If you have a car, you certainly want to make sure that its paint is taken very good care of. Maintaining the finish of the car will make it resistant to weather, dirt, contaminants, and will also make it look good. If that’s what you have been looking for, then you will be definitely interested in a car wax that protects your car’s finish and makes it shine.
The broad range of car wax products available on the market may confuse you quite a bit. To give you a little head start, let us present you with our reviews of best spray wax products. Each of them is quite different from the others, so you should be able to find exactly what you’re looking for!
Best Spray Wax of 2019
|Griot's Garage Speed Shine|
|CarGuys Hybrid Wax Sealant||9.7|
|Color N Drive Ceramic Coating Kit||9.7|
|Adam's Detail Spray||9.5|
|Turtle Wax ICE Premium||9.2|
|Meguiar's G3626 Ultimate Wash & Wax||9.0|
|Shine Society Hybrid Wax||8.5|
|303 Spray Wax||8.4|
|Chemical Guys WAC Speed||8.2|
Griot’s Garage Speed Shine – Best Car Wax for Cleaning and Polishing
There is one thing though: You can’t really adjust the amount of the wax coming out of the spray. For individual small spots, this car wax may not be the best choice.
- Nice choice for quick cleaning and polishing
- Easy to use
- Cannot be adjusted for fine spraying
CarGuys Hybrid Wax SealantWhen it comes to achieving a showroom gloss, CarGuys Hybrid Wax Sealant succeeds and may be the right choice for you. It is a carnauba wax, so the result is more about the gloss effect rather than durability, but the latter should still be there.
What certainly adds to the convenience of the product is that its spray head allows for the adjustment of the wax stream, which is great for treating individual spots.
Aside from that, CarGuys kindly included one quality microfiber towel with this product. In case you need such a towel, you won’t have to look for it separately to use with this product. Hybrid Wax Sealant is a bit costly though— possibly because of the towel—but you could easily realize that it’s the best polishing wax for your car.
- Excellent for maintaining a glossy finish
- The wax stream can be adjusted.
- Includes 1 microfiber towel
- A bit expensive
Color N Drive Car Ceramic Coating Kit – Best Finish Protection
Because it is a ceramic coating, this kit is designed to create a fine, molecular protective layer on the car’s finish, which is highly effective at repelling dirt, water, UVs, and acids. The Ceramic Coating Kit should be much, much better at the job than other car waxes.
The Ceramic Coating Kit isn’t very difficult to apply. Color N Drive actually includes a quality sponge for even and scratch-free application. Its price is pretty high though, but it may still be the right choice for you if you want maximum protection.
How to Apply a Ceramic Coating to your Car
- Delivers durable coating
- Fairly easy-to-apply
- Includes a coated sponge for even application
- Not the best in terms of gloss
Adam’s Detail Spray – Best Detailing Wax
Remarkably, this spray wax is strawberry-scented, which could even make the product suitable for polishing various surfaces in your house. And thanks to the easiness of use of the spray, you shouldn’t spend too much time applying the wax.
Keep in mind, though, that this spray is much more about the finish than protection, so expect one coating to last several weeks at most.
- Attaches excellent detail and gloss to the finish
- The finish doesn’t last very long.
Turtle Wax ICE Premium Spray Wax – Best Balance of Shine and Protection
ICE appears to attach a nice polished appearance to the finish, which could, in some cases, be better than the results delivered by the other waxes we reviewed. It’s also fairly good against UV rays, water, and dirt, but seemingly lacks longevity.
Turtle Wax includes a towel and foam applicator pad with the ICE wax for you to be able to get “professional-level detailing results,” as Turtle Wax claims. When you take the price into account, ICE seems to be a very good deal.
- Attractive price
- Maintains a nice balance between gloss and protection
- Microfiber towel and foam applicator pad included
- Doesn’t last very long
Meguiar’s G3626 Ultimate Wash & Wax – Best Car Wax for Quick Cleaning and Polishing
This product is suitable for the owners who prefer to take care of their car frequently, instead of just once in a while. After you are done with adding the coating, you should get an attractive, glossy finish that protects your vehicle from weather elements well. The protection level itself seems to be a bit lacking, though.
- Suitable if you don’t have time or the opportunity for full car washing
- Cleans and adds a protective layer to the finish
- Good amount of wax in the bottle
- Lacking in finish protection.
3M 39034 Quick Wax Spray Detailer
3M spray carnauba wax dries pretty quickly on the car, making it a fairly durable and weather-resistant finish. However, bear in mind that it is rather difficult to wipe it off of the car’s surface, so you would need to make sure that you are careful while applying the wax.
- Produces a deep shine
- Fairly durable
- Difficult to wipe off
Shine Society Hybrid – Best Carnauba Wax
While this makes the application easier, you probably won’t get the protection level comparable with 3M Quick Wax Spray Detailer. When it comes to the gloss, however, this product could make your car shine like never before. It is a carnauba wax, after all!
- Great gloss effect
- Easy to apply and wipe off
- A bit watery
303 Spray Wax and Quick Detailer – Best Inexpensive Car Wax
Make sure not to confuse this spray wax with pure carnauba waxes: This one is watered down quite a bit, meaning that it won’t be as durable or glossy. On the other hand, it could be a great choice for quick cleaning, especially given the price.
- Both cleans and polishes the car’s finish
- Easy to use
- Doesn’t last too long
Chemical Guys WAC Speed Wipe Quick Detailer – Best Car Wax for Static Reduction
In terms of shine and protection, it shouldn’t differ too much from the other car waxes we have already examined: It provides quite a good shine and protection to the car, but won’t last long. However, there are a couple of points that may be important to you.
It is cherry-scented, which may appeal to you. Secondly, it is designed to reduce static by up to 75%. Static attracts dust and dirt, so this car wax should not only clean your car’s surface, but also make it less prone to attracting dirt.
- Cherry scent
- Cleans and polishes
- Designed to reduce static by 75%
- Again, don’t expect it to last very long