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1978 Cadillac Seville
Exterior Paint Colors

Image: 1978 Cadillac Seville exterior paint chips

PAINT CODE - COLOR (FORMULA)

11 - Cotillion White (2058)
15 - Platinum Metallic* (3076)
16 - Pewter Metallic* (3077)
19 - Sable Black (9300)
21 - Columbia Blue* (3078)
22 - Sterling Blue Metallic* (2955)
28 - Commodore Blue Metallic* (2748)
40 - Seamist Green (2962)
49 - Blackwatch Green Metallic* (3083)
54 - Colonial Yellow* (3085)
62 - Arizona Beige* (3089)
64 - Demitasse Brown Metallic++ (2972)
69 - Ruidoso Saddle Metallic* (3092)

PAINT CODE - COLOR (FORMULA)

74 - Mulberry Metallic* (3094)
80 - Carmine Red*+++ (3099)
90 - Medium Blue Firemist*+ (3100)
94 - Basil Green Firemist*+ (3101)
95 - Aztec Gold Firemist* (3102)
96 - Western Saddle Firemist*+ (3103)
98 - Autumn Haze Firemist*+ (3104)
99 - Canyon Copper Firemist*+ (3105)

*New color for 1978
+Firemist colors are optional, and cost $163 extra.
++Same color and formula as 1977, but paint code changed.
+++Same color, code, and formula, but color name changed.


ACCENT PAINT STRIPING

CODE - COLOR (DITZLER)

A - Medium Blue (15167)
C - Dark Blue (15160)
E - Dark Yellow (82367)
F - Red (72128)
J - White (0847)
K - Black (9000)
N - Medium Green (45367)
R - Dark Green (45381)
U - Saddle (24529)
V - Orange (60909)
W - Medium Brown (24516)
X - Dark Brown (24517)
Y - Mulberry (51004)

Note: Colors shown are representations, and should be used only as a guide. The code and formula numbers should allow a local auto paint store to formulate the correct color. Keep in mind, colors change over the years due to age and exposure.

Image: 1978 Cadillac Seville

Above: 1978 Cadillac Seville shown in Ruidoso Saddle Metallic (paint code 69) with Dark Camel Metallic Tuxedo Grain vinyl roof (code L) and Saddle accent striping (code U).

MISCELLANEOUS PAINT COLORS

VINYL ROOF COLORS

TOP CODE - COLOR (UCV NUMBER)


11T - White (2-130)
15T - Silver Metallic (2-548)
19T - Black (120 Flat; 182 Gloss)
22T - Light Blue Metallic (2-475)
28T - Dark Blue (2-561)
49T - Dark Green Metallic (2-550)
54T - Light Yellow (2-551)
62T - Light Beige (2-553)
64T - Brown Metallic (2-468)
69T - Dark Camel Metallic (2-581)
74T - Mulberry Metallic (2-554)
90T - Medium Blue Metallic (2-556)
94T - Medium Green Metallic (2-557)
95T - Gold Metallic (2-558)
96T - Medium Saddle Metallic (2-559)
98T - Medium Beige Metallic (2-560)

VINYL ROOF MOLDING COLORS

MOLDING CODE - COLOR (DITZLER UCV NUMBER / DITZLER CODE)


11T - White (2-130 / 8856)
15T - Silver Metallic (2-548 / 33292)
19T - Black (120 Flat; 182 Gloss / 9348)
22T - Light Blue Metallic (2-475 / 15032)
28T - Dark Blue (2-561 / 14802)
49T - Dark Green Metallic (2-550 / 45395)
54T - Light Yellow (2-551 / 82390)
62T - Light Beige (2-553 / 24545)
64T - Brown Metallic (2-468 / 24387)
69T - Dark Camel Metallic (2-581 / 24562)
74T - Mulberry Metallic (2-554 / 51027)
90T - Medium Blue Metallic (2-556 / 15175)
94T - Medium Green Metallic (2-557 / 45386)
95T - Gold Metallic (2-558 / 24547)
96T - Medium Saddle Metallic (2-559 / 24561)
98T - Medium Beige Metallic (2-560 / 24546)

ENGINE COLOR
1977-78 Cadillac Engine Blue (Inter Mix only) (15159)