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"Beast" Most Popular Nickname for Cars

beastAutomotive.com, an online buyer's guide to new and used cars, has released the results of a survey that show that 61 percent of car owners have named their car. 

The most popular name among the respondents of the survey was "Beast."  Other popular names include: Batmobile, Betsy, Big Red, Christine, Lucy, Penny and Silver Bullet.

Additional results of the survey include:

  • 16 is the most common age to get a first car;
  • 15 percent of respondents have never owned a car;
  • 17 percent of respondents are OK if someone smokes in their car. When broken down to smokers vs. non-smokers, 67 percent of smokers are OK if someone smokes in the car, while only 6 percent of non-smokers are OK with someone smoking;
  • 92 percent said that they always or usually wear their seatbelts; and
  • 80 percent of parents expect their passengers to buckle up.