Updated March 26, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

The 10 Best Car Wash Soaps

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Few activities are more rewarding for auto enthusiasts than giving their prized vehicle a thorough cleansing. Not only will the car wash soaps on this list maintain your ride’s immaculate appearance, they’ll help protect its value, too. We’ve selected high-performance solutions that eliminate stubborn dirt deposits while safeguarding your finish and providing a lasting shine. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best car wash soap on Amazon.

10. Turtle Wax Ice

9. Chemical Guys Wash & Gloss

8. Rain-X High Foaming

7. No7 Professional Strength

6. TriNova Premium

5. Aero Cosmetics Best

4. 3M Clean-Up

3. Meguiar's Gold Class

2. Mothers California

1. Optimum No Rinse


Gia Vescovi-Chiordi
Last updated on March 26, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer and autodidact who fled the heat of the desert for California, where she enjoys drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of life, and channeling Rick Steves. After arriving in Los Angeles a decade ago, she quickly nabbed a copywriting job at a major clothing company and derived years of editing and proofreading experience from her tenure there, all while sharpening her skills further with myriad freelance projects. In her spare time, she teaches herself French and Italian, has earned an ESL teaching certificate, traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and unashamedly devours television shows and books. The result of these pursuits is expertise in fashion, travel, beauty, literature, textbooks, and pop culture, in addition to whatever obsession consumes her next.


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