Behr Mars Red

Behr Mars Red PPU2-11 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mars Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU2-11. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU2-11
Color name:Mars Red

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What are Behr Mars Red undertones?

Red is Behr Mars Red undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

174, 125, 110

Is Behr Mars Red PPU2-11 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 14° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU2-11 Mars Red HSL code: 14, 28%, 56%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Mars Red PPU2-11 vs Smoke Bush Rose S170-5

Behr Mars Red PPU2-11 vs Behr Smoke Bush Rose S170-5Behr Mars Red PPU2-11
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Mars Red PPU2-11 vs Nutshell S220-5

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Color codes

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HEX#ae7d6ecopy color code
RGB Decimal174, 125, 110copy color code
RGB Percent68.24%, 49.02%, 43.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 14° Saturation: 36.78% Value: 68.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(14, 28, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.16 Yellow: 36.78 Key: 31.76copy color code
YIQY: 137.941 I: 34.019 Q: 5.697copy color code
XYZX: 27.604 Y: 24.793 Z: 18.079copy color code
CIE LabL:56.874 a:17.008 b:15.717copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.874 u:33.646 v:17.331copy color code
Decimal11435374copy color code
Hunter lab49.793, 11.819, 13.328copy color code
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