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Comprehensive Guide to XPEL PPF: Quality Vehicle Protection with Wash My Ride

Updated: Jul 29

As a car owner, you understand the importance of maintaining your vehicle's appearance. Over time, your car's paintwork can suffer from scratches, chips, and environmental damage. This is where paint protection film (PPF) comes in. This blog post aims to provide you with comprehensive insight into XPEL PPF services offered by Wash My Ride, Calgary's Consumer Choice award-winning automotive detailing and protection service.

What is XPEL PPF?

XPEL PPF, or Paint Protection Film, is a transparent, durable material applied to your vehicle's exterior. This film is an invisible shield, protecting your car's paintwork from common hazards like rock chips, road debris, and damaging UV rays. If you're seeking the best in Calgary PPF, XPEL products offered by Wash My Ride are an excellent choice.

In essence, XPEL PPF helps maintain the aesthetics of your vehicle while also preserving its resale value. It's a long-term investment for your cherished possession. Now, let's delve into the various XPEL PPF options that Wash My Ride offers.

XPEL Ultimate Plus

XPEL Ultimate Plus is synonymous with top-tier vehicle protection. This product offers a clear, high-gloss finish that enhances your vehicle's aesthetics while providing unparalleled protection.

Car with XPEL Ultimate Plus PPF showcasing the high gloss finish.
A car protected by XPEL Ultimate Plus showing high gloss finish.

Key Features:

  • High Gloss Finish: Ultimate Plus provides a virtually invisible finish, offering a high-gloss sheen that matches the factory paint. Your vehicle maintains its original look while being well-protected.

  • Superior Resistance: Ultimate Plus has been engineered to resist impact from road debris and other elements. It also protects your vehicle from environmental contaminants, including bird droppings and acid rain.

  • Self-Healing Properties: One of the standout features of the Ultimate Plus is its self-healing properties. Minor scratches or swirls on the film surface disappear with heat application, keeping your vehicle looking pristine.


XPEL Ultimate Plus is backed by a comprehensive 10-year warranty against yellowing, staining, cracking, blistering, and delaminating. This warranty ensures that your investment in vehicle protection is secure, promising durability and quality.

XPEL Stealth

If you own a vehicle with a matte or satin finish, the XPEL Stealth is designed specifically for you. This product offers the same level of protection as the Ultimate Plus while preserving the unique look of your vehicle's finish.

Sports car with XPEL Stealth PPF maintaining its original matte finish
XPEL Stealth PPF preserving the matte finish on a Tesla.

Key Features:

  • Matte Finish Preservation: XPEL Stealth helps maintain the unique matte or satin finish of your vehicle. The film is almost invisible once applied, blending perfectly with the factory finish.

  • Self-Healing Properties: Like the Ultimate Plus, Stealth also boasts self-healing properties, ensuring any minor scratches vanish with heat application.


XPEL Stealth also comes with a comprehensive 10-year warranty. This warranty gives you peace of mind, knowing your unique vehicle finish is protected against potential damage.

XPEL Ultimate Plus 10

The XPEL Ultimate Plus 10 is designed for vehicle owners who desire an extra layer of protection. It is a thicker film, ideal for high-impact areas such as bumpers, mirrors, and hood.

 Luxury car coated with XPEL Ultimate Plus 10 PPF for enhanced protection.
XPEL Ultimate Plus 10 providing extra-thick protection to a truck.

Key Features:

  • Extra-Thick Film: Ultimate Plus 10 provides an additional layer of protection for your vehicle. It is an excellent choice for cars frequently driven in harsh conditions or on gravel roads where stone chips are a common concern.

  • Superior Clarity: Despite its thickness, Ultimate Plus 10 doesn't compromise on aesthetic appeal. It offers excellent clarity, ensuring your vehicle's look is not diminished.


The Ultimate Plus 10 is also backed by XPEL's 10-year warranty, ensuring robust and lasting protection for your vehicle.

XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion

The Ultimate Plus Fusion combines the benefits of XPEL Ultimate Plus with Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating. This innovative combination results in improved hydrophobic properties, enhanced gloss, and heightened protection against chemical stains and UV damage.

 Vehicle with XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion showing enhanced gloss and hydrophobic properties.
A car surface boasting the hydrophobicity and gloss of XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion

Key Features:

  • Ceramic Coating: The Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating offers additional protection against chemical stains and UV rays. It also enhances gloss and shine, ensuring your vehicle looks its best at all times.

  • Improved Hydrophobic Properties: This coating ensures that water droplets bead up and roll off the surface of the vehicle, making it easier to clean and maintain.


XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion offers a 4-year warranty on the ceramic coating, apart from the standard 10-year PPF warranty. This dual warranty provides you with peace of mind, knowing your vehicle's protection and aesthetics are well taken care of.

XPEL Ultimate Black

For those looking to add a distinctive, customized look to their vehicle while also ensuring optimal protection, the XPEL Ultimate Black is a perfect choice.

Vehicle with XPEL Ultimate Black PPF, showcasing the unique matte finish.
XPEL Ultimate Black giving a distinctive matte black finish to a vehicle.

Key Features:

  • Matte Black Finish: This film provides a striking, matte black finish that will give your car a unique, customized look.

  • High Level of Protection: Just like the other XPEL PPF products, the Ultimate Black also offers an exceptional level of protection against environmental hazards.

  • Self-Healing Properties: It also features self-healing properties, ensuring minor scratches are a worry of the past.


Ultimate Black is backed by a 10-year warranty, ensuring your vehicle's protection and peace of mind.

XPEL PPF - Setting the Standard in Car Protection

Choosing PPF for your car is an investment in preserving its value and aesthetics. When it comes to PPF Calgary services, XPEL PPF, provided by Wash My Ride, stands out due to its innovative technology, superior quality, and extensive warranties.

XPEL's unique self-healing properties, resistance to yellowing and staining, and its high gloss and clarity make it a top choice for car owners seeking the best protection for their vehicles. Moreover, the meticulous installation by Wash My Ride's experienced professionals further enhances the longevity and effectiveness of this protection.


Q: What is XPEL PPF?

A: XPEL PPF, or Paint Protection Film, is a transparent, robust material applied to your vehicle's exterior to protect the paintwork from scratches, stains, and environmental damage.

Q: What makes XPEL Ultimate Plus a good choice for PPF?

A: XPEL Ultimate Plus provides a high gloss finish, superior resistance to scratches and stains, and has self-healing properties. It also comes with a 10-year warranty.

Q: Can XPEL Stealth be used on any vehicle?

A: XPEL Stealth is specifically designed for vehicles with matte or satin finishes. It preserves the unique look while providing top-notch protection.

Q: How is XPEL Ultimate Plus 10 different from XPEL Ultimate Plus?

A: XPEL Ultimate Plus 10 is a thicker film, making it an ideal choice for high-impact areas of the vehicle, like bumpers, mirrors, and hoods.

Q: What additional benefits does XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion offer?

A: XPEL Ultimate Plus Fusion combines the benefits of XPEL Ultimate Plus with Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating, resulting in improved hydrophobic properties, enhanced gloss and shine, and heightened protection against chemical stains and UV damage.

Q: Why should I consider XPEL Ultimate Black for my vehicle?

A: XPEL Ultimate Black provides a unique matte black finish to your vehicle, offering a distinctive look while ensuring high-level protection.

Q: Why choose XPEL PPF from Wash My Ride?

A: XPEL PPF products offered by Wash My Ride, an award-winning service in Calgary, promise superior quality, and unique features like self-healing and resistance to yellowing, backed by robust warranties.

In Conclusion

At Wash My Ride, we understand that your car is more than just a means of transportation - it's an asset, an extension of your personality, and a source of pride. Protect your investment with XPEL PPF, and ensure your car remains as pristine as the day you bought it. Feel free to contact us or visit our Calgary location for top-tier car detailing and PPF application services.

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