Car Seat Covers – How Do I Buy Them?

When you first bought your car one of the important features was the way the seats looked. The perfect leather, vinyl or fabric was probably one of the things that attracted you to the car.  The question is, how do you keep those seats looking brand new?  The answer is very simple, car seat covers.  They come in such a wide variety of styles and colors that you’ll have no problem finding covers that not only protect your seats but customs seat covers that add style and elegance to the entire car.

[pullquote]Somtimes all you need is a New set of seat covers to give you the New Car feel[/pullquote]

How to buy seat covers is a pretty simple process. Your first step is to decide what color and type of material you prefer.  If you are in a lot of increment weather or you have children and pets then you’ll need a material that can hold up well to wear and can be easily washed.  If you do a lot of driving then you’ll want to choose car seat covers that offer added comfort such as sheepskin.  Some common materials are fabric, velour, sturdy plaid and the real and faux sheepskin.  They will come in all colors and designs and priced from the very affordable to the high end price tags.  Many times it’s that price tag that dictates the seat cover you ultimately choose.

[pullquote]Choose seat covers that match your driving style for long lasting good looks[/pullquote]

Once you know what you want your next step in how to buy seat covers is to find your car’s make, model and style of seat. Examples of seat styles are front bucket seats, high back, front bucket low back, front and back bucket captain’s chair, plain bench or split bench and solid front or rear.  Knowing your seat as well as the type of headrests is necessary for the perfect fit of your custom seat covers.  You also need to take into consideration things such as the placement of the seat belts, air bags and seat controls.

[pullquote]Know your seat style year make and model for a proper fit.[/pullquote]

You can purchase car seat covers at your local auto supply store or online. The online selection will sometimes offer more competitive prices and certainly a much larger variety of choices.  The price will dictate the quality of your custom seat covers.  If you can find a quality cover at an affordable price with a lifetime warranty you certainly can’t go wrong.  Inexpensive or pricey they’ll all achieve the main function which is to protect your seats.  When it comes time to sell your car and your seats are in pristine condition you’ll be so pleased that you knew how to buy car seat covers.
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Ken Geers is the Editor-in-Chief of Sporto Motoring Auto News and Reviews. A must have publication for auto enthusiasts. Read his thoughts and the thoughts of others regarding auto related topics in Editorials, Reviews, and Articles.

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