The color is darker than you might imagine. Very close to the shade you would see for the NY Yankees. At night, it is confused with Black but it definitely is blue not black.
Yeah...it shows dirt easier than my gray HRV did. I only ran that car through a car wash when it got serviced and due to how little I drove it, it might have only been once or twice a year.Do you find it shows dirt really bad? I have the phantom black and I have to exchange mine (won my lemon law suit) and deciding between this and Amazon grey