paint protection film

Defy the elements; defend your paint.

Protect your vehicle’s showroom finish with 3M™ Paint Protection Films.
Available in matte or gloss.


Gloss and Matte paint protection films

Choose from two types of paint protection film.

Our Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series Gloss and Matte finishes offer:

  • Exceptional clarity helps maintain the colour and brilliance of the vehicle paint
  • Industry-leading paint protection against rock chips compared to leading competitors
  • Offers UV protection and the paint protection film is virtually invisible
  • Self-healing technology to remove minor scratches or marks with heat applied to the film surface

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Coverage to fit your lifestyle and budget.

Whether you choose to install paint protection film to your whole car or areas prone to knicks and scratches, we have the right coverage option for you at a variety of price points.

  • 3m self healing paint protection film
    Wear & tear coverage
    • Door edge guards
    • Trunk ledge
    • Door handles
    • Cost: $
  • Affordable paint protection cost
    Partial coverage
    • Partial front hood and fenders
    • Front bumper
    • Side mirrors
    • Door edge guards, trunk ledge, door cups
    • Cost: $$
  • Full front coverage paint protection film
    Full front coverage
    • Full hood and full fenders
    • Front bumper
    • Side mirrors
    • Door edge guards, trunk ledge, door handles
    • Cost: $$$
  • Full paint protection film coverage
    Full vehicle coverage
    • Covers every painted surface of the vehicle
    • Cost: $$$$

3M paint protection film installers

Give your coat of paint a coat of armour.

With paint protection film, your car can now go the distance.

3M™ Paint Protection Film Warranty

3M designs, formulates, and manufactures 3M™ Paint Protection Film for optimum performance and durability. The 3M commitment to quality is the foundation for the warranty coverage we provide.

3M warrants that film will be free of defects in materials and manufacture including the attributes covered in the following table. Ask your 3M authorised installer or see your warranty card for complete details.

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Frequently asked questions about paint protection film

  • You recently purchased a new or used vehicle and want to protect your investment. Paint protection film keeps your vehicle looking newer longer by preventing wear and tear from rocks, bugs, sand, keys, salt and the elements. Paint protection film has UV protection and the film is virtually invisible, durable and easy to maintain and has self-healing technology to remove minor scratches or marks with heat applied to the film surface.
  • The products differ by warranty coverage, durability and self-healing technology.

    The latest innovative paint protection film product is Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series Gloss and Matte which includes the self-healing technology to remove minor scratches or marks when heat is applied to the films surface. 3M also offers Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film and 3M™ VentureShield™ Paint Protection Film for strong performance and affordability.

  • Durability and peace of mind. High-quality films provide a durable finish that lasts as long as you own your vehicle. A product from 3M, a name you know and trust, paired with the most skilled installers and comprehensive warranty, will give you the confidence that you and your paint protection film will be backed by 3M.
  • Generally, a wear and tear package (side mirrors, door edges, door cups, trunk ledge) will take only a few hours. Full paint protection film installation takes about 2-3 days. However, we recommend contacting your local 3M authorised installer because depending on your type of vehicle, coverage options and availability, time to install paint protection film will vary. Upon submitting your information request, the installer will be able to inform you of the amount of time that your wrap will require.
  • To ensure the quality, appearance and durability of your paint protection film, it is important that a trained and experienced installer complete the installation for you. Our 3M authorised installers are here to answer any of your questions about possible coverage options, solutions, pricing and maintenance of your auto paint protection film and will do a high-quality install for you. Find an installer near you by using our 3M Auto Films Locator tool

  • The cost of a paint protection film installation depends on many different factors, primarily the size of the vehicle, coverage options and the specific film you’d like to use. There isn’t a standard price tag for a high-quality, professional installation. The best way to find out what paint protection film installation would cost is to speak to one of our 3M Authorised installers, who will be able to offer you advice and an accurate quote, based on your personal needs and desired outcome. Find an installer near you by using our 3M Auto Films Locator tool

  • Exceptional clarity – Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series has low orange peel, making it one of the clearest paint protection films and virtually invisible, even on white cars. Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series offer greater clarity through film compared to leading competitors.

    Our matte paint protection film offers a deep satin finish to match most OEM matte paint systems or turn your clear paint into a matte finish. Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series Matte shows the true colour vibrance of your vehicle.

    Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series offers industry-leading paint chipping protection to help keep that new car paint looking new.

  • Clear paint protection film can be professionally installed anywhere you want to protect your car finish from scratches, chips, stains and other damaging elements. 3M™ Paint Protection Film protects:

    • - Rocker panels from sand and stones kicked up by tires
    • - Trunk ledges from golf clubs, luggage and strollers
    • - Hoods, bumpers and mirror backs from flying gravel, bug damage and tar
    • - Door handle cavities and door edges from rings, keys, belt buckles and purses
    • - Full hoods, trunks and roofs from bird droppings and tree sap
  • Please contact a 3M authorised paint protection film distributor to get assistance locating a clear bra installer near you.
  • Innovative technology in the paint protection film causes minor scratches to disappear, which keeps the paint protection film and car’s finish looking new.
  • Yes. Paint protection film is intended to be permanent, but it can be removed without damage to your car’s finish. 3M recommends that you visit a 3M Authorised installer for removal.
  • Clear or matte paint protection film can be purchased and installed by one of our 3M Authorised clear bra installers. Find an installer near you by using our 3M Auto Films Locator tool

  • Caring for your 3M™ Paint Protection Film is easy. After film installation, wait one week before washing or waxing your vehicle to help ensure proper adhesion build of the film has been achieved. No special maintenance is required but if you would like to wax your vehicle, use waxes that do not contain dyes, abrasive polishes and/or rubbing compounds. 3M recommends 3M™ Performance Finish when waxing your car. After waxing your car, you can remove any wax build-up along film edges with a lint-free cloth. Visit to order 3M’s Car Wash Soap, Waxes, Polishes and High-Performance Detailing Cloths.

  • No. Ceramic coating should be professionally removed from the veihcle before applying paint protection film. You may have 3M™ Ceramic Coating applied on top of your 3M™ Paint Protection Film. Check with your local 3M authorised installer for more details.
  • To make a claim, first contact your installer. If the installer is not available, simply contact 3M.
  • Phone: 13 61 36
    Consultation hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM to 5PM
  • Yes. Whether you choose to have accents like racing stripes or partial coverage like full hood coverage with colour car wrapping, 3M™ Paint Protection Film can be applied over. Check with your local 3M authorised installer for more details.

Have a question?

Contact a representative today to help you personalise and protect your vehicle with premium car tint and other film protection products.

Get a paint protection cost estimate.

Cost varies depending on your vehicle make and model, style options, and installer pricing. Talk to a 3M Authorised Installer or Dealership near you to get a quote.