(approx) 10 Minutes
Simple installation for anyone.
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I'm Ryan from ExtremeTerrain.com. This is my review and installation of the Rugged Ridge neoprene seat covers fitting all 2007 to 2017 JKs. This is a set of front seat covers, but these are also available for the rear of the Jeep. These are available in the black you see here as well as a few other colors. Because Jeep did change the interior of the Wrangler in 2011, there are a couple of different year ranges. So just make sure that you're careful and you pick the correct seat covers for your Jeep to get the best possible fit. Today, we're going to talk about the construction, the installation and of course the fit of these covers.Seat covers like this can do a couple of different things. If you have an older JK and your seats are beat up and worn out, covers like this will give your whole interior a new refreshed look at a far lower cost than recovering the seats themselves. If your seats are in really good condition and you want to keep them that way, you can go ahead and throw a set of these on there to protect your existing seats. Or, regardless of the condition of your seats, if you're just looking to give your interior more of a custom look, a set of seat covers is a great way to do that. These covers in particular from Rugged Ridge fit really well and they're fairly priced.As it says right in the name, these are neoprene seat covers. There's a lot of misinformation out there about neoprene that it is a waterproof material. It is not. It is a water resistant material. However, this is a wetsuit material, not a dry suit material, so this will become wet. If you leave the top off and your Jeep gets rained on, this will absorb some water. The nice thing about the neoprene material is that it is machine washable. If you do get a stain on these, you can pull them right off, throw them in the washer and get them cleaned up.Any material will eventually fade in the sun, especially reds and blacks, so I would recommend treating these with some sort of UV protectant spray before you install them in your Jeep if you're somebody who has the top off a lot or even if you run with the top on a lot. That'll definitely help to keep these bright and keep the color in them for a good long time. The nice thing about the way these covers are designed is, again, they are body style specific so they will fit in your specific year Jeep, which means they're going to fit tight, they're going to look factory and they're going to hold up really well.Getting seat covers like this installed is a little bit difficult. The inside of the cover does like to stick to the material on your seats, so you may have to fight them a little bit. But luckily, it's something you'll only have to do once or ever so often whenever you take the covers off to wash them. These do have built in straps and buckles to, again, make sure that they fit really tightly without any creases, so they look really good. But the fact that they do fit so tightly, again, makes them a little bit difficult to install.The first thing you're going to want to do is remove your headrest and slide the back section of the seat over the back. Then, you can slide the lower section that you actually sit on. Then, put the headrest back on the seat once all the straps and buckles are pulled tight. Now, you may have a couple of wrinkles in your seat covers when you first get them out of the box, but those will work out in no time at all. The whole installation should take you probably about an hour but it depends on how much you have to fight with these things to get them on. It may take you a little bit more. You won't need any tools to get this job done, just some patience.As I said before, I think these seat covers are fairly priced. You can certainly get some that are going to be less expensive, but in my opinion the build quality isn't there. They're not going to fit as tightly or look as nice when they're installed, and they're not going to hold up as well. A seat cover definitely takes some abuse, so you want something that's well built. I think these are priced really appropriately for what you get, and I think they're a high quality cover.So, whether you're looking to cover up a damaged seat in your JK, trying to protect a seat that's still in good condition, or you just want a custom interior look, a set of neoprene seat covers like this are going to look good and not break the bank. That's my review of the Rugged Ridge neoprene seat covers fitting all 2007 to 2017 JKs that you can find right here at ExtremeTerrain.com.
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Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation
Key Features. You don't have to sacrifice comfort or style to protect your Jeep's front seats. These Neoprene Front Seat Covers have a great look with a black and red color scheme, adding to the customized feel of your rig. At the same time, the neoprene is durable and soft, while center pleats make them comfortable to sit on for long periods of time. Because the covers are water-resistant, you can spill drinks on them or wear a wet bathing suit and not have to worry. Each cover is tailored to fit tightly on your Jeep's OE seats, so they don't slide around or bunch up anywhere. Installation is also an easy job to take on.
Construction. Neoprene is known for being comfortable and soft, while the center pleats in the seat covers only enhances these qualities. The material can withstand all kinds of weather conditions, plus the covers can be washed in a machine on the delicate cycle, then hung up to dry. Stretchable elastic cords with nylon hooks attached to them anchor the covers to the seats.
Installation. Fortunately, you don't need any tools to install these covers. An installation guide is available, but the process is simple enough it should take you under and hour to get both covers all the way situated. Since the neoprene is stretchable, getting the covers on the seats in the right orientation is fairly simple. With the guide, figuring out where to attach the different nylon hooks on the underside of the seat isn't too complex.
Application. These Rugged Ridges Neoprene Front Seat Covers are made specifically for 2011-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK. It is not compatible with Leather Seats.
Fitment: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
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October 03, 2019
The color is off but I can live with it. I bought these to protect my seats and they will do the jod. Very well made.Helpful (1)
August 30, 2019
I LOVE THESE SEAT COVERS!!! I feel like I have a new Jeep when I open the door.Helpful (1)
July 21, 2019
Ordered the red and black covers but they are more pink then red.not exactly the look I was going for.but I order a lot from ET and will still in the future.Helpful (2)
May 30, 2019
nice front seat covers
Nice material. fits SUPER tight. hard to get in place, but we managed. I had to have my husband tug the material down the seat back. I couldn't do it. They looked great. I say "looked" because I did end up returning them. The matching back seat covers had a tear in the seam. We returned them. A replacement back seat cover was sent. It also had a tear in a team. We gave up and returned both the front and back.Helpful (1)
February 05, 2019
Color is off
These fit great but do not match the firecracker red of the jk these come 4 shades lighter and its very noticeable also these hold in heat long drives you will end up with a sweaty backHelpful (3)
October 30, 2018
Front seat covers installation
These seat covers really look good on my white 2017 Wrangler. My friends have commented that they really make the interior standout. I haven't got them wet or dirty yet but I think they will hold up well. I probably will get some UV protection spray or scotchguard type of coating. I hope the sun doesn't fade them out. They are very difficult to install and the instructions could have used more pictures. After installing I noticed a small tear on drivers seat on very back side where it connects to a strap, not sure how it happened as I did all the install by hand and didn't use tools, I didn't return it because it was so difficult to install and didn't want to go thru that again, hopefully I'm not making a mistake by keeping them. I am planning on getting the rear seat covers next in a month or so.Helpful (6)
August 17, 2018
SUPER NICE !!!
Super Nice and very Good Quility !! You wont Regret buying them .Helpful (7)
August 02, 2018
A little hard to put on but that is because the fit is perfect.Helpful (7)
July 19, 2018
Glad I didi it
Very comfortable and adds some colorful contrast to interior. Had many positive comments from others.Helpful (8)
June 06, 2018
I love my new seatcover. Read previous reviews so I was a bit nervous. Red is a trye red! Look so great and fit very nice. I did not install them myself, my husband did- he did say they were hard to do but should have put them in the sun to watm them. Would have been easier to stretch on! So happy with this purchase. Exactly what I was looking for!!Helpful (7)
With heated seats does the heat penetrate through the covers?
The heat should still come through the seat cover, however it may be diluted.
Will these fit seats equipped with airbags?
These seat covers have a small flap designed to be able to work with the side airbags.
Will you still be able to feel the heated seats through the seat covers?
Yes, the Rugged Ridge Neoprene Front Seat Covers will still allow heat to come through.
How can the Rugged Ridge Neoprene Seat Covers fit both the 2018 JK and JL Rubicon models as they are different seats?
These Rugged Ridge Neoprene Front Seat Covers are just compatible with the 2018 JK.
I noticed several comments that state the red/black rugged ridge neoprene seat covers are not a true red and are more fuscia. I have a cloth seat JKU and want true red. So what shade of red are they really?
The Rugged Ridge Neoprene Front Seat Covers come in black with red inserts.
The Rugged Ridge Neoprene Front Seat Covers are not compatible with the leather seat options.
(approx) 10 Minutes
Simple installation for anyone.
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