Gaywheels.com Top 10 Most-Researched Vehicles for 1st Quarter 2008
Rabbit Hops over Yaris to Top Spot, Volvo C30 and Mazda3 Make Their Debut
Nashville, TN – Gaywheels.com, the sole source of information specifically targeted to and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) car-shoppers, today announced its list of the Top 10 Most-Researched Vehicles during the first quarter of 2008. The Volkswagen Rabbit took over the top spot from the Toyota Yaris after a 12-month run. The Volvo C30 and the Mazda Mazda3 made their debut in the 9th and 10th spot respectively.
“It seems price and fuel economy concerns are important the Gaywheels.com consumer,” said Gaywheels.com founder Joe LaMuraglia. “60% of the vehicles on the most-researched list are hatchbacks and four of those six have a MSRP starting at under $16K.”
Gaywheels.com Top 10 Most-Researched Vehicles – 1st Quarter 2008
1 Volkswagen Rabbit
2 Volkswagen Eos
3 Toyota Yaris
4 Mazda MX-5 Miata
5 Audi A3
6 Volkswagen Jetta
7 Saab 9-3
8 Dodge Caliber
9 Volvo C30
10 Mazda Mazda3
Although information, specifications and pricing on all new car and truck models are available on Gaywheels.com, each vehicle on the Most-Researched list is offered by a gay-friendly brand. Gaywheels.com classifies vehicle manufacturers as gay-friendly or not based on their corporate policies for offering domestic-partner benefits to their employees in the U.S.
The Top 10 Most Researched list is based on website statistics gathered from January 1 – March 31, 2008 from Gaywheels.com’s New Car section. Gaywheels.com publishes its Most-Researched list quarterly.
Launched in 2005, Gaywheels.com is dedicated to promoting responsible consumerism and affecting change by encouraging car shoppers to patronize gay-friendly companies throughout the vehicle purchase process. Users of the site are able to investigate which automakers and other automotive companies offer domestic partner benefits to their employees, thus qualifying them as “gay-friendly,” plus read general reviews about cars, trucks and SUVs from those manufacturers. With that information at hand, they can make educated choices during the car-buying process. For more information, please visit www.Gaywheels.com.
Back to Top 10 Index