GM code WA316N - gold
This gold automotive paint color is most commonly known as Gold Mist. The color formulation has been used between 2006 and 2014, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Pontiac, GM, and Saturn. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Cadillac, SRX, Suburban, Tahoe, Buick, Escalade, Chevrolet, Chevy Truck, LaCrosse, GMC, Impala, Pontiac, Equinox, Malibu, Avalanche, Saturn, Enclave, Cruze, Terrain, Uplander, CTS, Terraza, Montana, Allure, STS, Acadia, Yukon, DTS, Lucerne, Traverse, SV6, G6, Aveo, XLR, G3, Captiva, HHR, Cobalt, Regal, and Torrent. See the full detailed list below.

GM paint manufacturing codes come in two forms, the short 1 to 3 digit model/year code which changes frequently; and beginning in the 1960's a longer 4 digit code which starts with the letters "WA" or "WE". Sometimes called "Fisher Paint codes"; codes beginning with WA are production paints, WE are commercial or special order paints with codes typically starting with '5' (i.e. WE5xxx). Starting in 1994, GM began using a letter as the last digit for all new WA paint codes.

Variations of the exterior paint code WA316N, which may appear on body data tags include: 316N, U316N, and L316N (the prefix U for upper body, or L for lower body). Location of the GM paint code plate varies depending on the year and model of the vehicle common places are on the top or near the top of the back engine compartment shroud panel just behind the steering wheel, hinge pillar of the driver's side door, trunk or rear hatch, side of door, glove compartment, or behind the driver's seat. Check for either the short year/make/model paint code or the longer manufacturing (Fisher) paint code.


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Usage list of GM paint code WA316N (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
2006CadillacCadillac51Gold MistXLR
2006CadillacXLR51Gold Mist
2006GM51Gold Mist
2007BuickBuick51Gold MistLucerne, Terraza
2007BuickLucerne51Gold Mist
2007BuickTerraza51Gold Mist
2007CadillacCadillac51Gold MistCTS, DTS, Escalade, SRX, STS, XLR
2007CadillacCTS51Gold Mist
2007CadillacDTS51Gold Mist
2007CadillacEscalade51Gold Mist
2007CadillacSRX51Gold Mist
2007CadillacSTS51Gold Mist
2007CadillacXLR51Gold Mist
2007ChevroletAvalanche51Gold Mist
2007ChevroletChevy Truck51Gold MistAvalanche, Suburban, Tahoe, Uplander
2007ChevroletSuburban51Gold Mist
2007ChevroletTahoe51Gold Mist
2007ChevroletUplander51Gold Mist
2007GM51Gold Mist
2007PontiacMontana51Gold Mist
2007PontiacPontiac51Gold MistMontana SV6
2007PontiacSV651Gold Mist
2007SaturnSaturn51Gold MistRelay
2008BuickAllure51Gold Mist
2008BuickBuick51Gold MistLucerne,Allure,Enclave,LaCrosse,Terraza
2008BuickEnclave51Gold Mist
2008BuickLaCrosse51Gold Mist
2008BuickLucerne51Gold Mist
2008BuickTerraza51Gold Mist
2008CadillacCadillac51Gold MistCTS,DTS,STS,SRX,Escalade
2008CadillacCTS51Gold Mist
2008CadillacDTS51Gold Mist
2008CadillacEscalade51Gold Mist
2008CadillacSRX51Gold Mist
2008CadillacSTS51Gold Mist
2008ChevroletAvalanche51,GAOGold Mist
2008ChevroletChevrolet51Gold MistImpala
2008ChevroletChevy Truck51,GAOGold MistAvalanche, Suburban, Tahoe, Uplander
2008ChevroletImpala51Gold Mist
2008ChevroletSuburban51,GAOGold Mist
2008ChevroletTahoe51,GAOGold Mist
2008ChevroletUplander51,GAOGold Mist
2008GM51Gold Mist
2008GMCGMC51,GAOGold MistAcadia, Denali, Yukon
2008PontiacMontana51Gold Mist
2008PontiacPontiac51Gold MistMontana
2008SaturnSaturn51Gold MistRelay,Outlook
2009BuickAllure51Gold Mist
2009BuickBuick51Gold MistAllure, Enclave, LaCrosse, Lucerne, Terraza
2009BuickEnclave51Gold Mist
2009BuickLaCrosse51Gold Mist
2009BuickLucerne51Gold Mist
2009BuickTerraza51Gold Mist
2009CadillacCadillac51Gold MistCTS DTS Escalade SRX STS
2009CadillacCTS51Gold Mist
2009CadillacDTS51Gold Mist
2009CadillacEscalade51Gold Mist
2009CadillacSRX51Gold Mist
2009CadillacSTS51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletAvalanche51,GAOGold Mist
2009ChevroletAveo51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletChevrolet51Gold MistAveo, Cobalt, Equinox, Impala, Malibu
2009ChevroletChevy Truck51,GAOGold MistAvalanche, Equinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse, Uplander
2009ChevroletCobalt51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletEquinox51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletImpala51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletMalibu51Gold Mist
2009ChevroletSuburban51,GAOGold Mist
2009ChevroletTahoe51,GAOGold Mist
2009ChevroletTraverse51,GAOGold Mist
2009ChevroletUplander51,GAOGold Mist
2009GM51Gold Mist
2009GMCGMC51,GAOGold MistAcadia, Denali, Yukon
2009PontiacG651Gold Mist
2009PontiacMontana51Gold Mist
2009PontiacPontiac51Gold MistG6, Montana SV6, Torrent
2009PontiacSV651Gold Mist
2009PontiacTorrent51Gold Mist
2009SaturnSaturn51Gold MistAura,Relay,Outlook,Vue
2010BuickAllureGAOGold Mist
2010BuickBuickGAOGold MistAllure,LaCrosse
2010BuickLaCrosseGAOGold Mist
2010CadillacCadillac51Gold MistEscalade SRX
2010CadillacEscalade51Gold Mist
2010CadillacSRX51Gold Mist
2010ChevroletAvalanche51,GAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletChevroletGAOGold MistEquinox, Impala, Malibu
2010ChevroletChevy Truck51,GAOGold MistAvalanche, HHR, Suburban, Tahoe
2010ChevroletEquinoxGAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletHHR51,GAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletImpalaGAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletMalibuGAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletSuburban51,GAOGold Mist
2010ChevroletTahoe51,GAOGold Mist
2010GM51,GAOGold Mist
2010GMCAcadia51,GAOGold Mist
2010GMCGMC51,GAOGold MistAcadia, Terrain, Yukon
2010GMCTerrain51,GAOGold Mist
2010GMCYukon51,GAOGold Mist
2010PontiacG351Gold Mist
2010PontiacG651Gold Mist
2010PontiacPontiac51Gold MistG3,G6
2010SaturnSaturnGAOGold MistAura,Vue
2011BuickBuickGAOGold MistEnclave, LaCrosse
2011BuickEnclaveGAOGold Mist
2011BuickLaCrosseGAOGold Mist
2011CadillacCadillacGAO,51Gold MistEscalade, SRX
2011CadillacEscaladeGAO,51Gold Mist
2011CadillacSRXGAO,51Gold Mist
2011ChevroletAveoGAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletChevrolet51,GAOGold MistAveo, Cruze, Equinox, Impala, Malibu
2011ChevroletChevy Truck51,GAOGold MistEquinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse
2011ChevroletCruzeGAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletEquinoxGAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletImpalaGAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletMalibuGAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletSuburban51,GAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletTahoe51,GAOGold Mist
2011ChevroletTraverse51UGold Mist
2011GM51,GAOGold Mist
2011GMCAcadia51,GAOGold Mist
2011GMCGMC51,GAOGold MistAcadia, Terrain, Yukon
2011GMCTerrain51,GAOGold Mist
2011GMCYukon51,GAOGold Mist
2012BuickBuick51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N, Enclave LaCrosse Regal
2012BuickEnclave51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012BuickLaCrosse51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012BuickRegal51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012CadillacCadillac51,GAOGold MistEscalade, SRX
2012CadillacEscalade51,GAOGold Mist
2012CadillacSRX51,GAOGold Mist
2012ChevroletCaptiva51,GAOGold Mist
2012ChevroletChevrolet51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012ChevroletChevy Truck51,GAOGold MistEquinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse
2012ChevroletCruzeGAOGold Mistalso WA216N, US Canada
2012ChevroletEquinox51,GAOGold Mist
2012ChevroletImpalaGAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012ChevroletMalibuGAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012ChevroletSuburban51,GAOGold Mist
2012ChevroletTahoe51,GAOGold Mist
2012ChevroletTraverse51UGold Mist
2012GM51,GAOGold Mistalso WA216N
2012GMCAcadia51,GAOGold Mist
2012GMCGMC51,GAOGold MistAcadia, Terrain, Yukon
2012GMCTerrain51,GAOGold Mist
2012GMCYukon51,GAOGold Mist
2013GMGAOGold Mist
2014ChevroletChevroletGAOGold MistCruze
2014ChevroletCruzeGAOGold Mist
2014GMGAOGold Mist

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