If you want to change the look of your vehicle, either for business or for personal reasons, two things could come into mind: paint jobs or car wraps. There are pros and cons when it comes to both but of course, a car wrap is the more financially sensible option, especially if you want to achieve advertising-worthy graphics. So without further ado, here are more reasons as to why you need to opt for a car wrap instead of a paint job.
How Much Would It Cost?
Depending on the kind of wrap you’ll go for, a full body wrap will cost a few thousand. The same can be said for whole body paint jobs. But if you want to experiment with partial wraps, that can set you back for just a few hundred.
Is My Vehicle A Good Candidate?
If your vehicle is still brand new or in tip top shape, then a wrap is definitely the wiser choice. You can protect the original paint job while adding personal flair (or even your company logo!). Basically, if your vehicle is a few decades old, has rusting parts, uneven surfaces and may need a bit more TLC than other vehicles, then a paint job might be a better option. After all, a car wrap won’t hide any underlying imperfections such as uneven surfaces on a vehicle. The good news is that if your vehicle is six years old and below, then it’s definitely a good candidate!
Let’s face it: car wraps win this round. Of your car gets scratched or you have to redo a small portion of your car, it would definitely be less costly if you had your car wrapped instead of painted.
Vehicle Has A Higher Resale Value
Did you know that a lot of taxis in Germany are wrapped in off-white wraps in order to protect the original paint job and command a higher resale value? If you bought a brand new car and you want to extend the factory paint’s longevity, then you really ought to go with a whole body wrap instead of
To wrap it up, if you want to protect your car’s original paint job, you want to change your vehicle’s color temporarily, and you want to rejuvenate your vehicle’s look on short notice, then you should definitely go for a car wrap instead of a paint job. Especially if you want to up the ante and do a complete makeover of your vehicle, then a wrap job is the better option. Why, you ask? Because the turnaround time for a full paint job takes a few weeks while a wrap job can take as little as a few hours to a few days.