Information about the different seat options on Chevy Trucks and what to look for when buying seat covers to protect them.
Chevy Seat Protection, Chevy Seat Covers, Chevy Truck Seat Covers
One of the great on-the-road ironies is that while you’re sitting comfortably in your seat driving along, the seat itself is going through a huge amount of abuse. From dirty clothes to wet swimsuits, slobbering pets, kids eating in the backseat and the harsh sunlight shining in, there are a lot of potential options out there to ruin or wear out your great looking seats. And if something horrible has happened to your interior you could be looking at a very expensive re-upholstery.
One proactive solution to all of these problems is to find yourself some good custom seat covers for your Chevy. Protecting your seats with a snug fitting seat cover will take away the worry of staining your car seats or being embarrassed by ripped, tattered and unkempt upholstery. Not only will you be taking care of your seats now, but they will look great too!
There are a couple things that you want to know before you start shopping your Chevy seat covers.
The first thing to figure out is the type of seat that you have in your vehicle. For Chevy trucks there are only a couple of options. The front seat application usually fits into one of these descriptions: Low Back Buckets w/ Adjustable Headrests, Low Back Buckets w/ Seatbelt Through Seat, High Back Buckets, 40/20/40 Split Bench, or 60/40 Split Bench.
For any type of bucket seat, make sure you know if you have adjustable/removable headrests. Also, note the number of armrests on each seat if there are any and if the armrests are attached to the seat on the outside, or inset to fold up into the seat.
The 40/20/40 and 60/40 benches can also come with Pull Out Arm/Consoles. Make sure that you note this when ordering to be sure that you receive the correct custom pattern to fit your seat.
The rear seat applications are generally going to be one of three types: 60/40 Split Benches, 50/50 Split Benches, or a Solid Bench.
Once you have all of this information, you’re ready to move on to the next decision which is “What type of covers do I need?”. Now you need to decide what it is that is your main concern when protecting your seat covers.
Are you using your truck for industry work and moving a lot of tools and guys in muddy work boots around? If that’s the case I suggest looking into either OEM or Vinyl seat covers. These are the most popular type of covers for industry vehicles, with many fleet & maintenance managers buying custom fit OEM or Vinyl seat covers to help maintain the vehicle’s resale value.
Or, are you more worried about the wet kids jumping in after a swim or spilling drinks on the drive? In this case, you might be more interested in a waterproof Neoprene seat cover. Or maybe for a bit more fun look into Hawaiian seat covers.
Whatever your specific needs are, I hope this helps you find the perfect Chevy Seat Cover.