Top 10 Cars for Women

Updated April 17, 2017

Female car buyers tend to value reliability, fuel economy and the fun-to-drive factor when it comes to buying a new car. Depending on a woman's lifestyle and income, there are an incredible number of vehicles available to choose from.

Toyota RAV4, Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry

Toyota is one of the long-standing leaders in female-preferred cars due to their high safety ratings, fuel efficiency and economical pricing. The RAV4 is Toyota's compact SUV that provides the space and durability of an SUV with the agility of a compact car. The Prius is Toyota's best-selling hybrid model that gets up to 51 miles per gallon on the highway and 48 in the city. The Camry is a family-sized sedan that compares well with similar luxury sedans such as Lexus and Mercedes for a fraction of the cost.

Honda Fit and Honda Civic

Hondas have always been a great car option for women, as they're easy to drive, inexpensive to maintain and stylish. The Honda Fit is a compact car with an impressive amount of front and back seat room and boot storage for its diminutive size and inexpensive price. The Honda Civic continues to be the second most popular compact car in America, due to its reliability and its sleek, sexy appearance.

Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle has long been the most popular car among women due to its adorability and compact size. Volkswagens appeal to women because of their emphasis on design and style. The Tiguan recently exceeded the Beetle as most popular Volkswagen for women because of its greater size and durability. The Volkswagen Jetta is a standby for young women professionals due to its resemblance to more expensive luxury sedans.

Mitsubishi Eclipse and Mazda Miata

Both the Mitsubishi Spyder Eclipse and the Mazda Miata are stylish roadsters that appeal to women with their sexy, sleek styling at an affordable price. Both cars offer convertible options for the girl who wants to speed down the highway with the wind blowing through her hair.

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Molly Prather is a writer living in Los Angeles. She started writing professionally in 2007. Her writing credits include "Time Out New York,", and fitness videos for Skinny Bitch and Dance Body Beautiful with Lisa Rinna. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theater from California State University, Fullerton.