What Is The Significance Of The Car Color You Choose?

What Is The Significance Of The Car Color You Choose?

Making the right decision about anything demands that you become knowledgeable about the facts. Someone said, “You are free to choose, but you are not free to choose the consequences of your choice”. If you’re like most people, the color of your car is really not that big a deal. However, as we’ll discuss in this post, you might want to give a little more thought to the color of your car - beyond simple preference.

The first thing to note is that there are varying demands for different car colors. As a result, there is actually a ranking for them, with more popular cars ranking at the top. The following post explores this further:

This Could Become the Most Popular Color for Cars

If you notice an influx of blue cars on the road in the coming years, you may be picking up on a trend: It's about to replace white as the most popular car color.

That's according to Jane Harrington, who's a color styling manager in PPG Industries' (PPG, -1.02%) auto-paint unit. Harrington tells MarketWatch that she's noticed more blue cars at auto shows, especially when car makers are revealing a new make or model. In the past, she said, the cars showcased in the reveals were usually black, silver, or red.

White has been the most popular color for the past five years, according to Harrington. The color overtook silver in 2011 which reigned for about 10 years until then. But thanks to Apple (AAPL, -1.92%), white became a "cool" color that was also a sign of luxury—thus initiating its popularity in recent years, she said. Read more at Fortune…

Evidently, white and blue are competing for the top position. As such, either of the two would be considered a good choice.

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However, you may still be wondering what this has to do with anything. One important factor to consider is whether you intend to resell your car in the near future. The following post explains this in detail:


Saving money is always a good thing. Well, almost always, because you could save money by driving a Chevy Spark instead of a Silverado, but that’s ridiculous.

Fortunately, there’s a simple way you can protect the investment you made with your vehicle. All it takes is selecting the right car color. Yes, the paint color of your car, truck or SUV can make a difference in how much it’s worth later.

The Study

We know this interesting fact because Autolist conducted a deep study of used vehicle prices. It looked at the paint color and pricing issue from a few different angles. The results are fascinating, and not entirely what most people would expect. Read more at Wheelscene…

The color you choose will make both the buying and selling process easier (or cheaper) or more difficult (or more costly).

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That’s not all that your car color will affect. As the following post explains, if you are buying a new car, its color will come into play in other ways too:

When trying to decide on the color of the new or used car that you are planning to purchase, it is important to factor in maintenance costs for the color in the future. If you opt for a color that is not very common, it might affect the resale value of your car and tri coat pearl paints are more expensive to repair. Some colors like white are harder to keep clean and this will add up to more car washes in the future. Irrespective of the color you choose, it must match your personality and your budget. Read more at Tires and Parts…

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