Car Detailing Toronto

How Much Does It Cost To Wrap A Car?

vinyl wrap for cars

If you are a car owner then you probably know that repainting your car is not just an expensive affair, but it’s also time-consuming. So, if you want a convenient alternative to car repainting, then you should try car wrap instead. Car wrapping is preferred by many vehicle owners who want a quick alternative to car repainting. This aesthetic choice will not only make your car look excellent but you will be getting some advantages as well. If you don’t have much idea about car wraps, then you will get to know everything about car wrapping prices from this article. 

When you are opting for car repainting, it might take days for you to get your car back. Typically car repainting takes 2-3 weeks. However, at the same time, car wrapping takes just a few days and then you are all set to go with a brand new look of your car! Wrapping your car will preserve the original car paint underneath, therefore, you will also get an option for a “car makeover”. 

Car wrapping prices overview 

Car wrapping prices can be as low as $340 for a partial wrap and it can go up to $3999 for a full car wrap. We have a custom vinyl car wrapping option as well, where the price is determined after we hear your requirements for customization. The prices may vary depending on what type of design or customization you are opting for.  There is an array of factors to be considered while determining actual car wrapping prices

Factors determining car wrapping prices 

Basic Factors 

There are different factors that determine car wrapping prices. Some of the basic factors include; the size of your car, the intricacy of the wrap and required labour. When you have planned on using a 3m vinyl wrap for your car, the professional will need to remove the cover details of your car along with the bumper so that these automotive parts do not get damaged. As they are having to do this so that your car wrap can be applied properly, this will be counted under labour charge. So, whatever the price you are paying for getting your car wrapped, you will have to pay an extra labour charge. 

Size of the car 

This is one of the most important factors that determine car wrapping prices. Depending on the size of your car, the preparation time and the prices will vary. At Detailing Pro Shop, vinyl car wrapping for a small two-door vehicle will cost from $1000-$2000 whereas, the price for bigger cars and SUVs starts from $3000. 

Materials affecting car wrapping prices 

Car wrapping prices highly depend on the material of the car wrap that you have chosen. The available materials are vinyl, carbon fibres and so on. There are numerous options available when it comes to materials and the pricing for each is as mentioned below— 

Chrome 

chrome car wrap

This is one of the most popular car wrapping materials among car owners. The price of chrome wrapping depends on the quality of the wrap. Usually, it will cost you around $8-$10 per square foot. This is one of the most expensive car wrapping options, so if you have a good budget, you can easily opt for this. When you are choosing chrome wrapping, you can customize the design as you want. If you are choosing more and more intricate designs and customization, the price will go up. It might cost you around $10,000 or even more for a full car wrap. Labour charge and extra charges will be added when you are getting inside of the door wrapped too. In that case, you have to be patient too because it might take a total of 5-6 days for the whole wrapping to be done.

Carbon Fibre 

fiber carbon car wrap

Carbon fiber is one of the most common materials when it comes to car wraps. The car wrapping prices for carbon fibre vary from just $3-$7 per square foot. It provides a unique textured look to your car and carbon fibre wraps are mostly used for the hood of a car. 

Vinyl Gloss

The glossy effect looks best in the sun as it reflects the sunlight and it brings a great shiny look to the car. Vinyl gloss is again a very common car wrapping material and the price for a square foot varies between $1.50 to $3.50. 

Vinyl Matte 

Matte finishing brings a sophisticated look to your car and you can choose vinyl matte material that would not even cost you much to wrap your full car. Car wrapping prices for Vinyl matte start from $2.50 and it may go up to $3.50 per square foot depending on the quality of the material. 

Matte Black

Matte black is again one of the most popular choices and the cost of wrapping a standard-sized sedan can be around $2000. 

The lifespan of car wrap

Now that you have an idea about car wrapping prices, you might think how durable are the car wraps? The average lifespan of a vinyl car wrap is from 2-5 years. So, when you are paying to get an aesthetic look for your vehicle, you are getting longevity alongside. This lifespan will help you to get a handsome reselling value for your car. Car paints are more durable but then again, car wrapping is cost-effective when compared to car painting.

Car wrapping prices also depend on the place that you have chosen to get your car wrapping done. Do some research and visit different car detailing stores to compare the prices. You can also check out the car wrapping prices being offered by us because we have a wide range of car wraps that would meet your expectations and you can make a booking anytime you want. Car wrapping is a great way to make your car look attractive and increase the resale value. So, get your car wrapping done by the professionals of Detailing Pro Shop! Call us today for more details about car wrapping because we are here to resolve any query you have.

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