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 Aaron Widmar

Classy Car Colors: 2021 Models Available in Green

Classy Car Colors: 2021 Models Available in Green

Every year, I peruse the leading automakers’ current lineup of vehicles to see which models can be ordered with green exterior paint. Green has become a rare color option in recent years, but luckily 2021 is a good year for shoppers searching for a new car in this underrated hue. While some automakers continue to […]

 Aaron Widmar

Unusual Car Colors: 2020 Models Available in Green

Unusual Car Colors: 2020 Models Available in Green

If you want to buy a car with a green body color, you have limited options for 2020. The number of new cars available in green is decreasing year after year, especially for models that aren’t sports cars or outdoorsy SUVs. Of all the available body colors offered on new models, green is surprisingly rare. […]

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Which Car Color is Safest?

Which Car Color is Safest?

This article is sponsored by Drive.com.au. The car color you choose is usually a rather personal preference, with some going for jazzy and bright and others opting for classic shades like black, silver, and white. A person’s age and gender do factor into the choice of color for the car they own. But did you […]

 Aaron Widmar

Traffic Game Challenges Kids to Quickly Match Car Colors

Traffic Game Challenges Kids to Quickly Match Car Colors

Board games are a great way to challenge kids — and adults — to develop their reaction time, visual discernment, and pattern recognition. A great example is Traffic. A decade ago, game designer Annick Lobet created this little-known game that turns a frustrating real-life situation (rush hour traffic) into a speed matching activity for the whole family. Traffic […]

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And, the Most Popular Car Color of 2019 is…

And, the Most Popular Car Color of 2019 is…

Every year, one of the leading providers of automotive coatings announces the most popular car colors nationally and globally

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3 Myths About Car Colors

3 Myths About Car Colors

While some notions people have about colors are backed by science, others are based in myth. Here are just a few common perceptions about vehicle colors, so you know which ones are rooted in reality. Trip Prep: Schedule pre-trip maintenance to ensure safer travels this holiday season Myth: Some colors of vehicles are less prone to […]

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Uncommon Car Colors: 2019 Models Available in Green

Uncommon Car Colors: 2019 Models Available in Green

Of all the available body colors offered on new models, green is definitely the scarcest and least popular. For some reason, with each passing year, fewer and fewer automakers offer their vehicles in green. 2019 has offered the lowest number of green models in a while — so low that orange is more prevalent than […]

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Gray and Blue Hues the Most Popular Car Colors for 2018 and 2019 Models

Gray and Blue Hues the Most Popular Car Colors for 2018 and 2019 Models

Cars can come in any variety of colors, from bright electric yellow to hot pink. Yet, most motorists choose vehicles with more subdued hues of black, white, and gray. For the 2018 and 2019 model years, consumers appear to be sticking with that established trend. According to coatings supplier BASF, shades of gray and blue […]

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Captivating Car Colors: Which 2018 Models Are Available in Green?

Captivating Car Colors: Which 2018 Models Are Available in Green?

It’s become a yearly tradition. For the past couple years, we’ve compiled a list of all that year’s vehicles offered in factory-painted shades of green. Due to the overwhelming positive response from readers, and many who voiced frustration at the lack of green cars available today, we’re returning with our 2018 list. This year, there are even […]

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Britain’s Current Top Favorite Car Color

Britain’s Current Top Favorite Car Color

Black is the top favorite vehicle color in Britain right now. During 2017, more than half a million British buyers chose a black vehicle. But this hue isn’t popular for the reason that you might think. While some people choose this shade because it symbolizes their passion for Batman or their gravitation toward the dark […]

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Cool Car Colors: Which 2017 Models Are Available in Green?

Cool Car Colors: Which 2017 Models Are Available in Green?

Last year in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I wrote a list of which 2016 vehicles are offered in factory-painted shades of green–and the response I received was overwhelming. Many readers not only read the article but voiced their appreciation that someone else out there was disappointed in the lack of green color options on […]

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Crazy Car Colors: Which 2016 Models Are Offered in Green?

Crazy Car Colors: Which 2016 Models Are Offered in Green?

Of the available car colors offered on today’s automobiles, green is by far one of the most under-represented. For many people, green is a fabulous shade that’s both wild and sophisticated; but sadly, it’s not commonly offered. Unfortunately, green colors are not as popular this year as they were last year, as many models abandoned green shades […]

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Ford Study Finds Car Colors Can Say A Lot About Their Owners

Ford Study Finds Car Colors Can Say A Lot About Their Owners

Ford loves to commission studies, as evidenced by the seemingly hundreds of studies it has conducted in 2015. Its last study for the year, conducted amongst 204 survey respondents taking the NEO PI-3 personality test, sought to determine what car colors say about the people who prefer them. More Ford News: Did Forza 6 leak its performance stats […]

 Aaron Widmar

Men & Women’s Preferred Car Colors–Apparently Not What You’d Expect

Men & Women’s Preferred Car Colors–Apparently Not What You’d Expect

Let’s be stereotypical for a moment. What are women’s favorite car colors? Loud, vibrant colors like violet, lime green, and periwinkle–right? And men prefer plain, masculine colors like black, white, and red–obviously. As we discover more and more these days, stereotypes are rarely true–including in the case of men and women’s preferences for car colors. […]

 Ben Pitonyak

Top 5 Ugliest Car Colors Ever Produced

Top 5 Ugliest Car Colors Ever Produced

These paint codes should have never seen the light of day.

Every decade, thousands of cars hit the streets with paint colors that make flowers wilt, children cry, and auto enthusiasts consider risking serious jail time to turn these eye sores into rolling bonfires for the good of mankind. Here are five colors that have plagued American streets from the 1970s to today: Medium Seafoam Metallic […]

 Aaron Widmar

Why White Is the Most Popular Car Color & What That Says About Us

Why White Is the Most Popular Car Color & What That Says About Us

Despite how many flashy color options appear for new car models each year, the longstanding and unobtrusive neutral tones (or, as many see them, boring) remain on top. That’s what paint and coatings company PPG Industries reported in its annual study on the most popular car colors. This year’s trend: an overwhelming 28% of all new cars sold […]

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Most Valuable Car Color? When It Comes to Cars, Silver is Gold

Most Valuable Car Color? When It Comes to Cars, Silver is Gold

Businesses and psychologists have at least this one thing in common: they have the unenviable task of trying to organize a mass of individual human opinions and desires into understandable trends. For example, both businesses and psychologists might seek to answer the question: what is the most valuable car color? The answer is probably relative—bright […]

 Timothy Moore

What Your Car Color Says About You

What Your Car Color Says About You

Learn what your varnish is telling the world.

Ever wonder what your car color says about you—or maybe that strange androgynous driver behind the wheel of that leopard print Audi R8? (Oh wait, that’s just Justin Bieber.) It’s more likely that you chose your current model in the color it boldly bears because you like that color, because you’ve heard rumors about certain […]

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