It was sometime ago that I was asked “Why would anyone buy a gold Prius?”
The comment was made to me by a 20 something and it wasn’t made as a compliment.
In my normal literal manner, I responded; “Because it was only $16,000 and had 8K original miles”. It was a practical decision and the color blended in.
I had been traveling in my Prius, living in it for 2 two travel years four months each and it was doing exactly what I wanted. It was cost efficient, great to drive, and I had outfitted it perfictly to live in, was environmentally controlled, and produced all the power I needed.
The question did get me to think about car purchases and color.
Here is what I found: