In the old days auto car seat covers consisted of two options being sheepskin or cotton. There was very little choice available. Thankfully that has now changed and you are guaranteed to find the perfect covers for you regardless of your sense of style or budget.
Technology advances have provided new materials to use when making covers for car seats. These include Neoprene which is soft to the touch and also very durable. You want the materials to be tough wearing yet easy to maintain. They need to remain cool in summer yet be warm in winter. It is also useful if they do not cause sweating. Polyester would not be a suitable material to use.
Auto car seat covers come in a range of styles including full bench, split bench and bucket style. If you want to get the best fit, you should buy custom made ones as these are guaranteed to fit your car securely. Being custom made will also mean that they will allow for items such as side air bags and other non standard safety fittings. If you have customized the interior of your current car, you will not be able to find universal covers that fit correctly although if you buy a stretchy fabric you may get away with it.
When shopping for covers for your car, you are best advised to buy high quality products. If budget is a constraint, then shop online looking for special offers or sales. You will be surprised at the bargains you will find if you look hard enough. Spending a little bit extra will pay off as the product should last long and look better than the cheaper alternatives.
Auto car seat covers protect the interior of your car and should lead to a higher resale value when the time comes to trade up to the next model you fancy.