What Does Your Car Color Say About You?

Do you ever wonder how much you can tell about someone, whether consciously or subconsciously about a person based on their selection of car color? This blog will answer some of these questions. It’s based on an interview to color consultant and trend forecaster, Leatrice Eiseman.


(Powerful, classic, elegant)

People who own black cars aren’t easy to manipulate and after all, black is the ultimate power color. They appreciate elegance and that which is classic and base their decisions on this appreciation. It’s very likely that this person wears a lot of black clothes because this color really speaks to empowerment.

Best car in this color: Jaguar XJL


(Pure, pristine, direct)

White car owners are hard to please to a point of a fuss, according to Eiseman. They like clarity because there’s nothing you can hide under the color white. Women who own white cars tend to keep her car and her lifestyle very clean.

Best car in this color: Ford Escape in Oxford White


(Glamorous, exciting, sophisticated)

There’s something chic, drama, and excitement to the people driving this car. This color shouts out glamour because adding the metallic surface gives a jewel-like quality.

Best car in this color: Lexus RX in Starfire Pearl


(Futuristic, prestigious, elegant)

According to Eiseman, “Silver has a rather cool, futuristic connotation, yet with a dash of preciousness.” Any color that is naturally metallic, tends to have a perception of more worth. These people tend to appreciate elegance and are not satisfied with gray so they choose the metallic finish because they want to look more prestigious.

Best car in this color: Nissan Altima in Brilliant Silver


(Sensual, dynamic, outgoing)

Red is known to be a very sensual color. People who drive red cars tend to have a lot of energy and they like to be seen as someone who stands out so they seek attention. These people are outgoing individuals. Depending on the depth of the color red shows the degree to which the person is bolder and obvious about it.

Best car in this color: Ferrari California


(Neutral, sober, practical)

Owners of gray cars are usually straight-forward with a “you get what you see” characteristic. These people tend to be very pragmatic and practical, they make lists and talk things out.

Best car in this color: VW Tiguan in Pepper Gray Metallic


(Light: Calm, faithful, true)                                                                                                                                                                (Dark: Confident, credible, authoritative)

It’s very likely that the driver of a blue car is very trustworthy. Light-to-mid blue cars are very cool to the eye and it’s safe to say that the drivers of this colored car have a calm behavior, are very faithful and loyal friends. Dark blue express more confidence and an authoritative figure

Best car in this color: Scion iQ in Pacific Blue Metallic


(Artistic, individual, complex)

Orange car drivers scream uniqueness. Eiseman shares that people who choose orange tend to be artistic, creative, original, and individualistically charming.

Best car in this color: Toyota Prius C in Habanero


(Powerful, unique)

Brown and beige used to mean down-to-earth and no-nonsense because these colors were mostly associated with common sense. However, new connotation has appeared due to its association with chocolate and coffee browns. The new browns are complex. The driver of a brown car can come across as down to earth, or as someone who desires elegance, power, and high style but mostly unique.Beige is a very down to earth resemblance and nature is the keyword, according to Eiseman.

Best car in this color: Volkswagen Jetta in Toffee Brown Metallic


(Joyful, sense of humor)

Owners of yellow cars tend to be young at heart. According to Wiseman, “A person who chooses yellow really knows that they’re going to be noticed and they usually have a great sense of humor”

Best car in this color: Chevrolet Camaro


(Dark Green: Well-Balanced, trustworthy, traditional)                                                                                                                    (Light Green: Organic, no-fuss, understated)

Acknowledged as the most-balanced color in nature, especially a yellowish green. According to Eiseman, as the green color goes darker the more trustworthy.

Best car in this color: Dodge Dart in Citrus Peel Pearl


(Warm, intelligent, glamorous)

Acknowledged as the most precious. According to Eisden, gold implies warmth, intelligence, and is a glamorous attention grabber. People who are fans of gold like comfort and will pay for it.

Best car in this color: Toyota Sienna in Sandy Beach Metallic

For more information: http://www.today.com/home/what-does-your-car-color-say-about-you-1D80229892

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