I am getting white ceramic accents (regretting it a little). I have heard however the dark accents show more fingerprints/smudges easier than the white based on some initial complaints of the dark trim but I am not sure how much truth there is to that.
I have the Ceramic Whites and am quite pleased with them. They look great in day or night. I've had the Volt for a month, now and don't see any wear, smudges or fingerprints. The only issue I have is that the touch buttons don't always take when wearing gloves. I've had no issues with bare hands. I'll post photos once I get a chance.
Finger smudges do appear on the dark gray console, but a soft cloth makes it look like new again. It's the smudges from fingers on the touch screen that really show up. I clean it the same way I would a soft laptop screen, with loving care and a slightly damp ultra clean microfiber cloth.
You would think the touch screen would have some type of anti-smudge coating. Many fingerprints on the turned off main screen was the first thing I noticed when we saw one in person. Everything else was very pretty, but that was a surprise.
I haven't received my Volt (With white dash) yet, but I spent several hours examining every bit of the ones at the L.A. Auto show, and I saw no evidence of smudges on the white ones there. Not sure how often they were cleaned though either.
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