8 findings from Swapalease.com NFL & Cars Survey


Well, here’s a title Tom Brady and the New England Patriots didn’t win.

With Friday marking the first official day of fall and football season already in full swing, Swapalease.com shared results of its NFL & Cars Survey, where thousands of drivers across the country made predictions about their favorite NFL teams, and also paired up certain vehicles and features with their favorite teams.

Swapalease.com presented the online survey to more than 2,500 drivers across the country during August.

The majority of those polled say their favorite team is the New York Giants with 11.3 percent of participants picking that squad, followed by the New England Patriots at 9.3 percent.

However, most believe the Patriots will win the Super Bowl this year (20.7 percent), followed by Dallas (10.1 percent), Green Bay (9.3 percent) and Oakland (6.8 percent). Brady and the Patriots are seeking their sixth championship this season.

Respondents also said they would vote Tesla Model S (22.8 percent) as Car of the Year, followed by the BMW 5 Series (8.7 percent).

When asked which model would make the best NFL team name, most said Vipers (32.6 percent), followed by Mustangs (22.6 percent), Challengers (11.9 percent), Teslas (8.9 percent) and Volts (7.4 percent).

When asked what those polled would do if their vehicle was destroyed in a hurricane, more men said they would replace it with the exact same make and model while more women said they would replace it with the same make but different model.

Other key findings:

Which NFL team reminds you of a car with a broken muffler?

Women said Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys. Men said Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns and N.Y. Jets.

Which NFL team reminds you of a rusty car?

Women said Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions. Men said Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions.

What is your favorite car feature?

Women said blind spot monitoring, large LCD touch display, collision avoidance and lane departure warning. Men said voice command, auto parallel park, large LCD touch display and driverless car.

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