car dreams meaning

Cars are symbols of the real life conscious world. They are symbols of how you are progressing towards your goals.

It ties to many different meanings depending on the dream details. It can signify the lack of control in life and worry. To see multiple cars in dreams is often is associated with your relationships or anxiety. If you are feeling control in your life, the car dream is normally a pleasant one.

So think about the practical ways in which you have been moving towards your goals. Is the dream making some point about how well or how badly you are progressing. Are you heading in the right direction. A car at a standstill could suggest that you are taking a pause or that you have come up against some delay.

If however, the car dream is negative in any way then this could be a good reflection of your own self-esteem. When a car is being driven fast or out of control this can reflect your own life. It is common to have such a dream and this can be a clear indication that you are feeling stressed out in waking life.

car, being a physical structure, often represents your body. In dreams where it does represent the body there is often emphasis on a particular part of the car or type of car.

Car can be a pun on Karma and indicates that you are on a karmic path. The dream will show you what is holding you on this path and what you need to do to move past it.

car battery represents your heart or circulatory system since a battery is an electron pump. The heart is your body’s pump.

dead battery or battery trouble means you are not doing what is required to keep your heart engaged and healthy. We easily accept that our heart needs the right diet and exercise, but forget that our heart also needs emotional expression for optimum health.

A car crash in a dream can indicate a lack of confidence. Maybe you are losing something that you care about, including a job, relationship, home or other aspects of your life. Cars in ancient dream books are associated with one’s reputation in life.

car choke is a pun on choking or suppressing the expression of feelings from your heart. You need to be more honest with your feelings.

The car engine represents your heart as the engine is the heart of the car. Trouble with the engine is a health warning to do with the heart and circulatory system.

bonnet or hood being the access to the engine is also about your heart. An open bonnet is a request to open up to your feelings or open your heart.  Having the bonnet open in the rain is a healing symbol as this indicates letting life into your heart. The dream is asking you to do this in waking life.

 If you see yourself or others driving recklessly this is a “warning” dream. It points to the fact that you need to watch out for bad habits and ensure that they do not result in long-term problems. You will find many different dream meanings in this article, sorry, it is a bit long…I know! I have given you a summary in the next few paragraphs – if you don’t have time to read the specific meaning. However, I do urge you to try to scroll down and find the most applicable meaning of your dream.  In your dream, you may have any of the following: