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Local Vendor - Mid-Atlantic
Dec 15, 2020
I see this asked a lot and I wanted to just lay it out for everyone. Tesla Paint Protection Film & Ceramic Coatings are by far the best investment for your vehicle. With the way lead times are, you have a significant wait to get your vehicle.

Is Tesla Paint Protection Film and Tesla Ceramic Coating worth it? You will ask various groups and forums if getting paint protection film or ceramic coating is worth it and you will 2 very wildly different answers.

The first is from people who say that neither of them is worth it. Usually citing that they can repaint the car for the cost of the full-body tesla paint protection film (WHICH IS TRUE, BUT IT WON'T BE ANY TYPE OF QUALITY). The truth is that most of them have not had either service done by a high-end professional service like Ceramic Pro Pottstown. The reason they mention it isn't worth it is that they likely haven't had it, can't afford it but really do want it. I'm not sure that I would be taking advice from people who have never had paint protection applied before.

The other group of people is the people who have had it installed and you will find that the vast majority of them have nothing but positive things to say. That is because they value protecting their investment and want it to be done correctly. They will rave over it because they took the time to understand what paint protection film and ceramic coatings do. They see the value in protecting their investment and saving themselves time and headaches.

The answer to this question can depend on what you value.
  • Do you want to protect your vehicle and keep it looking new for years to come? Tesla Paint Protection is a very good choice.
  • Do you want to make your vehicle easier to wash and protect it from etching from things like tree sap and bird poo? Ceramic Coatings are a good choice.
  • Do you like keeping your vehicle in a manner that makes everyone else jealous of how good it looks and turns heads? Both PPF and Ceramic Coatings are a good choice.
  • Do you want to avoid a long time without a vehicle and lead times for parts if parts of your Tesla need to be painted? PPF is the best choice.
  • Do you want to avoid the lost resale value when your aftermarket paint-matched panels don't match the OEM finish? Paint Protection Film is the way to go.
  • Do you want to avoid the stigma that comes with selling your car after you have had paintwork done and that has been reported to insurance? Tesla Paint Protection is the best choice.
Here are a few more helpful links with educational material.

THIS IS WHY YOU WANT PAINT PROTECTION FILM! This client of ours received full body paint protection film on his Tesla Model S PLAID. Someone backed into him and put a fist-sized dent into his rear quarter panel. Our KAVACA Paint Protection Film protected his vehicle and he was able to have a PDR shop fix the issue, with no reporting to insurance, so no lost resale value.

What is Paint Protection Film and Ceramic Coatings?

Full Body Paint Protection Film on a Tesla Model Y

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-Gabe Fletcher

Ceramic Pro Pottstown / Total Detailing
581 W. High St., UNIT A
Pottstown, PA 19464