Best Camaro Car Covers – Coverking, Carscover and West Coast Camaros

Chevrolet Camaros are pure American muscle. They are sleek, they are stylish, and they go faster than fast.  The latest 650-horsepower, ZL1 takes a mere 3.5 seconds to go from 0-60.  Amazing.

Camaro owners love their cars and want to keep them in tip top shape.  Our Camaro car cover review will help you do just that.

Best Camaro Car Covers of 2019

Here are our top picks for 2019.

Our roundup includes four of the best premium, custom fit car covers. 

If you’re on a tight budget, universal fit car covers typically cost 50% to 80% less and are made out of good materials that are a notch below premium.

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Best Overall – CarsCover Ultrashield Custom Fit 

The CarsCover Custom Fit Ultrashield Chevy Camaro Car Cover is made for 2010 and later year models. 

Factory features of Ultrashield Car Cover

We like that this cover comes with an elasticized bottom to ensure a snug fit.  It also comes with a strap and buckle system to use in case of high winds or particularly inclement weather.

Together these features make for a really tight fit.  Your cover will not “flap,” which helps protect paint.

The fabric is a 5-layer construction and is designed for heavy-duty protection.  The protection ratings for this model are very good across the board.

Carscover Ultrashield Individual Protection Ratings

The Ultrashield offers a great mix of moisture resistance and “breathability.”  Some moisture inevitably accumulates under car covers, even if just due to condensation.  A cover that is “breathable” allows moisture to evaporate and prevents mold and mildew from forming.  Car covers that can keep most external moisture off your car while also having excellent breathability are truly special products.

As with most premium car covers, the Ultrashield comes with a pouch for compact storage.  Car covers can be unwieldy and take up a lot of space without a storage pouch.

Over time these covers will get dirty.  The fleece inner-lining will pick up dust and grime every time it is installed.  The exterior of the cover accumulates everything dust to leaves to bird poop.  The Ultrashield is washable.  It can be machine washed in washers without agitators. 

However, we always recommend hand washing.  Most people simply wash the cover while installed.  A neat trick for washing the interior lining is simply to install the cover inside-out and wash it that way.


  • Custom fit
  • Multiple colors (grey, black)
  • Outstanding rain, dust and UV protection
  • Elastic hem + strap and buckle system
  • Machine washable
  • Ultrasonic welding to keep seams strong
  • Included pouch for compact storage


  • Moderately premium price
  • Better covers exist for snowy climates

Who is the Ultrashield best suited for?  Anyone who:

  • Wants premium protection for their Camaro
  • Parks outdoors for extended periods of time
  • Lives in especially challenging climates.

Best Value – CarsCover Xtrashield Custom Fit 

Black CarsCover Xtrashield Custom Fit Camaro CoverThe CarsCover Xtrashield Camaro car cover is one step below its more expensive cousin reviewed above.  The Xtrashield can still be used both indoors and outdoors, but it is a lighter cover made for shorter-term parking and / or less challenging climates.

The fabric is a 2-layer construction with excellent protection against sun, dust, bird droppings and leaves or tree sap.

Car Cover Rating Page Xtrashield

Labelled as “water repellant” versus “water proof” the Xtrashield will protect against light rains, but heavier storms will leave your paint wet (read here for more on this topic).  One area where the Xtrashield truly excels is breathability.  It is outstanding at letting trapped moisture evaporate and making sure that mold and mildew are unlikely to form.

Beyond the differences in material quality, the Xtrashield comes with a storage pouch and a strap-and-buckle system like the Ultrashield.  However, it does not have the same fleece inner lining.


  • Custom fit
  • Multiple colors (grey, black)
  • Great price point
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Best in class breathability
  • Included pouch for compact storage


  • Not suited for long-term outdoor parking or climates with heavy rain
  • Inner lining not as soft

Who is the Xtrashield best suited for? 

  • Camaro owners in all climates who mostly park indoors, but occasionally need protection outdoors
  • People who live in moderate-to-mild environments
  • People who live in areas where humidity and condensation are problems.

Best Looking – West Coast Camaro Ultraguard Plus

Red and Black West Coast Camaro Ultraguard PlusThe West Coast Camaro Ultraguard Plus is an extremely stylish cover for an extremely stylish car.  Although not as heavily built as the Ultrashield reviewed above, the Ultraguard is intended to be used both indoors and outdoors.  It is made out of 210 Denier polyester with a water resistant coating on the outside.   It will provide protection against light showers but is not effective against heavier storms.

The Ultraguard is treated with a UV inhibitor to block most UV rays.  Fit is excellent but relies on the elastic him and stretchy fabric.  It does not have tie-down grommets or a strap and buckle system.

Where the Ultraguard really shines is the interior lining.  It is made from premium cotton, which is considered to be the top of the line for car covers.  You can shift the car cover around once it’s installed and be confident that no scratches will harm your clear coat.

The Ultraguard comes with an excellent storage bag and is light and easy to maneuver.  Tags are included that designate the “front” and “back,” making installation quick and easy.


  • Custom fit
  • Extremely stylish
  • Two color choices (both two-tone)
  • Light and easy to install
  • Excellent storage case
  • Machine washable
  • Outstanding cotton inner lining


  • Not suited for long-term outdoor parking or climates with heavy rain
  • No tie-down grommets or strap and buckle system
  • Some reports of fading

Who is the Ultraguard best suited for? 

  • Style mavens, people who park indoors
  • People who put an extra premium on their paint and thus value the Ultraguard’s top notch cotton inner lining

People who park outdoors long term should probably look at the CarCovers Ultrashield instead.

Best All Arounder – Coverking Custom Fit Car Cover 

One of the best options on the market for Camaro owners is the Coverking Custom Fit Car Cover For Select Chevrolet Camaro Models. This offering from Coverking comes with 4-layer protection that will help in keeping the dents, scratches, nicks and dings away from your car.

Made for 2010 models and newer, the Coverking is a capable Camaro car cover that works indoors as well. It is a custom fit model that contours exactly to the shape of late model Camaros and has tailored mirror and antenna pockets. Neoprene elastic hems in the front and rear, coupled with security grommets, ensure the Coverking stays snugly in place even during heavy winds.

Made in America, Coverking also prides itself on having the fewest seams possible to help maintain the structural integrity of the cover.  This makes for a durable cover that should last much longer than its 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Breathability and moisture resistance are quite good, but Coverking does make heavier duty models if you live in areas that experience heavy rainfall.  For those living in more extreme climates, the Stormproof model is likely a better option.

Manufacturer ratings of Coverking Custom across six product dimensions
Coverking Custom Fit Manufacturer Ratings

If you are looking for a car cover that will fit your Chevrolet Camaro like a glove and will not move around in heavy, windy conditions, the Coverking Custom Fit Car Cover is hard to beat.


  • Custom fit
  • Thick 4-layer protection
  • Double stitching and minimal seams
  • Tailored rear antenna pockets and mirror pockets
  • Soft to touch and mildew resistant
  • Easy to clean
  • Made in the U.S.
  • Included storage pouch


  • Price is on the higher side
  • Requires large storage space


We reviewed four great car covers, including two heavier all weather options and two lighter products best suited for moderate climates and shorter-term protection.

This review should help you find the best Camaro car cover for you and your car.  If you are fortunate enough to own a Camaro, do yourself a favor and protect it!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the biggest risks cars face while parked?

Glad you asked! Your car can be damaged in many ways.  The biggest risks are storms (dust, ice, etc.), bird droppings, tree leaves and sap, sprinkler systems (hard minerals in the water), vandals and construction dust.

We have cataloged all of these risks to help build awareness and encourage “defensive parking.”

Should I machine wash my car cover if the manufacturer says it is okay?

You can, but we always recommend that you not do so if at all possible.  First off, most car covers are treated with UV inhibitors that have two purposes.  First, they deflect UV rays and protect your paint.  Secondly, they help keep your car cooler.

Washing will remove, or at least diminish, the UV coating.   If you do wash by hand, don’t use laundry detergent or kitchen soap.  Buy a gentle cleaner, like Simple Green, and a soft brush. Wash the cover while it is on your car. To wash the inside, simply install the cover inside out.  You can let it dry while on your car as well.

Will these covers protect against hail?

The short answer is “no.”  The longer answer is that any layer of protection will help, but these covers are not “hail proof.” The problem is that it is very hard to predict when light hailstorms become golf ball sized hailstorms.  The only real protection, short of parking inside, is a hail protection system.  See our detailed review here.

Are any additional purchases required?

Not really.  The only ones to consider are an actual lock and cable system (as opposed to wind straps) and a soft brush to clean the exterior and interior.  Otherwise, the basics are included (storage bag and straps).

Should I use a car cover if I park on the street?

It depends a bit on your street, but we certainly think so.  Car paint gets damaged by debris thrown up from the tires of passing cars.  Also, if thieves can see in the windows, they are more likely to rob the car if anything valuable is visible.  Car covers help prevent crimes of opportunity.

Our survey on parking damage will help you quantify the risk.

What are the most common customer complaints about car covers?

By far and away, it is poor fit.  If you read the reviews of universal fit car covers, only a few products get good reviews.  However, custom fit car covers get much, much better reviews.  This is because they are literally designed for a particular make and year model (2017 Camaro ZL1) versus and generic size category (184 inch sedan).

Beyond that, it is the confusion between “moisture repellant” and “waterproof” discussed above.

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