GM code WA379E - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as simply "Red". Other common color promotional names include Magnetic Red, Crimson Pearl, and Red Jewel. The color formulation has been used between 1998 and 2007, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, Cadillac, GM, and Pontiac. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Cadillac, Buick, Chevy Truck, Corvette, Trailblazer, Lesabre, Blazer, DTS, Lucerne, Pontiac, Bonneville, Rainier, LeSabre, XLR, DeVille, and Regal. 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 WA379E, which may appear on body data tags include: 379E, U379E, and L379E (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 WA379E (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1998CadillacCadillac86RedEldorado, Seville
1998GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
1999ChevroletCorvette86Magnetic Red
2000BuickBuick86RedRegal
2000BuickRegal86Red
2000ChevroletBlazer86Red
2000ChevroletChevy Truck86Redblazer, S10
2000ChevroletCorvette86Magnetic Red
2000GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2001CadillacCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2001ChevroletBlazer86Red
2001ChevroletChevy Truck86RedBlazer, S10 pickup
2001ChevroletCorvette86Magnetic Red
2001GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2002CadillacCadillac86Red
2002ChevroletChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2002ChevroletCorvette86Magnetic Red
2002ChevroletTrailblazer86Red
2002GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2003BuickBuick86Redbasecoat, midcoat, Lesabre
2003BuickLesabre86Red
2003CadillacCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2003ChevroletChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2003ChevroletTrailblazer86Red
2003GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004BuickBuick86RedLesabre Rainier
2004BuickLesabre86Red
2004BuickRainier86Red
2004CadillacCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004ChevroletChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2004ChevroletCorvette86Magnetic Red
2004ChevroletTrailblazer86Red
2004GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004PontiacBonneville86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004PontiacPontiac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2005BuickBuick86RedLeSabre, Rainier
2005BuickLeSabre86Red
2005BuickRainier86Red
2005CadillacCadillac86RedDeVille, XLR
2005CadillacDeVille86Red
2005CadillacXLR86Red
2005ChevroletChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2005ChevroletCorvette80Red Jewel717 built
2005ChevroletTrailblazer86Red
2005GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2005PontiacBonneville86Red
2005PontiacPontiac86RedBonneville
2006BuickBuick86RedLucerne
2006BuickLucerne86Red
2006CadillacCadillac86Crimson PearlDTS
2006CadillacDTS86Crimson Pearl
2006GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2007BuickBuick86RedLucerne
2007BuickLucerne86Red
2007CadillacCadillac86RedDTS
2007CadillacDTS86Red
2007GM86Red

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