Show your true colors with GM auto touch-up paint Show your true colors with GM auto touch-up paint

Show your true colors with GM auto touch-up paint

Locate Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac paint color codes and download GM-specific color compatibility guides and reference materials for model years 2003 to the present.


Matching the exact auto paint color of your Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, HUMMER, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, or Saturn vehicle can be a frustrating endeavor. Resin quality, solvent viscosity, pigment colors and toners, vehicle age, and regional differences all play a role in a vehicle’s paint coloring. To match the original auto paint color of your Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac vehicle, use our extensive GM vehicle-color compatibility guides and reference materials.

Everyday driving is bound to cause a few paint chips on your vehicle’s exterior. While the affected areas are usually too small to require a total-vehicle paint job, you can still cover these chips with vehicle-specific touch-up paint. Simply enter in your vehicle information below and we’ll locate touch-up options for your Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac vehicle. You can also contact your dealer with your VIN for further assistance.

Fill in the following fields to access the touch-up paint codes for your specific GM vehicle.

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Your vehicle paint color can be located in the owner’s manual or inside the glove box. Not there? Click the Where Do I find My Paint Code tab for more information.

The location of your Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac paint code, which will appear as a white or silver sticker in most instances, will vary depending on your make and model. Some common locations for this sticker are the trunk lid, doorjamb, and engine hood. The auto paint color code for most GM vehicles will be located on a sticker labeled Parts Identification. The code can start with BC/CC followed by a U, or a WA with a four-digit number/letter combination.

Only select paint manufacturers meet the stringent GM specifications for paint refinish systems. Extensive testing of these suppliers’ products helps ensure superior quality and exact finish. To ensure your new paint matches your original factory color and finish, look for the following manufacturers on your body shop invoice:

  • AkzoNobel Coatings, Inc.
  • Axalta Coating Systems
  • BASF
  • Cromax
  • DeBeer
  • Martin-Senour
  • Nexa Autocolor
  • Octoral
  • PPG
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Spies Hecker
  • Standox
  • Valspar


Download approved primers, sealers, and base coats product booklet.

2020 GM Refinish Materials - GMW-15406-2020


Search vehicle-specific exterior, interior, and accent color codes.


Download this helpful guide for assistance diagnosing and solving many common refinishing issues.

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