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How To Choose The Best Truck Bed Cover For You:

How To Choose The Best Truck Bed Cover For You:

EliteTruck supplies 5 different types of truck covers that trusted manufacturers have produced to protect truck beds from the weathering effects of snow, rain, and debris. Truck covers, also known as tonneau’s, are proven to decrease drag and increase fuel efficiency in vehicles. Truck covers are necessary to protect cargo underneath during transportation and out of sight to prying eyes. Appearance, budget, security, and intended purpose are all contributing factors in choosing the best truck cover for you!

All links fit a 5'9" truck bed, but we sell a variety of dimensions to fit your specific bed!  

Types of Covers: 

Roll Up

Soft Folding 

Hard Folding 

Retractable 

Hinged

Choose Roll Up if…

You’re seeking extra protection, but still, want access to the entire truck bed.

 

We recommend: 

Revolver X4 Hard Rolling Truck Bed Tonneau Cover Fits 19-21 (New Body Style) Silv/Sierra (w/out CarbonPro Bed) 5'9  

This Revolver X4 hard rolling cover is ideal for someone who often uses the full bed of the truck. When opened, the cover rolls up tight providing full bed access without blocking the rear view mirror and third brake light visibility.

Why: 

  • Stylish matte black finish
  • Heavy-duty aluminum slats secure the cover the full length of the bed on both sides
  • One-hand operation is attainable with the pull cable release

Choose Soft Folding if... 

 You're looking for a simple installation and budget-friendly solution. 

We Recommend:

Trifecta 2.O Tonneau Cover Fits 14-18 (19 Legacy/Limited) Silv/Sierra 5'9"

This Trifecta soft folding tonneau is a best seller. The double pivot hinge design and exclusive snap on seals eliminate adhesive and remain in place for ultimate weather protection.

Why: 

  • Constructed of lightweight aircraft grade aluminum and heavy duty leather grain fabric 
  • Extang's clamping system attaches to your truck in seconds for easy installation
  • EZ-Lock Clamps requires minimal effort to operate and self-locks in position when attached to the bed flange for added security

Choose Hard Folding if…

The most popular style of truck tonneau!

A hard folding cover provides more protection than a soft-folding cover and adds a stylish element to your truck. If you are concerned about not having full bed access to carry cargo, hard folding covers are easily removable and can be reattached in a matter of moments.  

We recommend:

Xceed Hard Fold Tonneau Cover Fits 19 (New Body Style)-21 Silv/Sierra (w/out CarbonPro Bed) 5'9

 This Xceed tonneau is an aluminum panel constructed and weather proof truck cover equipped with a Rotary Release Latching System, which encases the operation cable for tamper-proof security. 

Why:

  • Unique four-panel construction reducing overall height when open and quick release support rods to securely hold cover at an upright 90 degrees
  • Matte black finish with an exclusive EnduraCoat covering, which seals out moisture  
  • Full perimeter frame provides exceptional durability and a weight rating of 500 lbs evenly distributed

Choose Retractable if… 

Convenience and accessibility of the full truck bed is your main priority. Retractable truck covers are the easiest to open and close, and do not block the rear window when fully retracted. 

We recommend: 

RetraxPRO MX Retractable Truck Bed Tonneau Cover Fits 14-18 SILV/SIERRA 5'9" W/OUT STK PKT - STD RAIL

RetraxPro offers a low profile, scratch resistant retractable tonneau. This unique cover is key lockable in any position that permits unlimited flexibility in your hauling capacity.

 Why: 

  • RetraxPRO MX truck bed cover to retract or close effortlessly without the use of springs or any kind of mechanism 
  • Engineered to retract without trapping dust or freezing
  • Can be installed with basic hand tools

 Choose Hinged if...

You are seeking a tonneau that allows the entire cover to open like a car trunk with a stylish low profile. 

The most secure cover on the market! 

We recommend: 

UnderCover SE Tonneau Cover, Black Textured Fits 19 (New Body Style)-21 Silverado 5'9" 

This UnderCover SE truck bed cover is equipped with a single point locking system, LED lighting system, and weighing only 58 pounds. 

Why: 

  • Aerodynamic Style Lines Provide a Stylish, Modern Look and Feel
  • Simple and Easy to Install and Remove
  • The SE also comes in a smooth version, ready to paint in any custom color to match your truck.

When deciding which tonnaea is best for you, it is important to consider what you are hauling, how often you plan to use the entirety of the bed, the amount of security you need, and which overall look is to your liking. 

If you have any questions regarding truck covers, feel free to call or ask the chat box located on the bottom right of the website. 

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