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What real-life cars you think are examples of the game's market segments?


#1

When looking at the market segmentation in Automation, I started wondering about what real-life cars might be examples of them. Here are some of my guesses:

  • Offroad Budget - Suzuki Jimny/Samurai, maybe Fiat Panda 4x4,

  • Offroad - Jeep CJ/Wrangler or LR Defender,

  • Offroad Premium - Mercedes G-Class,

  • Offroad Utility - Humvee/CUCV,

  • Heavy Utility - Ford Super Duty/other HD trucks,

  • Family Utility Budget - one of those B-Segment Asian minivans, like the Toyota Avanza,

  • Family Utility - Renault Scenic, Ford C-Max,

  • Family Utility Premium - Chrysler Town&Country/Pacifica,

  • Utility Budget - Dacia Logan pickup,

  • Utility - Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger,

  • Utility Premium - Ford F-150, Ram 1500,

  • Utility Sport - Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4,

  • Utility Sport Premium - BMW X3, Volvo XC90,

  • Utility Sport Luxury - Range Rover, Mercedes GLS,

  • Light Delivery - kei vans,

  • Delivery - Ford Transit Dustom, Renault Trafic,

  • Heavy Delivery - higher-payload versions of the Eurovan, Ford Econoline,

  • Commuter Budget - Skoda Citigo, Dacia Sandero,

  • Commuter - VW Polo, Renault Clio,

  • Commuter Premium - Mercedes A-Class, Audi A3,

  • Family Budget - Dacia Logan MCV, Skoda Fabia,

  • Family - VW Golf, Peugeot 308,

  • Family Premium - Peugeot 508, Volvo V60,

  • Family Sport Budget - maybe a stiffer sedan Ford Fiesta?

  • Family Sport - Seat Leon Cupra, VW Golf GTI,

  • Family Sport Premium - Volvo S60 T8?,

  • City Budget - Suzuki Alto 800, maybe a fancier Tata Nano,

  • City - Fiat Panda, VW Up,

  • City Premium - Audi A1,

  • City Eco - Smart Forfour? Renault Zoe?

  • Fun Budget - VW Up GTI,

  • Fun - Mini Cooper S? Ford Fiesta ST?,

  • Fun Premium - maybe a sportier Toyobaru?

  • Pony Budget - Ford Capri? MGB GT?

  • Pony - Ford Mustang (Ecoboost/6-cylinder?)

  • Muscle - SRT Challengers? Buick GNX?

  • Muscle Premium - Mercury Cougar Eliminator? Buick Wildcat?

  • Luxury Sport Budget - Audi TT

  • Luxury Sport - Porsche 911,

  • Luxury Sport Premium - Bentley Continental GT?

  • Track Budget - Caterham 7

  • Track - Ariel Atom

  • Track Premium - Ariel Atom V8, V8 Radical,

  • Sport Budget - Mazda MX-5 as a coupe?,

  • Sport - Mazda RX-7? Jaguar F-Type? BMW Z3/Z4 as coupes?

  • Super - McLaren 720S, Lamborghini Aventador?

  • Hyper - Bugatti Chiron, Porsche 918,

  • Convertible Sport Budget - Mazda MX-5,

  • Convertible Sport - BMW Z3/Z4,

  • Convertible Super - Super, but as convertibles,

  • Convertible Budget - Peugeot CC cars, VW Eos,

  • Convertible - Audi A5, BMW 4-Series,

  • Convertible Premium - Mercedes E-Class,

  • Convertible Luxury - Bentley Continental, Rolls-Royce Dawn,

  • Premium Budget - Audi A6,

  • Premium - Mercedes S-Class,

  • Luxury - Rolls-Royce Ghost? Bentley Mulsanne?

  • Luxury Premium - Rolls-Royce Phantom, Mercedes 600,

  • GT - Jaguar XK,

  • GT Premium - Aston Martin DB series, Ferrari GTC4Lusso.

Do you have any thoughts on the topic?


#2

Real-life competitors and equivalents are also dependent on the era your car belongs to. A 2020 Hyper car, for example, would be compared to the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport and Koenigsegg Jesko.


#3

I know, I just gave some general examples.