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

Step 1

Select your Hyundai model

Generic Model
Santa Fe
All Models

Step 2

Select your Hyundai year.

Step 3

Select your Hyundai paint code.

How do you find the paint color of your car?

We have an extensive range of paint codes for all Hyundai models, including the Sonata and Genesis. Hyundai has made locating your paint code relatively easy, and you can typically find them in the places below. It will be located on the manufacturer’s sticker, which is usually black, white, or silver. To find your code:

Hyundai Paint Code Location
  • Under the hood check the core support
  • Look on the middle section of the firewall
  • Lastly, check the driver’s side door jamb

The locations above are just the most typical and can vary depending on the year and model of your Hyundai. If you can’t find the tag with your paint code number on it, give us a call at 971-770-2372 , we are available from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm PST. After a few basic pieces of information, our staff will be able to help you identify the correct paint code. You can also contact us via email at

How to find the paint code on the manufacturer’s tag

Hyundai color codes are straightforward to understand. Their codes are usually two characters in length, containing both numbers and letters. However, they can also be three digits long.

Hyundai Paint Code Location

Example: WJ

The letters above represent White Tricoat. Other examples include IM Titanium Silver Metallic and 3D/A3D Bright Silver Metallic. Sometimes the same color code may be used for multiple colors depending on the type of vehicle you own.

Spotting the color code on your Accent or Elantra’s manufacturers tag isn’t tricky. The Hyundai color code is prefixed with the title `PAINT”. This can often be found at the top of the label on the right-hand side.

More information on Hyundai

After launching in 1967, Hyundai has grown to be the largest car manufacturer in South Korea and the third biggest worldwide. The company has seen great success across the globe, particularly with its Accent and Elantra model. They also operate one of the largest automobile factories in the world, which produces around 1.6 million cars a year.

Hyundai has seen a recent surge in the popularity of their metallic colors, including 8S/V8S Shale Gray Metallic and S3/S3B Phantom Black Metallic, while their premium Genesis brand has continued to go from strength to strength. From the outside, their branded logo looks like a plain H, but it was actually modeled on two people shaking hands, representing the customer and the company.

See what our customers are saying:

R.H. from Cupertino, CA ordered Hyper Silver Metallic (P2S) and says: Product arrived quickly and just what I needed to repair the scratch on my Hyundai. Great Customer Service as I had a special request.

John from Brentwood, shared this about his NH Iridescent Silver Blue Pearl (Z3/Z3S): Easy to choose correct color. Was the best price for my small chip repair.

L.M. from Hollywood, FL chose Radiant Silver Metallic (SM) and recommends our products: Much better than the Pen Types, I bought both and this works much better

J.M. from Huddleston, VA ordered (DR) Dark Cherry Red Metallic for his Hyundai Santa Fe: Spot on color match. Easy application. Comprehensive instructions. Why pay more?

D.N. from Zimmerman, MN is happy with his Santiago Silver Metallic (YS/Y6S) Hyundai Genesis paint. He says: Applied paint to some rock chips on my 2015 Genesis today and the paint is a PERFECT match! Unless you knew where they were you would never be able to find them. Very happy! I will definitely recommend and use again if necessary.

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