Take a look at this comprehensive and affordable selection for deep cleaning and polishing car upholstery.Getty Images
It never hurts to spend some time (either once a fortnight or a month) cleaning and polishing the upholstery of the car. The interior areas of vehicles retain a lot of dirt and are severely damaged by wear and tear due to continued use. Both the seats and the interior of the doors, the roof and, of course, the areas that comprise the dashboard. And not only aesthetically, but also hygienic. That is why in EL PAÍS Escaparate we have chosen 15 professional cleaning products that will help you in this task.
Divided into three main categories (interior cleaners, microfiber cloths and polishes), most of them have a very good value for money on the Amazon platform and none exceed the 30 euro barrier. Because it is just as important to keep the exterior body of the car or the headlights in good condition as it is to keep dirt out of the car’s interior.
⋅ Interior & Dashboard Cleaners
Concentrated soap for the interior of the vehicle
For regular cleaning, a neutral cleaner like the one we highlight is a good purchase option. We will help ourselves with a sponge with movements from the inside out. The product retains a very mild and pleasant aroma and, as it must be diluted in water, it will have multiple uses. Does not leave a greasy film.
All-in-one cleaner for all types of textiles and Alcantara finishes
Despite being a product that can also be used in outdoor areas, we have chosen it for its versatility and delicacy. It can be applied to the most delicate parts of the upholstery, be it skin, leather or Alcantara fabric (so widespread in recent times), removing dirt safely. It should be left to act for 15 minutes.
Upholstery cleaner for tough stains
The most resistant stains disfigure any upholstery. Therefore, finding a cleaner for this type of embedded dirt is essential. In EL PAÍS Escaparate we have chosen a product that acts on seats, mats or fabric and alcantara upholstery. With it, the original colors are restored in a few minutes. The set also includes a brush to spread the product easily.
Dashboard cleaner with satin effect
It is the best-selling product in its category on Amazon. In spray format, its formula enjoys a protective non-stick coating to dust. It is easy to apply and removes the most adhered dirt from the dashboard. Its finish is very low-gloss, that is, matte; and does not leave a greasy appearance. It is also sold in a complete kit.
Sonax Pungent Odor Eliminator
Neutralizes while canceling the particles that produce the bad smell. This is how this product is that attacks penetrating odors inside the vehicle: food remains, vomit, the penetrating smell of tobacco and also that of animal sweat. The container has a spray outlet and its size reaches 500 ml.
Tire care cleaner
The joints and skirts of the doors (also of the trunk door) and windows are usually areas that are severely damaged by continued use. To return them to their former splendor, nothing better than resorting to this Liqui Moly product. Their formula prevents them from freezing at low temperatures and, above all, prolongs their useful life by preserving their original elasticity.
⋅ Microfiber cloths and sets of wipes
Set of four microfiber cloths
For sale in two different colors, these are cloths thick enough to remove dust while polishing areas of the car’s upholstery. They do not wrinkle or scratch and do not release lint either, something to keep in mind when cleaning. Its edges are very smooth and it has a smooth pattern.
20 beeswax coated wipes
A product that comes in handy to act when the stain occurs, something very common when we eat or drink inside the car. They are very resistant wipes designed to eradicate stains and spills. It protects car upholstery well and contains a film of beeswax giving a very successful matte finish.
Hand brushes and vacuum cleaners
hair remover brush
Sometimes it is difficult to remove pet hair from the joints of the seats or those that are deposited in areas that are difficult to access. To achieve this effortlessly, resorting to this type of brush with a handle and special rubber bristles is a good idea. It is effective for sweeping short as well as long hair. Available in black and red.
Boar Bristle Detail Brush
There are nooks and crannies inside the car where we can’t reach with a cloth. A task that must be done with a brush like the one in the image. It integrates natural bristles (attached to the surface of the accessory using epoxy glue) and soft, high-density ones. In addition, it has an ergonomic handle that incorporates a hole for hanging.
Extra soft leather brush
Dealing with leather upholstery is always a delicate task. For this reason, get specific brushes. The one we are highlighting has a mini size and is perfect for treating hard-to-reach areas where dirt has adhered. It can be used on genuine leather, imitation, Alcantara-type cloth or convertible tops, among other surfaces.
Handheld vacuum cleaners with fast charge
Mini size and two complementary accessories. This handheld vacuum cleaner offers good performance with an autonomy of up to 20 minutes. It is wireless and, in operation, does not exceed 70 decibels. Includes a reusable and washable HEPA filter. The set has a nozzle for crevices and another for removing hair and crumbs from upholstery.
⋅ Skin and leather conditioners
Sonax beeswax leather lotion
The firm Sonax has created a conditioner for smooth and synthetic leather surfaces and suitable for all colours. The beeswax film that it provides together with its silicone oils protect the leather, leaving it more flexible and not at all slippery. It is also a product that offers good water repellency and protects against ultraviolet rays.
Turtle Wax 2-in-1 Leather Cleanser & Conditioner
This other proposal spreads evenly over the surface and deepens into the pores of the leather upholstery thanks to its balanced mixture of cocoa butter, vitamin E and aloe vera. The size of the container is 500 ml.
Lot of polish for plastics and dashboards
The interior area of the doors of a vehicle is usually one of the most punished, along with the dashboard region. With this batch of products (polish and two foam applicators), this solution restores a natural shine to the materials and a protective layer against fingerprints and marks. Its capacity is 750 milliliters.
*All purchase prices included in this article are current as of September 21, 2022.
[Recuerda que si eres usuario de Amazon Prime, todas las compras tienen gastos de envío gratuitos. Amazon ofrece un período de prueba gratuito y sin compromiso durante 30 días.]
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