Top 10 Best Seasons Car Shelter Reviews In 2020 | Buyer’s Guide

The basic concept behind car shelters is simple enough, to protect cars from weather extremes, and anything else that could cause damage. Ten of the best selling car shelters on Amazon were compared, and the best one will be named in the conclusions. Factors considered include whether the covers were windproof, waterproof and could cope with the extremes of winter and summer.

#1. The Reliancer Car Tent Semi-Automatic Hot Summer

Reliancer Car Tent Semi-Automatic Hot Summer Car Umbrella Cover Portable Movable Carport Folded Automobile Protection Sun Shade Anti-UV Canopy Sunproof Shelters SUV(Manual Blue)

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Editor’s rating 

Pros:

  • It makes the car considerably cooler in the summer months reducing the need to put air conditioning on or opening the windows before driving anywhere
  • Not only do the UV filters prevent the car from getting too hot it prevents sunlight from harming or discoloring the paintwork
  • Provides protection from ice, frost, and snow during winters
  • The tent is waterproof and windproof protecting the car from heavy rain and high winds
  • Unfolds and then covers the car in less than 60 seconds
  • Weighs 6.5 lbs and will cover the majority of family-sized cars
  • This tent is held securely in place and can assist in protecting cars from theft or vandalism

Cons:

  • Unless the buyer has something to this tent in place during strong winds it is best to remove in storm-force winds as it may not protect cars and there is a high risk that it could be damaged
  • Will only protect the car from the snowfall of 1.18″ / 3 cm or less
  • Suction cups do not hold well and arms may break in storm-force winds

#2. AOYMEI Full Car Cover Waterproof All Weather

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Pros:

  • Very good fit for Sedan sized cars like the Ford Focus or Honda Civic (seller has several different covers for different sized cars)
  • Completely covers the car
  • Cools down the car by filtering out UV rays
  • Waterproof protects from rain and sleet
  • Keeps out snow depending on how heavy the fall is
  • The cover has reflective strips that show car up at night
  • Can handle tropical storms

Cons:

  • Retract the wing mirror if possible so that the cover fits better
  • Consider putting a cushion or pillow on the car roof to help the cover keep the car cooler

#3. KAKIT Lightweight Car Cover Waterproof

KAKIT Lightweight Car Cover Waterproof All Weather for Sedan, Polyester Sun UV Protection Windproof Universal Outdoor Car Covers for Automobiles with Driver Door Zipper, Fits up to 204''

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Editor’s rating 

Pros:

  • Fitted with driver door zipper for easier access to the car
  • Fits Sedan cars up to 204″ in length
  • Lightweight cover that still protects the car from all weathers including rain, snow, and winds
  • Protects against UV fading
  • 30 days free return and include a 3-year warranty

Cons:

  • Not waterproof even if treated with a waterproof spray
  • Tears easily
  • May rot if it gets wet

#4. Autsop Snow Protect Car Cover

Snow Protect Car Cover,6 Layers Car Cover Outdoor Protection Winter Car Cover Waterproof All Weather Universal Full Car Cover with Zipper A3-3XXL(Fits Sedan 194" to 208")

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Pros:

  • Unique 6 layers combine to provide great all-weather protection for all Sedan cars
  • Zipper allows for things to be put in or taken out of the car without removing the cover
  • Different covers available for Hatchbacks, Sedans, Jeeps or SUVs all with the same pros
  • Lightweight material

Cons:

  • Fabric is thin so might not protect from everything
  • If leaving covered for longer periods consider using heavyweight cover instead

#5.  Kayme 6 Layers Car Cover Waterproof All Weather for Automobileskayme 6 Layers Car Cover Waterproof All Weather for Automobiles, Outdoor Full Cover Rain Sun UV Protection with Zipper Cotton, Universal Fit for Sedan (186"-193")

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Pros:

  • Protects against all weathers
  • Prevents UV fading and keeps the car cool
  • Straps for securing cover during storm force winds

Cons:

  • The stitches on the straps are of poor quality and prone to coming undone
  • Does not protect the car from larger hailstones, for instance, anything larger than a nickel

#6. TWING Car Cover Universal Full Car Covers

TWING Car Cover Universal Full Car Covers with Zipper Door 6 Layers All Weather Protection Waterproof Windproof Snowproof Dustproof Scratch Resistant UV Protection Car Reflective Strips Sedan Wagon

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Pros:

  • Made up of 6 layers to maximize protection against all weathers
  • Scratch Resistant as well as having UV Protection
  • Buckles and straps to keep in place during high winds
  • Zipper for easy entry into the car
  • Reflective strips to aid safety at night
  • Complete with the bag to store

Cons:

  • May need to double-check the length of the car before ordering as the covers fit one size larger on some models

#7. WOKOKO Car Cover Outdoor Sedan

WOKOKO Car Cover Outdoor Sedan, 6 Layers Universal Car Cover All Weather Windproof Snow-Proof Dust-Proof Scratch Resistant UV Protection Full Car Cover Fit for Sedan L(167''-191'')

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Editor’s rating 

Pros:

  • Marketed as being 100% windproof as long as supplied straps are used to keep the cover tied down securely
  • Protects against extreme cold and heat
  • High-quality material and good value for money
  • The UV protection and scratch-resistant
  • The cover consists of 6 layers to enhance protection against all weathers
  • Stores easily as come complete with bag
  • Reflective strips for night safety

Cons:

  • Unlike some covers does not have a cord to tighten if a bit too big
  • Only comes in two sizes so measure car, jeep or SUV before buying

#8. CARBABA Car Cover

CARBABA Car Cover, Universal Full Car Covers with Zipper Door, 6 Layers All Weather Protection Waterproof/Windproof/Scratch Resistant/Reflective Strips for Sedan Wagon Use (177" - 191")

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Pros:

  • The seller asks the buyer to confirm car size prior to purchase so the most suitable size is sent out
  • Material made up of advanced technology 6 layers for better performance in protecting vehicles from all types of weather
  • Driver seat zipper to allow easy access to a car when the cover is on it
  • Straps and elasticated hem keeps cover in place even during high winds
  • Works well in areas that have hot summers and really cold winters, even protects from fallen leaves during fall
  • Continues protecting car even from heavier snowfalls
  • Complete with reflective strips
  • It comes complete with a bag to store easily

Cons:

  • Be careful with the straps when putting on the cover or taking it off as the metal parts can scratch the paintwork

#9. GUNHYI Outdoor Car Covers for Automobiles Waterproof

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Pros:

  • Thicker 6 layer cover protects against the elements during all four of the seasons
  • Cover available in several different sizes so measure car to order the best fitting size
  • Waterproof and windproof when strapped down
  • Protects against the coldest of winters and the hottest of summers
  • Has a piece of black material at the front to make it easier to put the cover on the right way round for the first time of asking
  • Supplied complete with a bag to store the cover when not required
  • Reflective strips so the car can be seen at night

Cons:

  • May not fit older cars with longer fronts yet tends to fit modern cars really well

#10. Audew All Weather Car Cover

Audew All Weather Car Cover 6 Layer Breathable UV Protection Snowproof Waterproof Dustproof Universal Fit Full Car Covers for Sedan, SUV L(167’’-190’’)

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Editor’s rating 

Pros:

  • Proof against all weathers up to storm-force winds
  • Fits true to size so can order knowing that it will fit the car
  • The fabric used to indicate the front and the back of the cover
  • Comes complete with a bag to store easily when not in use
  • Made with reflective strips to be safe during the night

Cons:

  • May not stay on during storm forces winds
  • The straps are not as secure as they should be so may come off even in lighter winds

Conclusions

After reviewing all of the products it was decided that Product 9, the GUNHYI Outdoor Car Cover was the best all-weather car shelter currently available on Amazon. There was only a single connoted for the GUNHYI Outdoor Car Covers, and that was the problem that the cover may not fit older cars as well as it does modern cars.

Here is a brief recap of the finer points of the GUNHYI Outdoor Car Covers:

  • Consists of 6 layer cover protect against the weather during all of the seasons, not too heavy but durable enough
  • Cover available in several different sizes
  • It is windproof when strapped down correctly
  • Protects against the most severe winters and the hottest summers
  • Has a piece of black material at the front to make it easier to put the cover correctly

The GUNHYI outdoor car covers are modestly priced and offer better qualities and reliability than any of the more expensive all-weather car covers. When this cover is fitted as advised by the sellers it offers great protection from the elements for cars. It is certainly worth buying for buyers who live in areas that often experience bitterly cold winters and summers with high temperatures and plenty of baking hot sunshine. This cover protects cars very well the whole of the year-round, keeps the snow out and prevents the UV rays from fading or damaging the paintwork. The cover by filtering the UV rays will keep cars cooler during even the hottest of summer days. Having such a reliable universal all-weather car protection cover also removes the need to buy the more expensive covers designed for specific makes, models, and build years for cars. These are generally twice the price and not as effective. Buyers will not be disappointed with this cover and will more than likely consider that it was money well spent.

The product that came closest to matching the quality and value of the winning cover was Product 7. It too was of really high quality. It was just fractionally less reliable in protecting cars from all types of weather all around the year. It was a cover that gets the job done, but just had two minor cons instead of a single con. The contest between the top 2 was certainly close.

Generally, the other covers reviewed were not as good as the one selected, though the majority of these would do an adequate job provided they were fitted as per the instructions supplied with them. Whenever ordered all-weather covers buyers should make sure that they know how long their vehicles are to make sure that they order the correct size covers. Most of the sellers offer covers that are available in different sizes to suit different makes, models and years of manufacture.

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