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I'll never be able to decide on a color

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White cars get in 12% fewer accidents. Free color and 12% less chance of bodily injury or death. Gee, tough decision.
I wonder how much of that is visibility, and how much of that is due to the personality/driving style of people who buy white cars. A lot of white vehicles are commercial, perhaps that plays into it as well.

That being said, I ordered white/white. I like red as well, but not worth the extra $2600 (Canadian). I didn’t want another black car after 10 years with one, and both the blue and MSM are too dark for my liking. I would have loved a lighter blue, or a copper/orange colour, but this is Tesla, so white it is.
 

drtimhill

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Days without my Tesla are ticking away like sand through an hour class because I can't decide on an exterior color. I just can't. I've looked at all of them, and I like most of the colors for different reasons, but I JUST CAN'T DECIDE.

I know I'm getting the white interior, but the exterior color has me stumped. I love the white, but my truck is white, my girlfriends car is white, my parents SUV that I drive in the winter while they snowbird in Florida is white. I want something different, but living in Seattle gives me pause about darker colors. Love black, but it's black. Tough to maintain. Love blue and red, but when they get dirty, the overall look of the car really gets muted. I typically love silvers and grays, but the MSM just hasn't excited me.

Dammit!

White/White?
Red/White?
Black/White?
Blue/White?
For me it was elimination...

White gets dirty too fast
Black looks too like a funeral
Red is too "look at me I'm trying to be a Ferrari"
Guess what is left? :)
 
For me it was elimination...

White gets dirty too fast
Black looks too like a funeral
Red is too "look at me I'm trying to be a Ferrari"
Guess what is left? :)

So you went with, I know it looks like a blue Ford Escort, but..... :)

Kidding...color doesn't matter to a lot a people, but it does to me. I want a color that screams, DAMN, that looks amazing. I haven't gotten there with any of the colors yet except the white interior.
 

drtimhill

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Seattle
So you went with, I know it looks like a blue Ford Escort, but..... :)

Kidding...color doesn't matter to a lot a people, but it does to me. I want a color that screams, DAMN, that looks amazing. I haven't gotten there with any of the colors yet except the white interior.
lol .. well I ended up with the midnight blue thing (which is basically gray with a bit of blue). Dull, but it hides the dirt! :)

Actually, the white interior is so cool it will overcome any bland exterior (until the white gets dirty of course!).
 

Fred42

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Days without my Tesla are ticking away like sand through an hour class because I can't decide on an exterior color. I just can't. I've looked at all of them, and I like most of the colors for different reasons, but I JUST CAN'T DECIDE.

I know I'm getting the white interior, but the exterior color has me stumped. I love the white, but my truck is white, my girlfriends car is white, my parents SUV that I drive in the winter while they snowbird in Florida is white. I want something different, but living in Seattle gives me pause about darker colors. Love black, but it's black. Tough to maintain. Love blue and red, but when they get dirty, the overall look of the car really gets muted. I typically love silvers and grays, but the MSM just hasn't excited me.

Dammit!

White/White?
Red/White?
Black/White?
Blue/White?
Suggestion: Propose to your girlfriend, then you'll have enough challenges that the color won't matter.
 
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Have a white, after one winter I hate the car enough to get a new car in a different colour… was going to get grey because wife hates red and I thought blue looked like a Ford.

But while at Tesla looking at the new center consoles I saw the blue with the new chrome delete next to a grey and it looks much better now. So much that I’d rather have that, so we got the blue.

So my tip is to go look at them in person to decide.
 
Days without my Tesla are ticking away like sand through an hour class because I can't decide on an exterior color. I just can't. I've looked at all of them, and I like most of the colors for different reasons, but I JUST CAN'T DECIDE.

I know I'm getting the white interior, but the exterior color has me stumped. I love the white, but my truck is white, my girlfriends car is white, my parents SUV that I drive in the winter while they snowbird in Florida is white. I want something different, but living in Seattle gives me pause about darker colors. Love black, but it's black. Tough to maintain. Love blue and red, but when they get dirty, the overall look of the car really gets muted. I typically love silvers and grays, but the MSM just hasn't excited me.

Dammit!

White/White?
Red/White?
Black/White?
Blue/White?

if you cant decide get midnight silver (grey) with white or black interior. if its just you in the car all the time get white otherwise black (hides stains a bit better). you can thank me later for this advice via pm.
 
I wonder how much of that is visibility, and how much of that is due to the personality/driving style of people who buy white cars. A lot of white vehicles are commercial, perhaps that plays into it as well.

That being said, I ordered white/white. I like red as well, but not worth the extra $2600 (Canadian). I didn’t want another black car after 10 years with one, and both the blue and MSM are too dark for my liking. I would have loved a lighter blue, or a copper/orange colour, but this is Tesla, so white it is.

i went with black because it was free and thought "its a nice colour anyway".

Soooo many regrets.
 
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