How to Find Your Buick Paint Code: Step by Step Video

Step 1

Select your Buick model

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Step 2

Select your Buick year.

Step 3

Select your Buick paint code.

How to find my Buick paint color

Buick’s are a classic American car, and it doesn’t matter if you own a Regal, a Century, or a LeSabre, the paint code will be on the VIN sticker. Depending on your exact make and model, the location of the label will vary. So be sure to:

Buick Paint Code Location
  • Go to the rear of your vehicle and open the trunk
  • Look on the trunk lid
  • Check on the trunk itself
  • Navigate to the front of the car
  • Open the passenger door and check the glove box
  • Finally, check on the driver’s side door panel

The places listed above are just the most likely spots you will find the tag. If it is not in any of these areas, call our customer care team at 971-770-2372 . With just a few details, we can get you the code for your Rivera, Skylark, or Cascada. Our phone lines are open from 8 am till 2 pm during the week and on Saturday. You can contact us at any other time via email at

What does the Buick paint code mean?

Buick Paint Code Location

Like other General Motors owned brands, paint code for Buick’s can be written in a variety of formats. On the VIN tag it will be written as a four-digit code that contains both numbers and letters, similar the one below:

Example: 505Q

The code above represents Crystal Claret. When searching for the codes, they may be written in a variety of formats different from the one shown above.

For example, 17/GAN/WA636R Switchblade Silver Metallic and 40/WA8554 White, are numerous codes written for two separate colors.

The color code can be hard to spot on Buick manufacturer’s tags. You should lookout for the “BC/CC” heading as the code will be to the right of it. Also, the code will usually be prefixed by a “U.”


Buick Fun Facts

Buick has a rich 116-year history that saw it become the company that founded General Motors. The premium brand has sold more than 1.4 million vehicles, and now 80% of its cars are sold in China. Models like the Cascada, Enclave, and Regal are popular there, particularly in metallic colors like 58/GAR/WA501Q Carbon Flash Metallic and 33/WA5322 Light Driftwood Metallic.

Despite being known for their luxury, Buicks also pack a performance punch, and they have won the Indy 500 six times. Also, their fastest car, the Buick Regal, tops a whopping 162mph. Only twice in the company’s history have they produced vehicles for more than six passengers, the 2008 to 2013 Enclave and 1991 to 1995 Estate.

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