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Behr Limousine Leather: a complete color review

Looking for the perfect black paint color for your home? Let’s talk about Behr Limousine Leather and if it might be right for your home!

Black paint colors can be luxurious, classic, traditional, bold, or moody. For a neutral, it’s a pretty versatile color!

It might sound easy to pick a dark, neutral black paint color, but there are many beautiful black paint colors out there.

Black paint colors can lean blue, green, or brown, especially as lighting changes. That’s why the details of paint colors are so important!

Black paint colors are neutral and bold. They can be used to make a statement or as an accent color.

Let’s talk about one of the deepest, true black paint colors today: Limousine Leather!

Behr Limousine Leather Paint Color Guide

Limousine Leather, Behr, MQ5-5

Limousine Leather is a dark, true black paint color that often appears as a true black.

Color Family

Limousine Leather is in the black family.

Light Reflectance Value

4

Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around. This is on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.

With an LRV of 4, Limousine Leather is an extremely dark paint color.

RGB Colors

R: 59 G: 60 B: 60

RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color. This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!

Hex Code

#3b3c3c

Behr Limousine Leather
Behr Limousine Leather

Undertones

Limousine Leather has very little undertone, meaning it often shows up as a true black.

Due to its lack of undertones and low LRV, Limousine Leather appears as a true, deep black in most spaces.

It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.

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Best uses

Black paint colors are, in general, a bold choice for interiors. I like to use them for:

  • Trim, paired with white walls
  • Interior doors
  • Accent wall
  • All of the walls of a powder room
  • Furniture
  • Cabinets
  • Exterior on a smaller house

Similar Colors

Coordinating Colors

Limousine Leather looks good with virtually any color: yellows, blues, oranges, whites, grays, beiges, reds, greens, purples and pinks.

Mid-toned yellows or golds:

  • Ginger Jar
  • Charismatic
  • Honey Tea
  • Amber Brew
  • Gilded

Light blues:

  • Celestial Light
  • Ice Drop
  • Bellflower Blue
  • Polar Sky
  • Soft Cloud

Light pinks:

  • Teacup Rose
  • Taffy Twist
  • Cherubic
  • Noble Blush
  • Pink Quartz

Trim Colors

Limousine Leather pairs well with bright white colors for trim.

Bright white trim colors:

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FAQS

Here are some common frequently asked questions about Limousine Leather.

Is Limousine Leather a true black?

Yes, Limousine Leather is a true black. With an LRV of 4, it’s one of the darkest paint colors out there. Limousine Leather also lacks undertones, making it appear most often as a true black.

Is Limousine Leather a good choice for exteriors?

If you’re ready to go bold and want a true black paint color for your home, Limousine Leather is a great choice. It holds its color as the sun moves throughout the day, so your home will most often look black.

What’s the difference: Behr Limousine Leather vs SW Tricorn Black?

Limousine Leather and Tricorn Black are similar dark black paint colors. Tricorn Black is slightly darker, with an LRV of 3 vs Limousine Leather’s LRV of 4.

Both colors appear as true blacks, although when compared side by side, Limousine Leather may look a bit grayer since it’s slightly lighter.

It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

What’s the difference: Behr Limousine Leather vs Black?

Limousine Leather and Black are similar dark black paint colors. Limousine Leather is slightly darker, with an LRV of 4 vs Black’s LRV of 5.

It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

What’s the difference: Behr Limousine Leather vs SW Black Magic?

Black Magic is slightly darker, with an LRV of 3 vs Limousine Leather’s LRV of 4.

Black Magic has a warm brown undertone, making it a bit warmer and browner than Black Magic, which is a true black.

When compared side by side, Limousine Leather may look a bit grayer since it’s slightly lighter. It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

Before you go…

So, you’ve found the perfect paint color, but here’s the thing – there’s another big decision you have to make: picking the right paint sheen. Seriously, the level of glossiness can totally change how your color looks on the walls and how long the paint lasts!

Check out our complete guide to understanding paint sheens.

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