Vehicle color and abbreviations

​The color of autos and light trucks are printed on Wisconsin titles, Confirmations of Ownership, and Certificates of Vehicle Registration, in accordance with Wisconsin statutes 341.08(2)(c).  A major and a minor color may be recorded. The list of vehicle colors used by the department matches colors/abbreviations used nationally.

Abbreviation = Color​ ​ ​​ ​Abbreviation = Color
​AME​Amethyst​LGR​Green light
​BGE​Beige​LAV​Lavender
​BLK​Black​MAR​Maroon or burgundy
​BLU​Blue​MVE​Mauve
​DBL​Blue dark​MUL​Multicolor
​LBL​Blue light​ONG​Orange
​BRZ​Bronze​PNK​Pink
​BRO​Brown​PLE​Purple
​CAM​Camouflage​RED​Red
​COM​Chrome or stainless steel​SIL​Silver or aluminum
​CPR​Copper​TAN​Tan
​CRM​Cream or ivory​TEA​Teal
​GLD​Gold​TPE​Taupe
​GRY​Gray​TRQ​Turquoise
​GRN​Green​WHI​White
​DGR​Green dark​YEL​Yellow

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