Date registered: Aug 2005
Vehicle: 2003 S430 Sport Edition
Location: Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
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How to pick the right color for your desired car
When you will buy a car it is very important to choose a color. Although deciding on what color your car should have is not as important as selecting an engine, it can, however, affect your personality and the carâ€™s price. Colors make you and your car look good. There are also other car companies that charge a higher price depending on the color of the car. Pink cars tend to be higher because its color is unique.
Metallic colors are proven to last long. In effect, you will save money in the long run. This kind of car color will also make your vehicle more valuable. If you will paint or finish your car with metallic colors, chances are, you can sell it at a higher price if you decide to trade it in the future. Usually, convertible cars and sports cars with this kind of colors have a good return investment. Metallic colors are the so-called â€ścolors of value and dependabilityâ€ť.
The most common colors of a car include silver, red, and blue because they are the so-called â€śpopular car colorsâ€ť. As a result of their popularity, most car manufacturers assemble cars in large quantity having these colors. However, base on the survey conducted by DuPont Automotive in 2005, the most famous car color in North America is silver; which takes up 18%. Moreover, because of the reputations of silver, red, and blue, they became more prone to car thieves and hijackers. These colors, when sold by car thieves, are guaranteed to be purchased in less than a year.
Each vehicle type comes with the best suitable and famous colors. According to DuPont Automotiveâ€™s 2005 Color Popularity Report, the top five most famous colors for Sports Utility Vehicle and trucks are White, which takes up 21 percent; Gray â€“ 17 percent, Silver â€“ 16 percent, Blue â€“ 12 percent, and Red â€“ 11 percent. The list also rounds up Black, Light Brown, Green, and Yellow.