Best Heated Steering Wheel Covers Of 2017

Most people choose steering wheel covers from its aesthetic looks, but heated steering wheel covers are a must have accessory if you are living in a cold climate. It will be difficult to drive in a snow as the steering wheel will be very cold. A heated steering wheel cover will warm the wheel and your hands for a comfortable and safe drive.

There are devices that just heats up the top half of the wheel or the entire wheel. It is advised to buy a wheel cover that heats up the entire wheel than just the top half. Below is a list of some of the best heated steering wheel covers reviewed by us.

Best Heated Steering Wheel Covers Of 2017

The average heat maintained by these covers are between 95 to 110 degrees and they operate on 12V power outlets. If the heated wheel cover comes with a cord, then you can connect it to your vehicle’s cigarette socket. Make sure the input Volt of your heated steering wheel cover is same as the output of your vehicle’s DC, else it may fuse out.

Types of Heated Steering Wheel Covers

All the heated wheel covers that are available on the market can be broadly classified into 2 categories. Battery operated and connected heated steering wheel covers. We will see them in details before, so that you can make an informed purchasing decision.

Battery Operated Heated Steering WheelBattery operated heated steering wheel covers. These wheel covers are not connected to the power source while operating. They have a battery pack which you should charge for 2-3 hours for full charge.

The advantage of this type is that they will not have any long power cords that may get entangled while driving. But there are some definite disadvantages for this type.

The battery will drain out in an hour and so it is not suited for long drives. Some models comes with a charging option to your car’s DC socket.

The other issue is there will be a bulky battery attached to the steering wheel and it can be quite obstructive. Since there is a rechargeable battery, the cost of these models will be on the higher side.

 

Power connected heated steering wheel coversPower connected heated steering wheel covers. This type has a long cord that you can connect to the power source while operating it. You can connect it to the cigarette lighting socket of your vehicle and use it.

These types of powered wheel covers are cheaper and you can get them under $30.

The disadvantage of these devices are there will be long cord that can get entangled in the steering wheel driving and taking turns.

Since there is no built in battery, the life will be more for these products.

 

Here is a short video demonstrating the installation procedure for heated steering wheel covers.

 

Best Heated Steering Wheel Covers Of 2017

Name/Image Learn MoreBrandColorDiameterRating
Glacier Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

Glacier Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

View PriceFull Review Glacier HeatBlack14.5" to 15.5"3.5 Star Average Rating
TruePower Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

TruePower Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

View PriceFull Review TruePowerBlack14.5" - 15.5"3.5 Star Average Rating
Zone Tech 12V Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

Zone Tech 12V Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

View PriceFull Review Zone TechBlack14" - 14.5"3 Star Average Rating
Battery Operated Heated Steering Wheel Review

Battery Operated Heated Steering Wheel Review

View PriceFull Review Non BrandedBlack14.5" - 15.5"3.5 Star Average Rating
Zento Deals Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

Zento Deals Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

View PriceFull Review Zento DealsBlack15"3.5 Star Average Rating
Sharper Image Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

Sharper Image Heated Steering Wheel Cover Review

View PriceFull Review Sharper ImageBlack15"3 Star Average Rating