No matter how many times you take it to the car wash, at some point, your car is going to look dirty.
Some say a white car can look dirtier than black, others say the opposite. But underneath the grime and soot, the color of a car is often what attracts a buyer most.
For those hoping to get some attention with their ride, nothing says "hey, look at me" like red. And for this week's installment of 5 Cars, we're hoping to grab some eyes with these red beauties for sale locally:
1. 2011 Lexus IS 250 Base – $28,666
From Cars.com: This Sedan comes in gorgeous “Matador Red” and has a sound system that boasts 13 speakers. This IS 250 comes with all-wheel drive, ABS brakes, brake assist, electronic stability control and an emergency communication system. The keyless entry, leather seat trim and heated front seats give this sedan a very nice touch of luxury.
Available at Prestige Lexus in Ramsey, NJ.
2. 2011 Toyota RAV4 Ltd. – $23,501
From Cars.com: This SUV can transport the whole family and do so in style. The “Barcelona Red Metallic” paint really gives this RAV4 a shot of style. Heated front seats, Bluetooth wireless technology and satellite radio capability ensure that you have plenty of modern touches in your ride. A power driver seat with lumbar support, power windows and power mirrors allow you to ride in comfort.
Available at Glen Toyota in Fair Lawn, NJ
3. 2012 Infiniti G37 Navigation Tech – $39,775
From Cars.com: Not only does this eye-catching convertible come with a 3.7L V6 engine, it only has 11,388 miles on it. The leather interior and wood-grain trim keep the interior looking fresh, while the Bose audio system, MP3 players and 6 speakers ensure that you can rock out with your top down. This Infiniti also gets 25 MPG on the highway and 17 MPG in the city.
Available at Ramsey Infiniti in Ramsey, NJ
4. 2011 Hyundai Azera Limited – $14,995
From Cars.com: This Sedan is the most affordable in this weeks issue. It comes in “Venetian Red Pearl” paint and has a six-speed automatic 3.8L V6 engine. The 4-wheel ABS brakes, driveline traction control and first and second row curtain head airbags help keep you and your passengers safe. The power seats, sunroof, rear sunshade and mirrors will provide relaxation no matter how many times your spouse or sibling adjusts your driving set-up.
Available at Liberty Hynudai in Mahwah, NJ
5. 2010 Honda Accord EX-L – $18,095
From Cars.com: This coupe is sleek with its 2-door red exterior and strong with its 3.5L V6 engine. The Accord comes with heated front bucket seats, heated door mirrors and an MP3 decoder. At 19 city MPG and 28 highway mpg this Honda is quite good when it comes to fuel consumption.
Available at DCH Paramus Honda in Paramus, NJ