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Women’s Most Wanted Cars 2018 – One of the biggest advantages of today’s modern era is that women can drive as much as men can and even women can afford to purchase one for herself, too. But, just like everything else, men and women tend to have different taste and preference when it comes to cars. It’s absolutely true that men prefer powerful cars, unlike women like a safe, reliable, and fuel-efficient vehicle. In a survey, when car owners were asked whether they’d buy similar car if they’d have an opportunity to redo buying one, many women said they would go for another Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prius, or Subaru Forester. Men, as predicted, would go to sporty cars like Chevrolet Corvette and many Porsche models. It’s the Tesla Model S if there’s one car that both men and women like. Yet the remaining question is what cars women really prefer. Let’s check it out!

  1. Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

This specific car belongs to the common ground of male and female car owners because both genders love this car, as mentioned above. It comes costly, of course, it ranges from $76,200 to $106,200. Judging from its very high-tech interior and flawless power, this electric vehicle is yes considered a product of innovation in its finest. Moreover, it can reach 180 to 225 miles on a charge, which is pretty amazing. The battery options used in standard model are 60-kWh and 85-kWh. For the 60-kWh version, it’s equipped by a 380-hp electric motor and holds an EPA certified range of 208 miles while the 85-kWh goes up to 265 miles and is also available in all-wheel drive “D” configuration. More excitingly is that it can reach up to 691 hp for the new performance model. Of course, it is a fantasy to all car owners and car enthusiasts all over the world in terms of acceleration.

  1. Mercedes-Benz E Class

Mercedes-Bens E Class

Women prefer the Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan (V6) when it comes to luxury cars. Designed to meet satisfying performance, it is considered as the ideal high-end car. It’s an ultimate bonus that this car has a soothing presence with its power, reliability, and strength. Its price ranges from $53,575 to $102,675. Though the E-Class is produced in different forms such as Sedan, Coupe, Cabriolet and Wagon with every form with its respective engine, all E-Class models utilize a 7-speed automatic transmission. The price range starts from E350 with its 302-horsepower and 3.5L V6 to E400 made special by its turbocharged 3.0L V6 and 330-horsepower. The AMG E63 S which many consider is focused on delivering a notable performance on the road with its 585-hp and 5.5L twin-turbocharged V8 is the priciest.

  1. Lexus ES

Lexus ES

The Lexus ES’ platform is basically that of Toyota Avalon’s. However, there is something the female drivers find very practical, particularly in the rear side for this car’s more spacious interior generated from its longer wheelbase. The independent suspension offered in this car leads to a smoother and comfy ride. The Lexus ES is an awesome choice as it is powered by a 3.5L V6 that makes 268 horsepower and delivers an estimated 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. Also, this is partnered to a 6-speed sequential-shift automatic. However, the new ES 300h Hybrid, utilizes a 2.5L 4-cylinder Atkinson-cycle engine that is mated to an electric motor. This combination seems great that the performance can go high up to an impressive 200 horsepower and gets an approximate of 40 mpg city and 39 mpg highway. Its cost starts from $38,000.

  1. Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is the choice which women who have families go for. It is more than an efficient car for the family with its affordable price that goes from $25,025 to $30,830, superb fuel economy features, reliability in its utmost wonder, and of course, spacious interior. The Toyota Prius is a work of art, no doubt it’s well-loved by many women, and even some men, too. Behind are Volkswagen Passat TDI, and Honda Accord. More exciting thing about the Prius is that it is beautifully engineered like the Porsche or BMW, though only some people look at it that way, but this is a real fact. The Prius is fuel economy-wise and has three forms – The Prius (standard), is a 4-door compact hatch. Second is the “Prius C”, which is smaller but can deliver a 4-door access for 5 passengers and a cargo space of 17 cubic feet. The last is the “Prius V”, the biggest of the three. Despite its different form, all models are powered by a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine which is connected to an electric motor.

  1. Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Something that makes Ford Fusion different is its drivetrain options. With Fusion, several engine and transmission choices are offered for you to get, something that many women like much in a car, especially when all these options are as similarly as excellent as the other (in terms of fuel economy). These engines varies from 2.5L 4-cylinder, a 1.5L 4-cylinder turbo, a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo, to a 2.0L 4-cylinder hybrid and a plug-in hybrid system, while a 6-speed automatic transmission is mated to all of them. More excitingly, the Fusion is available in all-wheel drive. Women are looking for more efficiency settle on having Energi plug-in hybrid, 1.5L turbo and the the Hybrid. The price starts from $31,000.

  1. Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Some women will go for an SUV, a smaller one with which the Subaru Forester comes to life. Costing about $23,045 to $33,945, it is perfect for women both in terms of aesthetics and function. In spite of its being smaller than a normal SUV, it has surprising spacious interior that you’d expect, especially the rear seat. Its excellent visibility and intuitive controls makes it more ideal. There are two engines offered by Forester, the base one being a 2.5L 4-cylinder with 170 horsepower and the other one is the optional turbocharged engine, which can generate up to 2.0L and 250 horsepower. Four variations of trims are available– the Base, Premium, Limited and Touring.

  1. Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee actually comes with four different trims and also with two engines as options. All trim levels are available to both front-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive. Cherokee empowers a 2.4L 4-cylinder unit that produces 184 horsepower as a basic engine. It is able to bring up to 31 mpg on the highway when mated to 9-speed automatic and the standard one, front-wheel drive. Some women look for a more powerful engine, so, they go full length to a 3.2L V6 offering 271 horsepower, boosting its acceleration. Moreover, Cherokee is nicely completed with standard items such as 17-inch wheels, automatic windows and door locks, keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and auxiliary inputs for the stereo, steering wheel mounted cruise and audio controls and a 5-inch touchscreen.

  1. Toyota Highlander


Toyota Highlander

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The Highlander, a well-loved mid-sized SUV, costs from $30,050 to $51,125. It is the main choice for women who have bigger families because the car is delivered with a more spacious interior. The interior is not only spacious but also family-friendly vibe going on, an extra appeal thing to female car owners. Being a well-received family car, it’s no doubt that one of its impressive assets is its robust reliability. Lexus RX and Lexus GX are behind the Highlander.

  1. Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

It is a yes that women also prefer their wagons. And the Subaru Outback is that scores the highest in this category. It is remarkably outstanding as its handling is very car-like but the utility is more of SUV. Besides being an all-wheel drive, the roomy interior makes any kinds of trips worth driving for. Behind the Subaru Outback sit Toyota Prius V and Toyota Sienna (FWD). Offering four different configurations – 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited and 3.6R Limited, the Outback runs rather splendidly on the road. The 2.5i models is powered with a 4-cylinder “boxer” engine with 175 horsepower. The 3.6R, on the other hand, is equipped with a 6-cylinder boxer with 256 horsepower, apparently offering super extra power. Also, with the 2.5i, car owners can expect to have around 28 mpg in both city and highway driving.

  1. Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Delivered in six trim levels – the LX, EX, SE, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite and all running on a 248-horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine that goes with a 6-speed automatic transmission, the Honda Odyssey is a favorite among the ladies due to its refined-riding and precise-handling. It is also important to note that it is highly considered as one of the safest minivans in the market. This vehicle is designed to make the passengers feel very relaxed due to its great deal of efficiency and comfy level.

One’s preference is likely affected by many factors including life style, gender, and many more. But this highlight may be one of the best reference to figure out what women really want when buying a car. Anyway, these are the women’s most wanted cars 2018 that they love and will continue to love.