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How To Choose the Right Tonneau Cover

How To Choose the Right Tonneau Cover

Truck tonneau covers are one of the most popular truck modifications. Not only do they protect your belongings, but they also help improve gas mileage and enhance the appearance of your truck.

Today, tonneau covers are made from different types of materials, open and latch in different ways, so choosing the right one can be a challenge. Not to worry! Because we are here to help. Each tonneau cover has different features that may make one more suitable for your needs. Let's see what works best for you.

1.Make sure you have the right truck bed size

Method-1: Measure your truck bed correctly.

Method-2: You probably already knew the length of your truck bed when you purchased your truck. Please measure your bed length again to confirm it.

2.Check accessories on your truck bed

For example, if you drive a Ram and have a RamBox, please choose the cover that fits the RamBox because not all covers that fit Ram will fit the RamBox. Other examples include the Cargo Management System for Silverado or Sierra owners OR the Deck Rail System for Tacoma or Tundra owners. You'll need to verify that the cover you choose will fit these accessories.

MOSTPLUS tonneau covers offer mounting accessories and designs for these specific models. Simply select the year, make and model of your truck on the MOSTPLUS website, click the search button and select some specific tags in the filter on the left side of the search results page to find all products that fit your truck.

3. What's your budget?

Consider how much you want to spend on your tonneau cover. Soft covers usually fall in the $180 - $300 price range. A hard aluminum plate cover will cost between $450 and $550. Make sure you choose the cover that fits your needs and budget.

4. What style and material do you want?

1) Hard Folding Covers

The MOSTPLUS Hard Folding Covers protect your belongings with 14mm lightweight, heavy-duty aluminum folding panels, reinforced with a protective coating for extreme damage resistance. The covers offer a locking system to achieve higher security. However, the price is higher than the soft cover. Due to better protection and durability, hard covers are becoming more popular.

2) Soft Folding Covers

Soft folding tonneau covers are the most popular category. The MOSTPLUS soft covers are available with a choice of 3-fold and 4-fold, depending on your use of bed space. And the soft-fold covers are made of double-sided, tear-resistant vinyl and are supported by heavy-duty, powder-coated aluminum frames and horizontal rails. They come with no-drill clamps and all necessary hardware for easy assembly and disassembly. They are priced between roll-ups and hard covers. And these items have good support and durability and can be used in any weather. So the soft roll-up covers are worth the money.

3) Soft roll-up covers

Easy to use, effective and functional. MOSTPLUS Roll-Up Tonneau Covers offer an internal mounting rail system, which means this tonneau cover can be installed in a snap, all without the use of tools. Automatic tension adjusters eliminate the need for periodic manual adjustments, and retaining straps hold the cover securely in place with ease. The cover easily rolls up to provide 100% truck bed access without obstructing visibility. The tear-resistant leather-grain vinyl fabric looks great and helps protect your belongings in the worst conditions.

Bottom Line

  • Security - The best choice is a hard cover with multiple locking points to prevent unwanted access.
  • Bed Access - If you're planning on hauling something large, like an ATV or dirt bike, you'll need a cover that gives you access to the entire bed.
  • Ease of use - A tonneau cover should be easy to open and close, especially if you need to load and unload frequently.
  • Durability - Depending on how you use your truck, you want your tonneau cover to last a long time.
  • Budget - Make sure you choose the cover that fits your needs and your budget.
  • Appearance - The sporty and modern low-profile design provides an attractive look.

If you're still not sure, click Contact Us and we'll walk you through the options available and help you choose the one that's right for you and your truck.

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