Carmudi asks: Would you ditch your girlfriend for a car?

Would you ditch your girlfriend for a car? This sounds like one of the questions asked during drinking sessions. My answer, though, is “no, I wouldn’t.” These days, finding someone to love (and equally love you back) is harder than finding a job you love. But that Ferrari had me thinking hard because, you know, Ferrari.

Oh, and don’t forget to check out the cool infographic Carmudi made for you at the end of the post.

Would you ditch your girlfriend for a car?

We considered our vehicle as the second most important things in our life. Primarily because of its functionality in every walks of our life. So whether the car is Japanese or American brand, we always put value on it. Apparently some men are quite serious enough to trade their girlfriends with a car.

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In fact, some men are willing to ditch their girlfriends for two common reasons. One, a car is easier to maintain than their girlfriends; and two, unlike their girlfriends, a car won’t talk. With all these ridiculous reasons, Carmudi, known to be the most convenient way to buy and sell cars, has conducted an extensive survey across Asia, Africa and Middle East to find out what type of cars men are willing to ditch their girlfriends for. In the Philippines, known as conservative typeof people when it comes to relationship, got a surprising feedback of 62 out of 100 men would leave their beloved for the red beauty Ferrari.

This Valentine’s, let’s check out how men will respond their love in the name of a cool and well-dressed cars.The results are absolutely astounding. Take a look!

BMW 3 Series (Worth $33,900)

Wheels over heels: 40 out of 100 men in Bangladesh would easily ditch their girlfriend for a BMW-3 series, while 38 out of 100 men in the Philippines would do the same thing. Only 5% of men in Sri Lanka would do such a thing.

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Their reason: (Love wrecking motives of men)

  • I prefer the BMW as it is probably smarter and a much bigger social status symbol.
  • The 3-series will catch the attention of lots of girls – Lose one, win a lot more!
  • The car is sexy enough to seduce me.
  • The 3-series car is a babe magnet!

Honda CR-V (Worth $24,325)

Wheels over heels:In Africa, 37 out of 100 Tanzanian men picked the Honda CR-V over their girlfriend, while 25 out of 100 men in Ghana and Myanmar also opted for the Honda CR-V rather than their girlfriend.

The Japanese car did not tempt most men in Senegal with only 7% willing to ditch their girlfriend for this car.


Their reason: (Love wrecking motives of men)

  • It’s easier to find a girlfriend than getting a car!
  • The CR-V is probably a lot less complicated compared to a girl
  • The CR-V will make me look more handsome! And girls will come after.
  • Luxurious, affordable, and way more convenient to have than my girlfriend.

Toyota Corolla ($17,725)

Wheels over heels: In Asia,27 out of 100 Indonesian men would leave their girlfriends for a Toyota Corolla. Taking second place were Tanzanian men with 26%. Only a mere 2% of men in Pakistan would leave their sweethearts for a Corolla.

Their reason: (Love wrecking motives of men)

  • Unlike a girl, a Corolla is efficient and reliable!
  • I would choose any car for free over a girl.
  • The Corolla would be easier to handle than my girlfriend.
  • It’s probably cheaper to have than my girlfriend.”

Ferrari LaFerrari ($1,350,000)

Wheels over heels: A whopping 65 out of 100 men in Middle East would most definitely ditch their relationship over a Ferrari or commonly known as the F150. The Philippines takes the second spot as 62 out of 100 men would leave their beloved for the Italian beast. Meanwhile, a shocking only 8% of men in Tanzania would ditch their girlfriend for the beautiful of Ferrari.


Their reason: (Love wrecking motives of men)

  • Ferrari has a higher value than any girl.
  • I can get a million other girlfriends with the Ferrari!
  • The Ferrari is such a beautiful car and unlike a girl, it can’t talk!
  • I would gladly leave my girlfriend for a Ferrari! 

So if you think the cars you own is not good enough to make you leave your girlfriend, check out other tempting rides available on or simply download the Carmudi app to test your loyalty this Cupid season.


Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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