The 10 Best Car Mats

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This wiki has been updated 18 times since it was first published in March of 2018. The first place your car's interior shows signs of wear and tear is often the floors. Whether it's tracked-in mud and snow during inclement weather or food crumbs and spilled coffee, the original mats, if your car came with any, are often not durable enough to provide protection. Our selection of replacements includes both sturdy and weatherproof and decorative choices to meet a variety of needs. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. WeatherTech 44751

2. Husky Liners 99371

3. WeatherTech AVM

Editor's Notes

May 27, 2020:

Removed the Motor Trend Clean Rubber because of availability concerns. Added the WeatherTech 44751 and the Husky Liners 99371.

For whatever reason, most car manufacturers are still using nylon carpeting in their footwells. It can be nearly impossible to clean, particularly when you spill certain liquids and allow them to set. They should be using some sort of thermoplastic foot well but until they make the switch, a set of mats like the WeatherTech 44751 or the Husky Liners 99371 keep your car looking good and they're essential if you live in a place with snowy winters. Note that both of these sets are specifically molded for a particular car model. This, along with better materials and designs, make them more expensive but vastly superior to 'universal' mats. The WeatherTech and Husky liners' model-specific molding process allow them to be made with fitted raised outer lips which essentially creates a dish to hold dirt, water, and debris to be later cleaned. If you can't see yourself paying that much for floor mats, WeatherTech does make the AVM which is made of the same durable polymers but can be cut to the rough shape of your footwell. They're not as protective as the custom molded mats but they'll provide a solid barrier between your boots and the carpet.

4. Armor All 78846

5. Motor Trend Flex Tough

6. Oxgord Universal

7. FH Group F11310

8. BDK Metallic

9. BDK Butterfly

10. Amazon Basics RL5001

Rafael Perez
Last updated by Rafael Perez

Rafael Perez is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Rochester. His primary focus is the metaphysics of time and the philosophy of mind, with a particular interest in artificial intelligence and antirepresentational models of the mind. He has extensive experience as a mechanic, a construction worker, and a general repairman. This has allowed him to gather a wealth of knowledge on automobile repair, auto parts, carpentry, masonry, welding, and the tools used in those trades. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, woodworking, and fishing.

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