Car Seat Covers provide valuable protection for your vehicle's interior from everyday wear and tear. With a variety of materials and styles offered, you can be sure of finding a seat cover that fits your unique style.
We created this article for those less familiar with the types of materials used to create seat covers. Different types of materials have unique characteristics and properties which make them better suited for specific situations or needs. As experts in aftermarket automotive accessories, we'd like to share our knowledge with all who are interested.
Where to Start?
As mentioned above, most drivers have unique needs that they're looking to fill with their seat covers. For those who frequent the gym and drive their vehicle while still sweating, a waterproof material might be the best choice to protect their interior. For drivers in warmer or humid climates, materials like faux leather may become too hot or sticky for daily use in the sun.
When picking a material for your seat cover, think about the various situations where you would need the added protection and evaluate whether there may be a material better suited for this purpose.
Continue below for our review of popular seat cover materials.
Types of Materials Used for Car Seat Covers
Neoprene seat covers are a good choice if you have kids or pets since they’re waterproof and rugged.
Faux Leather seat covers offer a luxurious look at a lower cost while also being fairly water-resistant.
Polyester seat covers are well ventilated and can help withstand daily wear and tear to your interior.
Oxford seat covers are tough and durable with a canvas-like texture, perfect for pets.
Velour seat covers are ultra-soft and plush, making them some of the most comfortable on the market.