No matter how clean you try to keep your car, at some point, the carpets will become stained. All it takes is a pair of dirty shoes, a quick spill from your kid’s cup, or a dropped piece of food on that long road trip. Carpets get dirty, and that’s okay, but it’s important to know that you don’t have to live with a stained and nasty-looking car. With the right carpet cleaner product, you can clean your car right up and make it look brand new. Here are five of the best car carpet cleaners.

Armor All Oxi Magic Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

Armor All Oxi Magic Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

If you know anything about car care, you probably know the name Armor All. The brand is one of the best-known car care products companies in the business for a reason, its products work. Armor All has tons of products for every use, but if you have carpets mired with stains and dirt, the Oxi Magic Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner is a must-have. It’s designed to deep clean and get rid of stains from mud, coffee, ink, grass, and even oil.

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Meguiar’s Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

Meguiar's Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

Another well-known company, Meguiar’s also makes a lot of high-quality products. The brand is well-regarded among car detailers and its products range from basic, all-purpose cleaners to more specialized items like the Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner shown above. It uses a fast-acting foam to lift dirt and stains and is designed to dry fast so you don’t have to spend hours waiting for your freshly cleaned carpet to be ready for use.

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Turtle Wax Power Out! Carpet and Mats Cleaner

Turtle Wax Power Out! Carpet and Mats Cleaner

Turtle Wax may be known for its exterior car care products but the company makes some top-notch products that will keep your car’s interior looking great as well. This Power Out! Carpet and Mats Cleaner comes with a built-in brush that can be used to scrub away excess dirt and debris. The special formula is also designed to remove odors, meaning the smell of that food you spilled on the floor last week doesn’t have to stick with you. Also, this option is very inexpensive, which is important in our book.

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Chemical Guys Fabric Clean Carpet and Upholstery Shampoo

Chemical Guys Fabric Clean Carpet and upholstery Shampoo

Chemical Guys make some of the best car detailing products out there. They have specific cleaners for just about everything you could ever need for your car. The brand’s Fabric Clean Carpet and Upholstery Shampoo will make your carpet look brand new. It’s designed to break down and remove stubborn stains, and its non-toxic formula is safe, too, meaning you won’t damage your car or your hands while using it.

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Tuff Stuff Multi-Purpose Foam Cleaner

Tuff Stuff multipurpose foam cleaner

The Multi-Purpose Foam Cleaner from Tuff Stuff works on just about anything from your car to your boat or even around the house. Its foaming cleanser deep cleans fabric, vinyl, rubber, and just about anything else without damaging it. It works well on car carpets, too, lifting dirt and removing stains. The best thing about Tuff Stuff’s Multi-Purpose Foam Cleaner is that you can use it on your carpet and then also use it anywhere else on the vehicle. It eliminates the need to buy several different cleaners for your car.  

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