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This dealer option is often promoted by showroom salespeople as a product used in the aerospace industry that offers a new car "a superior, year-round, no-wax shine that provides a long-lasting barrier against the environment." Protective paint sealant can cost the new car buyer well over $200.

However, most automotive paints today are durable finishes that benefit much more from regular washing and waxing, says Nielsen. Quincy adds that carmakers also generally advise against waxing or sealing the paint on a new car for a period of weeks or months.


 

 

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