If you take note of car colours while driving anywhere in Australia, it’s not hard to see that black is one of the most common colours on the road. But that statistic doesn’t necessarily mean that it is an easy car colour to maintain. Though there is something spectacular about a shiny and freshly detailed black car, they can be notoriously difficult to keep clean. Black cars make dust easy to see, as it is usually lighter than the paint itself. It's also easy to see light scratches in the paintwork, which can occur in the top layer over the time causing a dulling effect.