How to Find Your Lexus Paint Code: Step by Step Video

How do you find the paint code for your car?

When looking at the VIN tag below and our videos of your Lexus, you may notice they show Toyota. This is because Lexus is the luxury car division of Toyota, and they share the same naming conventions. Locating the Lexus paint code is simple:

  • Open the driver's side door and check in the door jamb.

Lexus has kept it simple and keeps it in just one place regardless of whether you have an LS 500 or an RC 350.

On the rare occasion that the VIN tag is not in the location above, give our team a call at 971-770-2372. Our team is available from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm PST and we will be able to give you your code with several pieces of information. Or you can send us an email anytime at

Lexus Paint Code Location

Lexus Paint Code Location

How to know your car color code

Regardless of whether you have a GX 450 or an LX 47, Lexus paint codes are three digits long and may contain both numbers and letters. The paint code will be prefixed by

Lexus Paint Code Location

Lexus: Fun facts

Few people know that Lexus is the luxury division of Toyota and is Japan's largest selling brand of premium cars. They launched the LS 400 in Germany during 1989 and chose Germany as a statement to its luxury competitors. That model has now been superseded by the exceptionally popular LS500 in 3T0 Ooh La La Rouge Mica.

Now operating in more than 90 countries, Lexus is one of the most popular luxury car brands in the world, with the LX 470 and SC being extremely popular. Their pearl and metallic colors like 1G1 Tungsten Pearl and 1J4 Platinum Silver Metallic are among their best selling colors. The most expensive Lexus ever was a $375,000 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Supercar, which took nearly ten years to design.

"C/TR," and there will be four characters after a slash. The four characters after the slash represent the trim colors and can mostly be ignored.

Example: 1E9

The code above represents Galactic Gray Mica Metallic. Other examples include 1D6 Silver Sky Metallic, 1J9 Celestial Silver Metallic, and 212 Obsidian.

The label with the VIN and paint code on it will be either white, black, or silver. The code can usually be found at the bottom of the tag on the right-hand side, at the end of the bar code.

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