Steering Wheel Covers provide a quick and easy way to both protect and customize the interior of your car or truck. With a variety of materials and styles offered, you can be sure of finding a cover that fits your unique style.
Before you make your buying decision, be sure to measure the diameter of your steering wheel from side to side; most steering wheels measure between 14 to 16 inches. Due to this wide range, most manufacturers offer steering wheel covers in multiple sizes to accommodate various types of vehicles.
Continue below for helpful advice on installing your new steering wheel cover.
Steering Wheel Cover Installation Video
Step-By-Step Installation Guide
Now that you've picked a cover, it's time to put it on! Follow these steps on how to install a steering wheel cover:
- Begin by measuring your steering wheel to ensure a correct fit.
- Take the steering wheel cover and hold it up to your steering wheel, noticing where the top, bottom, and sides of the cover are located. With some steering wheel covers, there will be stitching located at the bottom.
- Next, align the bottom of the cover with the bottom of your steering wheel and press it over, wrapping it around the bottom portion of the wheel.
- Moving up, around the steering wheel, continue pulling the cover over the wheel.
- Once the cover is on, adjust for proper alignment.
- Enjoy your new steering wheel cover!
Tips & Advice
It only takes a few minutes to install a new steering wheel cover. Here are some tips and advice straight from our automotive experts to make this process as easy as possible:
- Before installing, use a blow dryer on high heat to soften the cover. This will make it easier to stretch around your steering wheel.
- Set your vehicle so that the steering wheel is locked in place and will not turn or move during installation.
- Make sure your fingernails are trimmed short. You will need a good grip the wrap the cover around your steering wheel.
- Certain materials, like cloth and rubber, have some elastic properties that can offer extra wiggle room compared to steering wheel covers made from leather and other types of materials.