(Closed) For misskarianne: Your car’s name

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Post # 3
1611 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

This is really embarassing, but I have a subaru that I call subie.  Not only is it short for subaru, I decided to give it a real name, so it is also short of Susan Beatrice.  So yes, I named my car Susan Beatrice.

Post # 4
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

My last car was a Hyundai Tiburon named Tibby, and my current car is a Mazda2 named Pip.

ETA: My cars have always been boys.

Post # 5
2095 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

My eldest calls my car Rosie. I have no idea why. It is a light green sebring.

Post # 6
4464 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I just asked my husband what he thinks my car’s name looks like and he said Betty. I asked why, and he said because your car is white like Betty White. 

Post # 7
5273 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

My little Red Beetle Convertible is named “Breanna or just Bre” for short 🙂

I decided to stick with B’s since a friend named my first car Bianca.

Post # 8
2320 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I had a ’89 CRX and I called it “The little engine that could!”, she was blue and always went a little slow up hills but she always got me from A to B. I haven’t named DH’s car. 

Post # 9
1927 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I have a Subaru legacy and her name is “Ruby Ru” after the “Ru” in Subaru. 

Post # 10
230 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I call my Hyundai Elantra Ellie. I named my last car a boy’s name and it was the most unreliable car ever. So from now on, all my cars will be girls.

Post # 11
484 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I don’t have a name for my black Jeep Liberty – maybe “Libby” LOL… so creative, right?!?


But my old car that I drove since I first got my license – I named her “Goldie” and she was a gold Pontiac Sunfire. I had her up until November of last year – we had lots of good memories! 😉

Post # 12
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Mrs.LetsGoPens:  My mom’s Subaru’s name is Ruby too, but that’s because hers is red!

Post # 13
454 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I have a Hyundai Elantra named Rochelle (got it right after I studied abroad in La Rochelle, France and she is blue like the ocean).  I call her Rocky. 

@kybride2012:  LOL!

Post # 14
86 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Our Ford Focus is called Felicity

My Opel Rally Car is called Bert (because he has a Bertone engine)

Our Skoda Fabia was called Hilly (Green and lumpy)

My Renault Clio 1.8 Sports was called Chloe

Our Landrover was called Mr Landrover


Post # 15
1676 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I call our car Persephone because I was taking a Roman history class at the time we bought it, I heard that name for the first time, and I loved it. Now it just seems to “fit”. Darling Husband is reluctant to humor my tendency to name inanimate objects. 

Post # 16
9688 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’ve never named any of my cars. 

Why do y’all do this?  Lol . . .

My cousin has always named her cars.  I think her current one is named Bessie.

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