Best colour for a car

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  1. profile image0
    EmaNewtonposted 10 years ago

    I'm buying a new car & was wondering what you all thought was the best colour for one?

    1. Helen Cater profile image71
      Helen Caterposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Black but my last two cars have been this colour and boy do they show every bit of dirt and every tiny scratch.

    2. hugo diego profile image58
      hugo diegoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Different car may has different a most suitable color. For such a question I can really only say "It depends"

    3. rhamson profile image75
      rhamsonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Insurance statistics show that red cars get into more accidents.  It is also a hard finish to maintain because the pigment used is iron oxide which rusts easily.

    4. MikeNV profile image74
      MikeNVposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      White is the safest "color" and holds up best over time.  Silver and variations are the most popular.  Black shows dirt and absorbs sunlight.  Red and Yellow attract attention including police speed trap attention. Blues are safe like silver/grey.

    5. Karina S. profile image60
      Karina S.posted 10 years agoin reply to this


  2. Marisa Wright profile image93
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    Don't buy silver.  I did and I regret it.  Apparently it's the least visible colour on the roads in daylight, so it's the most dangerous. Plus in some lights, when it's dirty, it just looks like someone forgot to paint it...

    1. dutchman1951 profile image59
      dutchman1951posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, not Silver!


  3. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 10 years ago

    Bright yellowy green. You can see it from the moon! smile

    1. girly_girl09 profile image80
      girly_girl09posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Earnest, this is my car color! hahahah It's called Apple Green, actually... So many people say it's ugly. sad hahaha

      Thankfully, it's growing on me...I did get a deal on it because it was the only color for that model left on the lot and the salesman could see that I wasn't loving it. big_smile

      Personally, my ideal car color is silver, white or black. My next car will be one of those colors...I swear! hahaha

      1. lrohner profile image77
        lrohnerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I totally agree with what Marisa posted about silver. My car is silver and what she said about it is dead on!

      2. earnestshub profile image84
        earnestshubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Lucky for me I love the Apple green colour, and it is a very good color for safety. I had a Honda that colour for many years. smile

    2. Ivorwen profile image77
      Ivorwenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I have one of those... it use to belong to the fire department.

      Personally, I like black for vehicles, but my husband likes blue.  big_smile

      They say red vehicles appear to be moving faster than the traffic around them and white slower... so if you drive fast don't buy red.

  4. lrohner profile image77
    lrohnerposted 10 years ago

    If it's a sports car, then cherry red. Otherwise, who really cares... smile

  5. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 10 years ago

    Depends on the car.

  6. zadrobi profile image60
    zadrobiposted 10 years ago

    Genuises pick green wink

  7. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    a nice shiny black or cherry red ~~ big_smile

    1. Marisa Wright profile image93
      Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Black is a bad colour to pick if you drive a lot at night - invisible!

      I love red cars, unfortunately so do car thieves apparently - especially if it's a sporty model.  Everyone knows red cars go faster.

  8. Csjun89 profile image62
    Csjun89posted 10 years ago


    but its awfully hot on a sunny day

  9. Beth100 profile image74
    Beth100posted 10 years ago

    All my two seaters have been black with charcoal grey leather interior.  mmmm nice

    My fun "sportsy" wanna be's have been fire engine red.  zoom zoom zoom

    My sedans have been (majority) dark blue.  Owned a white Benz, but hated how it showed up all the blemishes and dirt.  Won't repeat that one.

    Have fun choosing the color and zooming around!

  10. Pr0metheus profile image59
    Pr0metheusposted 10 years ago

    What kind of car are you getting?

    Are you going to keep it clean constantly?

    Do you speed often?

  11. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 10 years ago

    I had an irridescent Grossa silver Mercedes Benz that behaved like a chameleon.
    On a wet day it looked the same color as the road! But at night it reflected every color it was near, and it looked wonderful! smile

  12. ScarletRyan1970 profile image61
    ScarletRyan1970posted 10 years ago


    Navy colour.
    It is Classy.
    All cars in America have air conditioning don't they.

    1. dutchman1951 profile image59
      dutchman1951posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, Air Conditioning is prity much a standard thing in US cars

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    mtsi1098posted 10 years ago

    The dealership calls it Sunburst Orange but I call it rust...It works for me

  14. ScarletRyan1970 profile image61
    ScarletRyan1970posted 10 years ago


    I have a very economical way of getting round.
    It only has two wheels and it runs on air.Costs nothing.
    Its navy and the air conditioning system is free.
    Sunburst Orange is good.
    My works well for me too.

  15. pisco profile image61
    piscoposted 10 years ago

    My own car is black, and it does look really good when is clean, problem is i don't have a garage, so 80% of the time it is dirty, and on black it does show A LOT.

    Best colour IMO to hide dirt is metallic silver.

    Apart from that it is just personal choice, i like white, but only some cars can pull it off.

  16. jacobkuttyta profile image37
    jacobkuttytaposted 10 years ago

    Green eco freiendly

  17. BritFun profile image63
    BritFunposted 10 years ago

    I like silver.

    If you worry about being seen, just keep your lights on - excellent for visibility.

  18. ToddDickerson profile image60
    ToddDickersonposted 10 years ago

    White is technically the safest, Red/Yellow are not far behind, that said my personal preference is Black or silver

    1. shazwellyn profile image77
      shazwellynposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      White shows up the dirt sad  Mine is white.

  19. jobister profile image59
    jobisterposted 10 years ago

    get electric blue or black.. stay away from red, especially if its a sports car. Its a police magnet.

  20. europewalker profile image74
    europewalkerposted 10 years ago

    Black or white

  21. samsbr profile image40
    samsbrposted 10 years ago

    it might be BLACK smile

  22. bukan profile image61
    bukanposted 10 years ago

    smile smile Just close your eyes and watch your color at your own. Every person has its own choice and you have that right also dear. Just go ahead and grab your favorite color one CAR.

  23. LizzyBoo profile image59
    LizzyBooposted 10 years ago

    My personal references is gold or silver. It is all depends on a shape and design of a car. If anyone offers me any kind of car for free I would not mind a colour.

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    Justine76posted 10 years ago

    some insurance companies charge more for certain colors, not positive but i think red was one of them.

    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      oh yeah, congrats on the new car too!!

  25. Casper021 profile image61
    Casper021posted 10 years ago

    depending on what car you buying

    But my preference would be BLACK

  26. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 10 years ago


  27. profile image0
    Madame Xposted 10 years ago

    I had a black car once and I loved it. DON'T buy black if you live in a hot climate!

  28. hasen profile image60
    hasenposted 10 years ago

    You can't go wrong with black.

  29. Himitsu Shugisha profile image74
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 10 years ago

    Metallic silver!!

  30. articleposter profile image60
    articleposterposted 10 years ago

    Black. Although white is the new black now here in UK, but dnt think Black cars value depreciate as fast as any other colours.

  31. profile image0
    Poppa Bluesposted 10 years ago

    I like Yellow!

  32. VacationAustralia profile image72
    VacationAustraliaposted 10 years ago

    Luminous yellow!

  33. fishtiger58 profile image79
    fishtiger58posted 10 years ago

    Green of course.

  34. irwanfazri profile image60
    irwanfazriposted 10 years ago

    I've a new car, the color is white.

  35. Countess Batula profile image60
    Countess Batulaposted 10 years ago

    So, have u decided on a colour yet? LOL. From summing up all the answers here I'd suggest blue - seems to be the piggy in the middle lol

  36. Cleanclover profile image55
    Cleancloverposted 10 years ago

    Combination of Black and red would look awesome.


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