fond of the arts.
Although opinionated and generally confident, drivers of red cars are given to emotional ups and downs. When you encounter a red car on the highway, keep in mind that those people can be aggressive and impulsive.
The most popular car color, it is a frequent choice of the compulsively neat, critical, detail-minded motorists who are cautious and prefer white's highly visible, therefore safer, factor.