Is it Cheaper to Vinyl Wrap or Paint a Car?

blue vinyl wrap on gray car

At some point or another, we all just want to shake things up a bit. As the saying goes, variety is the spice of life. But when it comes to altering the appearance of your car, what should you do? You may just want to install window tint or get a fresh set of wheels. Or maybe, you want to change the entire look and feel of your vehicle. 

When it comes to changing your car’s appearance, you can either choose to wrap or paint it. While both of these options transform the look of your car’s color palette, which one is the more affordable choice?

Before you decide, it’s important to do your research. Luckily, the experts at G-Force Films are here to help. Here’s everything you need to know about car wrapping vs. paint costs.

What Is Car Vinyl Wrap? 

Vinyl wraps are a great way to modify the look of your ride. With a wide variety of colors, patterns, and textures to choose from, you can easily pick a wrap that fits your unique style.

You can have wrap partially applied to your vehicle, including the roof or hood. Or, you can wrap the entire vehicle. The vinyl wrap is custom cut to seamlessly cover every inch of your car’s exterior paintwork. The vinyl wrap is applied directly to your car’s paint, and won’t damage its exterior at all.

Car Wrap Costs vs Car Paint Costs

Your budget plays a major role in finding the best solution for customizing your car. That’s why it’s important to find quality services that won’t break the bank.

When it comes to the cost of car wrapping vs. custom paint job costs, many factors will determine the cost of both services. However, vehicle wraps are almost always the more affordable option.

On average, a custom vehicle paint job can range between $3,000 and $10,000. And that’s just for a basic design. If you want more intricate patterns or designs painted on your car, you’re looking at $20,000 or more. That’s because painting a vehicle is a labor-intensive process. Not only do the technicians have to sand the car’s body and remove any rust, but they also have to apply numerous costs of high-quality automotive paint.

Car wrapping, on the other hand, will cost significantly less. The average price for fully wrapping a car will fall between $3,000 and $5,000.

At G-Force Films, our car wrapping prices vary based on the design, the size of the car, the choice of vinyl, and the current condition of your paint. To get an accurate quote, we recommend bringing your car into our facility. To learn more, you can always give us a call at (912) 655-2888.

Car Wrapping Benefits

In addition to being more cost-effective than painting your car, automotive wrap offers tons of other valuable benefits, including:

  • Long lasting: Car wraps can last as long as 10 years.
  • Simple to maintain: When you wrap your car, you don’t need to wash or wax it as often. That’s because the paint underneath the wrap is protected. However, when the time comes to wash your wrap, it’s super easy to do. Simply wash it by hand using the two-bucket method.
  • Faster installation time: Unlike paint jobs that can take weeks to complete, a full car wrap can be completed in as little as just a few days.
  • Safer removal: Tired of your current wrap design? Changing your wrap is a breeze. Just be sure to take it to a team of professionals to have the job done correctly. This way, the paint won’t get damaged.
  • Superior protection: Vinyl car wrap can protect your paint from scratches, fading, and abrasions.
  • Limitless customization options: Car wrap offers endless customization options, such as gloss, satin matte or textured. There are also numerous colors, patterns, and designs to choose from.

Let Us Vinyl Wrap Your Ride 

Ready to wrap your ride? If so, call G-Force Films today. We proudly serve the communities of Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton, and Hilton Head. We only use the best wraps from leading companies, including Orafol, Avery Dennison, 3M, Hexis, Cheetah Wrap, APA and Vinyl Frog.

To learn more, contact us today by calling (912) 655-2888.

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