The 6 Best Windshield Covers

Updated January 25, 2017 by Steven John

Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive
We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Unless you love waking up extra early to scrape snow and ice off your vehicle's windshield after each winter storm, one of the covers on our list is a wise idea. These elegantly simple items allow you to clear inches of accumulation from your car, truck or SUV in a matter of seconds. All you have to do is remember to install one before the snowfall starts. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best windshield cover on Amazon.

6. X-Shade Snow Cover

This X-Shade Snow Cover is made of several thick layers of fabric, with its bottommost layer soft enough to prevent your vehicle's glass or paint from being scratched by debris brought down in a storm. During the summer, reverse the cover to reject solar heat.
  • great price for dual-function tool
  • free anti-slip mat included
  • weak built-in magnets
Brand X-Shade
Model X-Shade
Weight 9.6 ounces
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

5. Apex Automotive

The Apex Automotive is made from a durable, but flexible, material that allows it to lie in close contact with your vehicle's windshield, wipers, and hood, preventing snow and ice from sneaking in underneath the cover and delaying the start of your drive.
  • installs in a matter of seconds
  • comes with drawstring pouch
  • no side mirror protection
Brand Apex Automotive
Model pending
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

4. Ice King Snow Cover

This Ice King Snow Cover is extra large, so it prevents a common issue such units often create: rather than covering the windshield alone, it also covers a portion of the roof, thereby removing a layer of snow that would otherwise simply slide down over the cleared glass.
  • drawn taut by bungee cords
  • fully covers wipers and mirrors
  • material punctures too easily
Brand Ice King
Model pending
Weight 1.2 pounds
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

3. Polar Bear Covers Delk Polarshield

The Polar Bear Covers Delk Polarshield secures in place using aptly named "security panels," which tuck into your doors and prevent the cover from being removed as long as the doors stay closed. That makes it a good option for people who park on public streets.
  • made from 600-d durable polyester
  • reliably windproof
  • does not cover windshield wipers
Brand Polar Bear Covers, Inc.
Model pending
Weight 16 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

2. Outback Shades Frost Guard

The Outback Shades Frost Guard uses multiple magnets sewn into the fabric along its perimeter to create a tight seal that will not only keep snow and ice from building up on your windshield, but which can even prevent that pernicious, view-blocking frost.
  • suitable for large trucks
  • secures with easy-tie straps
  • backed by satisfaction guarantee
Brand Outback Shades
Model pending
Weight 9.1 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. FrostGuard NFL

With the FrostGuard NFL spread across your car you can show the neighborhood which football franchise you support before the snowfall starts, and then later make short work of the accumulation on your vehicle. This linebacker-tough device uses multiple attachment points.
  • most teams represented
  • reflective piping on sides
  • nfl-branded carrying case included
Brand FrostGuard
Model pending
Weight 3.7 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

help support our research

patreon logoezvid wiki logo small

Last updated on January 25, 2017 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.

Thanks for reading the fine print. About the Wiki: We don't accept sponsorships, free goods, samples, promotional products, or other benefits from any of the product brands featured on this page, except in cases where those brands are manufactured by the retailer to which we are linking. For our full ranking methodology, please read about us, linked below. The Wiki is a participant in associate programs from Amazon, Walmart, Ebay, Target, and others, and may earn advertising fees when you use our links to these websites. These fees will not increase your purchase price, which will be the same as any direct visitor to the merchant’s website. If you believe that your product should be included in this review, you may contact us, but we cannot guarantee a response, even if you send us flowers.