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Cannot for the life of me decide an exterior/interior combination

Oct 6, 2021
57
25
Seattle, WA
Cannot decide between 4 exterior/interior combinations for LR AWD

So for the exterior I am torn between white and MSM. My current car is a 2008 gray Nissan Sentra.

White is cheaper, statistically less likely to be in a car accident, might be less safe in snow? looks more sporty, looks super cool in the dark, and easier to clean and hide dirt. And different color from my current car, which can either be a pro or con. Contrasts well with the chrome delete.Everyone has white.

MSM I feel like half the time it looks super dull, and half of the time I am wowed by it. It looks less sporty I guess? More of an elegant vibe. Might be 2nd most popular color.

With the interior, I actually didn’t care for the more futuristic look. So I actually preferred black. However, I keep reading that most people regret getting the black, but don’t regret getting the white? More people seem to like the white.

From what I’ve read, white feels more spacious, more futuristic, easy to clean, keeps cool (although not relevant in Seattle), and lets in more light (might also be a con?).

Black feels more sporty and I like that. Less upkeep (I’m a very messy person and not the type of person who likes to wipe/clean seats). I personally think it looks good with both MSM and white.

So far I guess I’m leaning towards white on black? But I keep going back and forth and have no clue on how to decide :/
 
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JoshFalken

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Mar 8, 2021
52
46
CLT
At first, I was dead set on MSM with black interior. Then I saw the white with black in the showroom and immediately knew I’d prefer that setup on the chrome delete 2021s. so I bought white w/ black interior. Love it. The contrast really makes it pop. I could care less how many people are driving the same color combo, it was more about what I prefer.

I did test drive an MSM with white interior (prior to purchase) and if I had gone with MSM I would probably would have swapped to a white interior. That’s pretty sharp once you see it in person.
 
Oct 6, 2021
57
25
Seattle, WA
At first, I was dead set on MSM with black interior. Then I saw the white with black in the showroom and immediately knew I’d prefer that setup on the chrome delete 2021s. so I bought white w/ black interior. Love it. The contrast really makes it pop. I could care less how many people are driving the same color combo, it was more about what I prefer.

I did test drive an MSM with white interior (prior to purchase) and if I had gone with MSM I would probably would have swapped to a white interior. That’s pretty sharp once you see it in person.
I guess maybe I should go to a showroom again and see what vibes with me. Question: why not white on white if you liked the white interior?
 

pipp

Member
Aug 1, 2021
179
169
Los Angeles
I think one big factor in deciding on interior color is what kind of people are going to be riding in your car? If you have messy little kids then black might be a good idea…
 
Oct 6, 2021
57
25
Seattle, WA
I think one big factor in deciding on interior color is what kind of people are going to be riding in your car? If you have messy little kids then black might be a good idea…
I’m a single 23 year old haha. So it’s just personal preference. Although I’m a pretty messy person, and hate cleaning in general. But I heard white isn’t hard to clean.
 

pipp

Member
Aug 1, 2021
179
169
Los Angeles
Yeah I have white, and after 5 weeks so far, so good. When you say you are messy, hopefully you’re not chocolate-ice-cream-on-your-face-and-everywhere-else level of messy…
 

GeoG

Member
Sep 16, 2021
158
77
Oklahoma
Cannot decide between 4 exterior/interior combinations for LR AWD

So for the exterior I am torn between white and MSM. My current car is a 2008 gray Nissan Sentra.

White is cheaper, statistically less likely to be in a car accident, might be less safe in snow? looks more sporty, looks super cool in the dark, and easier to clean and hide dirt. And different color from my current car, which can either be a pro or con. Contrasts well with the chrome delete.Everyone has white.

MSM I feel like half the time it looks super dull, and half of the time I am wowed by it. It looks less sporty I guess? More of an elegant vibe. Might be 2nd most popular color.

With the interior, I actually didn’t care for the more futuristic look. So I actually preferred black. However, I keep reading that most people regret getting the black, but don’t regret getting the white? More people seem to like the white.

From what I’ve read, white feels more spacious, more futuristic, easy to clean, keeps cool (although not relevant in Seattle), and lets in more light (might also be a con?).

Black feels more sporty and I like that. Less upkeep (I’m a very messy person and not the type of person who likes to wipe/clean seats). I personally think it looks good with both MSM and white.

So far I guess I’m leaning towards white on black? But I keep going back and forth and have no clue on how to decide :/
 

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Jeremy3292

Gas Is Slow
Jul 7, 2021
671
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South Carolina
As much as everyone wants to tell you the white seats are maintenance free and easy to clean, they are still white seats and still get dirty. Some people just LOVE the white seats but for me as an OCD person the upkeep would be so annoying. Also the added cost seems a bit much. Zero regrets on the black interior. Exterior color I wanted silver but had to settle for MSM as they obviously don't make silver...
 
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GeoG

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Sep 16, 2021
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Oklahoma
Cannot decide between 4 exterior/interior combinations for LR AWD

So for the exterior I am torn between white and MSM. My current car is a 2008 gray Nissan Sentra.

White is cheaper, statistically less likely to be in a car accident, might be less safe in snow? looks more sporty, looks super cool in the dark, and easier to clean and hide dirt. And different color from my current car, which can either be a pro or con. Contrasts well with the chrome delete.Everyone has white.

MSM I feel like half the time it looks super dull, and half of the time I am wowed by it. It looks less sporty I guess? More of an elegant vibe. Might be 2nd most popular color.

With the interior, I actually didn’t care for the more futuristic look. So I actually preferred black. However, I keep reading that most people regret getting the black, but don’t regret getting the white? More people seem to like the white.

From what I’ve read, white feels more spacious, more futuristic, easy to clean, keeps cool (although not relevant in Seattle), and lets in more light (might also be a con?).

Black feels more sporty and I like that. Less upkeep (I’m a very messy person and not the type of person who likes to wipe/clean seats). I personally think it looks good with both MSM and white.

So far I guess I’m leaning towards white on black? But I keep going back and forth and have no clue on how to decide :/
A couple of my friends said they wished they had gone with black only because the seats are visible from the outside even with a really dark tint. With the black interior you dont see anything inside with a dark tint. The white seats are definitely easy to clean is what I heard.
 
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GeoG

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Sep 16, 2021
158
77
Oklahoma
As much as everyone wants to tell you the white seats are maintenance free and easy to clean, they are still white seats and still get dirty. Some people just LOVE the white seats but for me as an OCD person the upkeep would be so annoying. Also the added cost seems a bit much. Zero regrets on the black interior. Exterior color I wanted silver but had to settle for MSM as they obviously don't make silver...
Just read your message. I wanted silver too but settled for MSM. Lol
 
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rpiotro

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Aug 18, 2021
157
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42°57'33.77"N 88°03'05"W
I like the white exterior. The black accents really make it stand out. I wanted the white interior also because of heat. My last car had a light interior. Wheat. The wife put the kibosh on the white interior. She said "It would feel like we're riding around in a marshmallow."

No regrets but if I were to do it again I'd probably go blue with the white. A combo that goes together well.
 

rpiotro

Member
Aug 18, 2021
157
97
42°57'33.77"N 88°03'05"W
A couple of my friends said they wished they had gone with black only because the seats are visible from the outside even with a really dark tint. With the black interior you dont see anything inside with a dark tint. The white seats are definitely easy to clean is what I heard.
What, do they plan on pulling a heist or something?
 
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