How to Change the Color of your Car in Forza Horizon 5

Wondering how you can change the color or paint of your car in Forza Horizon 5? Don’t worry, we got you.

Changing Car Color in Forza Horizon 5

Can you custom paint cars in Forza Horizon 5?

Forza Horizon 5 offers a ton of features to its players. And that does include changing the color of your car. You can almost every single car part in Forza 5, and color it way you like it.

You won’t able to spot the feature immediately, as it is a bit hidden inside the huge collection of Menus in the game. In fact, I had a tough finding it. I was looking everywhere, and losing my mind in the process.

Currently, you can paint a total of 7 parts of your car:

  • Body
  • Hood
  • Mirror
  • Wing
  • Rims
  • Brakes
  • Window Tint

How to change car color

To change the color of your car:

  1. Press Esc to open your Menu in the game
  2. Click on the ‘Car’ tab on top
  3. Select ‘Buy New & Used Cars’
  4. If you are outside the Horizon Festival Mexico, then you will get the option to Fast Ravel back to the location
  5. Select ‘Yes’
  6. Now click on the ‘Garage’ on top
  7. Click on ‘Designs & Paints’
  8. Select ‘Choose Car’, choose the car you want to paint
    Forza Horizon 5 - How to change car color
  9. Click on ‘Paint Cars’ now
  10. Now pick each part and color them individually
  11. There are 3 types of colors you can choose from:
    • Manufacturer Colors
    • Normal Colors
    • Special Color
  12. If you want your paint to have special effects, choose Special Colors

How to change the design of your car

If you don’t want to paint your car, and want to apply a completely new design. You can do that by picking one of the community-made designs. Here is how to do that:

  1. Press Esc to open your Menu in the game
  2. Click on the ‘Car’ tab on top
  3. Select ‘Buy New & Used Cars’
  4. If you are outside the Horizon Festival Mexico, then you will get the option to Fast Ravel back to the location
  5. Select ‘Yes’
  6. Now click on the ‘Garage’ on top
  7. Click on ‘Designs & Paints’
  8. Select ‘Choose Car’, choose the car you want to re-design
  9. Now select ‘Find New Designs’
    Forza Horizon 5 - How to change car design
  10. Pick one from the huge collection, download and apply it by pressing Enter

Go back, and your Car should be rocking the new design.

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If you think this guide has helped you, then let us know in the comment section below. Also, if you want, you can check out the other Forza Horizon 5 guides that we have on Frondtech. Happy Gaming.


That’s all folks!

Last Updated on November 9, 2021

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