To dream that you are driving a car denotes your ambition, your drive and your ability to navigate from one stage of your life to another. Consider how smooth or rough the car ride is. If you are driving the car, then you are taking an active role in the way your life is going. However, if you are the passenger, then you are taking a passive role. If you are in the backseat of the car, then it indicates that you are putting yourself down and are allowing others to take over. This may be a result of low self-esteem or low self-confidence. Overall, this dream symbol is an indication of your dependence and degree of control you have on your life.
Driving a new car means that you are headed toward a new direction or goal. You are deviating from your original life path.
To dream that you drive your car into a body of water or that it rolls into water implies that you are in for an emotional journey. To see a car underwater in your dream points to feelings of regret or sadness over an abandoned goal.
To dream that your car is buried suggests that you are feeling weary about pursing someone else's dreams instead of your own. You are afraid to let others down.
To dream that your car flipped over or rolled over implies that some significant event is preventing you from achieving your goals. You feel that you have to put your own life on hold.
To see or dream that a car is being crushed represents disappointments occurring in your waking life. You are lacking ambition and goals.
To dream that your car won't start indicates that you are feeling powerless in some situation.
To dream that you forget or can't find where you parked your car indicates that you are dissatisfied or unhappy with an aspect of your waking life. You do not know what you really want to do with your life or where you want to go.
To dream that your car has been stolen indicates that you are being stripped of your identity. This may relate to losing your job, a failed relationship, or some situation which has played a significant role in your identity and who you are as a person.
To dream that your car is overheating suggests that you are expending too much energy. You need to slow down or run the risk of being burnt out. You are taking on more than you can handle. It is time to take a breather.
To see a parked car in your dream suggests that you need to turn your efforts and energies elsewhere. You may be needlessly spending your energy in a fruitless endeavor. Alternatively, a parked car may symbolize your need to stop and enjoy life.
To dream that you are almost hit or were ran over by a car suggests that your lifestyle, beliefs or goals may be in conflict with another's. It may also be symbolic of a jolting experience or injured pride. If you dream that you hit or ran over someone with a car, then it implies that you have hurt someone in order to move ahead in life.
To dream that you are unable to roll up the windows of your car suggests that you are showing some hesitation and reservation about the direction that you are taking in life or the path that you have chosen.
To see a haunted car in your dream represents unfinished goals. You had started off on a path or journey, but never reached the end. Perhaps life had taken you on a different direction that you had planned or intended.
To dream that no one is driving a moving car suggests that you need to reassess your level of control over your life. You are unwilling to take responsibilities for your actions.
To buy a car in your dream refers to your commitment to some important life decision you have made.
To see or drive a car that looks like a cat refers to your free and independent spirit. If you are almost hit by a car that looks like a cat, then it suggests that you are hindering someone's goals or not letting them be who they are.
If you dream of driving a black colored car, then it means that you like to be low-key about your intentions or goals. Driving a black color in a dream signify some ulterior motives.
Dreaming of a car that is driving fast suggests that you need to slow down and think through your choices. You are so focused on your goals that you are leaving behind the people around you.
In a dream, a car represents someone who properly manages his life, for a car is made from many well coordinated parts, and carries many things and transports them from one location to another. If one sees himself riding a litter that is carried by people in a dream, it means that he will preside over people or beget a son who will be elevated in rank. If a traveller sees a car in his dream, it means that his trip will take a slow turn and he will be delayed. A car in a dream also signifies dignity, honor, advancement and attainment. If one sees himself holding to a car or running after it in a dream, it means that he will lobby someone in authority and profit from him as much as his nearness to such a car. If one sees himself riding on a cargo vehicle in a dream, it means suffering from distress and sorrow.
To hear or set off a car alarm in your dream implies that you are headed on the wrong path. The dream is alerting you to change your direction and alter your course.
To see your car battery in your dream symbolizes your stamina.
To dream that your car battery is dead suggests that you are overwhelmed and overworked. You need to slow down and set some time for yourself or else run the risk of collapsing from exhaustion.
To dream of a car battery represents your your energy level and ability to carry out work, projects, or function in relationships. Feeling too tired or empty to even start doing something. Diminished energy or enthusiasm.
If you dream of a dead car battery it symbolizes your thoughts and feelings of being drained, overworked, stressed out, or involved in a draining relationship or life situation.
To dream of a car battery represents your energy level and ability to carry out work, projects, or function in relationships. Feeling too tired or empty to even start doing something. Diminished energy or enthusiasm.
If you dream of a dead car battery it symbolizes your thoughts and feelings of being drained, overworked, stressed out, or involved in a draining relationship or life situation.
To see or dream that you are in a car dealership refers to some decision that you need to make about where you want to go in life. You are trying to figure out your life path.
To dream of a car dealership represents your open-minded attempt to take a new direction in life. Considering a whole new way of decision-making style. Dreaming of being at a car dealership may be a sign that you are considering a new job.
Example: A person dreamed of being at a car dealership looking for a new car amongst the various different choices of cars. In waking life they were very stressed at work and were considering making a change in their career.
To see an infant car seat in your dream implies that you are in control of someone else's direction or destiny in life. Alternatively, the dream refers to the beginning stages of your life journey. You are just getting started on an important path.
To dream that you are at a car show suggests that you are drawn to a flashy lifestyle which may not necessarily be who you really are.
To dream that you are showing off your car at a car show implies that you are proud of your accomplishments and achievements. You are seeking recognition for your work.
To see a race car in your dream symbolizes your hard driving and headstrong attitudes. It may also reflect your competitive nature and the need to win. Alternatively, the race may be a pun for your issues with "race" and ethnicity.
To dream that you are driving a race car represents your fast paced lifestyle. You may be jeopardizing your health with your reckless behavior.
To dream of a race car represents a direction in life that is competitive. Decision making that is focused on winning or reaching a goal first. An area of your life where there may be a person or problem that you want to outdo. A desire to gain power or leverage. You may want to gain an "edge" over a person or situation.
Alternatively, a race car may represent a situation where something is at stake. It may also reflect your feeling that time is running out. Negatively, a race car may be a warning to be careful of hasty decisions.
To see a sports car in your dream refers to your desire to live life in the fast lane. You like to show off what you have. The dream may also be telling you that you are moving too fast. Alternatively, a sports car symbolizes wealth, power, and luxury.
To dream of a sports car represents your decision making or self-control while feeling free or powerful. It reflects your attempts to get what you want in life while feeling in control, capable, and experiencing little resistance.
To experience an accident with a sports car may reflect a problem or difficulty that is making you feel less powerful or less in control of your life. It may also point to arguments, poor decisions, or arrogance.
A red sports car is symbolic of powerful negative decision making. Successfully doing what you want with little regard for morals or other people. A dream symbol that is common to rich or successful people.
To see friends in your dream signify aspects of your personality that you have rejected, but are ready to incorporate and acknowledge. The relationships you have with those around you are important in learning about yourself. In particular, to dream about your best friend means that you need to foster or acknowledge some special quality that your best friend has. Ask yourself what makes your best friend your best friend and how you need to work on these attributes within yourself. Alternatively, dreaming of a friend indicates positive news.
To dream that you are having sex with a friend refers to the closeness you share with your friend. Because you two share so much between each other and know so much about each other, the dreaming mind may depict this closeness and bond as sex. Alternatively, such a dream indicates a level of attraction between you and your friend, but you are too afraid to act on it. Thus your desires are manifested in a dream.
To see your childhood friend in your dream signifies regression into your past where you had no responsibilities. Things were much simpler and carefree. You may be wanting to escape the pressures and stresses of adulthood. Consider the relationship you had with this friend and the lessons that were learned. Alternatively, the childhood friend suggests that you have been acting in a childish manner. You need to start acting like an adult.
To see friends from your past in your dream points to your desire to reconnect with a part of yourself that you have lost touch with. Perhaps it is time to pick up that old hobby or put a long hidden talent to use. A more direct interpretation of this dream may simply mean that you should look this friend up and reconnect with them.
To dream that your best friend is dying suggests that some aspect or quality that your best friend possess is dying within your own self.
Dreaming about your friend's friend signifies aspects of your own self that you are still trying to get to know.
Dreaming of friends being well and happy, denotes pleasant tidings of them, or you will soon see them or some of their relatives. To see your friend troubled and haggard, sickness or distress is upon them. To see your friends dark-colored, denotes unusual sickness or trouble to you or to them. To see them take the form of animals, signifies that enemies will separate you from your closest relations. To see your friend who dresses in somber colors in flaming red, foretells that unpleasant things will transpire, causing you anxiety if not loss, and that friends will be implicated. Dreaming you see a friend standing like a statue on a hill, denotes you will advance beyond present pursuits, but will retain former impressions of justice and knowledge, seeking these through every change. If the figure below be low, you will ignore your friends of former days in your future advancement. If it is on a plane or level with you, you will fail in your ambition to reach other spheres. If you seem to be going from it, you will force yourself to seek a change in spite of friendly ties or self-admonition. Dreaming you see a friend with a white cloth tied over his face, denotes that you will be injured by some person who will endeavor to keep up friendly relations with you. Dreaming that you are shaking hands with a person who has wronged you, and he is taking his departure and looks sad, foretells you will have differences with a close friend and alienation will perhaps follow. You are most assuredly nearing loss of some character.
To see or drive an armored car in your dream suggests that you are feeling insecure about the progress you have made so far in life. Perhaps you feel that you are not measuring up to others. You are building a protective barrier or emotional wall around yourself. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to be careful of your spending and that you need to protect your finances.
To dream of an armored car represents decisions or a direction in life that is preoccupied with never failing under any circumstance. Perfectly carrying out a risky plan or project. An "air tight" or totally secure undertaking.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a bankrupt armored car business. In waking life he ran a risky illegal business that had failed due to new laws he couldn't avoid.
Example 2: A man dreamed of chasing an armored car. In waking life he was trying hard to find financial success while living all on his own and found it too difficult to do so. Opportunities felt guarded because he didn't know anyone and nobody trusted him.
To dream that you are riding in a bumper car represents your resilience. You are able to bounce back from adversity. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are going nowhere with your life.
To see or ride in a cable car in your dream signifies the compromises that you make in life. Sometimes you have to go along with the masses in order to maintain the peace. Alternatively, the dream represents life's journey. You are headed in the right direction.
To dream of a San Francisco cable car (streetcar) represents a journey or experience in life that is both pleasant and unstoppable. A pleasurable recurring experience. Often a symbol for successful people waiting for their paychecks.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a San Francisco Street on fire. In real life he was independently wealthy from an automated web business that was under threat from competition.
To see a car carrier in your dream indicates that you are lacking direction and have no goal of your own. You are letting others make decisions for you. You are going with the flow.
To see or drive a classic car in your dream signifies longevity and long term goals. You have come a long way from where you first started.
To see or play with die cast cars in your dream suggests that you are spending too much time thinking about your goals instead of taking action towards them. You are taking too long to accomplish your goals. It may also mean that you are wasting time on worthless or fruitless pursuits. Alternatively the dream represents the carefree aspects of childhood where you did not have to worry about goals.
To dream of an ex-friend suggests that an object or a recent incident has subconsciously reminded you of her or him. Alternatively, the ex-friend represents a lesson you learned from the falling out. You need to apply that lesson to a current issue, problem or relationship.
To see a police car in your dream indicates that help is on the way for you. You are experiencing some inner turmoil and need intervention.
To dream of police cars represents disciplinary decision making. A path in life where you or someone else is forcing change.
Example: A young man dreamed of running away from a police car. In real life he had a drug problem that he was having a hard time giving up. The police car reflected the drug-free lifestyle changes he was avoiding.
To see or play with an RC Car in your dream represents your ability to make quick decision. You are also feeling in control of your goals. Alternatively, the dream may mean that your goals are set too low. You are not challenging yourself.
To dream of car tires represents your degree of confidence, self-esteem, and the condition of the ego as you pursue goals. Confidence is reflected in how over or under-inflated the tires are.
To dream of a flat tire by symbolize a lack of confidence. Feeling that something you were doing is not as easy as you first thought it was.
Bald or worn out tires symbolize feelings of powerlessness or a lack of traction to attain desires and goals.
Nails or punctures in the tires represent your thoughts and feelings of criticism you've received, or issues that take away confidence and "deflate" your self-esteem.
Spare tires represent thoughts and feelings you have about alternative choices, or backup plans. Alternatively, spare tires may reflect weight gain.
Example: A woman dreamed of driving a car while noticing that she had a spare tire around her waist. In waking life she was heavily pregnant and too focused on doing everything on her own. The spare tire around her waist may have reflected her feelings about the extra weight being important for the baby, but not being important for her.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of driving down a road and getting a flat tire. In waking life she caught a cold while experiencing a lot of success and progress at work.
To dream of the Ford Model T car may reflect feelings about yourself being original and overlooked. Feeling that someone has used you to prove themselves and then purposely neglects you for more interesting things. Exciting originality that "fizzled out" or isn't relevant anymore. A way of doing things that is not as interesting as it used to be. A pioneering attitude or spirit that isn't popular anymore.
Feeling that your decisions, needs, or goals used to be very important, but aren't anymore. Feeling that other people don't respect your needs anymore after first giving you a lot of attention.
Feeling that life used to be centered around you or that people used to be very interested in knowing you. Feeling older, dirtier, or more boring than someone else.
Negatively, Ford Model T car in a dream feelings about yourself or someone else being a "has been" decision maker. A style of decision-making that can only be remembered as original and now less important. Not feeling good thinking that people don't like you anymore. Wasting your energy trying to get attention or be relevant. Feeling that you lost your elite status.
Example: A young girl dreamed of seeing a Ford Model T car. In waking life she was jealous of her mother giving her baby brother all the attention and special treatment after he was born. She felt neglected as the first born child of the household and that her mother would intentionally ignore her while giving the new baby special treatment.