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Characters page for ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 3}}''.

For characters from spin-offs ''WesternAnimation/{{Planes}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/PlanesFireAndRescue'', see [[Characters/{{Planes}} here]].
* [[Characters/CarsFirstFilm Introduced in the first film]] (''Cars'')
** [[Characters/CarsLightningMcQueen Lightning [=McQueen=]]]
** [[Characters/CarsTowMater Tow Mater]]
* [[Characters/CarsSecondFilm Introduced in the second film]] (''Cars 2'')
* [[Characters/CarsThirdFilm Introduced in the third film]] (''Cars 3'')
** [[Characters/CarsCruzRamirez Cruz Ramirez]]

[[folder:''Mater's Tall Tales'']]
!!Characters in ''Rescue Squad Mater''
* HospitalHottie: Mia, Tia and Kori Turbowitz, but [[HelloNurse Mater’s GTO]] stands out the most.
* TheMedic: Rescue Squad Ambulance. Dr. Mater as well.

!!Characters in ''Tokyo Mater''

->'''Voiced by:''' Mach Tony Kobayashi

%%* ArrogantKungFuGuy
* TheCameo: He appears briefly at the pre-race party in ''Cars 2''.
%%* DefeatByModesty
* MeaningfulName: A kabuto is a type of helmet, in which the spoilers on his body resemble.
%%* SeriesContinuityError: His appearance in ''Cars 2''.

!!Characters in ''UFM: Unidentified Flying Mater''
* CoolPlane: Captain Munier the attack helicopter.
* HerrDoktor: The scientist pitties at [[{{Area 51}} Parking Area 51]]. Mater himself disguises himself as “Dr. Abschlepp Wagen”.
* FlyingSaucer: Mator.
* TankGoodness: Although he is not a tank, Corporal Kim, who runs Parking Area 51, is a large, menacing military van.

!!Characters in ''Heavy Metal Mater''
* AGoodNameForARockBand: Mater’s band was originally called “Mater and the Gas Caps”, but later chose the name “Heavy Metal Mater” when a pitty carrying a 1-ton weight came in after the recording session and asked “Where do you want this heavy metal, Mater?”
* AudienceParticipationSong: “Dad-Gum”
-->'''Mater''': Let me hear you! ''Dad-Gum!''\\
'''Audience''': ''Dad-Gum!''\\
'''Mater''': ''Dad-Gum!''\\
'''Audience''': ''Dad-Gum!''\\
'''Mater''': ''[[MetalScream DAD-GUUUUUUU-!]]''
* HellBentForLeather: The entire band becomes this as “Heavy Metal Mater”.
* ImYourBiggestFan: Rodney the rocker
* NoNameGiven: The drummer pitty in the band never had a toy released of him, so his name is unknown.
* RockersSmashGuitars: Mater kicks the microphone with his back tyre after the recording session.
* ShoutOut: Rocky’s heavy metal outfit resembles [[Music/GunsNRoses Slash]].
* TitleOnlyChorus: Heavy Metal Mater’s first and most popular song is “Dad-Gum”, of which the lyrics consist of only the title phrase.

!!Characters in ''Monster Truck Mater''
* AndIMustScream: Paddy O'Concrete's fate.
* BadHumorTruck: I-Screamer.
* DeadlyDoctor: Dr. Feel Bad.
* DestinationDefenestration: The above's fate.
* DreadlockRasta: The Rastacarian, who has black wiring with hooks as dreads.
* DrillSergeantNasty: Captain Collision.
* FrankensteinsMonster: Dr. Frankenwagon’s monster, which appears to be made out of construction vehicles.
* ImYourBiggestFan: There is a blue SUV who is constantly rooting for Mater in every wrestling match. He is first seen rooting for Ice Screamer, but eventually decides to root for Mater instead because of how successful he is.
* MadScientist: Dr. Frankenwagon.
* {{Oireland}}: Paddy O’Concrete

!!Characters in ''Moon Mater''
* CoolBoat: The aircraft carrier near the end of the short.
* CoolStarship: Roger the Space Shuttle.
* PunnyName: Impala XIII the autonaut.
* YouAllLookFamiliar: The ground control pitties use the same models as the scientists from ''Unidentified Flying Mater''.