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Most Popular Car Colors, 2003–2006

(Percentage of vehicles manufactured during these model years in North America)

Luxury 2006 2005 2004 2003
1. White/White Pearl 25% 18% 29% 31%
2. Black 22 16 12 11
3. Silver 16 20 261 411
4. Gray 12 5
5. Blue 7 13 9 4
6. Red 7 7 9 4
7. Yellow/Gold 6 6 4 4
8. Green 3 5
9. Light Brown 2 10 11 <1
10. Others <1 1 <1 4
Sport/Compact 2006 2005 2004 2003
1. Silver 18% 20% 20% 20%
2. Black 15 14 13 14
3. Gray 15 17 8 12
4. Red 15 9 17 16
5. Blue 13 16 13 14
6. White/White Pearl 10 10 9 9
7. Green 2 6 4
8. Light Brown 6 5 9 8
9. Yellow/Gold 4 1 4 3
10. Others 2 2 3 4
Full/Intermediate 2006 2005 2004 2003
1. Silver 25% 21% 24% 25%
2. Blue 13 11 6 6
3. Gray 12 14 11 13
4. White/White Pearl 12 11 13 12
5. Black 10 10 9 9
6. Red 10 13 12 9
7. Light Brown 10 12 17 16
8. Green 4 4 5 5
9. Yellow/Gold 4 3 1 2
10. Others <1 1 2 3
SUV/Truck/Van 2006 2005 2004 2003
1. White/White Pearl 26% 21% 20% 22%
2. Silver 16 16 16 17
3. Gray 13 17 10 9
4. Black 13 10 12 12
5. Red 11 11 14 16
6. Blue 10 12 12 9
7. Light Brown 6 7 9 6
8. Green 4 4 5 7
9. Yellow/Orange 1 1 1
10. Others <1 1 1 2
1. Includes gray. Source: DuPont Herberts Automotive Systems, Troy, Mich. 2006 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Survey Results. Web: www.automotive.dupont.com .

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