Back to School at
World > Travel and Transportation > Transportation

Most Popular International Car Colors, 2005–2006

(Percentage of vehicles manufactured during 2005 and 2006 model years in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia)

North America
 1. Silver 19%18%
 2. White1617
 3. Gray1315
 4. Black 1311
 5. Blue1112
 6. Red1111
 7. Light Brown79
 8. Green44
 9. White Pearl3n/a
10. Yellow/Gold32
 1. Silver 28%29%
 2. Black 2421
 3. Gray1616
 4. Blue 1315
 5. Red65
 6. Light Brown43
 7. White/White Pearl46
 8. Green33
 9. Yellow/Gold11
 10. Others11
South America
 1. Silver 26%25%
 2. Black2021
 3. Gray1413
 4. White 1113
 5. Red1011
 6. Blue88
 7. Light Brown 75
 8. Green22
 9. Yellow/Gold11
10. Others 11
 1. Silver24%n/a%
 2. Black19n/a
 3. Blue 17n/a
 4. White/White Pearl16n/a
 5. Red9n/a
 6. Yellow/Gold7n/a
 7. Green 4n/a
 8. Gray3n/a
 9. Others1n/a
South Korea
 1. Silver21%n/a
 2. Black20n/a
 3. Gray 19n/a
 4. White/White Pearl18n/a
 5. Blue9n/a
 6. Ligth Brown7n/a
 7. Red 6n/a
 8. Others<1n/a
 1. Silver27%n/a
 2. White/White Pearl24n/a
 3. Black 16n/a
 4. Gray12n/a
 5. Blue10n/a
 6. Red3n/a
 7. Green 2n/a
 8. Yellow/Gold2n/a
 9. Light Brown2n/a
 10. Others2n/a
Source: DuPont Herberts Automotive Systems, Troy, Mich. 2004 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Survey Results. Web: .

Most Popular International Car Colors, 2005–2006

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks


Handwriting Headquarters
We've got handwriting practice worksheets, handwriting tips, and answers to your child's writing struggles, just in time for back to school. Brought to you by BIC.

11 Coolest Lunch Boxes for Kids
Send your child's lunch to school in style! Check out our picks for the 11 best lunch boxes with great features from BPA-free accessories to spill-resistant fabric.

7 Important Back-to-School Safety Tips
Follow these back-to-school safety tips to make sure your child stays safe on the way to school, in the classroom, and while on the playground.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit to sign our petition to save handwriting!