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Heading out today after work to look at '13s. Having a hard time deciding between the Storm Blue, Sahara Stone and Pearl White. Anyone want to try to sway me one way or another?
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Heading out today after work to look at '13s. Having a hard time deciding between the Storm Blue, Sahara Stone and Pearl White. Anyone want to try to sway me one way or another?
I looked at those exact colors. What I really wanted was the Navy Blue Metallic that they used on the 2012s. Unfortunately they did not carry it over to 2013.

At first I didn't like the Storm Blue because it had too much gray in it, but I did wind up buying that color. I always like white but I have a white van and I had a white sedan so I shied away from it to get something different this time. The Saharan Stone is very nice and you don't see that color around much for any cars. It is also light so it will stay cool and it also shouldn't show the dirt too much. My Storm Blue does show dust and water spots quite well but I do like it--no regrets.

BTW, on the service invoice for my car they show the color as "graphite," which I think is a better description than Storm Blue.
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White usually holds better value during resell and don't need to wash as frequent (dirty don't show up as much).
Storm blue has a premium look when combined with the many chrome pieces on the 13 Altima. It also blends well with the rubber weather strips. As a bonus, you get 3 colors in one with the storm blue. Blue under direct sun or moonlight. Black when overcast. Greenish during sunset.
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White usually holds better value during resell and don't need to wash as frequent (dirty don't show up as much).
Storm blue has a premium look when combined with the many chrome pieces on the 13 Altima. It also blends well with the rubber weather strips. As a bonus, you get 3 colors in one with the storm blue. Blue under direct sun or moonlight. Black when overcast. Greenish during sunset.
Interestingly, it looks most blue when in my garage under flourescent lights.
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Those three colors plus metallic jave are all on my list. My wife wants white so that is what we'll get. The white Frontier and the white Altima should look good sitting next to each other in the garage. I also like the metallic slate because the grill matches the car color.
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I was torn between the MJ, SB, and PW. I ordered SB based on the colors on nissan's web site and was slightly upset when i finally saw the real color. Now after 3 months the SB is my favorite color, mostly due to what is described above as being very "shifty" in various light. I also love how it looks tinted and how it blends well with the black and chrome accents.

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Looks like it is going to be the Storm Blue.
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Java Metallic!!

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I wish I went white. I liked the classy look of the black, but the white looks even better if you keep it waxed, tint the windows, and black out the wheels and maybe even the chrome accents.

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