The Best Car Covers for Sun & Heat


A car is a long-term investment, so it is crucial to protect it from the elements as much as possible. Prolonged sun exposure can fade the paint job, cause cracking and peeling, and make your car interior hot in the summer months. If you have access to a garage, you can park your vehicles inside when not in use. But not all car owners have the luxury of a fully enclosed space for their vehicle. If your home does not have a garage or protected space for your vehicle, a car cover can keep your pride and joy from being damaged by the sun and heat in the hot summer months. Here are some of the options for choosing the best car cover for sun and heat so you can protect your car and prolong its lifespan.

Advantages of Using a Weather-Resistant Car Cover

Weatherproof covers don’t just offer protection from the sun and heat. The best car covers offer other benefits such as:

  • Accidental damage protection
    Accidents happen; however, if you have a thick and durable car cover over your vehicle, it provides some protection from accidental scratches and dings.
  • All-weather protection
    While quality car covers offer protection from UV rays and insulate your vehicle against the heat, they also protect from other weather conditions like rain, snow, hail, and high winds.
  • Beat the birds
    Bird droppings are highly acidic and can deteriorate your car’s paintwork. Car covers also keep insects, tree sap, and leaves off your car.
  • Less time and money spent at the car wash
    A car cover keeps your car clean, whether you store it inside or outdoors, preventing dust and pollen from building up and making it easier to clean.
  • Could deter thieves and vandals
    While a car cover isn’t going to stop a determined thief, having your car snugly wrapped in a cover may deter the opportunistic thief.

Features of a Good Sun & Heat Resistant Car Cover

High-quality all-weather car covers are an investment in the life of your car. When shopping for a car cover, there are several features to look for.

  • Thick Construction
    Look for several layers of protection, including a waterproof outer and finishing with a soft lining on the inside to protect your car from scratches. Our Platinum Shield and Ultimate Shield covers are very thick and feature a super-soft fleece lining.

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  • UV Reflective
    The sun and heat can quickly damage your car’s exterior and interior, so choose a cover that’s been treated with UV inhibitors. Our Platinum, Ultimate, and Deluxe Shield cover offer advanced UV protection.
  • Breathability
    You don’t want moisture from the ground to get trapped around your car, as it encourages mildew and mold growth. Our covers are made of breathable microporous material to keep water from entering the cover while allowing ground moisture to evaporate.
  • Tight Fit
    Loose or badly fitting covers can damage your paintwork on windy days as they flap around and scratch your vehicle’s surface. At, we offer semi-custom or fully custom car covers. These sizes ensure your car cover fits your vehicle like a glove to minimize wind damage.
  • Durable
    Make sure a car cover is designed for outdoor use before you buy, as some are made for indoor use only. Our Platinum Shield car cover comes with a lifetime warranty for your peace of mind. It is made from the highest-grade materials, including a reflective urethane coating to protect from sun, heat, and water. The Ultimate Shield cover comes with a ten-year warranty, and the Deluxe Shield has a five-year warranty.

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We Outperform the Competition

We believe our Platinum Shield Car Cover is the best cover on the market for sun and heat protection. In tests, the Platinum Shield outperformed the typical competitor’s 5L/5 Layer Covers. The Platinum Shield Semi-Custom line is made with a polyurethane-coated polyester fabric that gives a higher density overall.

It’s also lightweight to make removing and putting on the cover much easier and quicker. This is the best cover you can get to shield your vehicle from sun, heat, and other extreme weather. Our Ultimate Shield Car Cover is an affordable alternative to the Platinum Shield. Ultimate Shield has reinforced seams and is made from high-quality polypropylene materials to protect your car from the sun and heat. A car cover is the best option to protect your investment from UV damage, but you need to find one with the right fit and features to suit your car for optimal protection.