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Old 09-02-2014   #1
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would you compromise on car colour ?

just wondering how many of you would compromise on a car colour?
for example yellow car 29k on the clock and the other car has 50k but in red/black/orange colour which ever one you prefer so the quesion is would you get the higher mileage car just for the colour ? or would you take the colour you not a big fan of ?

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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

Yellow isn't that bad a colour, it's not like it is pink or something :P
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

I wouldn't buy a car in a colour I don't like (RED) but if the 'right' car was in an OK colour then condition takes precedence. I tend to look at only cars in colours I can live with anyway.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

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I wouldn't buy a car in a colour I don't like (RED) but if the 'right' car was in an OK colour then condition takes precedence. I tend to look at only cars in colours I can live with anyway.
Ditto, but white.... Also a bit loathe to get cars that blend into the hedges around here (i.e. brown or green...).

Yellow FIATs tend to look pretty cool, as a rule, though...!
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

Colour doesn't bother me unless it's pink TBH. So spec, followed by condition, colour only gets a look in if there are two identicle vehicles with different colours.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

i'd prefer pink to gold, brown or most greens.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

Yes, to a point. But not to the point of day-glow yellow or pink

I wasn't too sure about the colour of my car, it's not one I would have originally went for... but the deal and spec was too good to pass up.

The colour still annoys me sometimes, depending on the light, but it's growing on me

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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

White, black or green are definitely a no go for me, regardless of condition etc.
This is becasue white and black are terrible colours to keep clean IMO and green has always been considered unlucky.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

If it is a minor difference like 20k on the odometer, I'll take the color that I prefer rather than go for the lower mileage. Some more significant variance, such as accident history, 100k on the odometer, rust on the frame, those things that have a potential to be much more expensive than a paint job, will sway my choice to the less desired color.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

always have. wanted a tesla blue, got baby blue. does change slightly with light, can get a way with calling ti silver in some lighting

took 3months to find the specs of the car i got. under 70k 1.8tdci focus no older than 06
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

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Yes, to a point. But not to the point of day-glow yellow or pink

I wasn't too sure about the colour of my car, it's not one I would have originally went for... but the deal and spec was too good to pass up.

The colour still annoys me sometimes, depending on the light, but it's growing on me

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I love that colour! Certainly one you don't often see on a Punto
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

This question depends entirely on budget, if you're spending a grand condition is all, if you're spending 10 then depending on what you're buying you can afford to be a bit more picky. If you're spending 20 then it better have the right colour, the right options, and be the one you were looking for and be good nick.
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

Yes, if you haven't got much money the condition is the only consideration.

Otherwise, I would never touch a non-metallic red, a black or a dark green car. I don't like silver either. The 500 in pink works well, unbelievably, but on other cars: no!
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

you just reminded me.. that was the only sensible option to my Passion RED one,when trying to get my TA, and there was about 7 UK cars available - total..,

I've NEVER seen one in THAT colour,,
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Re: would you compromise on car colour ?

Depends on the car, if it was rare enough I'd buy it regardless of colour....





....although I might have a few doubts if it was green!
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