You can assume that your vehicle's factory seats are in good condition. But as they begin to age, they can suffer serious wear and tear from spills, dirt, pets, and sun damage. This will make your seats look dull and feel less comfortable. However, there is a solution to all these problems, and this solution comes in the form of a “car seat cover”.
Offering maximum protection to your car seats, offering a custom look for your interior and hiding any existing damage to your seats, these covers are the perfect way to keep your car's interior looking clean and pristine. To understand why car seat covers are important and how to choose the right car seat covers, read the guide below:
Protects Your Investment
If your seats get dirty or you spill something on them, cleaning them can be a real pain. You may need to use a variety of cleaning materials to remove dirt and stains. Thanks to the quality fabrics used in vehicle-specific car seat covers, you can wipe them with a cloth and wash them on gentle programs. If you have pets, you will need to take out the vacuum cleaner regularly to remove all the pet hair. You also don't want those pet nails getting caught in your new leather seats. Strong sunlight magnified by your windows can also dull the color of your leather seats.
All of this makes it very important to find a solution that protects your investment. A car seat cover gives you a protective shield from all these common problems. Your seats will be safe from any spills, dirt, debris, UV damage and scuffs, helping you maintain your vehicle's resale value.
What You Need to Know About Car Seat Covers
Choosing a seat cover for your car can sometimes be difficult. If you have a solid knowledge of car seat covers, this is not a complicated task. Otherwise, issues such as color patterns, design, required materials and quality may concern you. A good understanding of the types of car seat covers available in the market and the factors to consider will help you in choosing a seat cover for your car.
Car Seat Cover Types
Car seat covers are divided into three in terms of dimensional compatibility : Passenger Car Seat Cover, Light Commercial Car Seat Cover and Vehicle-Specific Car Seat Cover .
You can also design your own car seat cover for your vehicle using the Design Yourself module.Passenger Car Seat Cover
Passenger car seat covers are universal car seat covers that are compatible with most passenger vehicles. Car seat covers of vehicles such as Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Volvo are comfortable, stain-resistant, water-repellent polycotton type covers that can be easily put on, slide over the front or rear row seats and put on the headrests. A nylon lining provides added protection, while a non-slip backing keeps the seats securely stable. Car seat covers of vehicles such as Dacia, Fiat, Toyota, Renault can be removed for easy cleaning and provide many years of use.Light Commercial Car Seat Cover
Light Commercial Car Seat Covers are suitable for vehicles with 2+1 rear seats. Light commercial car seat covers, produced according to the seat structure and functionality, have the material quality and ease of cleaning found in all our car seat covers.Special Car Seat Cover for Vehicle
There are also cover options specially produced for your vehicle. Designed to perfectly fit your vehicle's make, model and year, these vehicle-specific car seat covers have hundreds of five-star reviews thanks to their stylish appearance and high-quality construction. It is designed and produced exactly according to the seat dimensions of your brand vehicle such as Peugeot, Seat, Mini, Hyundai, Honda, Kia, BMC, Skoda. It is easy to clean and resistant to water and spills. They come with a full set of front and rear custom seat and headrest covers with return and exchange protection against defects.
On the other hand, car seat covers are also divided into three depending on the material used: Synthetic Leather Car Seat Cover, Leather Car Seat Cover and Fabric Car Seat Cover. Among other things, the class of the car, i.e. sedan, hatchback, SUV or MPV, and budget constraints may be the determining factors in choosing a car seat cover specific to the vehicle .
Synthetic Leather Car Seat Cover
Synthetic leather car seat covers are one of the most common types. Even though the material is not original leather, it can be said to be the most suitable alternative for leather. The durability, affordability and comfort offered by the material lead to extraordinary demand among customers. Car seat covers of brands such as Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Citroen, Daihatsu, DFM, Dodge are made of high quality synthetic leather and can be easily cleaned.
If you do not want to use leather car seat covers for any reason, you can choose synthetic leather car seat covers. Breathable material keeps you cool even after a long ride. It does not lose its color even after repeated cleanings and maintains a good appearance for longer than you expect.
Leather Car Seat Cover
Leather covers may be the ideal choice for a luxury sedan, SUV or MPV. It is a more expensive option than other car seat cover materials. Thus, leather car seat covers contribute to the elegance and attractiveness of vehicles such as Seat, Ford, Isuzu, Iveco and Volkswagen . The premium feel offered by the leather is why many people choose this case. Seat covers made of genuine leather in models such as Volkswagen, Jeep, Land Rover, Lada, Mazda, Temsa are ventilated, durable, aesthetically pleasing and increase optimum comfort. Additionally, leather car seat covers increase the resale value of vehicles such as Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Ssangyong, Subaru and Suzuki .
On the other hand, it also has some disadvantages. You cannot expect many color options in leather car seat covers. The most common and most preferred colors are black and smoked. You may also need to use a special material to clean stained leather seat covers.
Fabric Car Seat Cover
Fabric car seat covers are an ideal option for those looking for affordable and budget-friendly seat covers. Although this is not generally preferred by luxury car owners as it can affect the premium feel of the car, fabric seat covers are breathable and economical. Usually, family vehicle owners such as Toyota, Fiat, Dacia, Hyundai prefer this material.
We recommend that you choose the fabric that suits your taste and preferences because there are many styles and patterns in fabric car seat covers. For this reason, you can choose a cover option that takes into account the interior areas as well as the color of cars such as Peugeot, Volkswagen, BMW, Audi, Volvo and Mercedes . Car seat covers made of denim and corduroy fabric are available. It should be noted that fabric car seat covers may need to be cleaned frequently. Additionally, they are not as long-lasting as leather or synthetic leather car seat covers.
Choosing the Right Car Seat Cover for Your Vehicle
Vehicle specific car seat cover is the next main thing to buy after purchasing the car. Consider the following when shopping for a car seat cover.
The Right Material for Car Seat Cover
We discussed the car seat cover materials available in the previous section. Choosing the right material between leather, synthetic leather and fabric may seem complicated, but it's not. If you purchased an affordable car to meet family needs, you may not need a leather seat cover. If you do not have any budget restrictions and have a high-cost Premium luxury car, you can go straight for leather car seat covers.
Otherwise, you have a choice between fabric and synthetic leather car seat covers. If your vehicle is used intensively or daily, a synthetic leather car seat cover will be better. Otherwise, cleaning and maintenance of the fabric car seat cover may become a constant problem.
The Budget You Have
The money you want to spend on car seat covers is also important. Many people may not want to spend much money on car seat covers. Because in the eyes of most people, car seat covers are not an important thing. Before exploring the options, determine the budget you want to allocate for a car seat cover.
In each segment, namely leather, synthetic leather and fabric, you will find car seat covers of different quality and therefore varying costs. Decide this according to your budget.
You can design your own cover here, according to your budget and taste.
Colour, Pattern And Design
Some may consider matching the car seat cover to the interior tone. At the same time, some may want it to match the exterior color of brand vehicles such as Opel, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mini . How to do this is solely the choice of the individual and family members. Remember that you will have limitations regarding color and pattern for leather car seat covers. However, there are many models and patterns in fabric and synthetic leather.
When it comes to car seat covers, you should choose a well-known company such as Sitingo Oto, which specializes in its field and can customize your wishes and provide you with the car seat cover specific to the vehicle you want. Additionally, with the Sitingo Design Yourself module, you can access proven quality products with unlimited color combinations, fabric and pattern types.
In addition to providing comfort, car seat covers are also vital in improving the aesthetics of your brand vehicle such as Skoda, Fiat, Hyundai, Renault, Audi, Jeep . We've seen customers get confused about car seat covers before. They often decide to buy without analyzing the points mentioned above. It is important to understand your requirements and choose a model that meets your expectations. You can always contact our customer representatives regarding this matter. Committed to providing you with the best, we offer support in every way possible.