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M3 seat cover for dogs?

Anyone have recommendations for a durable, good quality rear seat cover for a dog? Canopy style with flaps on the side would be nice. I couldn't easily find the dimensions of the back seat row to compare it to the various one-size-fits-all dog seat covers on amazon. Haven't seen any M3 specific ones and they'd probably be 5 times the cost of the amazon ones but I'll keep an open mind if someone swears by one.

Appreciate wisdom from anyone lucky enough to have an M3 and a dog - damn does life get any better?? :)

jjgunn | May 10, 2018

Already looking for seat covers for the MX. (Arrives in June) Evannex has some for about $500 for the MX. Probably have some for the M3 too.

I don't know....is an MX with a dog better than an M3 with a dog? >:-}

jartinger | May 10, 2018

I don’t have my M3 yet but I use this one in my Prius V and will be using it in the M3 once we have it. I have owned 4 of these and this brand is holding up better then the others I have owned.
Gorilla Grip The Original (TM) Slip-Resistant Pet Car Seat Cover Protector for Pets, Waterproof, Underside Grip, Great for Dogs or Cats, Seat Belt Openings, Seat Anchors and Pocket (Hammock: Black) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y23675C/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_i_vef9Ab1AJ1ANP

Kathy Applebaum | May 10, 2018

My dog loves the 3. I think it's his favorite car. :)

I fold the seats down when my boy goes with (110 lb mastiff mix). So far I've been putting a couple of drop cloths down, but I'm finishing up a custom fit quilted cover. This will be the third car I've done this for, and it works great. Since the seats fold down flat, it's a much easier project than for when the seat is up.

jjgunn | May 10, 2018

Sounds like a great business idea - Tesla logo embroidered on that quilt?

bobbywolfson | May 10, 2018

@jartinger that looks solid - dunno if the dimensions line up but it's better to get a reputable one that's oversized than something fitted that tears and has the clips fall apart. Thanks for the reco!

@jjgunn hmm possibly - it depends on the breed :P

@Kathy Applebaum that sounds awesome. I'm not as artistically gifted unfortunately. I'd love to see a pic of it when it's finished though!

jvcesare | May 10, 2018

I had Wet Okole seat covers in my last car and they are great. They are made out of wet suit material and easy to clean.
https://www.wetokole.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=ASCWOH&Screen=CTGY&...

Kathy Applebaum | May 10, 2018

@bobbywolfson (great name for a dog owner!) Will do! Hope to finish this weekend. And test with a muddy dog. :)

dmokon | September 1, 2018

We got an Orvis windowed hammock (large) and it is perfect! Its loops easily slide over the headrests and you can fasten the back seatbelts through the loops provided underneath the keep it in place. The net is perfectly placed in front of the backseat air/heat vent so they will get plenty of air. Our 50 and 75 lb dogs travel in great comfort in the backseat and I have a clean car!

Pax | September 2, 2018

I put one hammock the normal way and another 90 degrees to that with a large dog bed besides each door. This keeps Puppy Trump from destroying things whenever he sees a representative of the Cat News
Network.

Standroid | September 2, 2018

Simple solution: dogs are great - properly cooked.

nwfan | September 3, 2018

@Standroid, my 3 cats couldn't agree more.

afortinla | December 17, 2018

I recently got this awesome custom fit rear seat cover: https://www.calcarcover.com/product/canine-covers-rear-seat-cover/981

It works great.

Doggiehowser | December 19, 2018

@afortinla I don't like the one you post. It still allows the dog to drool, scrape, whatever the back of the front seats. I have the Orvis hammock which is great. I've had my dog muddy and disgusting after a hike and in the car perhaps 50x in the past 3 months. The seats stay perfectly clean though i do have to clean the doors once in a while. Am so happy with this as I really worried about my mud loving golden retriever messing up my new car with white interior! Orvis windowed hammock is great!

T35L4 | December 19, 2018

URPOWER Dog Car Seat Covers, 100%... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CMZ11TX?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

Pet Car Door Protector for Dogs |... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M6V2QFB?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

This is a good combination.

gtbuzz | December 19, 2018

@T35L4, I've been looking at that urpower cover. One of the reasons that one appealed to me is the door covers. Why do you recommend also using the door protector? Do the built in flaps not work well? Thanks.

BossHoss | December 19, 2018

I would whole-heartedly recommend this one from Orvis in a size LARGE (XL is too big...I tried it first) Expensive compared to most you will find on Amazon, but IMHO really a nice option.

https://www.orvis.com/p/grip-tight-quilted-microfiber-hammock-seat-prote...

However the Door Protectors don't stay put when the windows go up and down...too bad, they too are really nice quality.

These are from Amazon...work using the same "slip tab" system but for some reason don't move when tthe window does. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AEB7FOY/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpag...

BossHoss | December 19, 2018

(me again)

The Black looks great...and M3 Headrests do an about perfect job of keeping everything in place.

intenost | December 19, 2018

Also got the Orvis windowed hammock (large) and it's working out great. My Doberman is relaxed and comfortable in the back and seems to be enjoying his new ride.

himx | December 19, 2018

My Model 3(Oct 2018) has creaking noise when car starts moving from parked state. Does anyone have similar
problem?

himx | December 19, 2018

Sorry, posted on wrong topic.

T35L4 | December 19, 2018

@gtbuzz The “built in” door flaps have no support, and don’t cover the top of the door, so if the dog stands up in the door, it WILL get scratched. The door protectors prevent that. I also got these:

Vastar Dog Seat Belt Harness, 2... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0719R1YNZ?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

Seatbelt “leashes” to secure them.

T35L4 | December 19, 2018

@gtbuzz The “built in” door flaps have no support, and don’t cover the top of the door, so if the dog stands up in the door, it WILL get scratched. The door protectors prevent that. I also got these:

Vastar Dog Seat Belt Harness, 2... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0719R1YNZ?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

Seatbelt “leashes” to secure them.