Best Wheel Cleaners: Give Your Car a Showroom Look
Spritz and rinse your wheels to make them shine with these top wheel cleaners
This eco-friendly wheel cleaner makes short work of brake dust build-up. It is safe to use on a wide range of wheel finishes.
Its pH-balanced, acid-free formula leaves your wheels damage free. The cleaner penetrates deep layers of grime and changes color when in contact with dirt and ferrous metals from brake dust. Its formula makes it a safe product for powder-coated wheels.
It may affect the quality of custom-made wheels. Applying it may require extra effort, especially when dealing with caked-on dirt.
This pH balanced, tough-on-stains formula dissolves the most stubborn wheel gunk. It is specially designed to eliminate heavy brake dust.
It's a safe product for most wheel finishes, including chrome, alloy, powder coating, clear coating, and factory paint. The long straw in the sprayer nozzle helps you get your full money’s worth with each use. The formula is concentrated enough to dilute with water.
The strong smell could be irritating to some users. The cleaner is not recommended for anodized aluminum wheels, polished aluminum wheels, and aftermarket metallic wheels.
All you need after applying this cleaner is a firm hand to wipe the dirt and soot off the engine, wheels, and tires. It meets Boeing Aircraft cleaning specifications.
The cleaner is water-based and can be used on aluminum, leather, and even glass. It is ammonia-free and doesn’t overpower you with strong fumes as you clean. It also comes ready to use, no need to dilute it. You don’t need to rinse your wheels with water afterward; a wipe down achieves the desired results.
The sprayer nozzle isn’t as secure as it should be. The cleaner is also gentler than other cleaners, so you may have to use more of it to get rid of tough stains.