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Best Steering Wheel Cover

If you spend a long time in your car each day either for commuting or any other reason, you want to be as comfortable, safe, and as stylish as you can be – cue steering wheel covers. They’re the perfect accessory to make driving more enjoyable and really elevate your driving experience for not  a lot of money.  They’re safer as they can give you a stronger grip on your steering wheel. You can also buy a cover that feels extremely luxurious for under $30. Not to mention, they can add a lot of personality to your car or make it seem fancier than it really is. It’s a win win win scenario!

We’ve compiled a list of the 12 best steering wheel covers that come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. Check it out and let us know which one is your favorite! This is one of our favorite lists as well because everything on the list is extremely reasonably priced. Read on!

Best Steering Wheel Cover – Comparison Table

First let’s check out a list and a couple of the key features of the best steering wheel covers on the market right now!

Steering Wheel CoverComes in Multiple Colors/Designs?Weight
SEG Direct CoverYes11.2 ounces
Bell Automotive 22-1-53212-1No1 pound
Mayco Bell Car Steering Wheel CoverYes12.8 ounces
Rueesh Steering Wheel CoverYes1.8 pounds
AOTOMIO Black Universal Steering Wheel CoverYes12.8 ounces
U&M Warm Winter Wool SheepskinYes2.4 ounces
Motor Trend Grip DriveYes12 ounces
Vitodeco Odorless Luxury Genuine LeatherYes1.6 pounds
Aumo-mate 38CM 15" Car Steering Wheel CoverYes1.3 ounces
ABN Beige PVCYes12.8 ounces
Mana Trading Handmade Steering Wheel CoverNo2.1 ounces
Vitodeco Velour Fabric Leather Steering Wheel CoverYes1.2 pounds

Perfect! Now onto the reviews of each of the individual products.

1

SEG Direct Cover - Classic Design and Eco-Friendly

We’re starting off with a nice simple and classic steering wheel cover from SEG direct. There’s nothing too crazy about the way it looks but it still very much gets the job done. While it may not look very fancy, it will still protect your steering wheel on your new car keeping it looking as amazing as the day you first bought your car. Or if it’s too little too late for that and your steering wheel is already a little destroyed, this cover will do a nice job of restoring it to its former glory days. It’s made out of a smooth, durable microfiber leather that not only looks amazing on your steering wheel, but will feel great while you’re driving. It’s skid proof so you don’t have to worry about it going anywhere while you drive and it’s also resistant to the heat and the cold.

Another great bonus is that it’s made from all eco friendly materials so it’s 100% environmentally friendly. It’s suitable for mid-size steering wheels (anywhere from 14.5 to 15 inches). This should fit about 90-95% of steering heels. It’s extremely breathable and is comfortable for use over a long time. The company also offers very good customer service should you have any questions. They will in fact actually personally check whether or not your specific car will fit the steering wheel cover if you reach out to them before you purchase it. Overall, for $15 – this is a a great nondescript steering wheel cover that will spruce up any car it goes into.

PROS
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Resistant to heat and cold
CONS
  • Simple design, nothing special
2

Bell Automotive 22-1-53212-1 - Funky and Functional

For as plain and neutral the previous cover was, this one makes up for it ten fold. This is a fun, funky steering wheel cover that will add personality to any car that it goes in. It also comes from Bell, which is an extremely reliable company that produces a lot of accessories in the automotive industry. So you know you’ll be able to rely on them to make a durable product that they’ll stand behind. This cover also will fit any standard steering wheel. You’re also actually able to buy matching seat covers to complete the set, if you so desire! The colors are also extremely vibrant and will liven up any car that it goes into.

This cover is also particularly easy to get on – you won’t have to struggle for 20 minutes trying to get it perfectly aligned. There’s no set “top” or “bottom” so you can just pop it on and it’ll look great no matter how it goes on. If you do have any difficulty however, it’s recommended that you leave it in the sun for a little bit to make it a little bit more malleable and then you should really be able to just slip it on. Then once it’s on, you don’t have to worry about it slipping around whatsoever. One thing to note is that the material does have a bit of a weird odor to it straight out of the box, but that’ll go away within a day or two at most. If you’re looking for a fun design at a great price ($11!) from a reliable company, you will not be disappointed with this steering wheel cover from Bell.

PROS
  • Cool design
  • Can buy matching seat covers
CONS
  • Material has weird smell for a couple days
3

Mayco Bell Car Steering Wheel Cover - High Design At A Good Price

Up next we have a cover that looks a bit more high-end. While it may look high-end and be made out of high quality materials, the price is still amazing at only $15. It does come in a bunch of different colors and designs but just note that the price does vary depending on what color or design you want. This will fit any car that’s 15 inches, which is a majority of cars on the market. It’s easy to install and is made out of smooth, durable microfiber leather and is 100% resistant to any wear and tear. The Mayco Bell Car Steering Wheel Cover can also be purchased with seat covers for you to complete the look.

Overall the material is breathable, has a contour shape, and massaging design to make it as comfortable of a driving experience s you could possibly have. It is a little bit stubborn getting on but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The harder a cover is to get on, the harder it’s going to be to get off! This one also has no bizarre odor whatsoever, even straight out of the box. It actually has a bit of a pleasant smell that won’t force you to air out your car. This is a great luxurious design that’s perfect for anyone trying to add a little something extra to their car. Go for the seat covers too if you’re feeling bold, we don’t think you’ll be disappointed with the quality!

PROS
  • High quality materials
  • Material is very breathable
CONS
  • A bit difficult to get on
4

Rueesh Steering Wheel Cover - Genuine Leather

The next steering wheel cover that we have from Rueesh is the first genuine leather cover that we’re featuring. Because of that, you’ll probably find it much heavier and much sturdier than traditional steering wheel covers. It’s heat resistant, cold resistant, and also wear resistant. And to back that up, Rueesh actually offers a two year warranty on their cover. We think that’s pretty spectacular, especially for a $16 product. It fits any standard steering wheel and if you’re unsure, before you purchase just contact the company and they will quickly check their database to see if your car is compatible. They even advertise they’ll get back to you within 12 hours – that’s great service.

Like we mentioned, since it is genuine leather it is a bit heavier and thicker than a lot of the other covers. It is definitely noticeable thicker so if you have smaller hands, this might not be for you as it could be hard to grip. It fits very snug but the design and material is very breathable and the design is anti-slip. Since it is leather, it will have a bit of a “new leather smell” to it – but that should go away within a few days. A solid option for those looking for a thick, sturdy, leather steering wheel cover at a perfectly reasonable price that also comes with a two year warranty.

PROS
  • Two year warranty
  • Genuine leather
CONS
  • Bit of a smell at first
5

AOTOMIO Black Universal Steering Wheel Cover - Luxurious Design In Multiple Colors

The AOTOMIO Universal Steering Wheel Cover offers a luxurious experience for under $20. It not only looks luxurious and high-end, it feels luxurious and high-end as well. It fits all 15 inch steering wheels and will immediately elevate the look and feel of your car the second you put it on. It even comes in a bunch of different colors – including different patterns as well so you can combine luxury and fun. One thing to note is that since it has a designated top and bottom, it is a bit more difficult to get centered when you’re putting it on. However, with a little bit of determination and elbow grease, you’ll be able to get this on and centered in under 10 minutes and you won’t have to worry about it moving at all after.

We love the AOTOMIO steering wheel cover. It’s elegant, it’s reasonably priced, it’s sturdy, and comes in a  bunch of different colors which is always a bonus. Not to mention, you won’t have to worry about any bizarre odors with this cover as well. You can use it straight out of the box without giving your car a weird smell. Overall a solid, luxurious looking option that will make any car look high-end.

PROS
  • Comes in a ton of different colors
  • Very sturdy
CONS
  • Difficult to position correctly
6

U&M Warm Winter Wool Sheepskin - Keeps You Warm

We have something a little bit different up next – a steering wheel cover made from sheepskin. It’s bound to be comfortable, warm, fuzzy, and extremely luxurious. It’s made from a high density sheepskin wool and comes in a ton of different colors (up to 20!) so there will be something for everyone. This is ideal if you live in a winter climate because it’s guaranteed to keep your hands warm on those cold winter mornings you have to head to work and forgot to start your car in advance. It is a very tight fit but like we mentioned before, this is perfect for safety reasons because it means it will stay in place and won’t be slipping and sliding while you drive. But just remember, that does mean it will be a bit more difficult to get on initially.

We love the U&M Warm Winter Wool Sheepskin steering wheel cover. We think it’s a great option even if yo don’t live in a cold place. If you have a look at the colors, you’re bound to find something that suits your style and will look good in your car. They have everything from the plain outrageous, to the more understated like the one pictured here. Something so luxurious and funky for only $16? Sign us up – you’ll love it.

PROS
  • Will keep you warm
  • Stays on well
CONS
  • Not great in the summer
7

Motor Trend Grip Drive - Sporty and Functional

We’re heading back to basics with this Motor Trend Grip Drive. It is a very subtle, very sporty design that we think has a lot of attention to detail. It does come in a few different color options but really the only color that varies is in the stitching – so the change is very subtle. It protects from both hot and cold weather and is made from synthetic leather material that does not stick and has no odor whatsoever. This is the first one on the list as well that’s actually meant for smaller steering wheels measured between 13.5” and 14.5” so make sure to measure before you buy! The cover definitely has more grips than most for you to hang on to while you drive, ensuring your hands will stay in place and won’t move an inch.

This one is a bit tricky to get on so it’s recommended that you run it under a blow dryer for about a minute to loosen it up then put it on. After a few minutes, it will cool down and be in the place it’s going to be for a long time. If you’re looking for something that’s a little bit sleeker and will definitely increase your safety all while preserving that status of your steering wheel, you can’t go wrong with the Motor Trend Grip Drive.

PROS
  • Sporty looking
  • Good grips
CONS
  • Tricky to get on
8

Vitodeco Odorless Luxury Genuine Leather - Very Luxurious Feeling

We have another genuine leather product up next and as you can tell from the title – it is in fact odorless! Yay! This is also actually the first steering wheel cover on our list to come in three different sizes, small, standard, and large. So no need to worry about whether or not the cover will fit. Just measure your steering wheel, and Vitodeco is guaranteed to have a steering wheel cover that will fit. It’s super easy to just pop on and will protect your hands from both the heat and the cold. It also is designed with a dragon scale look that provides you with extra grip. It’s made from one-piece real leather and offers full protection from any scratches, sunburns, or getting worn out.

This Vitodeco genuine leather cover definitely feels very luxurious and like you’re getting slightly higher quality for your money. It honestly just makes driving your car a little bit more fun! The price is a bit higher compared to the other steering wheel covers on our list at $26, but in the grand scheme of things – this is actually a very decent price for a steering wheel cover that feels so luxurious and high-end. This is a very decent option overall and if you want to spend the few extra bucks, you’ll definitely notice in the craftsmanship and the feel of the cover. Vitodeco does not disappoint.

PROS
  • Genuine leather
  • Feels luxurious
CONS
  • Priciest one on the list
9

Aumo-mate 38CM 15" Car Steering Wheel Cover - Bedazzled Fun

This Aumom-mate definitely caters to a very specific taste with the rhinestones. So if this isn’t your style, feel free to skip it but if you’re digging the rhinestones – then this is a great option for you. It’s constructed from a high quality leatherette that feels great to touch and massages that palms of your hands as you drive. It’s also ergonomically designed so it feels great and easy to hold as you’re driving. And best of all, it adds a little bit of bling to your car. You’re able to purchase this in a few different colors and honestly the rhinestones are not too overpowering and add just the sparkle that you’re looking to add to your car.

Maintenance is important with this material but it’s super easy to clean. All you have to do is wipe it clean with a damp cloth every month or two and you’re good to go – easy does it. The fit is snug against the wheel so you don’t have to worry about it shifting about. Overall this is a thoughtfully designed product that both looks fun, and is high quality. If rhinestones are your thing – go for the Aumo-mate Steering Wheel Cover and add a bit of bling to your life.

PROS
  • Nice design
  • Great to touch
CONS
  • Requires cleaning every month or so
10

ABN Beige PVC - Classic Look

If you prefer a more classic look in your car, then the ABN Beige PVC is going to be the cover for you. There are a few different color options but we think the beige might be the stand out winner. It’s made of a microfiber faux leather material that has stylish detail in the stitching and design. It covers every inch of your steering wheel, protecting it and keeping it looking factory new. It’s easy to clean and all you need to use is a damp cloth to give it a quick wipe down and you’re good to go. It is resistant to extreme temperatures at both ends of the spectrum so it will protect your hands from the burning heat but also the piercing cold, allowing you to safely focus on the road. There are also matching seat covers available put out by ABN to complete the look.

This both feels and looks luxurious. It does have a bit of an odor straight out of the box, but that quickly goes away and then you’re free to enjoy your brand new steering wheel cover. Like we said, if you want a classic and sophisticated look with a luxurious feel, the ABN Beige PVC steering wheel cover can easily provide that. And at $13, who can complain?

PROS
  • Thoughtful design
  • Temperature resistant
CONS
  • Has odor out of the box
11

Mana Trading Handmade Steering Wheel Cover - Bright Design

We just had to slip in another funky looking steering wheel cover and Mana Trading provided us with just that. The design is bright and classic without appearing to overpowering and you definitely won’t find it anywhere else. They’re handmade in the United States from a cotton fabric with a slip-resistant inside and is the perfect combination of functional and whimsical. As is, it will fit any standard steering wheel (14.5” to 15”) but if you contact the seller, they will actually make you a custom one if your steering wheel is larger or smaller. It is a soft material, but it doesn’t have the cushion to it like other covers. It’s a good thing because it’s light and easy to grip, but it doesn’t necessarily provide that “luxurious” feel that you find with some of the other thicker covers.

The customer service from the seller is also second to none. They will make sure you’re satisfied with your purchase and like we said, can make custom covers to fit any size steering wheel. If you like things a bit funky and want your car to remind you of a bright summer’s day, then Mana Trading can help you out with their funky handmade steering wheel cover.

PROS
  • Cool design
  • Good customer service
CONS
  • Not very cushion-y
12

Vitodeco Velour Fabric Leather Steering Wheel Cover - Extreme Luxury and Comfort

This is another amazing steering wheel cover that will look like it cost you an arm and a leg, but really only cost you 20 bucks. This Vitodeco Velour Fabric Leather Steering Wheel Cover is easy to install, has velour, and really excels in extreme temperatures. It’s sweat absorbent so it will keep your hands cool and dry in the summer but it’s also plush so will keep your hands warm in the winter. It’s super easy to install straight out of the box and also has no odor whatsoever so you’re good to go from the day it arrives. One thing to caution is that because of the material, you will need to clean it a couple times a month with a vinyl cleaner. No big deal though – just a quick wipe down and you’re done in under a minute.

Another downside to note is that it is definitely on the thicker side so if you have smaller hands, you might find it uncomfortable or difficult to get a good grip on it. It also is a bit of a pain to get into the perfect position as this cover does have a specified top and bottom. That aside however, if you’re looking for a higher-end alternative to just your run-of-the-mill plush steering wheel cover – the Vitodeco Velour Cover will do exactly that. And if purple isn’t your thing, it even comes in both black and gray. There is no way you will be disappointed with this purchase.

PROS
  • Exquisite design
  • Feels luxurious
CONS
  • A bit thick

Best XX - Buyer's Guide

While you might think it’s easy to just pick out any steering wheel that you think looks great – and it almost is, there are still a few things that you need to consider when purchasing a steering wheel cover for your car.

Size

First off – size! Make sure that this is even going to fit your steering wheel. Take a ruler or a tape measurer, go to your car, and just measure straight across the steering wheel to get the diameter. Most covers are made to fit standard steering wheels, but make sure yours is standard. And if you’r really unsure, reach out to the manufacturer to double check your model is supported.

Thickness

Some covers can be quite thick which usually isn’t an issue, but if you have smaller hands, this can cause some discomfort. Do a quick read around to make sure the material isn’t overly thick.

Material

Some materials work better than others in certain climates. Are you looking for leather steering wheel covers, furry steering wheel covers, or just a cheap steering wheel cover and you don’t care what the material is? If you live in an extreme climate, just make sure to keep in mind what you’ll be dealing with in either the heat or the cold.

Conclusion


Ultimately it’s going to come down to your own personal style when you’re choosing a steering wheel cover. It’s going to be as personal as the car purchase itself. With the being said however, there are definitely a few that stood out as the best steering wheel covers on the market and then even further – there is definitely one that stood out as the best steering wheel cover on the market. It’s the most versatile, the safest, and will work for just about anybody. What is that cover, you might ask? Well wait no further!

The best steering wheel cover is definitely the Motor Trend Grip Drive! It does an amazing job at protecting your steering wheel, it’s sleek, it has a ton of grips so you know it’s not going anywhere, and it’s extremely easy to install. It has a bit of a sporty look while still managing to look classic as well. It’s the perfect option if you’re looking for something to keep you comfortable while you’re driving and increase your safety, but you don’t want it to stand out too much.