Best Tonneau Covers

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Purchase your new tonneau cover from TopHitches.com with the confidence that you will be buying a quality product from one of the most respected names in the tonneau business. We carry complete tonneau lines from manufacturers like Bak, Truxedo, and TonnoPro – so regardless of which one you choose, you can rest assured that your brand new tonneau cover will not only ship quickly right to your doorstep, but that it will also be top-of-the-line in terms of strength, durability, and general quality.

Access Tonneau Covers

Tested. Trusted. Guaranteed. Access tonneau covers are manufactured by Agri-Cover, Inc and have been around since 1991. Access tonneau covers are known for their craftsmanship, ease of installation, and simple operation.

Access Tonneau Cover Features

  • Sleek, low profile tonneau covers
  • Quality Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Great looks, Practical usage
  • Made in the USA

Tonneau Elite

Tonneau Elite tonneau covers offer top of the line quality without the steep prices. Boasting a durable black vinyl top - Tonneau Elite gives you the attractive, low profile design you like at the quality and value you expect.

Tonneau Features

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • No Drill Installation
  • Everything needed is included

Bak Industries Tonneau Covers

All BAK Industries tonnenau covers combine cutting edge designs with high quality materials and craftsmanship to create a truck bed cover is both strong, durable, and attractive. All BAK tonneau covers are made in the USA.

Bak Tonneau Cover Features

  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Easy Installation
  • All installation hardware is included

Tonno Pro Tonneau Covers

When you buy a Tonno Pro tonneau cover, you know that you're buying a product from a manufacturer with over 34 years' experience in the industry. Tonno Pro bed covers are known for their high value and quality, as well as their low prices.

Tonno Pro Tonneau Cover Features

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on the frame and components
  • 10 Year Warranty on the vinyl
  • Easy Installation
  • All installation hardware is included

Truxedo Tonneau Cover

TruXedo, Inc. seeks to lead the industry with new and innovative tonneau covers that emphasize style, quality, durability and functionality. A Truxedo bed covers boast an attractive, low-profile design and quality materials and craftsmanship.

Truxedo Tonneau Cover Features

  • Lifetime warranty
  • Easy Installation
  • All installation hardware is included

Lund Tonneau Covers

Premium Style. Lasting Performance.Lund offers quality Tri-fold, rollup and snap on tonneau covers available in the Genesis or Genesis elite product lines.

Lund Tonneau Cover Features

  • Lifetime Warranty
  • No-Drill Installation
  • Available in Tri-Fold, Roll-up & Snap models

Smittybilt Smart Covers

Made from a premium rich leather grain vinyl and 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum, this premium tri-fold cover from Smittybilt gives you some serious bang for your buck. The Smart Cover is simply a smart choice!

  • All-Weather Sealing System that protects your cargo from the elements
  • Fulcrum hinge system lets you fold back the cover with ease
  • Bow design keeps water and snow from accumulating on cover
  • Easy installation and operation
  • Premium vinyl cover & aluminum frame

Do I need a Tonneau cover? What are the benefits?

Improved Gas Mileage

Improved Gas Mileage

Besides giving your truck an attractive, streamlined look Tonneau covers can also significantly enhance the functionality of your vehicle. Because of this, Tonneau covers are easily one of the most popular truck accessories on the market today.

If you are interested in protecting the valuables in the bed of your truck and saving some money at the pump, a Tonneau cover could be an invaluable investment. Check out this study conducted by SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) in which it was scientifically proven via wind tunnel testing that the use of a Tonneau cover reduces drag and thus improves overall fuel economy.

Why is this true? Simple physics. By closing off the bed of your truck, there is less air resistance pushing back against the tailgate like a parachute. As a result, your truck is able to not only drive faster, but also run more efficiently - saving you fuel by streamlining your truck bed.

Weather Proof

Besides saving money at the pump, Tonneau covers can also act as a shield by protecting the items in your truck bed from the elements. Tonneau covers will keep the rain and snow out of your truck bed while traveling. Most feature channels to collect water and move outside the truck bed along with weathertight gaskets.

Security

The security of your posessions in your truck bed is very important. A cover will keep curious eyes from seeing what is in your truck bed along. Some truck bed covers also have a locking system built in while other utilize the locking tailgate to prevent theft.

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Types of Tonneau Covers

The first thing to consider when deciding on a Tonneau cover is the climate in which you live. While the Tonneau cover is designed to protect your possessions from the elements, you must first choose the right Tonneau cover for the job.

 In you live in an area known for heavy rain fall,snow or ice, you may want to consider purchasing a Hard Folding Tonneau Cover because weight of the ice and snow can wear down a soft top truck bed cover over time. If you live in an area with moderate-to-normal rain, a Soft Folding Tonneau Cover should be fine if this is what you prefer.

This is because most soft cover tonneau covers have weather seals placed to (1) prevent water from seeping into the truck bed and (2) channel the water off of the tonneau and away from your cargo.

Hard Folding Truck Bed Covers

Hard folding tonneau covers are one of the most popular types we sell. Bak Industries builds some of the more popular hard covers and are made from foam core aluminum sheets for a durable cover. Typically the hard covers can support up to 500lbs of cargo on top of the cover itself, this may be important to you if your need to haul cargo inside the bed and as well as on top of the cover.

 While soft top tonneau covers can keep your cargo dry, improve gas mileage, etc. they can easily be broken into if a thief so desires. If you have a hard top tonneau cover, however, any would-be thief better think twice. Security is great with the hard folding bed covers, most covers use the locking tailgate to secure your truck bed cargo.

The only drawback of a hard top tonneau is this: it is often difficult to remove if you need to carry a large load. If you need to carry a large load that is higher than your bed rails, you will likely need to remove your hard top tonneau to do so. As this often takes time, effort, tools, and an extra set of hands, you should seriously consider a more versatile soft top cover if you regularly haul larger loads and cargo.

Top Features

  • Allows cargo to be stored on top of the cover
  • Simple installation process
  • Durable and secure to protect your cargo

Soft Folding Truck Bed Covers

Soft folding tonneau covers are extremely easy to install and provide the same function as the more expensive hard folding covers. Soft folding truck bed covers are built on a frame then wrapped with durable vinyl material that is tear and weather resistant. With this you have a cost effective easy to maintain and install tonneau cover that looks great on all types of trucks.The frame keeps the vinyl tight and gives a great smooth look to the cover


Top Features

  • Very easy to install
  • Frame keeps the vinyl tight and smooth for a great look
  • Easily removed with minimal bolt installation

Retractable Truck Bed Covers


One of the more premium designs, Retractable tonneau covers are flush with the truck bed rails and roll completely into a canister that is mounted toward the cab of the truck.These tonneau covers are very easy to use and provide really great security for your cargo in the truck bed. Most feature some type of cleaning system that keeps debris from entering the canister and self cleans when opening and closing.


Top Features

  • Premium design and features
  • Great security for your truck bed cargo
  • Typically self cleaning design

Roll Up Truck Bed Covers

Rolling tonneau covers are great if you are looking for a simple no frills straight to the point bed cover. Rolling covers usually mount to a support system that is bolted to the inside of the truck bed. Typically roll up covers take the least amount of truck bed space up when they are completely open.

Top Features

  • Uses least amount of truck bed space
  • Simplest design of tonneau cover
  • Full access to truck bed

Tonneau Cover Frequently Asked Questions

Will a tonneau cover work if I have a bed liner on my truck?

For the majority of users, the tonneau cover will install over your bed liner without any issue whatsoever. However, in some instances the tonneau railing may require small shims to ensure that they are installed flush against the bed. Any modification needed will likely be easy to accomplish and discussed in the installation instructions given by the manufacturer.

Will a tonneau cover keep everything in my truck bed dry?

The soft cover tonneau covers have weather seals placed to (1) prevent water from seeping into the truck bed and (2) channel the water off of the tonneau and away from your cargo. These work quite well. Regarding hard cover tonneaus, these are often equipped with special weather-seal layers which provide an extra tight fit. If you need superior weather protection – a soft top will likely do the job, but you may want to seriously consider spending the extra money for a hard top.

Will a tonneau cover scratch the paint on my truck?

If installed correctly, no. The best advice that can be given here is simply to follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding both installation and use. If installed and used properly, the tonneau cover will not scratch the paint, or otherwise damage your truck.

If I install a tonneau cover on my truck, will it affect my ability to open and close my tailgate?

If you purchase and install a soft top tonneau, it will not affect your ability to open/close your tailgate in the slightest. If you want a hard top tonneau on the other hand, these often overlap over the tailgate and must be unlocked and slightly opened before the tailgate can be opened.

 While slightly inconvenient, this design allows for maximum protection from both the elements and from potential thieves. Specialty retractable tonneau covers vary by model, but many allow for the tailgate to be opened without hindrance. Check the instructions for your specific model.

Tonneau Cleaning and Care

It is important to clean your tonneau regularly. If you have the soft cover variety you can clean your Tonneau with the same soap or car wash solution used to wash your vehicle. If you wish to take extra good care of your tonneau, you may wish to use a vinyl cleaner or the cleaner recommended by the specific manufacturer of your tonneau cover. By regularly cleaning your tonneau, you reduce the buildup of dirt, mold, and mildew.

Additionally, cleaning also helps maintain the integrity of the material and reduces fading. DO NOT use any form of tire cleaner or interior cleaner on your tonneau as this may damage the material. Finally, if you are the type of person who enjoys driving through the car wash – go right ahead. However, if you have a soft top tonneau, don’t allow the car wash to spray any wax onto it.

Installation

Installing your brand new tonneau cover is probably easier than you think. Most of our tonneau covers simply clamp onto your truck bed and therefore don't require any drilling and don't damage your truck in any way. Every manufacturer also provides a great set of installation instructions that tells you step-by-step how to install their product onto your truck. These instructions are easy to understand and most have great pictures as well. 

Tonneau covers are some of the most popular truck accessories on the market today. A properly installed tonneau cover not only gives your truck a highly attractive, streamlined appearance, but also improves your overall fuel economy and protects the contents of your truck bed from both the elements as well as would-be thieves.

 Tonneau covers come in all shapes and sizes to fit practically any application you can imagine. It doesn’t matter if you own a long bed, stepside, compact, or a full sized heavy duty truck – we have a wide variety of tonneau covers to fit your truck bed like a glove. With highly respected brands such as Bak truck bed covers, Truxedo coversAccess tonneau coversTonnoPro bed covers and more, you can be confident that when you buy from us you know that you’re getting a great low price, a quality tonneau cover, and first-class customer service.

Many people have already done their homework and know exactly what tonneau cover they want to purchase. If this is you, great! Simply select the bed cover you want, insert your vehicle’s year, make, and model, checkout, and wait for your new cover to be sent free right to your doorstep ready to install.

CONCLUSION 

If you’re not sure what type of tonneau cover you want, we encourage you to read our truck bed cover product tutorial written by our very own tonneau cover experts. There is a lot to consider when looking for the perfect cover and so many varieties to choose from. Do you want your tonneau to be folding, hinged, retractable, roll-up, hard, soft, compatible with a toolbox, or some combination? If you ever have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

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