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For some people, their car is their second home, a best friend, a pet, and an alter ego all in one. Here are some ideas for some awesome car names, by color, style, personality, and more!
How to Find the Perfect Name for Your Car
Getting behind the wheel of a car, for some, means assuming a whole new personality. It's as if the car were some kind of subconscious alter ego. Though it's important to maintain safety on the road, some people cannot help but feel like they are a whole different person while they're driving. They feel invincible.
We’ve all seen that guy who likes to weave in and out of traffic, only to be stopped at the very same red light right next to you. As he edges forward so as not to make eye contact, you see a giant decal on the back of his window indicating the name of his car: Invincible. He would name his car that, wouldn't he?
So how do you find the perfect name for your car?
Naming a car, in a sense, gives it a personality; it’s a way for an owner to form some kind of bond with their vehicle and feel a greater sense of ownership. Not only that, but it can also influence the personality of the owner on the road, as if they have some kind of name to live up to themselves.
There’s many ways that people choose to name their car. Naming a car has become trendy, but it’s not necessarily a bad thing! Some people choose to name their car after them, while others will look to the maker of the car for some ideas. Other people like to take colors into consideration when finding a nickname. Whatever way you choose to name your car, there’s some other things to be considered:
- Car type: The type of car you have can really give you a few obvious suggestions for names. Whether it’s a fast car, a large car, an old car, or so on, you can find something about it that helps to name it!
- Length of name: If you plan on plastering the car’s name all over it, or even just on a window, you’ll want to be sure that it is short enough to where your decals can be big enough to be read on the road!
- Your own personality: Fun and quirky, or easygoing and laidback? Looking deep into your own personality can help generate a few names. This can be your general personality or your personality on the road, if different. (Road rage much?)
- What the car “looks” like: Some people can simply look at their car and be like “I think she looks like a Sally! Ride, Sally, ride!” and a name is born.
Naming your car is a fun time! You’ll likely be spending a lot of time in it, and perhaps have many, many happy years together.
Good luck finding a nickname for your car baby!
Awesome Names for Fast Cars
Fast and Furious
Black Car Names
Ace of Spades
Cool Names for Big 'Ol Cars
Big and Tall
Names for Male Cars
Bond, James Bond
Sweet Names for Female Cars
The Wicked Witch
Brienne of Tarth
Race Car Names
White Car Names
Pop n’ Fresh
Exotic Car Names
The Foreign Hand
The Ambassador’s Daughter
Bob the Destroyer
Red Car Names
Highway to Hell
Clifford, the Big Red Car
Names for Small Cars
My Little Pony
Sexy Car Names
Names for Junkers and Clunkers
Hilarious Names for Old Cars
Nursing Home Dropout
Murder She Wrote
The Old Testament
Intellectual Car Names
Clair de Lune
Je Ne Sais Quois
Names for the Unicorn Car
Emperor of Dreams
Princess of Butterflies
The Duke of Willow Trees
Wizard of Rainbows
The Rainbow Chinchilla
Blue Car Names
Ice Ice Baby
Green Car Names
The Green Goddess
Yellow Car Names
Orange Car Names
Pink Car Names
Hot Rod Pink
The Pink Panther
Tickle Me Pink
Purple Car Names
Purple People Eater
Silver Car Names
Chrome Sweet Chrome
Gold Car Names
Celebrity Baby or Car Name
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This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.
Josh on August 17, 2020:
I need names for all my cars including my Nissan GT-R, Acura NSX, Porsche 911, Dodge Viper, Audi R8, Ferrari 308, Lotus Evora, and De Tomaso Pantera.
(I actually own all these nice cars and currently have them all in storage but my wife says I have too many.)
Crystal on August 10, 2020:
I need a name for a black 87 Chevrolet k5 blazer bagged with red interior and airbrushed wood grain....
Fox Jones on July 20, 2020:
What is a good name for a 2020 Toyota Prius Prime XLE Hybrid (not from this list), huh? The exterior is turquoise (but Toyota calls it Blue Magnetism). The interior is light gray and black.
What about TPPrime. Or 2TPPXHBMLGABlack
Fox Jones on July 20, 2020:
NanaCraCra, here are some suggested names for your Kia Soul (in fact, I love Kia Souls).
Alma para ti
Fox Jones on July 20, 2020:
CarIG, your new Mustang V8 could be called Mustin'Crash ! There are more on this comment.
Fox Jones on July 20, 2020:
You should add Pink Rod to this list
Soss on July 19, 2020:
I just got a geely coolray, any names suggestions?
NanaCraCra on July 07, 2020:
MY Caribbean blue KIA SOUL needs a feminine name.
CarlG on June 30, 2020:
Just got me a new Mustang V8, color grabber lime. Beautiful shimmering lime nuance. Suggestions for a suitable name, anyone?
Michael on June 23, 2020:
Name for a 2004 silver toyota camry
Queenie on May 25, 2020:
My ideas (from a TV show from my childhood, will be funny):
Breanna on May 24, 2020:
Maria on May 14, 2020:
I need a name for a red 2020 Honda Accord
Big D on May 04, 2020:
I need a name for a 2016 Honda Odyssey. Any thoughts?
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Nick on April 16, 2020:
Help me pick a name for a 2009 Nissan Altima has the QR25DE turbo it’s all white solid black roof has pink intake pink valve cover and black wheels
Ju on March 20, 2020:
Need a nice name for my black maxium
Brendan Stein on March 18, 2020:
I think mudskipper is a great truck name
Mal on March 14, 2020:
My car name is potato because he is so lumpy it is almost funny
Kristen on March 01, 2020:
Need a name for a Charcoal Prius
We like names that we can hang a figure or something to do with the name from the rear view.
Ie: Olaf, Brutus, Shrek, Snowflake
houston2305 on February 24, 2020:
we call our sisters hyundai tucson grundy hundy
tommyboy on February 22, 2020:
i call my ford pop ohso cool as its a cool car and my brothers nickname was ohso good before he passed away 10 years ago when i started building it tommy.
MJ Saghravani on February 21, 2020:
Need name for 2017 lexus ct200 hybrid.
carguy255 on December 09, 2019:
What's a good name for a 2,500HP drag silver Challenger SRT8? It has a Supercharger with a scoop intake coming out of the bonnet. And yes it has a wheelie bar.
MrMatt on December 02, 2019:
Flying leap at a rolling donut
None on November 12, 2019:
The Titanium Komoda Vapor
GardHouse on November 05, 2019:
Runs @ Midnight or Runs Held @ Midnight
Idk on October 29, 2019:
Need name for blacked out Ford Focus mk2
Pepa pig on October 27, 2019:
Chad you should name your Camaro SS Python.
Chad on October 20, 2019:
Need a name for my blacked out 2014 Camaro SS
Jake on October 10, 2019:
I need a name for my '68 442
big papa on October 01, 2019:
add in thicc boy
K on September 30, 2019:
Need a name for 2015, silver Altima. She's smooth, comfortable, sleek, hugs the road. My happy place.
H on August 31, 2019:
Good names. Needs more types of cars, and less colors. Other than that, amazing
AK on August 28, 2019:
Ciaran McKenzie on August 25, 2019:
I want to find a better name for my brothers first car (which is a 2004 ford focus light blue) that is better than, Sheila. As a surprise, i would like a reply before the 1st of september
Michelle Goldem on August 24, 2019:
I need a new nickname for my white tahoe z71 girlie but bad ass
Aswin on August 23, 2019:
Ned on August 04, 2019:
Need a name for a '66 T-Bird. Only seven(7) letters.
chuck on July 25, 2019:
need a name for a red 1972 chevy vega race car
. on July 22, 2019:
nissan micra needS name URGENT!!!!!!!
Mo on July 15, 2019:
I name my car Creed Like Apollo and Adonis CREED.
my other one is is Diesel
Anon on July 15, 2019:
@Breanna, I vote for Maleficent
Isaak224 on July 11, 2019:
I need a name for a white 1997 Camaro RS help a brother out
Breanna on July 08, 2019:
Need a name for a black 10,000 horsepower top fuel dragster. I need a badass female drag racer name. Please help me out.
Courtney on July 05, 2019:
Need a name for a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport Unlimited. It's billet silver!
Jakob on June 28, 2019:
Need a name for a black with white stripes 1986 Oldsmobile cutlass
Lisa20 on June 24, 2019:
Need a name for a 2017 dodge charger R/T GRANITE GRAY WITH SILVER STRIPES
Deborah on June 22, 2019:
Need a name for a 1927 maroon Chrysler 60 vintage car please
Rae on June 08, 2019:
Need help naming a 2016 silver Jeep Liberty. First car for me so...
RC on May 08, 2019:
All these names are lame, go to any drag strip and you'll see some creative names.
Irene on May 06, 2019:
I’d love so,e help naming my new to me, 2015 Mercedes-Benz, V-6, small SUV. I needed to purchase a new car after totaling a 2007 Prius. Thank for the help!
Ashley on May 06, 2019:
I need a name for my 2015 performance blue ford focus
Cash Baker on May 02, 2019:
Got a grey Ford Mondeo, current name is terrible, whats good?
Sankar on April 12, 2019:
I need a name... Vitara breeza grey..
Camry xse 18 on March 19, 2019:
White pearl camry need a name or abbreviation
Renate on March 17, 2019:
I have a beautiful blue Mustang 2016! Her name is “Sexy” Trixie!
Prarthna on March 09, 2019:
I loved the names I am going to name my electric moter car "Cameo"
Ivan on March 07, 2019:
when i was in the white cars you should have put the name albino and with the gold cars you should have put the name deagle
Cy on March 02, 2019:
Have a misabishi gray car whats wiuld be a good name?
Nathan on March 01, 2019:
Honda crx del sol 1992 metalic blue - Abyss?
Brayden Moscrip on February 25, 2019:
i named my red 2006 chevy silverado 1500 extended cab z71 bessie
Dodge Dakota on February 24, 2019:
Got a V8, dark gold-ish colored '02 Dodge Dakota, kinda want a funny name for.it but can't think of anything
Jasper on February 22, 2019:
Got a blue 1989 ford ranger. What sounds good?
Happy kid on February 15, 2019:
Just got myself a custom 2011 Grabber Blue and Black Cali Special/ROUSH GT Mustang with a coyote engine.
Looking for a suitable name for a boy that growls like a monster and is one of a kind?
Really reluctant to calling it Coyote as they’re such whimpy animals.
Craig on February 11, 2019:
I have a 1939 Chevy truck I named it Luther
Chase Stengel on January 31, 2019:
Mazda Tribute. Maroon, named it Scarlet
Suzi on January 18, 2019:
My Black 2011 Elantra (totalled late last year RIP) Was named The Dragon. (Mostly because of my dragon GoT sticker I put on it) was so beautiful.
notimportant on January 01, 2019:
1998 Nissan 240sx type x
need a name
Stan on December 21, 2018:
Need a funny name for our old company car toyota camry 2000 still running... any ideas??
Nate on December 14, 2018:
Blue truck? How about the bruiser
dsloyer on December 14, 2018:
I just bought a medium gray 2016 Ford Fusion and I'm trying to think of a name for her. Does anybody have any ideas? Thank you!!
Nate on December 05, 2018:
Light blue 1994 Chevy Silverado 1500...need a name.
Teddy on December 04, 2018:
Sweet thang and nasty girl
Dolpin81 on December 02, 2018:
We picked Dory
Andrea on November 23, 2018:
Thank you, Z... all my cars have names and I am definitely not lonely.
Z on November 15, 2018:
Sharon! It's not lonely. It's passion and full of life. Also a bit territorial. Your car or truck is part of the family. This is your way to show how much you love her.
Mood on October 30, 2018:
New Grey twin turbo f150 names?
Cheryl on October 28, 2018:
Need a name for a 2006 Subaru Forester grey/silver/gold
Sharon from New York on October 26, 2018:
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Juju on October 22, 2018:
Need a name for my rainforest green chevy cruze
Somebody on October 10, 2018:
We need jet car names they have to be REALLY cool tho
Maria on October 10, 2018:
Need a name for a root beer Monte Carlo girl car racer
bob on October 04, 2018:
i need a name for my big white van
Josh Norris on September 30, 2018:
Need a name for s 4 door jeep wrangler
JorgeLuis GadeaRomero on September 23, 2018:
Need a name for a grey bmw
Duane Pierson on September 09, 2018:
For V6 / V8 Mustangs, Allison for the V6 & Merlin for the V8. This in regards to the P-51A (Allison power,) vs the P-51B & subsequent (Rolls Royce / Packard power.)
Queen on August 21, 2018:
Please name my Geely car. It's Tiny with a Light Lime Green Colour, very cute and adorable and although it's tiny, it has a very powerful engine that makes a powerful healthy sound when u start it & it's fast. Plus I have to wear high heels in it when driving BCZ of my height
manon from Berlin on August 17, 2018:
Need a name for our pearl blue with a unique stripping. Challenger R/T 6 speed manual
Darth Sidious on August 12, 2018:
Named my silver remote control Lamborghini Mercury
Jamie on August 12, 2018:
Need a girl name for a blue Subaru CrossTrek, please :)
Randy on August 01, 2018:
Need a name for a school van
Haylee on July 30, 2018:
Need a name for a red S10 it has to be a girl name.
Kristen on July 29, 2018:
Dora the explorer
Kayla on July 27, 2018:
Need a name for a Grey Ford Explorer
Grace on July 24, 2018:
need a name for burgundy jeep wrangler
Bob on July 23, 2018:
Need a name for my toilet roll car
Brandy on June 22, 2018:
Orange 4 door jeep wranglee
Kathy on June 22, 2018:
Need a name for my British Racing green white top Mini Countryman
Linda on June 14, 2018:
Need a name for my dark taupe RAV 4