250+ Unique, Creative and Funny Car Names

If you need ideas on funny car names, we have shared several creative ways to come up with unique and funny car names.

There is nothing weird about naming a car. Car manufactures spend a lot of their creative budget on finding the most brilliant brand name for a car. Also, it is well documented that many car enthusiasts have nicknames and special names for their cars.

So, as a car owner, it is understandable that you’d want to personalize your car by giving it a name.

When naming a car, car owners opt for badass car names or car names based on color. However, another great way to come up with a nickname for a car is to use humor.

In this article, we show you how to come up with a funny nickname for your car and give you some funny car name ideas to help get your creative juices flowing.

How to Come Up with A Funny Name for A Car

A funny car name doesn’t have to be a pun or funny word; it could come from exaggeration, irony, or sarcasm.

For example, naming your car “Undertaker” because it always lets you down or naming your car after your sports team because they also regularly let you down.

A funny car name can be:

  • Surprising: For example, naming your car Mr. Hank, because that was the name of your high school teacher.
  • Audacious: Naming your car COVID because it always ruined your summer plans.
  • Ironic: Naming a gasoline car, Tesla.
  • Exaggerated: Naming a slow car, Flash.
  • Descriptive: Naming your car Flattery because it doesn’t get you anywhere

Here are some ideas on how to come up with funny car names:

  1. Color of the Car + Your Favorite Male or Female Name
    • Blue Bertha
    • Green Lily
    • Yellow Pheobe
    • Black Mark
    • Red John
    • Pink Cooper
  2. Name your car after your favorite Car Part
    • Shaft
    • Wheels
    • Dash
    • Seats
    • Shy Brakes
    • Honk
  3. Name your car after your high school Crush or Prom date
    • Bonnie
    • Julian
    • Jane
    • Henry
    • Brad
    • Han
  4. Name your car after your favorite or worst city
    • Caracas
    • San Salvador
    • Acapulco
    • Valencia
    • Venice
    • Tulsa
  5. Name your car the Name or Nickname of your favorite celebrity crush
    • Jennifer Lawrence: You can modify the name as well. e.g Jenny, Law, J.Law
    • Larry David
    • Ariana Grande
    • RiRi
    • Ellen
    • Arnold
    • Selena
  6. Name your car after someone or something who never lets you down
    • Mad Mel (Mel Gibson)
    • Morgan (Morgan Freeman)
    • Bro
    • Glock (Gun lovers)
    • Whiskey
    • Cruise (Tom Cruise)
  7. Name your car after someone or something who always lets you down
    • Prom Date
    • Buddy
    • Charm
    • Flattery
    • Downer
    • Red Light
  8. Name your car after your favorite F1 Driver
    • Ayrton
    • Hamilton
    • Schumacher
    • Vettel
    • Rosberg
    • Alonso
  9. Name your car after your allergy
    • Peanut
    • Shellfish
    • Soy
    • Lactose
    • Latex
    • Aspirin
  10. Name your car after an Insect you Hate
    • Mosquito
    • Spider
    • Bee
    • Housefly
    • Bug
    • Moth
  11. Name your car after something Scary
    • Homealone
    • Screaming Skull
    • Space Ghost
    • Zombie
    • Clown
    • Darkness
  12. Name your car after something that moves
    • Tortoise
    • Snail
    • Lizard
    • Cheetah
    • Beetle
    • Falcon
  13. Name your car after your favorite song
    • Billie Jean
    • Disturbia
    • Purple Haze
    • Footloose
    • Pink Cadillac
    • Despacito
  14. Name your car after your most common experience with the car
    • Broken
    • Freedom
    • Ladies
    • Tickets
    • Premium
    • Rage
  15. Name your car after your favorite beer brand
    • Guinness
    • Corona
    • Heineken
    • Budweiser
    • Blue Moon
    • Bud Light
  16. Name your car after your favorite sport team
    • Yankees
    • Dallas
    • Red Sox
    • Lakers
    • Gunners
    • Knicks
  17. Name your car after your favorite movie character
    • Jack Sparrow
    • Gandalf
    • Joker
    • Bond
    • Hannibal
    • Atticus
  18. Name your car after your favorite Author
    • Shakespeare
    • Rowling
    • King
    • Grisham
    • Toni
    • Orwell
  19. Name your car after your favorite Wrestler
    • Undertaker
    • Kane
    • Ric Flair
    • Bret Hart
    • Triple H
    • The Rock
  20. Name your car after your favorite Animal or a badass animal
    • Beetle
    • Blackhawk
    • Bluebird
    • Charger
    • Cobra
    • Cougar
  21. Name your car after a popular name from the car’s country of origin
    • Müller (German)
    • Schmidt (German)
    • Kim (Korean)
    • Park (Korean)
    • Sakura (Japanese)
    • Yuto (Japanese)
  22. Name your car after something annoying or useless
    • Belly Button
    • Government
    • Enron
    • WorldCom
    • COVID
    • Madoff
  23. Name your car after something tough
    • Kevlar
    • Diamond
    • Graphene
    • Bison
    • Desert
    • Buffalo
  24. Name your car after something fast
    • Quicksilver
    • Godspeed
    • Flash
    • Sonic
    • Bolt
    • ​Light
  25. Name your car after your favorite musician
    • Elvis
    • MJ
    • Adele
    • U2
    • Kanye
    • Bob
  26. Name your car after your favorite food
    • Banana/Banana Wheels
    • Berry/Berry Blast
    • Taco/Taco Truck
    • Steak
    • Red Velvet
    • Soda
  27. Name your car after a fictional car
    • Lightning McQueen
    • Flintmobile
    • Mario Kart
    • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
    • Herbie the Love Bug
    • Batmobile
  28. Name your car after a popular buzzword
    • Algorithm
    • AI
    • Hacker
    • Cloud
    • Big Data
    • Deep Dive
  29. Name your car after a Greek or Roman God
    • Hermes
    • Mercury
    • Zeus
    • Hercules
    • Hera
    • Ares
  30. Use the character on your number plates to generate a name
    • JZ
    • KZ
    • JK
    • CJ
    • Winston Mars (WM)
    • Annie Piston (AP)

Add a spin to any of these words by combining the other elements such as the color of the car. Or by adding something ironic. For example, Slow Flash, Ugly Betty, Deep Drive, Tesla Cybertruck.

List of Funny Car Names

The following car names are submitted by readers, so it won’t exactly be unique but since most car nicknames aren’t protected by copyright, feel free to use any of these funny nicknames for your car.

Here are some funny car names:

  1. Angry Bird
  2. Banana
  3. Big Booty Judy
  4. Big Mac
  5. Braking Bad – Wordplay on the TV series Breaking Bad.
  6. Bromobile
  7. Buddha
  8. Candy Van
  9. Chainsmoker
  10. Chatty
  11. Cheetos
  12. Clementine
  13. Crawler
  14. Crush
  15. Dark Digger – named after the character in Boogie Nights
  16. Dented
  17. Dirty Gerty
  18. Distress
  19. Doughboy
  20. Drama Queen
  21. DUI
  22. Dump
  23. Fart
  24. Fattie
  25. Ginger Jeep
  26. Gold Digger
  27. Gramps
  28. Gypsy Queen
  29. Hank
  30. Hennessey
  31. High Premiums
  32. Hitchcock
  33. Hot Dog
  34. Killer Whale
  35. Last Legs
  36. Lazy Bones
  37. Ma’s Grief
  38. Makeout
  39. Man Cave
  40. Mistress
  41. Money Pit
  42. Moose
  43. Mother’s Worry
  44. Mountain Goat
  45. Mud Monkey
  46. Maddie
  47. Mud
  48. Nemo
  49. Noise Maker
  50. Nutjob
  51. Oldie
  52. Old Testament
  53. Old Yeller
  54. Patches
  55. Penny Pincher
  56. Piggie
  57. Pipe Dream
  58. Pork Chop
  59. Porker
  60. Problem Child
  61. Pumpkin
  62. Rhino
  63. Slugger
  64. SpongeBob
  65. Squeaker
  66. Steak
  67. Stepchild
  68. Stitches
  69. Surf Slayer – definitely a beach babe and surfer
  70. Taco
  71. Takeout
  72. Tic Tac
  73. Tigger – named after the orange character in Winnie the Pooh
  74. Tiny Dancer
  75. Trick Tank
  76. Ugly Betty
  77. Vibrator
  78. Wasted Days
  79. Whiskey
  80. Widowmaker
  81. Wobbles

Now, it is your turn to tell us the funny nicknames you have for your car.

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