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Top 20 Hood Cars of All-Time

One thing about the urban community and the streets is an appreciation for cars and to show them off, either on special occasions or just on a regular day. While some may consider the ‘Donks or Lowriders as ghetto cars, these styles are significant to the urban neighborhoods of America.

Cars have been part of the culture of the streets for generations as it gives someone pride and provides a status symbol for the individual riding in the car that they chosen.

Below is a list of some of the top hood cars of all-time, while some regions may vary this give an example, in no particular order, of the type of cars that shown and respected in the streets. It should also be noted that we are currently in the era of luxury foreign cars are the most popular and attractive in the streets as ghetto cars of the ‘hood popularity is fading away.


1996 Chevrolet Impala, one Chevrolet’s most popular model as the ’96 Impala is well liked in all regions of the country.

Chevrolet Caprice, the Box Model version that was produced during the 1980s became popular in the South, primarily the Southeast of the country.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, in places like St. Louis this was the number one car in the streets, especially the models that were from 1970s to early 1980s.

Lowriders, models that imitate 1960s Chevrolet Impala and are very popular in Los Angeles and the West Coast’s Chicano culture.

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1970s Chevrolet Chevelle, another Southern classic as well many Midwest cities.

1970s Cadillac Fleetwood, Coupe De Ville, and Eldorado, are classic hood cars for people of the streets with player like personalities.

1980s Cadillac Fleetwood, Coupe De Ville, Eldorado, similar to the 1970s this set of Cadillac’s are for the laid back lifestyles, really popular in Houston and other parts of Texas.

Dodge Charger, when Dodge released this model of the late 2000s the streets of America could not resist as during its release the Charger was probably the most popular among the hood cars.

Chrysler 300, the early versions of the 300 was somewhat a ghetto fabolous and a luxury car for the ‘hood.

Chevrolet Monte Carlo of the 1980s was popular to some as the car, especially the SS version modified with the paint and rims, gained much respect in the streets.

1990s Cadillac Fleetwood, Coupe De Ville, Eldorado, Seville, similar to the 1970s and 1980s, but an obviously different style, due to its popularity for the certain type people of the ‘hood.

Chevrolet El Camino, of the 1970s and 1980s is one of the most underrated hood cars of all time.

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Image of a Chevrolet El Camino. Courtesy Dave_7/

Cadillac Escalade, especially of the 2000s this is the most popular SUV of all time.

Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the model of the late 2000s had the same effect as the Dodge Charger, meaning just about everybody had to have one.

Dodge Challenger, the model of the 2010s was very popular upon its release.

Chevrolet Camaro, the next generation of the Camaro that was produced during the 2010s became of its more popular models.

Pontiac Bonneville, very underrated street car as the old school version is probably Pontiac’s most popular, along Grand Prix.

1990 Ford Mustang, an iconic model that was seen on Menace II Society, while there are more popular models of the Mustang this model is probably the most popular to the urban communities.

1980s Chevrolet Camaro, Chevy’s most famous model was also very popular in the South and Midwest, especially the Camaro of the late 1980s.

Late 1990s Chevrolet Camaro, while not the most known Chevrolet model in some cities the late 90s model was very popular.

Early 1990s Chevrolet Caprice, a poor man’s Cadillac the Caprice of the early 90s had many similarities to the Crown Vic. as the Caprice was known to be fixed and modified for an appearance of the streets.


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