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Why Paint Protection Film is a Must-Have for New Cars?

Imagine making heads turn as you park your brand-new SUV outside Connaught Place on a fine summer evening. You walk away proudly, thinking of driving to the India Gate for a stroll after dinner, at Big Chill. But when you return, your heart sinks! There is a visible chip on the hood, the door has a nasty scratch and a pigeon has used the roof as its toilet. ON YOUR BRAND NEW CAR!

This is the nightmare scenario that many car owners face, especially in India, where the streets are not always kind to your car’s paint. That’s why you need to protect your car with paint protection film (PPF), a transparent film that covers your car’s paint and shields it from damage. PPF is like a second skin for your car, keeping it looking new and fresh for years.

In this blog, we will tell you why it is essential for your shiny new car to get a PPF coating before you hit the road. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this!

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Prevents Paint Damage

One of the main benefits of car PPF is that it protects your car’s paint from various sources of damage, such as:

  • Road debris: Small rocks, gravel, sand and dirt can hit your car at high speeds and cause chips and scratches on your paint. The PPF on cars acts as a barrier that absorbs the impact and prevents the damage from reaching the paint.

  • Bird droppings: Bird droppings are acidic and can eat away at your car’s clear coat and paint if left untreated. PPF has a self-healing top coat that allows it to resist the corrosive effects of bird droppings and other contaminants.

  • Tree sap: Tree sap can also damage your car’s paint by leaving sticky residues that are hard to remove. PPF prevents tree sap from adhering to your car’s surface and makes it easy to wash off.

  • UV rays: The sun’s ultraviolet rays can fade and dull your car’s paint over time. PPF has a UV-resistant coating that blocks harmful rays and preserves the colour and gloss of your paint.

A detailer installing a clear PPF on a black car
Your car PPF is like an invisible shield for its new paint

Enhances the Appearance of Your Car

Another benefit of paint protection film is that it enhances the appearance of your car by adding a layer of shine and clarity to your paint. PPF is virtually invisible and does not alter the original colour or design of your car. It also has a high-gloss finish that makes your car look more polished and sleek.

If you want to change the look of your car, you can also opt for a matte-finish car paint protection that gives your car a smooth and satin-like finish. Matte PPF can also hide minor imperfections and swirl marks on your paint and create a unique and stylish look for your car. CarzSpa Aegis offers two special variants, Matt PPF and Hybrid Matt PPF, available across India and Nepal.

Saves You Money on Repairs and Maintenance

Installing a good quality PPF coating can also save you money on repairs and maintenance by reducing the need for frequent touch-ups and repaints. PPF can last for up to 10 years if properly installed and cared for, which means you can enjoy the benefits of a flawless paint job for a long time. PPF can also be easily removed and replaced if it gets damaged or worn out, without affecting the underlying paint. Of course, you need to get it done by professional detailers like CarzSpa.

PPF can also lower your maintenance costs by making your car easier to clean and wash. PPF repels water and dirt and prevents them from sticking to your car’s surface. This means using less water and soap to clean your car and saving time and money on car washes.


India’s strongest PPF, the Eternal 300, is as thick as 300 microns, making it the thickest PPF in the country. And just like its name, this PPF comes with a never before LIFETIME WARRANTY on it.

Increases the Resale Value of Your Car

Paint protection film can also increase the resale value of your car by keeping it in pristine condition. A car with a flawless paint job is more attractive and appealing to potential buyers than a car with scratches, chips and faded paint. PPF can also protect your car from rust and corrosion, which can affect the performance and safety of your car.

A detailer installing a clear PPF on a brown car
Your car looks brand new every day with PPF

By investing in PPF, you can ensure that your car retains its original beauty and quality for years to come. This can help you get a higher price for your car when you decide to sell it or trade it in.

Gives You Peace of Mind

Eventually, installing a high-quality PPF on cars gives you peace of mind by letting you enjoy driving around without worrying about damaging its paint. PPF can protect your car from the everyday wear and tear of driving and parking in different environments and conditions. You can also rest assured that your car is protected from vandalism, as PPF sacrifices itself to prevent scratches or cuts in your car’s paint. With PPF, you can drive with confidence and pride, knowing your car is well-protected and well-maintained.

To conclude

A paint protection film is a must-have for new car owners who want to protect their car’s paint from damage, enhance its appearance, save money on repairs and maintenance, increase its resale value and enjoy cruising around with peace of mind. Car PPF is a smart and worthwhile investment that can extend the life and beauty of your car.

To find the best PPF coating for your car, look for the nearest CarzSpa Detailing Studio in your city. As the leader in car detailing services and paint protection, CarzSpa has over 90 detailing studios spread across all major cities of India and Nepal. At CarzSpa, you can get your car installed with the Aegis range of car PPFs, from clear ones like SPX to the thickest PPF in India – Eternal 300. To know more and plan a visit, simply call +91 99040 89900. CarzSpa is your one-stop solution for all your car care and paint protection needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the difference between PPF and ceramic coating?
PPF is a physical layer of film that covers your car’s paint and protects it from scratches, chips, stains and UV rays. Ceramic coating is a liquid polymer that bonds with your car’s paint and creates a hydrophobic, glossy layer that repels water, dirt and contaminants. PPF offers more protection than ceramic coating.

2. How much does PPF cost?
The cost of PPF depends on various factors, such as the size and model of your car, the type and brand of PPF, the coverage area and complexity of the installation and the quality and reputation of the service provider. Generally, PPF can cost anywhere from ₹65,000 to ₹2,30,000 depending on these factors.

3. How long does PPF last?
PPF can last for up to 10 years if properly installed and cared for. However, the lifespan of PPF can vary depending on the quality of the PPF, the environmental conditions and the usage and maintenance of your car.


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Deepam Sama

Deepam Sama is the Vice President of Business Strategy and Development at CarzSpa Detailing Studios, a leading car care company in India. He is a second-generation entrepreneur who has a passion for scaling up businesses and creating innovative marketing strategies. Deepam holds an MBA in Marketing from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune and a BBA from the Institute of Management, Nirma University. He previously worked in the Sales Strategy team at ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, where he gained experience in developing and executing growth plans.

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