GM code WA505Q - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Crystal Red. Other common color promotional names include Crystal Claret and Crystal Red (Claret). The color formulation has been used between 2008 and 2016, primarily by GM. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Buick, SRX, Corvette, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chevy Truck, CTS, Yukon, Volt, Verano, Captiva, GMC, Sonic, Cruze, Suburban, Tahoe, Equinox, Lucerne, DTS, Camaro, Regal, Impala, Terrain, Malibu, Escalade, STS, Acadia, XLR, Traverse, HHR, Enclave, XTS, Saturn, LaCrosse, Pontiac, Lacrosse, G5, Cobalt, and ELR. 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 WA505Q, which may appear on body data tags include: 505Q, U505Q, and L505Q (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.

Example of the color GM WA505Q
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Usage list of GM paint code WA505Q (more information)
yearmanufmodelcodepaint namecomment
2008GM89Crystal Claret3 stage
2008GMBuick89Crystal ClaretLucerne
2008GMCadillac89Crystal RedCTS,DTS,XLR,SRX
2008GMCorvette89Crystal Red
2008GMCTS89Crystal Red
2008GMDTS89Crystal Red
2008GMLucerne89Crystal Claret
2008GMSRX89Crystal Red
2008GMXLR89Crystal Red
2009GM89Crystal Claret
2009GMBuick89Crystal ClaretLucerne
2009GMCadillac89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret, CTS DTS SRX STS XLR
2009GMChevy Truck89Crystal ClaretHHR
2009GMCorvette89Crystal Red
2009GMCTS89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret
2009GMDTS89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret
2009GMHHR89Crystal Claret
2009GMLucerne89Crystal Claret
2009GMSaturn89Crystal ClaretVue
2009GMSRX89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret
2009GMSTS89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret
2009GMXLR89Crystal Redalso Crystal Claret
2010GM89,GBECrystal Claret3 stage
2010GMBuickGBECrystal RedLucerne
2010GMCadillac89Crystal RedCTS DTS SRX STS XLR
2010GMChevroletGBECrystal ClaretCobalt
2010GMChevy Truck89,GBECrystal ClaretHHR
2010GMCobaltGBECrystal Claret
2010GMCorvette89Crystal Red
2010GMCTS89Crystal Red
2010GMDTS89Crystal Red
2010GMG5GBECrystal Claret
2010GMHHR89,GBECrystal Claret
2010GMLucerneGBECrystal Red
2010GMPontiacGBECrystal ClaretG5
2010GMSaturnGBECrystal ClaretVue
2010GMSRX89Crystal Red
2010GMSTS89Crystal Red
2010GMXLR89Crystal Red
2011GM89,GBECrystal Red (Claret)
2011GMBuickGBECrystal ClaretLucerne, also WA551Q
2011GMCadillacGBE,89Crystal RedCTS, DTS, SRX, STS
2011GMChevrolet89,GBECrystal Red (Claret)Cruze, Volt
2011GMChevy Truck89,GBECrystal RedHHR
2011GMCorvette89Crystal Red
2011GMCruzeGBECrystal Red
2011GMCTSGBE,89Crystal Red
2011GMDTSGBE,89Crystal Red
2011GMHHR89,GBECrystal Red
2011GMLucerneGBECrystal Claretalso WA551Q
2011GMSRXGBE,89Crystal Red
2011GMSTSGBE,89Crystal Red
2011GMVolt89,GBECrystal Red
2012GM89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMAcadia89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMBuick89,GBECrystal ClaretEnclave LaCrosse Regal Verano
2012GMCadillac89,GBECrystal RedCTS, Escalade, SRX
2012GMCamaroGBECrystal Red
2012GMCaptiva89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMChevrolet89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMChevy Truck89,GBECrystal RedEquinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse
2012GMCorvette89Crystal Redlate production color
2012GMCruzeGBECrystal RedUS Canada
2012GMCTS89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMEnclave89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMEquinox89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMEscalade89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMGMC89,GBECrystal RedAcadia, Yukon
2012GMImpalaGBECrystal Red
2012GMLaCrosse89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMRegal89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMSonicGBECrystal Red
2012GMSRX89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMSuburban89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMTahoe89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMTraverse89UCrystal Red
2012GMVerano89,GBECrystal Claret
2012GMVolt89,GBECrystal Red
2012GMYukon89,GBECrystal Red
2013GMGBECrystal Red
2013GMAcadiaGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMBuickGBE,89Crystal RedEnclave LaCrosse Regal Verano
2013GMCamaroGBECrystal Red
2013GMCaptiva89,GBECrystal Red
2013GMChevroletGBE,89Crystal RedCruze Impala Malibu Sonic
2013GMChevy Truck89,GBECrystal RedEquinox Traverse Tahoe Suburban
2013GMCorvette89Crystal Red
2013GMCruzeGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMEnclaveGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMEquinoxGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMGMCGBE,89Crystal RedAcadia Terrain Yukon
2013GMImpalaGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMLaCrosseGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMMalibuGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMRegalGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMSonicGBECrystal Red
2013GMSuburban89,GBECrystal Red
2013GMTahoe89,GBECrystal Red
2013GMTerrainGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMTraverse89Crystal Red
2013GMVeranoGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMVoltGBE,89Crystal Red
2013GMYukonGBE,89Crystal Red
2014GMGBE,89Crystal Red
2014GMAcadia89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMBuickGBECrystal RedEnclave Lacrosse Regal Verano
2014GMCadillacGBECrystal RedELR Escalade SRX XTS
2014GMCamaroGBECrystal Red
2014GMCaptiva89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMChevrolet89,GBECrystal RedCruze Impala Malibu Sonic
2014GMChevy Truck89,GBECrystal RedCaptiva Equinox Suburban Tahoe Traverse
2014GMCorvette89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMCruze89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMELRGBECrystal Red
2014GMEnclaveGBECrystal Red
2014GMEquinox89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMEscaladeGBECrystal Red
2014GMGMC89,GBECrystal RedAcadia Terrain Yukon
2014GMImpala89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMLacrosseGBECrystal Red
2014GMMalibu89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMRegalGBECrystal Red
2014GMSonic89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMSRXGBECrystal Red
2014GMSuburban89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMTahoe89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMTerrain89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMTraverse89UCrystal Red
2014GMVeranoGBECrystal Red
2014GMVolt89,GBECrystal Red
2014GMXTSGBECrystal Red
2014GMYukon89,GBECrystal Red
2015GMGBE,89Crystal Red
2015GMBuickGBECrystal RedRegal Verano
2015GMCadillacGBECrystal RedEscalade SRX XTS
2015GMCamaro89,GBECrystal Red
2015GMCaptivaGBE,89Crystal Red
2015GMChevrolet89,GBECrystal RedCamaro Corvette Impala Sonic Volt
2015GMChevy TruckGBECrystal RedEquinox Suburban Tahoe
2015GMCorvette89,GBECrystal Red
2015GMEquinoxGBECrystal Red
2015GMEscaladeGBECrystal Red
2015GMGMCGBECrystal RedTerrain Yukon
2015GMImpalaGBECrystal Red
2015GMRegalGBECrystal Red
2015GMSonicGBECrystal Red
2015GMSRXGBECrystal Red
2015GMSuburbanGBECrystal Red
2015GMTahoeGBECrystal Red
2015GMTerrainGBECrystal Red
2015GMVeranoGBECrystal Red
2015GMVoltGBECrystal Red
2015GMXTSGBECrystal Red
2015GMYukonGBECrystal Red
2016GMBuickGBECrystal RedVerano
2016GMCadillacGBECrystal RedSRX
2016GMCaptivaGBE,89Crystal Red
2016GMChevroletGBE,89Crystal RedCaptiva Malibu Sonic
2016GMGMCGBECrystal RedYukon
2016GMMalibuGBECrystal Red
2016GMSonicGBECrystal Red
2016GMSRXGBECrystal Red
2016GMVeranoGBECrystal Red
2016GMYukonGBECrystal Red

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