How do you clean Toyota RAV4 seats?

I love my Toyota RAV4, and I always try to keep it as neat as possible. I recently noticed that the cloth seats are filthy! What’s the best way to clean my Toyota RAV4 seats?

Joshua Levy · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Toyota RAV4
is a comfortable, reliable car. But the seats can get pretty dirty when owners forget to wash them regularly.
Follow these steps to clean your Toyota RAV4 seats:
  • Take out any larger objects in your car and vacuum the area to get rid of dust and dirt.
  • Spray an upholstery cleaner on small sections of your seats, one at a time. Let it sit for about five minutes. If you’d rather not use a chemical cleaner, make your own seat cleaner with one part vinegar, one part water, and a capful of dish soap.
  • Scrub the area with a moist microfiber towel until the space is clean.
  • Rinse the seats by wiping them with a new damp microfiber towel.
  • Remove any excess moisture with a dry microfiber towel.
  • Open your windows and let the seats air-dry overnight.
  • Spray a cloth guard on your fabric to protect your seats from major stains.
Hopefully, these steps will help you clean the car seats in your Toyota RAV4. While many car owners focus largely on maintaining their car’s exterior, the interior is also a major part of
car maintenance
. Giving your seats a quick vacuum every other week is an easy way to keep your interior in top condition.
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