Silver remains UK motorists favourite car colour
Silver remains the UK’s favourite car colour, according to data taken from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (or DVLA).
Analysed by the RAC, this data shows that 6.6 million of the total 32.3 million licensed cars on UK roads are silver which positions it in the top spot for yet another year, despite a 3% drop on the amount recorded in 2017.
Black comes in a very close second with 6.4 million, an impressive 7% increase on last year, while blue rounds out the top three at 5.8 million.
They’re followed by grey at 4.3 million, white at 3.6 million and red at 3.4 million.
White and cream/ivory are the two colours which have seen the biggest rise over the last 12 months shooting up a staggering 27% and 36% respectively.
The number of multi-coloured car remains mostly unchanged at 7,702.
“Silver is still hanging on to its title of being the most popular car colour in Britain, but black is catching up fast and may well overtake very soon,” said RAC Insurance spokesman Simon Williams.
“Blue – in its various shades – remains consistently popular but has lost ground on surging black.”
“White is the fastest growing of the really mass appeal car colours as it continues to race up the popularity rankings, now leapfrogging its rival ‘red’ into fifth.”