Car covers are offered in various types depending on where it was going use considering the conditions of the surroundings.
When choosing the right car covers consider the following
When you live on area that always been visited by rains, outdoor car cover with water resistance is what you need. However, if you live on an area where the sun shines at its fullest like in the mid-east, a car cover that will protect your car from the intense radiant heat that comes from the harsh ray of sun is necessary with a lighter color fabric use for outdoor storage, a light color fabric safe enough against car paint usually this type of car cover is designed with non-abrasive material inner layer to protect the paint finish.
Also, take into consideration the location on where you are going to park the car. If your car is always park outside where a lot of pedestrian and by standers nearby, choose a car cover that is thick enough to cover and protect your car against body blows, but if the car is park inside the garage choose a lightweight car cover that is easily be folded in a size that will fits the trunks. How ever, for long term storage of your car, a heavy weight indoor car cover can be used.
Car cover are design to protect you car against dirt, dust and other foreign material that may come in contact with your car, so proper maintenance for the cover is also necessary. Just follow that instruction that comes along with the car cover if you buy.