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Best Seat Covers for Semi-Trucks

Truck drivers know it better than anyone: the cab of a semi isn't just a place to sit. It's a workplace, a dining room, and sometimes even a makeshift bedroom. Whether you're hauling across state lines or doing the daily grind on local routes, the inside of that cab sees its fair share of abuse. Coffee spills, dirt, and wear from countless hours on the road take a toll. That's why a seat cover isn't just an accessory; it's a shield, standing between your seat and the rigors of trucking life.

The right seat cover is about more than just looking good. It's about durability, standing up to every trucker's challenges, day in and day out. This isn't about finding the fanciest design. It's about unearthing the toughest, most resilient seat covers for semi-trucks—because every driver deserves gear that works as hard as they do.

V-Truck Corp

V-Truck Black Seat Cover
Image source: V-Truck website

In 2015, V-Truck Corp sprouted from one family's burning passion for those iconic American semi-trucks. It all started with a simple yet brilliant idea: dash shelves tailored for a semi-truck's dashboard to overhaul the driver's workspace. But they didn't stop there. Recognizing a hole in the market for robust seat covers and floor mats, they charged ahead, filling that gap and clinching their spot as a leading supplier across the states.

Word has it they're not hitting the brakes anytime soon. With the buzz from their dedicated customers, they're geared up to roll out more top-notch products crafted from the finest materials. Why? Because V-Truck Corp believes truck drivers deserve nothing short of the best and are hell-bent on delivering just that.

They’ve got four styles of seat covers in faux leather and cloth and outfit Kenworth, International ProStar, Peterbilt, and Volvo. 

Takeaways from V-Truck:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Looks durable
  • Armrest covers are an additional $99

Price: $199

Note: We contacted V-Truck about their materials, warranty, where they're made, etc., but we never heard back. If we do hear back, we'll update this accordingly.

Ultra Seat Premium Seat Covers

Ultra Seat semi truck seat cover being put on a seat.
Image source: Ultra Seat website

We’re no strangers to Ultra Seat. We looked at them while reviewing the best seat covers for heavy equipment.

Regarding industrial seating, Ultra Seat Corporation has carved out its niche. With over 20 years in the game, they've consistently focused on developing and producing specialized seating options for the industrial sector.

Always exploring new products and technologies, Ultra aims to up its game in serving customers, emphasizing seat quality and reliability.

It's worth noting that they've got a footprint in North America with their distribution centers and have been making moves to expand their distributor network worldwide.

They only have one style of seat cover for semi-trucks, which won’t be a perfect fit. But we do love that they offer a CORDURA® cover. However, we don’t know their denier (the stronger, the better). Since CORDURA® doesn’t have much give, it won’t stretch around a seat it’s not made for.

Takeaways from Ultra Seat:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Made from CORDURA®
  • Washable
  • Made in Canada
  • One-year warranty

Price: $124


Redline seat cover on a seat
Image source: Raney's website

During our research, we saw Redline featured on sites like Raney’s, but couldn’t find a manufacturer’s website, so our information is limited. We reached out to Raney’s, and they said they didn’t have access to a manufacturer’s website for Redline either.

We can tell you that they make covers for Mack, Peterbilt, International ProStar, Kenworth, Volvo, and Freightliner. 

The seat covers get decent reviews. 

“Really impressed with this seat cover for my KW T680. It comes in two pieces, that fit really well. Has Velcro around the armrest holes, so you don’t have to remove them to install.”

Nicholas H.


Takeaways from Redline:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Made from polyester
  • Armrest covers are an additional $20
  • 6-month warranty

Price: $110

Steering Creations Inc.

Steering creations black seat covers on a seat
Image source: Steering Creations website

Steering Creations, Inc. (SCI) has staked their claim in the trucking industry with a simple yet essential focus: steering wheels that both feel right and look sharp. Their core mission? Making the daily grind a touch smoother for truck drivers everywhere.

But, they’ve also dabbled into the world of seat covers, trying to ensure a comfy ride. But covers aren’t their bread and butter.

They have a universal seat cover with faux leather and microfiber in five colors. We couldn’t find whether these were waterproof (the faux leather likely is, but we’re unsure about the microfiber center panel). These likely are not machine washable.

Takeaways from Steering Creations:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Made from faux leather and microfiber
  • Limited one-year warranty

Price: $121

East Coast Covers

East Coast Cover on a seat
Image source: Raney's website

Here’s another one we found on Raney’s, but couldn’t locate a manufacturer's site, so our info is limited.

They offer Freightliner, International ProStar, Kenworth, Peterbilt, and Volvo seat covers. Each style comes in four color options and two finishes: corduroy and faux leather with corduroy. Like all the other pens reviewed, armrest covers aren’t included. 

Thankfully, there were a few reviews. The general consensus in the reviews is that the cover is good, but the seat portion on a Peterbilt doesn’t stay on.

“Bottom seat cover does not stay attached there was no securement straps like instructions said. Other than that it’s ok.”

Mark L.


However, Igor loves them for the International ProStar.

“Great quality, my drivers loved the product!”



Takeaways from East Coast Covers:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Made from faux leather and corduroy
  • Armrests sold separately

Price: $119

TigerTough Seat Covers

TigerTough seat covers installed in a truck
TigerTough seat covers with customer embroidery installed in a truck

We make seat covers for the blue-collar world. We know the abuse the cab of a semi-truck can take–whether you’re a long-hauler or you sleep in the same bed every night. 

We design and build our seat covers in America, for America. Each cover is made right here on U.S. soil, and we offer an unlimited two-year warranty on our covers. 

Each one is made of 1000-Denier CORDURA® and will withstand whatever you throw at it–that’s why we do our super professional torture tests. To show you that these are the toughest covers on the market.


“The Kenworth high back seat cover was very easy to put on looks great and heavy duty. I’m very happy with them. I have other trucks I hope I can get covers for.”



Betsy loves them for her Peterbilt:

"They have only been on the seat a couple of months. The quality appears to be excellent. This is a truck that the driver is in and out of several times a day. I am hoping this cover is our answer to all the covers we have thrown out on other vehicles."



Takeaways from TigerTough:

  • Two-piece cover
  • Made from 1000-Denier CORDURA®
  • Armrests included
  • Made in America
  • Unlimited two-year warranty

Price: $217

The Best Seat Cover

When it comes down to it, the best seat cover is the one that meets your budget and needs. If you’re looking for something around $100, go with Redline. That will give you a semi-custom fit and a limited six-month warranty. As much as we love CORDURA®, that universal fit from Ultra Seat won’t treat you well.

If your budget is around $200, opt for TigerTough. Our covers are made in the U.S. and offer an unlimited two-year warranty. Each cover is custom-made for your seat, so you’ll get a great fit that won’t shift every time you climb in and out of the cab. Since we include the armrest covers, this ends up being a cheaper option than V-Truck, which charges an extra $99 for armrest covers.

Ultimately, the choice is yours. We hope this helps you decide on a semi-truck seat cover that will help you keep your seats in top-notch condition.

V-Truck Ultra Seat Redline Steering Creations East Coast Covers TigerTough
Cost $199 $124 $109 $121 $119 $217
Stars - - 4 - 4 4.9
Warranty Limited one year Limited six months Limited one year - Unconditional two years
Material CORDURA® 100% Polyester Faux leather and microfiber Corduroy and faux leather 1000 Denier CORDURA®
Fit Semi-custom Universal Semi-Custom Universal Semi-custom Perfect Fit
Colors/Patterns 11 1 4 5 4 2
Armrest covers included ☑️
Made in the USA ☑️
Waterproof? ☑️
Machine Washable ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Specs based on a Kenworth seat cover.
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Best Back Bench Seat Covers for Dogs in Trucks

We've seen people reviewing our seat covers (which are made for humans) and talking about how they love them for their dogs. 

That got us thinking about what makes a seat cover great when you've got dogs. Whether you've got hunting dogs, service dogs, household pets, or work with a K9 unit, you will need a cover that protects from wetness, stains, scratching, and chewing.

Since we make our covers for humans, it's only fair that we look at seat covers that humans can use, so we won't review pet hammocks. And because we only make seat covers for trucks, SUVs, and vans, we'll look at those covers.

We're going to divide these into two types:

  1. Seat protectors: Not a custom fit, have a boxier shape and will be obvious in your truck
  2. Seat covers: Custom fit and will blend in with your truck's interior

Here are some of the top-searched brands for backseat and how they hold up to dogs:

Best Seat Protectors for Dogs

Seat protectors all have a very similar shape: a boxy apron that fits hundreds of different bench seats with a skirt that runs around the edge, so it will feel (and look) like a universal cover. But these top contenders all have strengths in different areas.

WeatherTech Seat Protector

dog on a tan WeatherTech seat protector on a bench seat
Image source: WeatherTech website

We've reviewed WeatherTech before, and here's the bottom line: We love WeatherTech, but would stick to their floor liners and not their seat protectors.

But when it comes to dogs in the backseat, the WeatherTech Seat Protectors will do just fine. 

We like that these are made in America, easy to install, and machine washable. We don't love that you won't be able to access the center seatbelt or use the features of a split seat.

Takeaways from the WeatherTech Seat Protector:

  • No center seatbelt access
  • Can't use the split seat
  • Water resistant, not waterproof
  • Made in America
  • Quick to install
  • Washable

Some people love this seat protector; some people don't. Overall, half of their customers wouldn't recommend it. 

“The straps around the headrest did not provide a very tight fit, and my two labs consistently moved the seat cover off the seat while jumping in and out of the truck during our trip. It is well made but moves around too much.”

-Ken, WeatherTech customer


Wet mess protection: 3/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 3/5

Price: $190

Orvis Grip-Tight® Quilted Microfiber Backseat Protector

Dog in the back seat of a vehicle on a black Orvis seat cover
Image source: Orvis website

Orvis is known for quality gear that can brave the elements, so the Orvis Backseat Protector should be no exception.

This has a very similar fit to WeatherTech's version, but the reviews indicate that people like it more. Like WeatherTech, your center seatbelt won't be accessible, and you won't be able to use the split seat functionality. 

Orvis stands behind their products with the Great Catch Guarantee. If you aren't happy with your item, you can return it for a small restocking fee online or for free at a local store.

Takeaways from the Orvis Backseat Protector:

  • No center seatbelt access
  • Can't use the split seat
  • Water resistant, not waterproof
  • Made in China
  • Microfiber
  • Quick to install
  • Washable

“We purchased the Orvis-Large back seat cover for our Jeep Grand Cherokee. With two labs in Colorado, we need to protect our leather seats from mud, snow, and paws. These seat covers fit perfectly and do the trick. Out of the box, our pups don’t slide around while loading, unloading, and crawling over rocks.”

- Big Lee, Orvis customer


Wet mess protection: 3/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 3/5

Price: $180

Canvasback Bench Seat Cover

Black lab on a Canvasback bench seat cover
Image source: Canvasback website

We've also reviewed Canvasback before. They're known for their cargo liners but make seat protectors too. They were founded in the 1990s by a dog owner wanting to make interior vehicle protection durable enough for dogs.

Their rear bench covers are like the ones we mentioned above, with a few notable differences: they're waterproof, have more color options, and can fit smaller SUVs.

Takeaways from the Canvasback Bench Seat Cover:

  • No center seatbelt access
  • Can't use the split seat
  • Waterproof
  • Made in America
  • Woman-owned company
  • Quick to install
  • Machine washable

“I was delighted to find a car seat cover made in the USA and happy to support a woman-owned business! … The price is on par with what I've paid for other seat covers (namely Orvis). The quality appears to be good; I appreciate that the pieces velcro together for easy cleaning. Like most seat covers, it doesn't fit perfectly, but with so many car makes and models out there, I imagine it's hard to find a perfect fit.”

- Sophie, Canvasback customer


Wet mess protection: 4/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 4/5

Price: $160

Kurgo Wander Bench Seat Cover Extended Width

White dog on a gray Kurgo bench seat cover
Image source: Kurgo website

We hadn't heard of Kurgo before we started researching, but their site was really nice to use. We actually liked their No Slip Grip Bench Seat Cover better than this one, but the No Slip option was only 55" wide, not wide enough to work in most large SUVs and pickup trucks. So, we'll be reviewing the Kurgo Wander Bench Seat Cover Extended With.

The cool thing about this cover is that it has additional pockets to store a leash, poop bags, etc. Kurgo also has a piped edge ( a slight raised edge around the seat) to help prevent liquidy messes from spilling into the floor. According to their customer service, their products are made in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. 

Takeaways from the Kurgo Wander Bench Seat Cover:

  • No center seatbelt access
  • Can't use the split seat
  • Waterproof
  • Made in Vietnam, China, or Taiwan
  • Quick to install
  • Not machine washable

“After having this seat cover in my SUV for several years, we bought the extended size for our 2020 F-150 back bench seat - it fits perfect. These products are awesome and wear like iron.”

-Linda, Kurgo customer


Wet mess protection: 5/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 4/5

Price: $59

Meadowlark Dog Seat Cover Bench

Image source: Meadowlark website

Meadowlark really isn't any different than the other seat protectors here. But it is the most affordable. It has the same basic shape and won't let you use the 40/60 or 60/40 split seat features.

Takeaways from the Meadowlark 

  • No center seatbelt access
  • Can't use the split seat
  • Waterproof
  • Made in China
  • Inexpensive
  • Quick to install
  • Washable

“Been looking around for a decent cover for my dog. He tends to drool after a fun day at the park. This did the trick, and it fit the rear bench perfectly.”

- dcf111, Meadowlark customer


Wet mess protection: 5/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 4/5

Price: $50

4Knines Multi-Function Crew Cab Truck Seat Cover with Hammock

doberman on a 4knines black bench seat cover
Image source: 4Knines website

We added the 4Knines cover to this lineup because it had some unique options not available in the other brands mentioned. 

Now, we said we weren't going to review hammocks, and we stand by that, but this protector has a foldaway hammock that you can tuck away, making this one an option for people to use. It also has a split design, so you can flip seats up or down as needed without removing the cover. We love that. 

4Knines does warn that their cover isn't chew-proof. So keep that in mind if you've got a chewer.

Takeaways from the 4Knines Multi-Function Crew Cab Truck Seat Covers

  • Access to all seat belts
  • Split-seat design
  • Waterproof
  • Made in China
  • Optional hammock
  • Quick to install
  • Machine washable
  • Not chew-proof

“This is our second 4knines cover (the other goes to our smaller vehicle), and just as I suspected, this cover is the best one I've seen for a truck! Easy to install and fits just right! I love that it's easy to split if I have something big I need to put inside the cab or if I've got the kiddos with me. No need to worry about dog hair or drool all over everything, which is a big plus in my book (it's a legit worry when you've got a giant breed!). If it does get dirty, it's easy to take off and throw in the wash.”

- Caitlin, 4Knines Customer


Wet mess protection: 4/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 3/5

Price: $150

Our favorite seat protector for dogs:

It's tough to say. Your preferences will be different than ours. But if you want an American-made seat cover, go with Canvasback. They're a little cheaper than WeatherTech, a small business, and have more color and pattern options. 

If you don't care where your seat protector is made, we like 4Knines. It's more attractive than the extended fit of the Kurgo, and you can use your split bench features. It's not the cheapest, but it's also not the most expensive.

Seat Covers for Dogs:

These seat covers will be tailored to fit your truck's bench seat like a glove. It's a custom fit that will complement your vehicle's interior. These don't just have one or two sizes. They have dozens (if not hundreds) of sizes because they're made for your specific truck.

Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers

We're no strangers to Covercraft's Carhartt seat covers. These are a fan favorite in the seat cover world. We love that these give you a custom fit and remind you of your favorite Carhartt jacket. 

These covers, like TigerTough, are meant to withstand the conditions of hardworking men and women. Grease, dust, snow, mud…it can handle it all. Think about what a pair of Carhartt coveralls goes through–the seat covers can put up with the same.

They have two kinds of Carhartt covers. Both covers offer a custom fit, a three-year limited warranty, and two Carhart colors. Let's go over the differences.

Carhartt Seat Savers

Carhartt tan seat covers on a bench seat
Image source: Covercraft website

This is the more affordable of the two Carhartt options offered by Covercraft. The only thing that would make them better is if they were all made in America, had multiple pieces, and were waterproof (they're water resistant).

Being one piece, you need to tuck the cover into the crease where the seat back meets the seat bottom. If your dogs are rambunctious in the truck, you might find that these don't always stay in place.

Takeaways for the Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers:

  • Access to all seatbelts
  • Split-seat design
  • One-piece cover
  • Water resistant (not waterproof)
  • Made in Mexico and the United States
  • Three-year warranty
  • Machine washable

“They look good, they fit great, and the dogs and wife love them. We do a lot of hunting and fishing, and they clean up great, and dog hair does not stick to them.”

- Keith, Covercraft customer


Wet mess protection: 4/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 5/5

Price: $399

Covercraft Carhartt PrecisionFit Seat Covers

Tan Carhartt PrecisionFit seat covers on the bench seat of a Ford F150.
Image source: Covercraft website

These are the premium Carhartt seat covers from Covercraft. They're most similar to what we have at TigerTough because they are multiple pieces, so you'll get the best, most secure fit on your seats.

These offer a better fit than the SeatSavers, and they're made exclusively in the United States.

Takeaways from the CoverCraft Carhartt Precision Fit Seat Covers:

  • Access to all seatbelts
  • Split-seat design
  • Multi-piece cover
  • Water resistant (not waterproof)
  • Made in the United States
  • Limited three-year warranty
  • Machine washable
  • Most expensive option

“Outstanding product and protection of seats. I have [them] only on [the] rear seat for my dogs. Great product, but installation was a real challenge. Directions and tips on installation can be improved.”

- Harold, Covercraft customer


Wet mess protection: 4/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 5/5

Price: $572

TigerTough Seat Covers

Image source: TigerTough customer

Like Carhartt, our covers are made for hardworking men and women. Unlike Carhartt, all our seat covers are made in the United States from nearly indestructible CORDURA, are waterproof, and come in multiple pieces for a super custom fit.

With our unconditional warranty, your dog can do its worst to our seat covers, and we'll repair or replace them for free. 

We don't make our seat covers with dogs in mind, but our customers love how the covers hold up to dogs.

Takeaways from TigerTough Seat Covers:

  • Access to all seatbelts
  • Split-seat design
  • Multi-piece cover
  • Waterproof
  • Made in the United States
  • Unconditional two-year warranty
  • Machine washable

"They're great. No movement, no wear, and my 85lb Labrador crawls all over them daily. Great fit and price."

- Jeff, TigerTough customer


Wet mess protection: 5/5
Chew and scratch resistance: 5/5

Price: $317

Our favorite seat cover for dogs:

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But there are many great seat covers for you and your pup. We like to say to look for these things you'reou're considering seat covers:

  • Waterproof
  • Easy to clean
  • Come in multiple pieces for a great fit
  • Have a great warranty and return policy
  • Made in America

Depending on your activity level, size (and number) of dogs, and your budget, there's a seat cover out there that will meet your needs.

Seat cover overview

WeatherTech Orvis Canvasback Kurgo Meadowlark 4Knines Carhartt SeatSaver Carhartt PrecisionFit TigerTough
Price $190 $180 $160 $59 $50 $150 $399 $572 $317
Stars 3.2 4.7 4.9 4.5 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.9
Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime 6 months limited Limited Lifetime 1 year Limited Lifetime 3 year limited 3 year limited Unconditional 2 years
Material Polycotton twill fabric Microfiber 600 X 300 poly denier with a waterproof PVC backing 600 Denier polyester with a PVC backing 600 Denier PVC waterproof polyester 600 Denier Polyester Duck weave fabric Duck weave fabric 1000 Denier CORDURA®️
Fit Universal Universal Universal Fit Universal Universarl Universal Custom Perfect Fit Perfect Fit
Number of sizes 6 2 3 1 2 1 Dozens Dozens Dozens
Colors/Patterns 4 3 11 2 2 4 2 2 8
Mess protection ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Chew and scratch proof ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Made in the USA ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Waterproof ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Machine washable ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Split design ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
All specs based on a Ford F150
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Best Work Truck Seat Covers of 2023

When we researched top seat covers for work trucks, we didn’t just pick the ones at the top of Google. We asked blue collar men and women what kinds of covers they’ve tried in their trucks, and this is the list they came up with:

Covercraft Endura PrecisionFit
Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers
Wet Okole
ShearComfort CORDURA®

Since we’re comparing covers for work trucks, we used a 2023 Ford F150 regular cab for pricing and research. Let’s get right into highlighting these seat-savers.

Covercraft Endura PrecisionFit

Covercraft Endura PrecisionFit seat covers in black
Covercraft Endura PrecisionFit seat covers. Source: Covercraft

It’s nearly impossible to Google truck seat covers without Covercraft popping up. We give them credit. They’ve been in the business for over 50 years and have a great product with a stellar reputation. 

They make seat covers and covers for cars, boats, RVs, airplanes, and patio furniture. First, let's take a look at the Endura PrecisionFit

Price: $406


The Endura PrecisionFit is a great seat cover that’s waterproof, airbag-safe, and accommodates heated and cooled seats. We love that these covers hug factory seats perfectly. You can order them knowing they’ll fit your vehicle’s seats. 


The fabric for the Endura PrecisionFit is vague. According to the description, it’s a canvas-nylon-polyester blend. But what does that mean? We contacted customer service to learn more, and they didn’t elaborate beyond the product description. It’s tough to know how durable their covers are without knowing more about the fabric. 

Another thing we don’t love is that although they have a three-year warranty, it’s a limited warranty. It’s uncertain what they will and won’t cover.


This is a great seat cover, and we don’t think you’ll be disappointed. But it’s near the top of the price range at $406 for a set of bucket seat covers for a 2023 Ford F150 Regular Cab. If you can get them on sale, they might be a worthwhile investment, but we can’t say for how long without knowing more about their material.

Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers

Covercraft Carhartt car seat covers
Covercraft Carhartt Seat Savers. Source: Covercraft

Everyone loves Carhartt. We get it. The brand has been around since 1889 even though Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers are newer to the market, so let's look at how these cover stand up to some others.

Price: $461


They're Carhartt; their reputation is undeniable. They've got that classic look of your grandpa's favorite jacket; overall, we feel nostalgic about them.


If colors are your thing, these aren't the ones for you. With two color options, your choices are slim. Another con of these covers is that they're not waterproof. They're water resistant but won't hold up the same as others in this list. Also, the two-piece design and the way the covers are fastened on the seat make it really easy for them to slide around. Since these are the most expensive option, we expect more from them.


As much as we like Carhartt, we'd opt for Covercraft's Endura PrecisionFit before the Carhartt SeatSavers. We don't doubt the durability of Carhartt, but we feel you could get more bang for your buck with other options.

Read Covercraft Carhartt vs. TigerTough Seat Covers

Wet Okole

Wet Okole seat covers in gray and black
Wet Okole seat covers. Source: Wet Okole

Okay, we know what you’re thinking…this is about work truck seat covers, and most of us aren’t driving around Baywatch trucks. Yep, this is a wet suit in seat cover form. We didn’t think it would be a fair comparison either, but after hearing from multiple people in the construction industry who love their Wet Okole seat covers, we decided to give these a fair shake.

Since they’re made from wetsuit neoprene and bonded with nylon, they’re waterproof and totally safe on vehicle seats. 

Ashley DeCurtis, VP of Sales for BuildWitt, bought a used Nissan Xterra and considered the leather seats' condition, “I didn’t want to make it worse,” she says. What attracted her to Wet Okole was that the covers were pliable and waterproof, “they’re great for anything in wet environments.” 

What ultimately sold her was the complete customization from colors to piping to embroidered headrests. Wet Okole has dozens of add-ons, like seatback pockets, front lower pockets, lumbar support, carbon fiber seat heaters, and sunglass pouches.

DeCurtis is no stranger to the blue collar world, being a former police officer and now speaking to contractors daily in her role at BuildWitt, so she knows what kind of abuse work trucks see. Although she’s had the seat covers in her Xterra for four years; she questions whether they’d withstand the use they’d see in a work truck.

However, Brent Fox, a contractor in the Nashville area, can speak to the durability. "I had Wet Okole in the truck I just retired. Rode on them for 12 years and, at some point, sent them back for a refurb. They were a great product and easy company to work with."

Price: $314


These seat covers will protect the seats in your work truck. And like a wetsuit, you can clean them with wetsuit shampoo. They’re also self-extinguishing when it comes to flammability, should you find yourself dealing with flames inside your truck. The covers are considered airbag safe because they won’t go over the side of the seat with the airbag. You’ll have to weigh whether or not that’ll work for you.


We don’t love that only a 90-day warranty is available. They also don’t accept returns if you aren’t satisfied with your purchase.


Despite our initial head tilt, these seat covers got great reviews. We love the custom fit and how easily they clean up. But at $314 a pair, they’re not the cheapest seat cover we've seen. The very limited warranty makes us a little reluctant to endorse them fully.


Canvasback Universal Fit seat covers. Source: Canvasback

We won’t lie; we hadn’t heard of this brand until Ambre Schaffer, Marketing Director at Aggtrans, pointed them out. These seat covers are a one-size-fits-most style, so consider that when ordering. You won’t be getting a custom fit for your seats.

Canvasback seems to be best known for their cargo liners. Liners are custom fit for your vehicle’s cargo space and attach with hook and loop.

Ambre confirms the durability and easy installation, “[the cargo liner] is custom fit to your specific vehicle and velcros right in place. They've been installed for three years without budging or showing any signs of wear. If I needed to remove them, they'd pull right up.

"In addition to carrying around all of my photography/videography gear and field gear for construction, I'm a search and rescue handler with a k9. We're usually covered in mud and debris.” 

With a review like that, we had to include this option.

Price: $140


Durable cargo liners customized to fit most vehicles. Despite not having custom-fit seat covers, the covers are at the bottom of our price range at $140 for a pair of bucket seat covers. On top of all this, Canvasback is woman-owned, and we think that’s pretty cool.


We’d love to see customized seat covers from Canvasback and a warranty longer than six months.


We probably wouldn’t put these in a work truck to protect the seats, but we like the cargo liner options. If you’ve got a dog or use your cargo space a good deal, we’d suggest looking into Canvasback. Plus, we can’t help but love that they’re made in Minnesota.

ShearComfort CORDURA® 

ShearComfort CORDURA® seat covers in black and gra
ShearComfort CORDURA® seat covers. Source: ShearComfort

TLDR: The ShearComfort CORDURA® seat covers are a top contender.

Like TigerTough, these covers are made from CORDURA®. It’s a slightly different kind though. ShearComfort uses a heavy duty 500 Denier CORDURA® fabric, which isn’t as durable as the 1000 Denier CORDURA® we use. But this is still going to be a durable seat cover.

Price: $405


These airbag-safe seat covers are waterproof, durable, and guaranteed to fit perfectly. There’s a lot to love about them, and they’d perform well in a work truck.


The only thing we don’t love is that they use a thinner fiber in their seat covers. On top of that, their retail price is a little steep. 


It’s hard not to love these seat covers. They’re tough and built for hard work. Plus, they have great reviews from their customers. ShearComfort is an excellent option for your work truck.

Read ShearComfort CORDURA® 1000 Denier Xtra-Duty vs. TigerTough Seat Covers


TigerTough seat covers in gray
TigerTough seat covers

TigerTough seat covers are designed for hardworking men and women. They’re extremely tough (hence the name), so tough, in fact, we’ve extended our seat cover line to heavy equipment because we’re that confident they can withstand what you throw at them.

We put our seat covers through torture tests. Do we do these tests for fun? Yes. Do we love proving how resilient these covers are with each test? Also yes. 

Need more proof that we believe in our products? We have an unconditional warranty for at least two years on our products. They’ll get gross, they’ll get stained, but they won’t fail you, and neither will we.

Price: $277


These are some of the lowest-priced seat covers in this lineup, with an average 4.9 star rating from users. Everyone from parents to first responders uses TigerTough seat covers, and they’ve always risen to the occasion. 


Since our covers are customized for each vehicle, they’ll take a little longer to ship (we're working on this). They’re worth the wait though. We also don’t have as many colors and patterns as some brands in this list. No neon colors here, folks. Sorry.


Of course we love our own seat covers (or we wouldn’t work here). But that doesn’t mean they’re best for you and your work truck. Look at all the options and choose the covers that fit you best. 


Not all seat covers are created equally. Some will be better for you than others. We think you should have ones that:

  • Are waterproof
  • Easy to clean
  • Have a great warranty and return policy
  • Made in America

You don’t want to be stuck with seat covers that aren’t getting the job done. You want something that will last for years and ultimately save you money in the long run.

Look at the features of all these work truck seat covers and decide which one is best for you based on your needs and budget.

Covercraft Endura PrecisionFit Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers Wet Okole Canvasback ShearComfort CORDURA® TigerTough
Cost $406 $461 $314 $140 $405 $277
Star Rating 4.4 4.6 N/A 4.9 4.6 4.9
Warranty 3 year limited 3 year limited 90 days 6 months limited 2 years Unconditional 2 years
Material Canvas-nylon-polyester blend Duck Weave Fabric Neoprene 600 X 300 poly denier 500 Denier CORDURA® 1000 Denier CORDURA®️
Fit Custom Custom Custom Universal Fit Perfect Fit Perfect Fit
Waterproof ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Airbag Safe ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Made in the USA USA and Mexico USA and Mexico ☑️ ☑️ North America ☑️
Colors and Patterns 32 2 40+ 11 10 8
Seatback Pockets Yes Yes Optional No Yes Optional
All specs based on 2023 Ford F150 Regular Cab Bucket Seats

Update on 07/06/2023: We Initially had WeatherTech Seat Protectors as part of this list but removed them when we found out they weren't considered airbag-compatible in all vehicles. Take a look at WeatherTech Seat Protector Review for more information.

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Covercraft Carhartt vs. TigerTough Seat Covers

There’s a lot of competition when it comes to seat covers. You’ll undoubtedly see the Carhartt SeatSaver Custom Seat Cover when you google best seat covers for my truck.

Everyone loves Carhartt. You’ve got the hat, the jacket, and maybe the coveralls, so it’s natural to want to deck your truck out with it too. You’ve relied on Carhartt on the job, but can you rely on it in your vehicle?

And how do these covers compare to TigerTough seat covers? 

We’ll take an unbiased approach (no…seriously, we will) in comparing these two seat covers.

Covercraft Carhartt vs. TigerTough–who’s going to take home the gold? We’re about to find out. 

Watch the video comparison:


We love the box the Carhartt covers arrived in. It was straightforward, said what it was, and branded so that you knew what to expect. The only thing we didn’t love was it wasn’t clear which cover went on the driver’s seat. Since these are airbag-safe, putting the correct cover on the seat is important. 

Tigertough packaging in a bag and Carhartt seat covers in a box.
TigerTough seat covers come in a branded bag, and Carhartt seat covers come in a branded, shelf-ready box.

The Covercraft instructions are pretty simple and what you expect from a standard seat cover company. It’s a universal one-sheeter designed to work for any vehicle.

TigerTough covers come in a branded bag. If you’re ordering a lot of covers (like a fleet), you’ll get a box filled with these bags. Not as shelf-ready as Carhartt, but it does the job.

Unlike Carhartt, we send a detailed full-color instruction packet with our covers and a link to an install video for your specific vehicle. It might not be necessary for everyone, but we try to avoid troubleshooting by offering as much detail upfront.

Materials: What are they made of?

Carhartt SeatSaver Custom Seat Covers are made of “heavy-duty, firm-hand Carhartt® Duck Weave fabric and triple stitched main seams.” This is the same 100% cotton fabric you know from your favorite Carhartt gear. You can feel it already, can’t you? Like their apparel, the seat covers are water-resistant but not waterproof.

TigerTough seat covers are made from 1000 Denier CORDURA®️. That’s a mouthful, so what does it mean? It’s made in the U.S., waterproof, nearly indestructible, and so tough that it meets Military Specifications. It’s designed and tested to withstand some of the most brutal conditions.

Carhartt Duck Weave is tough but won’t withstand the same abuse as 1000 Denier CORDURA®️—seats in a vehicle experience more friction than an article of clothing. So if your truck’s interior will be used well, you’ll want to consider your options carefully.

Well-worn Carhartt seat cover on a work truck driver's seat.
Customer photo of Carhartt seat covers (not sold by Covercraft), made with the Carhartt® Duck Weave fabric showing visible wear on the driver's seat.

Derrick had some great things to say about the durability of his TigerTough seat covers:

“These are great quality, tough, very good fitting seat covers. I have had similar covers in the past on a previous Tundra, and they lasted 16 years until I sold that truck. I expect the same from these.”

Design and Fit

The fit of the Carhartt Seat Savers is the number one complaint we hear about them. These covers are made in a single piece (plus the headrest), so you won’t get a secure fit. Covercraft's Carhartt Precision Fit comes in separate pieces and fits more like TigerTough seat covers, but they flaunt a price tag starting at $429, so we didn't use them for this comparison.

The SeatSavers look alright at first but shimmy and shift as you slide in and out of your vehicle.

TigerTough seat covers come in multiple pieces: the seat bottom, back, and headrest cover. You’ll get an accurate fit, no matter your vehicle.

More pieces = better fit

Just take a look at a recently installed Carhartt seat cover vs. a TigerTough seat cover that's been installed for eight years. The seat portion on the Carhartt cover is already shifting:

New Carhartt SeatSavers. Customer photo courtesy of the Covercraft website.
TigerTough seat covers after eight years of use.


Both headrest covers protect well. We’re happy that Carhartt covers them (because we’ve run into some covers that don’t). If you’re in any type of blue-collar line of work, chances are, you’ll want a cover protecting your headrest.

Just below the headrest, around the headrest supports, there’s a difference.

Close up photos of headrests on a TigerTough and Carhartt seat cover.
TigerTough covers are designed to fit under the plastic headrest mounts. Carhartt has a visible bias tape around their mounts.

The Carhartt covers have a visible bias tape around the edge. TigerTough covers are designed to fit under the plastic mounts of the headrest supports for a cleaner look. If you have the headrest all the way down, you wouldn’t notice. None of this affects function; it’s just a difference in design.

Seat back

TigerTough custom embroidery on a seat cover and a Carhartt logo on the Carhartt seat cover.
TigerTough seatback embroidery is an additional fee, whereas Carhartt's logo comes standard on their covers.

Covercraft’s option has the Carhartt patch in the area between your shoulder blades. TigerTough arrives bare. If you’d like, you can add embroidery, whether stock or custom, for an additional fee. As far as we can tell, you can't add custom embroidery with Covercraft.

As you move down the seat back, both covers fit well, but TigerTough fits more securely. We make our covers in multiple pieces, so there are additional points for the cover to stay secured to the seat.

Back of a TigerTough seat cover with an added pocket, and a Carhartt seat cover with a standard seatback pocket.
TigerTough's seatback pocket is an add-on for an additional fee. Carhartt's seatback pocket comes standard.

On the actual back of the seat, Covercraft gets points for having a pocket come standard on their vehicle seat covers. This is an upgrade feature for TigerTough and will cost you extra.

Seat crease

OK, this is where the difference is most obvious. It all comes back to one-piece vs. two, and the two-piece options just look neater. 

The crease of a seat with a TigerTough cover and a Carhartt cover.
TigerTough's seat cover comes in multiple pieces with a separate seat bottom and seat back. Carhartt's seat cover has one piece for the seat back and bottom.

Even if you shoved your hands into the crevice to get a neat look on the Carhartt cover, it would shift as soon as you slid into the vehicle. WeatherTech's seat covers are the same way. It makes for an imperfect fit, but you judge which look you prefer.

Seat bottom

These are pretty comparable. Both covers allow access to the seat controls and tuck in nicely on the side.

Sides of seat bottoms. One with a TigerTough seat cover and one with a Carhartt seat cover.
Both seat cover allow access to the seat control panels.

We wish there were additional contact points on the seat bottom, but overall it works.

Ease of Installation

Installation on the Carhartt covers was about seven minutes. Since their cover is one piece, it made things simpler. There are little pillows that you shove into the seat crease for the covers to stay in place. 

TigerTough took about nine minutes. That extra piece adds some complications to the installation process.

💡Helpful tip: When we installed the Carhartt seat covers, we couldn't find any indication of which cover went on which seat. In order for these to be airbag-compatible, they need to be on the correct seat. Take a look at the inside of the seat cover for a tearaway seam. That seam should be on the side of the seat closest to the door.


Covercraft offers a three-year limited warranty on these particular seat covers. 

“Covercraft’s warranty coverage protects against defects in material and workmanship, as well as the fabric becoming unserviceable during normal use. After factory inspection, at its option, Covercraft will repair or replace the unit or specific panels or parts judged to be unusable. Warranty does not cover fading, which occurs naturally on all products used outdoors, or weather resistance of fabric.”

This is pretty good, but in the end, Covercraft can determine what they’ll cover and what they won’t. 

Our warranty is shorter at just two years, but we believe in the durability of our products, so we’ve made it an unconditional warranty. It doesn’t matter how your seat covers got wrecked (but we bet there’s an epic story there); we’ll repair or replace them for you.

Three-year limited vs. two-year unconditional warranty. Would you rather have limited love or unconditional?


We want to compare apples to apples here, so we used a 2023 Ford F150 as our test model for pricing.

Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers: $399 (this base price seems to fluctuate with their sales)
TigerTough Seat Covers: $277

The Covercraft covers cost about 44% more than the TigerTough option. However, you’ll be able to find coupon codes for Covercraft, whereas we keep things straightforward with no-fuss pricing on our site. What you see is what you get. 

Customer Reviews

With a 4.5-star rating and over 2,000 reviews when this was published, there’s no denying that people love their Carhartt seat covers. A lot of the reviews echo the same, but we liked how specific Matthew H. got:

“Exactly what I expected. Had put these in my landscape work truck three years ago and have been pleased. When I got a new-to-me CR-V, twelve years old but very clean, there was no question I wanted to invest in seat covers to keep the nearly new interior in good condition. Good fit, decent attachment, and I expect no durability issues.”

TigerTough covers don’t have as many reviews, but we average a 4.9-star rating, which is pretty great! We love what John T. has to say about his TigerTough seat covers:

“As advertised. I tried to jam a screwdriver through them with acceptable (non-extreme) pressure. They held up just fine. I’m sure the friction from my backside over the years getting in and out of the truck (2009 F150) will never wear these covers out. Wish I had bought a set when the truck was new. Would have saved the original seats from wear and increased the resale value. Pursuing ordering a set for my 2019 F250 to just prevent excessive wear.”


Seat covers are a small investment that can save you thousands of dollars, so you want to choose the right kind. 

We often say that the Carhartt covers are the second-best covers for work trucks. If TigerTough doesn’t have a cover available for your vehicle, definitely go get your Carhartt fix. And if you love the Carhartt brand but want your seat covers to fit like a glove, you might want to consider upgrading to Covercraft’s PrecisionFit Carhartt Seat Covers, with two pieces (plus the headrest); they're designed to fit better.

When it comes down to the facts (and not our paychecks), TigerTough is cheaper, more durable, and has a more forgiving warranty. 

Covercraft Carhartt SeatSavers TigerTough
Cost $399 $277
Stars 4.5 4.9
Warranty 3 years (limited) 2 years (unconditional)
Material Duck weave fabric 1000 Denier CORDURA®️
Fit Custom Perfect Fit
Waterproof Water-resistant Waterproof
Colors/Patterns 2 8
Airbag Safe ☑️ ☑️
Made in the USA USA and Mexico ☑️
Seatback Pockets Yes Optional
Installation Time 7 minutes 9 minutes
Pricing based on a 2023 Ford F150.
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WeatherTech vs. TigerTough Seat Covers

WeatherTech is famous in the world of vehicle interior protection. (We admit, that world is pretty tiny, but their presence in it is robust.) They've been in business for decades, are made in America, and offer a decent warranty. What's not to love?

We want to compare WeatherTech with TigerTough seat covers and share our in-the-trenches experience so that you can make an informed decision. We’ll be looking at this as objectively as possible by pointing out the facts, but we’ll be comparing the features and performance with TigerTough.

If you don’t want to read this all, the bottom line is, WeatherTech Seat Protectors are disappointing. Yep, we went there. We know they’re a great company, but their seat covers have many common problems seat covers can face. You can read our WeatherTech Seat Protector review if you'd like more in-depth information.

We ordered charcoal Seat Protectors to cover a 2023 Ford F150. We’ll start with the construction, then go into the individual parts, performance, and pricing.

Watch the video comparison


Installation was a breeze on the WeatherTech Seat Protectors. It took us under three minutes to get one cover installed. If you’ve ever put a bib on a kid, you’ll be a pro at these. Two straps connect behind the seat, one under the seat, and a stretchy strap around the headrest posts.

TigerTough takes longer. You’ll have to install all three pieces; getting a secure fit takes time.

Design and fit

WeatherTech’s Seat Protectors have a one-piece design and only lay on the front of the seat, and the back is wide open. Think hospital gown.

They offer six variations of their seat cover to fit thousands of makes and models of vehicles. 

TigerTough seat covers come in three pieces and wrap the entire seat, more like coveralls. We customize seat covers to snugly fit thousands of trucks, vans, and SUVs.


Side-by-side comparison of TigerTough and WeatherTech seat covers on the headrest portion.
WeatherTech Seat Protectors don't cover the headrest.

Well, this section is weird since WeatherTech doesn’t cover headrests. 

They have a strap that goes around the bars of the headrest, but they don’t cover the portion where your head will be. So, all the oils, dirt, grease, etc., will transfer from your head onto your headrest. 

But ironically, you can’t install WeatherTech Seat Protectors unless you have a headrest, or the cover won’t be secure on your seat.

TigerTough’s seat covers have a separate headrest portion that secures with hook and loop so that your headrest remains unscathed.



Side-by-side comparison of TigerTough custom embroidery of an American flag and a WeatherTech standard logo tag with a dog.
TigerTough offers custom embroidery, and WeatherTech comes with a standard logo patch.

The front of the seat back (we know that sounds weird), the part where you rest your back, is where WeatherTech has a standard dog logo patch. Some reviewers didn’t love this logo (we suspect they’re cat people), but it’s harmless.

At TigerTough, you can have a blank seat cover or custom embroidery starting at $19 per seat. This is all about looks, so let’s move on to function.


TigerTough covers the entire back of the seat with an option to add a pocket, and WeatherTech's Seat Cover is backless.

WeatherTech’s Seat Protectors cover the front of the upright portion of your seat, but they are bare on the backside. See what we mean about the hospital gown?

Two hook and loop straps connect on the back, but they dangle and feel awkward. It would be nice if there were a way to secure the extra length of unnecessary straps. 

You can purchase an additional seat back protector from WeatherTech for $55 each if protecting the back of the seat is important to you. (We’re looking at you, parents.)

TigerTough seat covers wrap around the seat for complete protection and to keep the covers secure. We use the same material on the front as we do on the back. If you'd like to add seat back pockets, that's an option too.

Seat crease 

TigerTough seat covers come in multiple pieces. WeatherTech Seat Protectors are one piece.

Since WeatherTech Seat Protectors are one piece, there’s no great way to make a clean crease in the seat. On the plus side, it will catch your crumbs and debris. On a back seat with kids, we could see the benefit of having a crumb-catcher.

The TigerTough seat cover comes in three pieces, so the seat bottom and back are separate, giving you a clean crease.

This is as functional as it is aesthetic. A good fit will keep the seat cover in place, but if you want it to look one way or the other, that’s your preference. 

Seat bottom

weathertech vs tigertough side seat panel
TigerTough seat covers tuck into the plastic trim. The WeatherTech option hangs over the edge, covering the seat controls on our Ford F150.

WeatherTech has a skirt that goes around the base of the seat. This covered the seat controls on the 2023 F-150 we tried it on. No attachments run under the seat to secure this, so the cover tends to shift as you get in and out of your vehicle.

In comparison, TigerTough seat covers are meant to tuck into the plastic trim of the seat and secure under the seat with straps for a snug fit.

Airbag safety

TigerTough seat covers are independently tested to be airbag-compatible. WeatherTech Seat Protectors are not.

This isn’t an area to gloss over, and it’s the reason we wouldn’t put WeatherTech Seat Protectors in our own vehicles. Having airbag-compatible seat covers is necessary for your and your passengers' safety.

WeatherTech says not to install their Seat Protectors if the securing straps cover the side seat airbags.

? Quick history lesson: most cars made after 2014 will have side airbags due to federal regulation, many deploying from the seat.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that between 1996 and 2012, 2,252 lives were saved by side and curtain airbags–before regulations were even put into place. At that time, only 42% of vehicles on the road were equipped with side airbags. That percentage is much higher now.

We know you take safety seriously, whether it’s in your personal vehicle or if you’re managing a fleet. So if you’re considering WeatherTech Seat Protectors, look to see if the securing straps will cover any side airbags. If they do, find a better option.


This area is perplexing. Each WeatherTech Seat Protector for a captain or bucket seat is $150 each. So protecting your front seats would be $300. Adding back protection to fully cover your front seats would cost over $400.

And you still don’t have your headrests protected.

Price comparison showing WeatherTech Seat Protectors costing $410 and TigerTough seat covers costing $277.
$410 to fully protect your vehicle with WeatherTech Seat Protectors and Seat Back Protectors. $277 to protect your seats with TigerTough seat covers without custom embroidery or an additional seat back pocket. Both prices are based on a 2023 Ford F150.

To fully cover your two front seats with TigerTough, it will cost around $277 (we used a 2023 Ford F150 for spec). Plus, your headrests are covered.

WeatherTech: $410 (no headrest protection)
TigerTough: $277


Even if we didn’t work for TigerTough, the facts all point to WeatherTech being inferior. They don’t cover as much, aren’t a custom fit, cost more money, and there’s a good chance they’ll prevent your airbag from deploying.

Even their customers have a hard time justifying the cost of these seat covers when you look at recent reviews:

"WeatherTech should stick to floor liners. Their advertising for this product is very misleading. Be advised the seat cover does not cover the back of the seat and head rest. They are simply velcro strapped in the back to hold it on. And they don't fit, just flapping around. They really look cheap, but cost a lot. They requested my vehicle make and model so the cover would be custom fit. Wrong! They don't fit and are downright ugly! You will be sorry if you buy it. Needless to say, I returned it."

George S., Arizona
May 24, 2023

WeatherTech Seat Protector reviewer


There are many seat covers on the market, so if TigerTough isn’t right for you, there’s probably an option that’s safer and more affordable than WeatherTech.

WeatherTech Seat Protector
and Seat Back Protector
WeatherTech Seat Protector (without backs) TigerTough Seat Cover
Price $410 $300 $277
Stars 3.2 3.2 4.9
Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Unconditional two years
Material Polycotton twill fabric Polycotton twill fabric 1000 Denier CORDURA®️
Fit Universal Universal Perfect Fit
Waterproof Water-resistant Water-resistant Waterproof
Colors/Patterns 4 4 8
Airbag Safe ☑️
Made in the USA ☑️ ☑️ ☑️
Installation Time per Seat 5 minutes 3 minutes 9 minutes
Specs based on a 2023 Ford F150 regular cab. No add-ons are included in price comparisons.
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Best Seat Covers for Heavy Equipment

It turns out the competition for the best seat covers for heavy equipment is pretty slim compared to work trucks. There aren’t a lot of manufacturers creating seat covers designed for big iron. In fact, only one makes customized covers for OEM seats.

The top brands (and pretty much only brands) we found are:

Ultra Seat
Jay’s Equipment
Construction Seats

We’ll give an overview of each one. And for price comparisons, we’ll use a Cat 312 excavator high-back seat.

Ultra Seat

Ultra Seat High Back Seat Cover
Ultra Seat High Back Seat Cover. Source: Ultra Seat

Ultra Seat is, first and foremost, an aftermarket seat company. They make air suspension seats, harness seats, mechanical suspension seats, pedestal seats, pod seats, static seats, and semi-truck seats. 

They also make replacement parts for seats like foam, dampers, and lumbar parts. And not only do they take care of seats in the field, but they also specialize in seats for the office with their 24-hour office chairs.

Clearly, they live up to their name, and seats are their bread and butter.

But how are their seat covers? 

Ultra Seat provides covers for heavy equipment and semi-trucks. When it comes to heavy equipment, they have three types of covers: high back, medium back, and low back. 

You might think that three options for hundreds of different types of machines isn’t very robust. You’re right.

Here’s the deal, if you have one of their replacement seats or a Grammer seat (because Ultra Seats are very similar to Grammer), their covers should fit like a glove. But if you have an OEM seat, putting an Ultra Seat cover on will result in a sloppy fit. 

Highback seat price: $168


We love that the covers are made out of Cordura (not sure what kind of Cordura, though) and that they will fit really well on their own aftermarket seats. It's great that these come in multiple pieces (back, seat, and headrest when applicable). We also applaud their customer service for getting back to us within a few hours when we asked for clarification about the warranty. 


The reality is these covers won’t fit OEM seats well. There’s not much else negative about the company or its product.


We like these covers, but only for Ultra Seat’s aftermarket seats. If you’re going to spend the money to protect your heavy equipment seats, go for a custom fit.

Jay’s Equipment

Jay's Equipment High-Back Seat Cover. Source: Jay's Equipment

Jay’s Equipment also goes by Equipment Seat Covers. They specialize in one-size-fits-most seat covers for heavy equipment and semi-trucks. 

These covers aren’t designed to fit any particular seat. Jay’s offers nine different sizes that would fit most yellow iron and smaller machines. You’re encouraged to measure your seat and find the best cover. 

Covers are available in vinyl (we wouldn’t suggest that material for a seat cover…ever) or canvas.

Highback seat price: $89


It's affordable. This could be a great option if you don’t mind a seat cover to fit like that bad suit you only pull out for weddings and funerals. We like that they have nine options versus Ultra Seat’s three options. We also like that they only focus on seat covers. 


The fit is far from custom. Unlike Ultra Seats, these won’t fit like a glove on any seat. And they’re not meant to. We also don’t love the materials of the seat covers. The vinyl seems like it’s going to get hot and sticky. And canvas is strong, but it won’t withstand the abuse of a job site. On top of that, you only have 30 days to decide if you’d like to keep the seat covers. There’s no warranty after that.


This one is a no from us. We like how simple the site is and appreciate how quick their customer service was in getting back to us, but these covers aren’t made of the tough stuff you need inside heavy equipment. We also wish they kept their social media current so that we could see more customer feedback. Ultimately, if you’re going to spend the money on cover, you may as well save your pennies and go for a more durable option. 

Construction Seats

KM High-Back Seat Cover Kit. Source: Construction Seats

Here’s another seat manufacturer and distributor that makes covers. Construction Seats also goes by the name K & M Manufacturing, and they’re a Minnesota-based company (we love that about them). 

Like Ultra Seat, these covers fit well on their own aftermarket seats but aren’t designed to hug OEM seats. The adjustable side laces make it a little easier to customize the fit, but you'll probably have some of the seat exposed.

Highback seat price: $132


The fabric these covers are made from will last. And if you’re getting a KM aftermarket seat, you’ll get a good fit. The covers will be durable and last you for years. Plus, they offer a one-year warranty on the covers, which is better than some other options.


If you don’t have a KM or Grammer seat, you might get a fit similar to a bunched-up sock in a work boot. Is it ideal? No. Will it work? Yes. 


This is a more affordable option than Ultra Seats version, and we like that they’re made of durable 900-denier fabric. If you need an affordable option, we’d go with this one. 


TigerTough seat cover on a CAT mini excavator seat
TigerTough seat cover on a Cat mini excavator.

TigerTough heavy equipment seat covers are meant to withstand the abuse of a construction site. On top of that, they’re customized to fit specific makes and models of heavy equipment. They cover most machines on a job site: backhoes, dozers, excavators, landfill compactors, motor graders, skid loaders (skid steers), telehandlers, and wheel loaders. 

We put our seat covers through torture tests to make sure they’ll hold up to whatever you throw, spill, squash, or scrape on them.

 We have a lifetime unconditional warranty on our heavy equipment covers. So if it doesn’t meet your expectations, we’ll take care of it. 

Cat 312 excavator seat price: $237


We stand behind our products like we stand behind blue collar industries, so you’ll get one heck of a seat cover. It’s a custom fit, so it’s 100% tailored to the seat you’ll put it on. No sloppy fits here.


These are the most expensive option on the list. We also custom-make all of our covers, so they’ll take a little longer to ship.


Being the only manufacturer on the market making custom seat covers for heavy equipment, we can’t deny that we’d be the best fit (physically) for your machines. But if budget is an issue, there might be a better option for you. However, protecting a seat is much cheaper than replacing a seat.


It’s difficult to review heavy equipment seat covers fairly when only one company (TigerTough) makes custom seat covers. We don’t expect to be alone in the market forever, but for now, we’re the frontrunner in protecting heavy equipment seats.

We also wanted to point out that the other companies don’t have reviews on their sites, so getting a feel for what people think is tough. 

When you’re shopping for seat covers, no matter the brand you’re looking at, make sure they are:

  • Waterproof
  • Easy to clean
  • Airbag-compatible
  • Have a great warranty and return policy
  • Made in America

You need seat covers that will work hard in the elements you’re in. Don’t settle for one that won’t get the job done.

Ultra Seat Jay's Equipment Construction Seats TigerTough
Cost $168 $89 $132 $237
Stars None None None 4.9
Warranty 1 year N/A 1 year Lifetime
Material CORDURA Canvas 900 Denier 1000 Denier CORDURA
Fit Universal Universal Universal Perfect Fit
Made in the USA Canada Yes Yes Yes
Seatback Pockets Yes No Yes Yes
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