There are a wide range of materials that are used for making seat covers. Each type of material has its own qualities. Some materials provide visual appeal and are luxurious while others are preferred for their protective, heat resistant and water resistant qualities.
Waterproof seat covers are the most preferred type of covers for families with children and beach goers. Neoprene seat covers are the most preferred waterproof covers along with canvas and vinyl seat covers. They protect the original seats of the vehicle from spills and rain. The water proof seat covers are easy to maintain as they can be washed with water and mild detergents.
Canvas seat covers are the cheapest seat covers. They are water resistant but the rugged feel of the material makes them very uncomfortable. These seat covers are ideal for vehicles which carry load or dirty passengers. These covers are machine washable and are suitable for tradesman.
Vinyl seat covers are suitable for passenger vehicles like taxis. These covers have the look of leather and provide a stylish and upscale look to the vehicle. These seat covers look classy. But they are not durable like canvas and are not scratch resistant. These seat covers are good for aesthetics but they are not comfortable. The Vinyl seat covers get hot in summers and cold in winters and hence are not too comfortable for longer duration travel.
Neoprene suit covers are the most preferred seat covers. These covers are highly durable and are water resistant. The material absorbs water but does not let it seep into the original seats. Neoprene seat covers are environment friendly and are easily recyclable. These covers are washable and easy to maintain. Neoprene covers are heat resistant and do not catch fire easily. They protect the original seats from fading in the harsh sunlight, spills, scratches, regular wear and tear and mildew. These covers are available in a variety of designs and colors.
Neoprene seat covers are the best waterproof seat covers. They provide optimum comfort along with protection and aesthetic appeal. These covers are the best bet for increasing the curb value of the vehicle and protect the interiors of the vehicle from the weather elements.