Choose Your Colour

By: carazoo.com

Every individual will have different moods everyday, but one thing that remains constant is their persona. It is the same with the colour choice that is preferences may differ but every person will a have their favorite colour. The favorite colour of an individual also reflects the characteristics and nature of an individual and I feel selecting a colour for your car also depends upon the kind of person the owner is!

The Indian auto market offers various colors to its vehicles but the top five colours or shades customers prefer are among the best-selling car models. To start with is the colour:

Silver shines

In Indian tradition, the gold is given the preference but in terms of cars; the silver outshines the yellow metal. The colour silver on a car is the best seller among all the car models and most of the customers prefer the colour first. It is the silver days for Indians

Silver colour indicates the elegance clubbed with simplicity. It projects out a clear evidence is the spark that one can notice in the onlookers' eyes. Hyundai and Maruti buyers mostly prefer bright silver and silky silver colour, where as for the Honda and Toyota it is the new warm silver and silver metallic that sells the most. Looking into the Toyota figure, we noticed that each dealer sells almost 600 silver cars a month.

Beige
It is the color signifying simplicity. A classic and soothing colour that is best suited for the country like India. Its softness and class makes it the No. 2 choice of Indian car buyers. The colour is referred to as Real Earth or Grace Beige, and most of the car that carry this colours are Santro Xing and Getz from Hyundai. Some of the models like Mahindra and Mahindra's Scorpio (diamond white), Ford Fiesta (platinum), Honda CR-V (opal beige metallic), Toyota Corolla, Camry and Innova (beige mica metallic), Maruti Alto, Zen and Wagon R (pearl silver) are combined with the shades of beige clubbed with the other similar shades are selling like hot cakes.

Black
The colour of power comes third in the rank. Though black is associated with sadness in India, and also picks up heat, scratches faster but still is a colour party goer. It stays ahead of the colour 'white' which is again one of the hot selling colours. Black is the colour of youngsters and it is favored colour across small to large cars segment.

Almost all the car brands offer this colour. Some of the cars that have different name for the colour for black are Maruti Alto and Wagon R (midnight black), Swift (metallic midnight black), Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. In the new Honda City ZX, the colour is popularly known as Night hawk and Night hawk black pearl in the best-selling SUV of Honda CR-V.

White

the universal colour, the colour of peace and calmness. This evergreen colour always remains in fashion, our kings of yesteryears Ambassador was always in this royal colour.
Sold the maximum (and visible on the roads) in cars like Wagon R (superior white), Toyota Corolla (pearl white), Toyota Camry (super white) and Honda City (tafeta white).

Red
Tagged as the colour of love is definitely is a bold for certain cars. Some of the cars that look 'hot' in red are Accents, Swifts and Lancers in bright red. Some of the car in small segment like Altos moving around in wine red or bright red is seen too. Paprika red is the colour of Ford Fiesta fans and dark red mica metallic goes for MUV Innova from Toyota.

Honda city looks classy in its royal ruby red. Though a very sensational colour but may not be the most suited for the hot Indian conditions.

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