Want to Make Your Car Stand Out? Here’s How

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For many people, their car is their pride and joy, especially if it’s their first car or a car they worked really hard to get. Most people show their pride in their car by keeping it clean and tidy and also making sure it gets serviced regularly. However, some people want to take it a step further and make their car stand out. This usually means that their car is entirely unique and personalized, and no other car will look the exact same. If this is something that interests you, keep reading to learn some of the ways you can make your car stand out. 

Get a unique license plate

Most cars come with a standard-issued license plate. However, that doesn’t mean you need to keep that license plate. Getting a unique license plate is a sure way to make your car stand out, and anyone who sees it will know it’s your car. You can put your name or anything else you want on the license plate. A unique idea is to get a license plate that means something to you. For example, if you were in the Marines, you could get a Marine Corps license plate frame.

Paint it a unique shade

When you’re driving, most of the cars on the road are white, grey, blue, or black, with the occasional red or green car. However, you can decide to paint your car a really unique shade, which isn’t a standard option. Keep in mind that this can be quite costly, so you need to be sure of your choice. You also need to have someone trustworthy do it, as your car may otherwise end up looking. . . not so great. Another option, if you don’t want to paint your car, is a vinyl wrap. If you’re not sure which option is best, you can click here to learn more about the differences. 


If you want your car to stand out, but you don’t want to make any drastic changes, stickers are the way to go. Some people like to cover their entire car in stickers, but you can do whatever you’re comfortable with. Even adding one personalized sticker will already make your car stand out. Keep in mind that stickers can make a car harder to sell and that it can be very hard to remove them. Luckily, it’s not impossible. There are ways to remove stickers without damaging the car.

New wheels

If you’re looking for a small but powerful change that you can make to have your car stand out, you can always change the color of your wheel rims. Even if you’re not someone who likes bright colors, you can get metallic wheel rims or rims with cool designs on them. As long as your wheels are safe, you can get whatever your heart desires. The great thing is that your old rims don’t have to go to waste, either. You can reuse your old car rims and gain something cool from them.

Tom Brown
Tom Brown is an automotive market enthusiast living in the United States. He holds a diverse background in automotive marketing and enjoys utilizing that to produce insights into the inner workings of the industry.