Wrap Passenger Cars in One of the Most Experienced Shops in Chicago!

Here at Tinting Chicago we have been professionally wrapping passenger cars for over a decade. We install wraps on any model of passenger car, no matter how old or new. You may want to cover an old car with chipped paintwork and give it a transformative new look.  Alternatively, you may be a business owner with a fleet of modern passenger cars you would like to uniformly brand.

Our graphics are custom-designed to meet client specifications – the more creative and eye-catching the better! Full-color passenger car wraps make a bold statement and make sure you never go unnoticed again. Partial vehicle wraps are often more subtle and applied by businesses to passenger cars to simply promote their name and logo, on what is effectively a mobile billboard.

Customers are attracted to wrapping their passenger cars for the additional benefit of protecting the paintwork from scratches and chips. This means that when you come to sell your car and remove the vinyl wrap, the vehicle is more likely to retain its resale value because of its pristine paintwork.

Here at Tinting Chicago, we offer passenger car owners a wide range of vinyl wrap colors and textures. Give us a call today at 773-455-0467 or 312-212-0493 and make your installation appointment!

6 key benefits of wrapping your passenger car

  1. Make your car stand out from the crowd
  2. Increase brand awareness
  3. Create a whole new look
  4. Protect the paintwork
  5. Easily applied and removed
  6. Cheaper than respraying

How long does it take to install a wrap on a passenger car?

The installation process is surprisingly quick. The exact length of time required is dependent on the size and shape of the graphics and on whether you are having a full or partial wrap. A partial wrap can take as little as an hour to install. A full vehicle wrap takes no more than a day!

Passenger vehicle wrapping for local businesses

If you are a business owner with a company passenger vehicle or even a fleet of vehicles, then you are missing a trick if you don’t use vinyl wraps to promote your brand and give your cars a uniform look. Your employees are effectively driving around in mobile billboards, so why not use this cost-effective medium to promote your business within the local area.

Whether a car is parked up in a car park or buzzing around a busy town or city, it is a highly visible promotional tool with the potential to gain wide advertising reach. Whether you opt for a partial vehicle wrap or choose to wrap your entire vehicle with vinyl, it will catch the attention of passers-by and lift the profile of your business.

How effective is a passenger car wrap in advertising?

Customers wrap their passenger cars with branded graphics because it is an effective and low-cost form of advertising. In the advertising world, the aim is to maximize impressions, or the number of times somebody views a brand or logo. A single-vehicle wrap can generate between 30,000 and 80,000 impressions a day.

According to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), a wrapped passenger car has a greater reach at a lower cost, than any other form of outdoor media.

Wording to include on a passenger car wrap

Generally speaking, it’s important to keep the wording to a minimum. Branded passenger cars are often only seen for a couple of seconds at a red light or on the road as they drive past. Let the visuals dominate and avoid using long, wordy sentences.

  • Company name
  • Website
  • Email
  • Social media handles
  • Phone number
  • Tagline

What finish can I use on my passenger car wrap?

Custom wraps for passenger cars are created by our talented in-house designers at Tinting Chicago. Once a customer has chosen the design and color of their wrap, they will also be able to choose from an increasing variety of vinyl wrap finishes:

How to look after a vinyl wrapped passenger vehicles

To ensure your vinyl wrap looks as good as new for many years to come it’s important to follow a few simple rules:

  • Hand wash your car rather than putting it through an automated car wash
  • Never wax the paintwork of a car wrapped in vinyl
  • Park in the shade whenever possible
  • Clean dirt, grease, and insects off your wrap as quickly as possible

6 Steps to professionally removing a passenger car wrap

  1. Heat a section/corner of the vinyl using a heat gun
  2. Peel the heated vinyl away at the correct angle
  3. Slide a plastic scraper under the film being careful not to damage the paintwork
  4. Fill a spray bottle with a gentle chemical cleaner
  5. Spray the paintwork with the cleaner
  6. Use a cloth to wipe the cleaner over the paintwork and remove any residual adhesive

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a passenger car wrapped in vinyl worth less than one without?

A creatively designed vinyl wrap could either increase or decrease the appeal of a passenger car, depending on the tastes of the buyer. If you want your vehicle to appeal to as wide an audience as possible, it's advisable to remove any vinyl wraps before the sale. It won't cause any damage to the paintwork.

How long does passenger car wrapping last?

If you take care of a car wrap and avoid waxing it or putting it through an automated car wash, you can expect a high-quality vinyl car wrap to last for between 5 and 7 years.

Is it best to apply a full or partial passenger car wrap?

Partial passenger car wraps are significantly cheaper than full vehicle wraps, so if you are on a budget opt for a partial wrap. Well-designed partial wraps can be just as impactful as full wraps but for as little as half the cost.


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