I bought a new Hyundai Elantra recently and was offered quite a few add ons
toward the end by the finance guy, such as an extended warranty, tire road
hazard, gap insurance, Dupont Clear Coat, etc. I declined all of it, but I
am curious about the Dupont Clear Coat. I thought that the car already had
a clear coat, but if not how is it finished? Is the Dupont Clear Coat
option a good thing? Would it be worth getting it done?
The only product I'm aware of is the paint finish that is factory
applied. Could be applied by a body shop as a pro paint system would be
My dealer offers a Simoniz finish that is a polymer type of finish.
Yes, it is a profit center for the dealer, but it is a good product. I
don't know how it compares with consumer products though. I had it on
my last two cars and after three years the finish looked great and I
spent no time waxing myself.
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