Best Waterless Car Wash Products in India | Dry Car Wash Kit

Best Dry Car Wash KitDo you want to clean your car fast? But wait, what if you don’t have access to lots of water, a bucket, and a place where you can start throwing water on your car to clean it?

Well, if you had ever found yourself in such a situation or you just don’t like to use so much water to clean your car then you should get a Dry Car Wash Kit!

Waterless Car washing is a very effective alternative to the traditional car wash technique where we need to wash our car with the help of lots of water. Also, it doesn’t even require a bucket to clean the car! Neat, isn’t it?

You can check a few pros and cons of waterless car washing from below:-

Pros:-

  1. Fast:- Waterless cleaning is quite fast when compared to the traditional technique which involves Washing, Washing again with Car Shampoo or Snow Foam, Wiping (and waiting till the surface dries), Polishing, and then Waxing, etc.
    A Dry Car Wash Kit has all that is required to clean the car and at the same time to make the car look polished.
  2. Environment-Friendly:- It requires little to no water to clean and also doesn’t pollute a lot of water and so it is very environment-friendly!

Cons:-

  1. Might Harm the Paint:- As in this car wash technique water is not used, so some products might contain powerful chemicals.
    Some small or local companies might release their products without proper testing and which might provide harm to the paint of your car. Mostly, big & established brands won’t release their products into the market without testing and so they are considered to be safe for use.
  2. Might Not Be As Efficient As Traditional Washing & Polishing:- The traditional way of cleaning and polishing is quite effective and that is why it is almost always the first choice of all car owners.
    But, if you are unable to find a Car Wash Station near you then the waterless car wash can still make your moderately dirty car look great and that too without even using much water.
    One of the most crucial areas where this technique is not better than the traditional technique is that it can’t be directly used on very dirty cars.

To stay on the safe side, we will also recommend you to read our tips for waterless car cleaning mentioned at the end of this article. Our tips may be helpful for you to clean your vehicle efficiently.

Quick Tip:-

Clean the non-adhering dust off your car first with a soft duster, but make sure you do not apply much pressure as it can leave scratches.

These are the Best Waterless Car Wash Products in India:-

1. Meguiar’s Ultimate Waterless Wash & Wax

This product is ranked number 1 on our list of Best Dry Car Wash Kits due to various reasons. This is one of the highest-rated products in this category. The performance of this product is so good that it can blow most of its competition out of the water!

It provides a very nice cleaning by trapping maximum dust. Its advanced polymer chemistry provides a fantastic glossy look and leaves behind a synthetic wax barrier that can last for weeks!

You will need to buff right after cleaning to achieve a good gloss. However, buffing also doesn’t require much effort. If buffed properly, then it won’t leave swirl marks behind and will give the paint an excellent shiny look plus protection. It can also be used on glass, chrome, and polished metals.

It comes in a ready-to-spray container and the container provides a very sturdy grip. The build quality is also good.

Last but not least, it can help you clean a moderately dirty vehicle in just about 15 – 20 minutes!

Note:- Do not let it dry and if it gets dried then re-wet and wipe it in a side-to-side motion.

Our Verdict:- If you are someone who doesn’t compromise with the quality & performance then this product can be your next absolute favorite. This is a perfect pick for those who are looking for a high-quality dry car wash product. It is also one of our favorites!

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Pros:-

  • Traps and clean dust efficiently
  • Provides excellent shine
  • Gloss lasts for a fairly long duration
  • Hydrophobic effect
  • Doesn’t demand much effort to buff
  • Leaves a pleasant fragrance behind
  • Doesn’t require to be mixed with water
  • Spray bottle comes with an adjustable nozzle

Cons:-

  • Doesn’t come with a microfiber cloth

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2. PROKLEAR Waterless Car Wash Kit

This waterless car wash kit from PROKLEAR has got it all that you may need to clean your car without using much water!

You don’t need to do another hour-long search on the internet for the spray bottle and microfiber cloth, as it has got it all for you! This kit includes 2 Microfiber cloths, a spray bottle, and a wash concentrate container. The spray bottle can be used to make the cleaning solution and to easily spray it on vehicles.

The cleaning concentrate is pretty strong and does the job efficiently. It is capable of trapping and cleaning maximum dust or dirt. Not only this, but it also contains Carnauba wax to provide your car a good glossy look.

The company claims that this product doesn’t contain hazardous chemicals or heavy metals. To back this statement, this product has 2 certifications – RoHS 2 (No hazardous chemicals or heavy metals) and ASTM B117 (Anti-corrosion). The good thing is that the company has made these Certifications publically available! This helps to promote even more trust among the customers.

Further, it comes with High Performance Active Agents (HPAA) which helps in even better cleaning and making the surface abrasion-resistant.

This product only requires about 500 ml of water and 2.5 – 5 ml of Concentrate to clean a car. (The quantity of concentrate required may differ for different sizes of cars like Hatchbacks, Sedans, and SUVs.)

Our Verdict:- This is a high-quality and must-to-try product! If you are looking for an all-in-one kind of kit then you can definitely consider buying this product.

Recommendation:- Shake the concentrate container well before use.

Pros:-

  • Comes with Spray Bottle and 2 Microfiber cloths
  • Cleans dust efficiently
  • Contains Carnauba Wax for a shiny look
  • Hydrophobic effect
  • No harmful chemicals or heavy metals
  • Less quantity of Concentrate is required per wash
  • Very budget-friendly
  • Spray bottle has an adjustable nozzle

Cons:-

  • The Design of the product can be improved to make it look even better.

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3. Wavex Waterless Car Wash Kit

Wavex Waterless Car Wash Kit
Image Credit:- Wavex (Official Website)

Wavex is one of the most renowned brands in the car wash industry. This kit is certainly one of the best available in the Indian market!

This kit includes – a spray bottle, microfiber cloth, and car wash concentrate. The quality of the microfiber cloth and the spray bottle is good. Further, the spray bottle comes with an adjustable nozzle for even efficient use and cleaning.

The packaging of the product also looks neat and gives a premium feel.

Coming to the usage, you only need about 5 ml of concentrate with 495 ml of water to wash your car. This is what makes this product very budget-friendly. You may also use it to clean glass, windshield, chrome, and alloys!

Last but not least, it provides scratchless and swirl-free cleaning along with a good shine.

Pros:-

  • Very budget-friendly
  • Swirl-free cleaning
  • Provides decent gloss to the car
  • Comes with a Microfiber towel and spray bottle
  • Spray bottle has an adjustable nozzle
  • Leaves a pleasant fragrance behind

Cons:-

  • Spray bottle doesn’t provide a strong grip
  • Only 1 Microfiber towel is included

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4. Green Duck Waterless Car Wash Kit

This is one of the most effective products! It comes with 2 Microfiber towels along with the wash concentrate/ solution. You can use one microfiber cloth to clean the car and the other to buff it.

It contains Brazilian Carnauba Wax and which provides great shine for a good duration. However, you will need to buff right after cleaning to achieve the shine. This combination of cleaning and waxing is not only fast but also very cost-effective.

Further, it can also protect the paint surface from UV rays. So, if your car stays parked under the sun then you may consider getting this product to protect your car’s paint and its shine.

One of the best things about this product is that its anti-static formula doesn’t allow dust to settle on the paint surface. This keeps the car clean for an even longer duration.

Usage procedure is simple:- Spray, Wipe, and Buff!

Note:- If you get a concentrate product then you will need to mix it with water as per the product’s usage guidelines. However, if you get the ready-to-spray solution then you don’t need to mix it with water. Check and use the product carefully to avoid negative effects.

Pros:-

  • Comes with 2 Microfiber cloths
  • Contains Brazilian Carnauba Wax
  • Provides good cleaning and gloss
  • Anti-static formula doesn’t allow dust to settle
  • Provides protection against UV rays

Cons:-

  • Gets used up more
  • Buffing requires little extra efforts
  • May leave swirl marks, if not buffed properly

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5. BLUEOXY Waterless Car Wash

This is a 4-in-1 kind of product and offers – Wash, Shine, Wax, and UV Shield. It comes with a 500 ml car wash solution and 2 Microfiber towels to clean and polish.

It provides decent cleaning, Also, it contains wax which provides a good glossy look to the car. If in case your car remains parked under the Sun for a longer duration then it can also protect the paint from getting damaged from UV rays. It can also be used on alloys and chrome. However, we will recommend you to not use it on the windshield, windows, headlights, and on interiors.

The quality of the microfiber cloths is also good. The spray-type container provides a good grip and comes with an adjustable nozzle.

Last but not least, this product can be used directly and doesn’t require to be mixed in a separate container. (Do read the product’s usage guidelines before use.)

Pros:-

  • Comes with 2 Microfiber towels
  • Spray bottle comes with an adjustable nozzle
  • Provides fair cleaning and gloss
  • Protects the paint from UV rays
  • Doesn’t require to be mixed with water

Cons:-

  • Gets used up more as compared to its rivals
  • Somewhat sticky and requires efforts to buff
  • May leave swirl marks, if not buffed properly
  • Not good for car’s interiors, and windshield

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6. SCHÜTZEN Crystal Shine Wash & Wax

This product uses unique crosslinking polymer technology to trap and clean maximum dirt. It is a ready-to-use solution and can do the job in a few sprays or shots! The spray bottle is of good quality and provides a good grip while spraying.

It contains wax to provide a good glossy look plus protection to the paint surface. The gloss stays for a fairly long time. Further, it also leaves a water beading effect behind.

One of the best things about this product is that it leaves a pleasant fragrance behind.

This product is available in 2 different quantities – 250 ml and 500 ml. It doesn’t come with any microfiber cloth, so you’ll need to purchase it separately if you are planning to get this product.

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Last but not least, it can also be used on chrome and polished metals.

Pros:-

  • Contains wax for better shine
  • Leaves water beading effect behind
  • Crosslinking Polymer Technology for better results
  • Spray bottle comes with an adjustable nozzle
  • Doesn’t require to be mixed with water

Cons:-

  • Doesn’t come with a Microfiber cloth
  • Requires extra efforts for buffing
  • May leave swirl marks, if not buffed properly
  • Not recommended for interiors
  • Gets used up more as compared to its rivals

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A Few Tips for Waterless Car Cleaning:-

  • Microfiber Cloth:- Use multiple microfiber cloths to clean the upper and lower sides of the vehicle. Also, separate and clean microfiber cloths are recommended for buffing.
  • Best Practices:- Watch a few videos to learn some best practices of waterless car washing. You should only follow practices suggested by top brands like ChemicalGuys, Meguiar’s, PROKLEAR, Wavex, etc.
  • How much to apply or spray:- The amount of wash concentrate or solution required to clean a car may vary depending upon the car’s size, and how dirty it is. It also depends on the product that you use to clean your car. (Some product doesn’t even require to be mixed with water and can be used directly.)
  • Car is parked for a long time:- If your car is parked or dirty for a long time then you should consider taking it to a branded car wash station (like 3M) to avoid paint damage.
  • Unsure regarding product and the correct cleaning method:- If you are unsure about the product usage or if you think that your car is way too dirty for you or for a dry car wash product to clean then you should take it to a car wash station. Usually, very dirty cars are recommended to be cleaned by professionals or at branded car care stations.
  • Excess dirt removal:- It is usually recommended to use a pressure washer to clean the excess dirt before applying the dry car wash solution/ concentrate. This helps in loosening the mud/ dirt and decreases the chances of scratches significantly.
  • Best place for cleaning:- Try to clean your car in a shade (away from direct sunlight) for the best results.
  • Correct wiping procedure:- Side-to-side motion is recommended to wipe for the best results (for cleaning).
  • Work in small sections:- You should only clean a small section at a time. This way it will be easier for you to clean and ensure that no dust or dirt is left on the surface before you start buffing.
  • How much pressure to apply:- Apply mild pressure only while cleaning or wiping the car wash concentrate/ solution.
  • How to avoid swirl marks:- Do not forget to buff properly after cleaning to get rid of swirl marks and to pull the shine.
  • Buffing Procedure:- Buff only using a separate and clean microfiber cloth after you have cleaned the car properly. Make sure there is no dirt left on the surface. Never buff before cleaning the dirt to avoid scratches. Circular motion is recommended for buffing.

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How to remove tough stains like bird droppings?

Things like bird droppings, hard mud stains, or dirt can sometimes be very hard to clean or get rid of. And, if you don’t know the correct process then you may harm the paint of your car while cleaning. We will suggest you first read our tips mentioned above and then check the procedure discussed below.

Spray or use the cleaning solution/ concentrate a little more on the (area of) bird droppings or tough stains. Wait for about a minute (or a little more) to let the droppings, dirt, or mud loosened. Then, spray a bit more and use a wet microfiber cloth, and wipe in a single direction with minimum pressure.

If required, repeat the procedure, but make sure that you have cleaned the cloth and it is wet. This time also you will need to spray the concentrate liberally over the dirt or bird dropping and leave it for some time before cleaning it. Do remember to spray a little bit right before wiping it.

Note:- Please note that this procedure is not applicable to older cars, very dirty vehicles, and older bird droppings or stains that have penetrated the paint surface. In such cases (older cars and older stains), you may seek professional guidance to protect the car’s paint.

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Quick Tip:-

You must read the product usage instructions before using it for optimum results and to avoid negative effects.

Concluding this article, Dry Car Wash kits are very helpful when you clean your car regularly. This way it doesn’t get too dirty and the dirt or bird droppings don’t get the chance to settle on the paint surface for long. It is usually recommended to take the car to branded car care stations when it is not cleaned for a long time.

Also, you can check our Car Glass Cleaner and Car Dashboard Cleaner & Polish guides to clean your car inside out. It is very important to use the right product to clean different parts of the car/ vehicle and that’s why we have published these separate guides. We have carefully handpicked the best products for our visitors so that they can use the right products for the best results.

We hope that you have liked this list of the best waterless car wash products in India. Also, do let us know if you have found the information presented on this page helpful. Please inform us if you have found any errors. It will be very helpful for us and other visitors.

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