The open road can take its toll on your vehicle’s exterior. If you like a spot of off-roading (and mud doughnuts are your idea of fun), your vehicle paintwork will take even more punishment. Debris and mud from the road can coat the exterior of your SUV or truck and can encourage corrosion. Small and large stones can be hurled from the tread of the tires against the paintwork and cause small chips. In no time, these will develop into larger areas of corrosion. This both reduces the value of your vehicle and detracts from its appearance. With no mudguard, car paintwork is very vulnerable.
Mud flaps for cars are a great way of protecting your precious paint finish. They can be fitted to perfectly cover the tread of the tire and afford maximum protection. Most mud flaps can be fitted in minutes. Some require you to drill holes in the mud flaps but others snap on. You can cut many of them to size. If you have decided that you want to invest in some mud flaps for your truck or SUV, here is a guide to the best mud flaps that you can choose.
The Best Mud Flap
Husky Liners Front & Rear Mud Guards
This is a set of four (front and rear) truck mud flaps that are designed and made in the US and will fit cars without fender flares. They are tailor-fitted so that they precisely match your fenders with no gaps. Because they have been made to the maximum width, they will offer full tread coverage for your tires.
Husky Liners are made from a thermoplastic which is a tough and hardwearing material. It is strong enough to withstand all weathers and all road (and off-road) conditions. They are easy to fit yourself, it takes just a few minutes. They are also easy to get back off if you need to.
For vehicles without fender flares
Tailor fitted to match your fenders
Full tire tread coverage
Easy to fit yourself
- BrandHusky Liners
- Weight4.3 lbs
Plasticolor 000502r01 Yosemite Sam
Fans of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons produced by Warner Bros. Animation will fall in love with these mud flaps featuring none other than Yosemite Sam himself! He appears brandishing his trademark two pistols and the slogan ‘Back Off’ is written in large letters beneath him. They are a fun and colorful addition to your car and are made in the US.
This set of two truck mud flaps is made of a PVC material which has been specifically formulated to withstand extremes of temperature. It will not crack in the summer heat or in the winter frost. They have a patented fiberglass material on the back which stops them from losing their shape. The material manages to ‘remember’ the original shape. These universal mud flaps are very easy for you to fit yourself and are provided with self-drill screws and all other hardware that you would need to fit them. It only takes about 20 minutes and you’ll be ready to hit the highway again.
Set of two mud flaps
Yosemite Sam cartoon character printed on the flaps
Made from PVC and fiberglass for flexibility
Will withstand extremes of temperature
- Weight3 lbs
Highland 1007300 Black Heavy Duty Rubber Splash Guard
Here we have a set of two black heavy-duty mud flaps that will help to prevent mud or small rocks from being thrown onto the body of your vehicle and damaging your paintwork. They will also prevent debris from being thrown at vehicles following behind you!
The mud flaps are manufactured from heavy-duty rubber that is both durable and attractive and gives your vehicle maximum protection. They are 18 inches long and 12 inches wide so you can fit them to just about any vehicle including vans, minivans, pickup trucks, light trucks, recreational vehicles (RVs) and sports utility vehicles (SUVs). They don’t just protect your vehicle, they look stylish as well!
The kit comes with all the mounting hardware that you need to install them quickly and easily and the product has a limited lifetime warranty.
Set of 2 mud flaps
Made from heavy duty rubber for durability
Suitable for many vehicles including small trucks
Supplied with mounting hardware
- Weight8 oz
Roadsport 4649 ‘A’ Series Universal Fit Premiere Splash Guard
These are a set of two universal fit mud flaps that are 12 ¾ inches in height. They are predominantly black but have an attractive red prism design across the bottom. The mud flaps are made from a durable and heavy-duty material that will retain its flexibility at temperatures as low as -40 degrees F. This means that you do not have to worry about them cracking, splitting or discoloring in the depths of winter, wherever you live.
They are designed to fit all of the most popular models of vehicle and are supplied with full instructions and hardware for mounting. You will be able to fit them to your vehicle in minutes.
Two universal fit mud flaps
Attractive red prism design
Made from heavy-duty material
Remain flexible at temperatures below freezing
- Weight8.5 oz
Sparco 03791rs Red Universal Mud Flap
These bright red mud flaps will certainly get you and your vehicle noticed. They will prevent road debris and dirt from being flung against your paintwork where it looks unsightly and can cause damage to your vehicle. You get a set of two rally-style mud flaps in this pack and each features the prominent ‘Sparco’ logo in bold white lettering on a black background. The logo is supplied as a sticker that you can fix yourself.
The mud flaps are made from polyethylene and can be cut to size if needed. They are also available in blue, black and white. They take just minutes to fit and are good value if you are on a tight budget.
Bright red design to fit most cars
Stickers with ‘Sparco’ logo
Fix them on yourself in minutes
Prevent debris hitting your paintwork
- Weight13.6 oz
Plain Black Mud Guard 24
A reasonably priced set of two mud flaps that are durable and stylish and made in the US. They are made from specially formulated PVC to withstand the rigors of the open road. The mud flaps are also coated on the reverse with a patented reinforced fiberglass material which prevents them from cracking or splitting even in extreme temperatures. This means that they can withstand all sorts of weather conditions and still look great.
The fiberglass material acts as a memory and helps them to keep their shape. They have an ‘Easy Fit’ design so you will have no problems fitting them yourself. The pack includes all the hardware that is needed for correct fitting and full instructions. You can cut them to size if you need to.
Stylish all-black mud guards
Made from specially formulated PVC
Coated with reinforced fiberglass
Will return to their original shape if knocked
- Weight25 lbs
Highland 1058000 Black Splash Guard
At 14 inches in height, these mud flaps will fit the front and rear fenders of most pick-up trucks, vans, and SUVs. If you need to, you could trim them into the desired shape. They come as a set of two and are made from heavy duty rubber which is hardwearing. They will protect your paintwork from chips and scratches caused by road debris.
The material can withstand extremes of heat and freezing temperatures so they will not crack and split and start to look scruffy. There is hardware (three black sheet metal screws per side) included for you to install them yourself and full instructions are provided. You will need to center punch and drill holes in the mud flaps once you have marked their position. You will also need a screwdriver. The mud flaps come with a limited lifetime guarantee.
Each mudguard is 14 inches in height but can be trimmed
Made from hard-wearing heavy-duty rubber
Easy to fit them yourself
Fitting screws are provided with the mud flaps
- Weight9.6 oz
Husky Liners 56591 Custom Molded Mud Guards
Husky Liners custom molded mud guards are tailored to exactly fit your vehicle and look like they have always been there. The matte black mud flaps have a sleek style that will perfectly complement your vehicle. You can even paint them if you wish. These mud flaps are for the front wheels and are designed to completely cover the tread width of your tires.
They are made in the US from a material called thermoplastic. This hard-wearing material is impact- resistant and able to withstand everything that the road can throw at it. Your mudguards will be able to stand up to all weather conditions and still look great. The exclusive Husky mud flaps have a special shield material that acts as an invisible barrier between the mud flap and your vehicle’s paintwork. They are very easy to install and will conform perfectly to your fenders for a neat fit. They come with a no-hassle lifetime warranty.
Custom molded mud guards
Full tread coverage for your tires
Can be painted to match your car
Easy to install
- BrandHusky Liners
- Weight2 lbs
Weathertech 120011 No-Drill Mud Flap
For car owners who cannot be bothered with drilling and screwing mud flaps into place, these are the product for you. There’s no hassle and no fuss – you just fix them into place. You don’t need to take off the wheels or tires to fit these mud flaps. It takes just minutes to fix them and get back on the road.
These WeatherTech mud flaps come with a revolutionary ‘QuickTurnTM’ fastening system which is made out of stainless steel. The no-drill mud flaps are perfectly contoured to your vehicle to give maximum protection to your paintwork.
The mud flaps are manufactured from a molded proprietary thermoplastic resin that is durable in all sorts of weather and road conditions. They offer unrivaled protection for your precious paintwork.
No drilling or screwing is required to fit the mud flaps
Gives maximum protection to your paintwork
Durable mudguard for all road and weather conditions
‘QuickTurnTM’ stainless steel fastening system
- Weight2.65 lbs