Action Van VW T5 campervan seat covers
With Fern the Campervan beautifully refurbished, I wanted to make sure the seats would not end up dirty and marked through the general mucky wear and tear of my outdoors life. I knew that even if I tried my hardest not to sit on the seats in dirty and wet clothes that sooner or later I’d forget/become less caring and then seats would be ruined.
I had previously bought VW T5 driver and double passenger seat covers from Action Van. They have proved to be very good quality. They are waterproof, durable and fit the seats really well. They are not the cheapest but when I removed the driver seat cover after three years of use and abuse the seat look as good as new. (I have sat on this seat in wet and mucky clothes on numerous occasions.)
I replaced the driver seat cover so it matched the two other covers that I bought, including a single passenger seat and a cover for my 112cm wide RIB seat-to-bed set-up.
My thoughts on the VW T5 Action Van seat covers
The seat covers look to have been upgraded since I bought the last set. They are just as good quality but with a better and neater system of fitting them to the seats. It’s really easy to fit the front seat covers and there are various methods for keeping the covers neatly in place, such as tucking a hold/positioner between the seat cushions, strong Velcro tabs, elasticated edges and Velcro straps.
There is a separate cover for the headrests and also one for the armrests. I didn’t both with the latter.
Here are a few photos I took while putting on the seat covers.
I also like the pockets at the back of the seat covers. I used these a lot with the last seat covers. It’s a handy place to keep bits and pieces that you, well, need to be kept handy.
The RIB seat cover comes in three separate pieces. It wasn’t as easy to put on but I worked it out in the end. The covers fit really neatly and are held together with zips. One side is a smooth, waterproof cover for when people are sitting on the seats, while the other side is a soft fabric for sleeping on. This is a great idea.
The seat covers are not the cheapest on the market but I have been really pleased with their quality over the last few years and I think they look brilliant and serve a good purpose.
If I want to sell the van in the future, I’ll want the seats to looks as good as new, which hopefully they will thanks to the protection covers.
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