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2019-06-21 12:38

Leigh-Ann Londt

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When it comes to paint jobs, SA car-buyers are conservative with their choices. We look at the most popular car colours in the country.

Silver has been receiving a lot of attention among local motorists though the majority of car-buyers still prefer rental-car friendly white. 

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White paint jobs take the lead with an average of 43% followed by silver on 20%.

Wheels24's Janine Van der Post says: "White remains a popular choice of colour for cars as it often hides scratches and dents a lot more than darker colours. Black cars need a lot more attention and has to be cleaned more due to dust and mud being more visible." 

Check out the infographic below:

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