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Do You Have a Special Name for Your Car?

I have written in the past about my 2001 Chevy Suburban that is chugging along on the road to 200,000 miles. My family and I have taken to calling it Big Red for obvious reasons. That got me to thinking about the special relationship that people develop with their cars. In doing a little research, I discovered that AutoNation has found that Big Red is actually the ninth most popular car name. Here are more interesting facts I discovered from a Nationwide Insurance survey:

  • Nearly 25 percent of U.S. car owners have a special name for their car.
  • Over 31% of the names were inspired by the cars color or appearance.
  • Millennials (18-34) were the largest group to name their cars at 34%.
  • Women (27%) were far more likely to name their ride than men (17%).
  • Over a quarter (26 percent) of those surveyed think of their car as a girl.

Take the Nam-u-lator quiz to find your cars name

If you haven’t come up with a name for your vehicle, Mobil 1™ has created a fun ‘Nam-u-lator‘ quiz that will allow you to answer questions about your ride to find it’s unique identity and come up with a unique name. I took the quiz and the Nam-u-lator came up with ‘Bro Wagon’, which is pretty spot on!

Once you have completed the quiz, you can receive a free personalized license plate frame with the purchase of 5 quarts of Mobil 1 at your local AutoZone, Advance Auto Parts, or Pep Boys store. You can then show off your car with the personalized license plate frame by sharing a photo in the community photo gallery.

Also, make sure you follow Mobil 1™ on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of ExxonMobil. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Greg Baugher

Bacon is always the answer. Currently working towards an MBA with an emphasis in fantasy football. I have friends in spite of myself. Probably the best meat eater in the world. Trying to change the name from Tweeting to Gregging. Recommended by 4 out of 5 people that recommend things. I’m here to avoid friends on Facebook.

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