Is it an imported car?
Imported cars are a more popular choice among Democrats, with 70% of Democrats driving them (according to a U.S. News car survey).
Is it a pickup truck?
On average, pickup drivers are three times more likely to be Republican than they are to be Democrat.
Is it a hatchback?
Statistically speaking, Democrats are four times more likely to drive a hatchback vehicle.
Is it a mini-van?
If someone drives a mini-van, you're better off taking a 50-50 guess. Surveys suggest that both political parties drive mini-vans equally. You just can't beat the space!
Is it a Ford or GM vehicle?
Republicans endorse vehicles from Ford and GM by a two-to-one margin compared to Democrats.
Is it a sedan or coupe?
A survey in 2009 found that around half of Democrats drive either a sedan or coupe, compared to around 35% of Republicans.
Is it a luxury car?
More expensive vehicles can really vary by political affiliation. Findings suggest that Democrats are more partial to Acuras, while Republicans are more likely to go with a Lexus.
Is it a German brand?
Republicans and Democrats have different tastes when it comes to German-made vehicles. If it's a BMW or Porsche, chances are it's a Republican behind the wheel. If it's a Mercedes-Benz or Volkswagen, you should bet on a Democrat.
Is it a convertible?
You're probably a Republican voter if you're driving with the top down: a recent two-year study from Strategic Vision found that 69% of convertible drivers were Republicans.
Is it an eco-friendly or Smart car?
Data and survey numbers suggest that "green" cars (like the Nissan Leaf) are more likely to be purchased by liberal citizens. Your co-worker with the Leaf is likely a Democrat.
Is the car a new purchase?
This one is tougher to gauge. Statistics show that Republicans have a slight lead over Democrats in the new buyers category, with 37% compared to 30%.
Is the car a Ford Mustang?
The Strategic Vision report found that 89% of polled individuals who owned a Ford Mustang identified as a Republican.
Is the car a Honda?
Honda was the number one car brand choice among polled Democrats, emerging as the clear front-runner in political car choices.