Consumer Reports is not currently testing Car Wax. Please see our Car Wax buying guide for more information.
Car Wax Ratings

Add shine and protection to your vehicle with car wax. Car wax offers a great way to protect your car from scratches and hazing, so you can keep your vehicle looking its best.

View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best car wax.

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Our ratings include liquid or gel and paste wax. Among other attributes, overall scores include test results for gloss improvement, durability, ease of application and removal, scratching/hazing, and compatibility with plastic.

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Before buying car wax, be aware that premium car wax brands don't necessarily hold up any better than lower-priced alternatives, based on our latest tests. In fact, some moderately priced liquids scored near the top of our ratings—better than some products costing twice as much.