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TrueCar.com Identifies 10 Most Popular Cars for Dads

GasBuddy Blog -- Dads and cars go together like steak and potatoes. So it's very timely that TrueCar.com should identify the 10 most popular cars for dads.

After all, more often than not it's Dad who taught you how to drive, and it's our dads whose car care habits, vehicle preferences and driving tricks (otherwise known as 'road tests' your mother doesn't need to know about) are passed along to us in the DNA. That's right, I'm pretty sure scientists are on the verge of discovering that if your dad had a loyalty to Chevys there's a good chance you will too.

"Unlike the list of vehicles men PREFER, which includes the Porsche 911 in the top spot, the data shows that fathers have traded in speed for practical vehicles with a back seat," says...


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1006
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2012 7:05:12 AM

rocking that f-150, go silverado



[Edited by: 1006 at 6/24/2012 7:06:08 AM EST]
gaskater
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2012 3:20:10 PM

I WANT MY GTO...
afrandt
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2012 5:42:28 PM

The list is so disappointing!
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2012 5:52:11 AM

I didn't get a father's day car either. Not even a Matchbox one.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:31:17 PM

My car did not make this list.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 2:13:43 PM

I've always had good luck with Honda Civics.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 1:39:40 PM


Nobody got me one for fathers day.
sparky808
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 1:26:49 PM

Old post.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 1:11:07 PM

Pretty much insane!
Catfish93001
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 12:00:50 PM

Didn't see a flying car on the list.
OldMan322
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:17:15 AM

I didn't see anything I wanted
NorthglennBill
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:15:49 AM

Cars without payments are still my favorite.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:13:13 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:03:22 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:03:16 AM

That's the boring list. The dream car list would be much more fun to see.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:02:43 AM

Again?
chyguy3
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 11:00:39 AM

YEP.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:59:09 AM

None of my popular cars in this list.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:58:47 AM

Yes, Dads to great things.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:58:09 AM

"TruCar Buddy" LOL
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:57:33 AM

driving in my car!!
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:57:28 AM

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:56:07 AM

repeat story
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:55:17 AM

I would love to have a truck but have too long of a commute
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:55:05 AM

GMC, GMC!!!
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:53:40 AM

OK, I don't know if I believe it.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:52:39 AM

Is this the 4th or 5th day for this story?
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:52:12 AM

Good to see the Silverado on the top of the list, but what the heck is a Hyundai doing on the list?
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:51:06 AM

blah blah
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:50:47 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:49:58 AM

That's a list of the ten most popular cars, period. It makes sense though, because while men in general might prefer Corvettes and Porches and what not, dads have to fit one or more car seats in there and all the baggage kids come with.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:48:59 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:48:57 AM

changes from sedans to a van and a small truck. works great for me.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:48:57 AM

A dad may prefer a muscle car or truck but will settle on a van if they have a lot of kids.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:48:16 AM

Old post
Homito
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:47:10 AM

I prefer cars.
Homito
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:46:41 AM

Do guys really prefer trucks than cars?
QueenMother
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:46:24 AM

Yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:46:19 AM

Nice
Homito
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:46:18 AM

I don't know why I'm still posting on this one. heheheh
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:45:58 AM

need new news items
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:45:40 AM

Not a Dad - very few on the list interest me.
Homito
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:45:21 AM

where are muscle cars.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:45:07 AM

NEXT!!
Homito
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:44:42 AM

Old news but still argueable.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:43:09 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:42:14 AM

This is a carry over from yesterday.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:42:01 AM

four door pick ups allow you to carry as many people as regular cars along with all the junk they can carry
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:41:43 AM

Check out Texas zimowski. Be willing to say 80 to 90% of the vehicles in Texas are trucks and SUVs
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 10:41:22 AM

OK
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zzzzzzzz
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