Author Topic: New Floor Mats for the Car  (Read 1595 times)


  • Bristles
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New Floor Mats for the Car
« on: January 03, 2015, 08:45:04 AM »
My factory original floor mats for my 2004 Chrysler Pacifica are shot.  They're necessary due to sand here in Florida and greatly reduce the need to vacuum out the car after a beach day.  I'm also trying to spiff up my rust bucket a little.

I was planning on hitting up Wal-Mart for a cheap set of floor mats.  Does anyone have a better suggestion?  Any opinions on carpet vs rubber?


  • Stubble
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Re: New Floor Mats for the Car
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2015, 09:37:27 AM »
Check Costco if you're a member.  They normally have a couple types to choose from at a good price.  I'd go for a mostly rubber version or at least one that's got enough of a contour around the edges to hold the sand if that's your biggest issue.  If you want to get spendy then there are options out there from Weather Tech, Husky Liners and other knock off brands now days that are specifically made for most vehicle models and fit perfectly in the floor areas.  They are designed to catch all of the dirt, sand, water, etc. and are easy to clean out.


  • Pencil Stache
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Re: New Floor Mats for the Car
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2015, 11:33:50 AM »
I second the bucket - type liners.
DH gifted me a set of Huskies when I had to buy a new used car.  They pretty much earned their keep within a month, containing dirt, rocks, mud, and sand so it never made it onto the floor.  Oh, and two full cups of coffee when my work thermos leaked :(.  I just carefully picked up the liner and dumped it.
I'm planning to keep the car for 10 years or more.  Giant coffee stains in the first month would have been a bummer.