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or perform a keyword Search of the 437,322 paint codes in our database:
Check out the top ten most popular paint colors specifically viewed in our database
Ford: M, WT, MX codes
GM: WA, WE codes Chrysler DT codes International IH codes
Looking for automotive paint? What's the name of a color? Remembering the first car you ever owned? These questions and more can be explored on PaintRef.com. We do not sell paint, but we do try to help you find the paint codes so that you can order them from a paint company like the ones we have links to on the right.

What makes our paint database different than all the rest?
(1) We have a method to easily cross-reference the use of a paint formula on different automobile models, years, and paint manufacturers
(2) We show the model/year paint code as well as the longer GM/Ford/Chrysler manufacturing paint code
(3) Where ever possible we try to use the model/year promotional paint name which comes from sales brochures which we also have available for viewing (25,752 pages and growing).
(4) We show the corresponding codes of all major manufacturers of paint (OEM and touchup paints, we try to avoid alternative or complete repaint options because they don't match well)
(5) We not only show scanned in paint chip pages (12,073 pages viewable online) but we also link them to the names and codes in in our database (ever try searching manually an online jpg image for a color name? Well, you can do that automatically in our site!)
(6) In many cases we show examples of the paint, even on real cars. If not, check out the Google/Bing/Yahoo image search links for each color listed.
(7) You can also search on generic color shades such as Orange or Red Corvette or 1969 Blue or Chyrsler Green, we even have summary lists which show the use of these color shades on a specific model throughout the years (i.e. Blue Mustang or Orange Camaro or Green Chevy Truck.

Why do we do this? To understand the history of color usage as well as how codes and promotional names for the same paint have changed with time.

For example, did you know that the most commonly offered three colors on a model each year in the USA is red, white, and blue? Black, which is quite popular, has frequently not been offered some years.

You can help us! If you find errors; contact us. If you have a car with an original color; consider sending us photos for us to post as an example of that color. If you have information we are missing; let us know (we are working on foreign made cars now). Thanks!!!
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1958 Chevrolet Corvette
paint color name   code     sample  
Inca Silver
Charcoal 500A
Silver Blue 502A
Black 503A
Regal Turquoise 504A
Signet Red 506A
Panama Yellow 508A
Snowcrest White 510A

1964 Ford Mustang
paint color name   code     sample  
Raven Black A
Pagoda Green B
Dynasty Green D
Guardsman Blue F
Caspian Blue H
Rangoon Red J
Silver Smoke Gray K
Wimbledon White M
Tropical Turquoise O
Prairie Bronze P
Cascade Green S
Sunlight Yellow V
Vintage Burgundy X
Skylight Blue Y
Chantilly Beige Z
Poppy Red 3
Twilight Turquoise 5
Phoenician Yellow 7

1970 Dodge Challenger
paint color name   code     sample  
Silver A4
Light Blue B3
Bright Blue B5
Dark Blue B7
Plum Crazy C7
Bright Red E5
Light Green F4
Dark Green F8
Sublime J5
Green Go J6
Go Mango K2
Dark Burnt Orange K5
Beige L1
Panther Pink M3
Dark Tan T6
Hemi Orange V2
White W1
Black X9
Bright Yellow Y1
Cream Y3
Light Gold Y4

1972 Volkswagen Beetle
paint color name   code     sample  
Texas Yellow L10B
Saturn Yellow L13M
Brilliant Orange L20B
Blood Orange L21E
Kasan Red L30B
Black L41
Enzian Blue L51B
Marina Blue L54D
Sumatra Green L61B
Willow Green L63K
Pastel White L90D
Kansas Beige L91D
Turquoise L95B
Silver L96D
Gemini Blue L96E
Colorado Red L97D

2015 Chevrolet Corvette
paint color name   code     sample  
Shark Gray G1B
Daytona Sunrise Orange G1H
Laguna Blue G7H
Lime Rock Green G7J
Night Race Blue GXH
Arctic White 10,G8G
Blade Silver 17,GAN
Black 41,GBA
Velocity Yellow 45,G8A
Torch Red 70,GKZ
Crystal Red 89,GBE

2015 Chevrolet Camaro
paint color name   code     sample  
Blue Velvet G1M
Red Hot G7C
Bright Yellow G7D
Lime Rock Green G7J
Red Rock G7P
Ashen Gray GLJ
Silver Ice 17,GAN
Black 41,GBA
Summit White 50,GAZ
Crystal Red 89,GBE

2015 Ford Mustang
paint color name   code     sample  
Competition Orange CY
Triple Yellow H3
Guard HN
Deep Impact Blue J4
Magnetic J7
Kona Blue L6
Wimbledon White N4
Race Red PQ
Ruby Red RR
Black UA
Ingot Silver UX
Oxford White YZ

2015 Dodge Dart
paint color name   code     sample  
Granite Crystal AU
Laser Blue BJ
True Blue BU
Vitamin C LC
Passion Red PRV,NRV
Redline Red RM
Billet Silver SC
Bright White W7
Pitch Black X8

2015 Dodge Challenger
paint color name   code     sample  
Granite Crystal AU
Jazz Blue BX
Sublime FB
B5 Blue QD
TorRed R3
Redline Red RY
Billet Silver SC
Bright White W7
Ivory WD
Pitch Black X8
Phantom Black XT

2015 Volkswagen Beetle
paint color name   code     sample  
Black L041
Oryx White L0K1
Reflex Silver LA7W
Yellow Rush LB1B
Reef Blue LB5K
Pure White LC9A
Deep Black Pearl LC9X
Platinum Gray LD7X
Toffee Brown LH8Z
Denim Blue LP5F
Moonrock Silver LP7W
Tornado Red LY3D