Whatever the reason, there are now more women who are spending a lot of time behind the wheel.
In fact, women car buyers now account for nearly half of total car sales, according to industry estimates.
This can be attributed to more women joining the workforce, starting their own businesses, increased purchasing power and other factors. As such, car manufacturers have even started to take into account what women drivers want.
These include convenience features that drivers of all sexes will appreciate like the automatic transmission, 360-degree parking sensors and cameras, and GPS navigation systems.
We’ve prepared this brief article regarding some of the best cars for women drivers based on their reliability, features and performance.
Surely, there are more out there to choose from, but this is can be a brief starting point for those who haven't made up their minds yet.
Things to consider before buying a car
Whatever your sex or gender, you must consider your needs very carefully before putting money down on a new ride.
That little hatchback may be cute, but your family might not appreciate being crammed into such a small car.
Here are some points worth considering to help you narrow down your choices:
Research or read up on each car that you’re considering
How reliable is it and what is the duration of the warranty
Does it offer the best in terms of comfort and safety?
Make sure it fits your lifestyle and needs
Does it have the features you would like to have?
Consider your budget and how you’re going to pay for it
A shortlist of the best cars for women
Whether you’re running a business or raising your kids, there are cars out there that suit your needs.
These five popular models offer an excellent mix of value, safety, reliability, along with features that make them great options for your daily commute or other driving needs.
This compact crossover is one of Honda’s best-selling models.
It’s ideal for long trips or for city driving as it offers a lot of comfort. It’s highly practical, too, as it is able to seat five passengers and have ample ground clearance.
What’s more, it is smaller than most sport-utility vehicles, making it easier to drive and maneuver.
It’s one of the easiest four-door sedans to maintain with proven reliability.
What’s more, its price point makes it very affordable. Aside from having lots of interior and trunk space, the Vios offers excellent driving dynamics.
It also boasts of having the most safety features in its class. With its wide range of trims, you’ll find a Vios that suits your budget and lifestyle.
This entry-level crossover from Kia projects a bold, modern look with a sense of adventure thrown in making it highly attractive from any angle.
But aside from its gorgeous looks, the Stonic comes well equipped with features that any woman would love to have.
From its responsive 1.4-liter gasoline engine to the 8-inch infotainment system, it also has a slew of safety and convenience features.
The Mitsubishi Mirage has acquired a slew of features and practical upgrades that cater to the Filipino market's needs.
This subcompact hatchback is a fuel-efficient, easy-to-drive small car. Mitsubishi has done an excellent job of putting together a host of practical features and more at an attractive price point.
This allows the Mirage to keep up with its competition as it embodies fuel efficiency, practicality and value for money.
The Subaru XV is a good choice for women because not only is it one good-looking crossover, but it comes with numerous advanced tech and safety features.
These include Subaru’s 2.0-liter “boxer” engine and Symmetrical All-wheel Drive. More importantly, the XV has Subaru’s “EyeSight” Autonomous Safety Vehicle Technology.
What’s more, it comes in nine attention-grabbing colors like Plasma Yellow Pearl and cool grey khaki.
The five aforementioned cars for women are meant to serve different needs and budgets.
There are plenty more choices from other car manufacturers so don’t rush into it. More importantly, this is just a mere starting point for today’s modern woman that requires a reliable and fun-to-drive vehicle that suits her needs and budget.
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