Your Sign As Cars
This year’s Chinese New Year will definitely be a different one compared to the ones that you have celebrated before due to the recent MCO and the strict SOPs. But, don’t let that stop you from making this celebration a memorable one. We’ve come up with a fun and exciting list of cars that would best fit your Chinese Zodiac which might help make your CNY a fulfilling one this year.
A little fact – The Chinese zodiac is a big part of Chinese culture, and their signs have been used for over 2000 years as a way of calculating years in a 12-year cycle of the Chinese calendar. These animals play a huge role in Chinese stories and folklore and have different personality traits. It’s such an important factor that many people dictate their choices and plans based on the predictions and superstitions described in the Chinese Zodiac.
So, based on these animals’ personality and traits, here is the list of cars that would suit your zodiac sign.
Cars Based on Your Zodiac
Kind, stubborn, patient, and conservative. The Ox is huge in size but is also known to be a good leader with a strong devotion to work. It is also one of the most straightforward animals compared to all the others. A perfect midsize pickup like the Nissan Frontier is perfect to represent the Ox. Nissan Frontier has led the pickup industry thanks to its affordable pricing, quality, and reliability. This truck is built to last with components that are proven to work for a long time. Though it has not seen a facelift in some time, this truck has all the essential features that you will want in a truck. This 4WD that is perfect for seasonal road conditions is as reliable as it can get. You do not need a car to be the best, but you need a car to do what you want it to do. The Nissan Frontier is exactly that, though it might not be the best, it’s reliable enough to do what you want.
Quick-witted, charming, smart, and persuasive. This animal is adaptable and popular in social circles and also can make the most out of bad situations. The perfect car that should represent the Rat is the Perodua Myvi. The Perodua Myvi is Malaysia’s best selling car. Nearly every household owns at least one Myvi and everyone in Malaysia (with a driver’s license) would have driven one. Ever since its launch in 2005, the Perodua Myvi has evolved and adapted to the needs of many. The third generation Myvi features a cabin with ample space, Advanced Safety Assist System, 6 Airbags, Vehicle Stability Control, Front Corner Senses among many others. Not forgetting the affordability of this car, it does not come as a surprise that the Myvi is the perfect representation of the Rat.
Authoritative, emotional, courageous, and intense. Tigers are often very independent and powerful, winning over the trust of others easily. Tigers are also known to think highly of their own accomplishments. A supercar like the Audi R8 is befitting of the Tiger. Three words that best describe the Audi R8 is sharp, fast, and exotic. This supercar stands out from the rest because it can also be used as an everyday car. Most supercars are built for everyday usage, but that is not the case for the Audi R8 thanks to its V10 engine and the slick 7-speed S tronic gearbox. From the outside, this car is just beautiful. The R8 features a more aggressive front grille that is very fitting for such a powerful supercar. No matter where you drive it, it will surely get the attention it deserves.
Popular, compassionate, and sincere. The Rabbit represents tenderness and grace, avoiding confrontation and it would rather make friends than enemies. Rabbits work quickly, efficiently, and do not anger easily. A subcompact sedan like the Toyota Yaris best represents this animal. The Toyota Yaris is the perfect combination of everyday use and excitement. This 5-seater vehicle is powered by a pintsized engine that provides excellent fuel efficiency, and the nimble chassis makes this car look and feel sportier. This car also features a low-speed pre-collision system that monitors the road directly in front of you to help prevent a collision with another vehicle. While only active at low speeds, this system provides an audio/visual alert and braking assistance when it detects a potential collision. Just like the rabbit, this car is one of the most popular sedans among the younger generations.
Energetic, fearless, warm-hearted, and charismatic. Dragons appreciate a challenge and hate hypocrisy and gossip. These animals are generally excitable, intellectual, and very lively. They also have strict morals and can easily tell right from wrong. The perfect type of car that would suitably suit a dragon is a crossover like the Honda BR-V. This car is Honda’s very first seven-seater crossover that stands for Bold Runabout-Vehicle. It is powered by a 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine and is available in two variants. This car offers a safe, economic, and versatile vehicle that is perfect for growing families and individuals who prefer driving big, powerful, dragon like cars.
Charming, introverted, generous, and smart. Despite most thinking that the snake is deceiving, it is also a symbol of wisdom and wit. The Snake is humorous, and also gifted with creativity. A MPV like the Toyota Avanza would be the perfect representation of this animal. Since it represents the snake, this MPV is generous in a way that it is able to accommodate up to 7 people inside. This car is powered by either a 1.3L VVT-i engine, with the 5-speed manual transmission as its only option, or a 1.5L VVT-i engine, which is paired to a conventional 4-speed automatic transmission. This car is also known for its fuel efficiency and advanced safety features.
Energetic, independent, impatient, and enjoy traveling. The Horse is usually warm-hearted and easy-going. They also usually have a lot of friends and take on difficulties head-on with a positive attitude.A GT car like the Mercedes Benz S Class Coupe is the perfect representation of the horse. This car combines comfort, style, and performance to create a swift, opulent driving experience. This car leads the way with innovative OLED taillights and glides along perfectly with the intelligent AIRMATIC suspension. The sporty elegance of this car adds the finishing touch to this modern luxury.
Mild-mannered, shy, kind, and peace-loving. They also have a fondness for quiet living. Being gentle, wide, and compassionate are key traits of the Sheep. They are willing to take good care of others and are economical in their daily lives. A subcompact hatchback like the Kia Rio would definitely make the sheep proud. Kia Rio takes simplicity to a whole new level with their smart layout and pleasing materials yet, it does not affect the performance of the car. Where it lacks in space, it makes up in the infotainment system by offering both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This car is made for those who are not into the added extras but would just like a mode of transportation that can take them from point A to point B safely.
Fun, energetic, and active. Monkeys are usually intelligent in their career and wealth. They also possess a degree of flexibility and are full of life. They usually enjoy their success and sometimes look down upon others. A two-seater sports car like the Mercedes Benz SLC would make the Monkey proud. This two-seat convertible is the best combo of a luxury car and a sports car. It delivers a controlled ride, strong engine range, world-class cabin materials and is powered by a 241-horsepower turbo-four that delivers surprisingly strong fuel economy.
Independent, practical, hard-working, and observant. Roosters are known to be honest, communicative, and ambitious. They are also regarded to be born pretty or handsome and prefer to dress up. A midsize sedan like the Honda City embodies the Rooster completely. The Honda City is Malaysia’s most popular used sedans thanks to its dynamic interior goodies and the strong performance from its 1.5L engine. The most popular variant is surely the City RS e: HEV that is manufactured with a hybrid engine with a fuel consumption of around 3.77L/100km, Honda SENSING safety features and with a sportier exterior and interior design. This car is also popular among the younger generation because of its fine, handsome build.
Patient, diligent, generous, faithful, and kind. The Dog is independent, sincere, and decisive, and is not afraid of difficulties in daily life. They usually create harmonious relationships with everyone around. A minivan like the Honda Odyssey would be the best pair for the Dog. This faithful minivan is powered by a 2.4-litre DOHC i-VTEC engine delivering 173 hp and 225 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm and is mated to a CVT automatic. The Honda Odyssey takes comfort of its passengers seriously with a bigger armrest for the driver’s seat, 4-way passenger power seat, added storage and enhanced utility and bigger headrests for the Premium Captain Cradle Seats with Ottoman on the second row. Not only that, but the Ultra-Low Floor Platform also makes it easy for passengers to enter and exit.
Loving, tolerant, honest, and appreciative of luxury. The Pig always shows generosity and mercy to endure other people’s mistakes. They are incredibly open to the shortcomings of people and will work to create lasting and strong relationships with others. A full-size SUV like the Ford Expedition is the perfect comparison to the Pig. One of the largest SUVs on the market, the Ford Expedition caters to those wanting maximum passenger space in a practical package. A truck-based platform provides rugged utility, while the eight-passenger cabin is comfortable and includes many tech amenities.
From all of us at Carsome, we would like to wish everyone of you the most auspicious Chinese New Year this year. We hope you get to make the most out of this celebration with your loved ones but do remember to always adhere to the given SOPs.
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