Exterior color options in the Mercedes-Benz family include several styles of red, silver, white and brown metallic, Mars red, polar white and black. Mercedes-Benz offers different interior and exterior colors for cars in specific series, such as the E Class, C Class, SL Class and SLK Class. In addition to standard colors, customers can choose custom paint colors from the design collection, including mocha black, mango cashmere white, alanite gray and graphite, as of 2015.
In the E-Class, which has several models of the Mercedes-Benz four-door sedan and station wagons, customers can choose from a spectrum of colors ranging from white to black. Lighter shades include polar white, diamond white metallic, diamond silver metallic, iridium silver metallic and palladium silver metallic. Cardinal red metallic, Mars red, indigo blue metallic and lunar blue metallic are some of the bolder color options. Darker, more conservative shades include dolomite brown metallic, obsidian black metallic and steel gray metallic. Cardinal red metallic, diamond white, diamond white metallic, graphite, magno alanite gray, magno cashmere white, mocha brown and mystic brown are designo colors for this series.
For the C-Series of sporty coupe cars, customers can choose black, diamond and iridium silver metallic, Mars red, magnetite black metallic, lunar blue metallic, polar white, palladium silver metallic and steel gray metallic. Obsidian black metallic is available through special order. In addition to exterior paints, owners can customize their cars with interior colors. Black, black and silver, crystal gray, deep sea blue, espresso brown, beige, porcelain, red and silk beige with espresso brown or espresso black are available for the E-Class series.