In 2009, white edged black to retain the title as the most popular car color in North America, DuPont Automotive reported in its latest assessment of the hottest hues on wheels. White was the color of choice for 17.8 percent of new-vehicle buyers, while 17 percent chose black.
However, color isn’t just a black-and-white issue because there are a lot of gray cars – and silver ones, too. Silver was the choice of 16.7 percent and gray grabbed 13 percent, and to some eyes a silver car can look at least a little gray, and vice-versa, so the two shades combined amount to nearly 30 percent.
You can see the entire results of DuPont’s report here.
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