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2019-08-22 11:00

Leigh-Ann Londt

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When it comes to paint jobs, SA car-buyers are conservative with their purchasing car choices.

White has been receiving a lot of attention among local motorists although the majority of car-buyers still prefer rental-car silver. 

White paint jobs take the lead with an average of 43% in African countries while globally it rates 38%. Followed by black on 18% globally while in African countries it rates 14%. 

Next is grey and silver which rates 12% globally and 14% grey, 13% silver for African countries.

READ: These are SA's most popular car colours when it comes to sales

We take a look at the most popular car colours globally dating from 2018 until now.

Check out the infographic below:

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