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New car colours/paint - meh?

  • 22-09-2021 2:32pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,043 ✭✭✭ MrCostington

    I've been noticing a lot of newish cars (say about 2015 on) are in a colour/paint finish that, to my taste is very meh - like why would one buy/spec a new car like this.

    The colours I'm talking about are all non metallic. In very a bland palette, like cream, grey, light blue. Compared to other, older non metallic paint jobs, they seem very dull, lack a 'pop' etc, very 'flat'. I hope you will know what I mean from this vague description.

    What is the story with this? A cheaper option, a fashion, some new eco paint? I just can't believe someone would choose this over a metallic or a non metallic with a bit of shine and luster?


  • Registered Users Posts: 49,998 ✭✭✭✭ bazz26

    For some people it's personal choice, for some colour simply is not important and for others is just down to cost.