Blackberry= UPS truck (could be good, bad, or indifferent)
White= looks like a typical work truck (again-> could be good, bad, or indifferent), hides dirt and dents well
--Advantages for white-> great for vinyl body wraps, easy to customize for MANY colour schemes/combinations
-Will ALWAYS be "in style" . . .classic.
(White-van-man, for any Brits among us . . . )
Black Pearl= shows dirt and dings well, though looks nice and has a interesting "sheen" to it, esp. in light
(I SERIOUSLY thought of getting this color.)
Green and Stingray= Particular colors that people tend to really like or dislike, so depends on your personal preference. Disadvantage: colors MAY not age well (relevant ONLY if you never plan to repaint and keep it a long time)
Nautical Blue/Navy= Should age well, shows dirt, but not as bad as black. I WOULD have gotten this, had it been available on 09s.
ONLY available on 08s (may be good -exclusive- or bad -less factory and aftermarket support on matching parts, potentially-)
Silver= pretty common on EVERYTHING, also IS the color used on Scion advertising (could be good or bad, depending on personal opinion)
-Hides dirt and scratches well, not sure if this shade hides dents well (none, YET). It hides dirt EXTREMELY well.
Easy to coordinate/create huge variety of color combinations. Similar to white, while not looking as much like a "white-van-man." Has a different "sheen" than the white.
Will remain popular over time, so should be good for resale demand (if left stock).
Looks REALLY good on the car (why I got it).
In short, it ALL depends on what "factors" you hold important.
-Some show dirt well, while others hide it well.
-Some look more "ordinary," while others stand out. One's own colour preferences determine whether certain colours are "pretty" or "ugly."
-What do YOU "like best" . . . ?
Each has advantages and disadvantages. Of course, a number here repaint a brand new car for a completely new and "unstock" shade, so original hue is irrelevant, except how it effects top coats.