Removing floor mats

Learn How To Clean Car Floor Mats

Your car is an essential part of your life in Austin, getting you to and from work, appointments, and extracurricular activities. Because of this, the interior of your Hyundai can take a beating, especially your floor mats. Cleaning your Hyundai interior every so often will give you greater peace of mind on Kyle roads knowing that you’re driving in a fresh and clean car. Follow along with South Point Hyundai as we discuss how to properly clean your floor mats so they’re ready for your next adventure. 



First Step: Get Your Supplies

The first step in learning how to clean car floor mats is getting the right supplies. Check your cleaning supply closet or visit any Round Rock homegoods store to get the following items:

  • Carpet Floor Mats: Vacuum, carpet floor mat cleaner, brush, hose or bucket of water, wet vac if available, or a place to hang your mats
  • Rubber Floor Mats: Vacuum, rubber floor mat cleanser, stiff bristle brush, hose or bucket of water, microfiber towel or a place to hang your mats

How to Clean Rubber Floor Mats

Rubber floor mats are great for keeping your Hyundai carpets clean from mud, snow, and slush. Learn how to clean rubber floor mats below:

  • Removing your rubber floor mats from your Hyundai so your interior stays dry.
  • Shake out the mats of any dirt, leaves, or rocks. 
  • Rinse your rubber mats with clean water. 
  • Apply a rubber floor mat cleanser and scrub them with a stiff bristle brush to remove any grime or debris.
  • Rinse the mats clean with water.
  • Dry your rubber floor mats with a towel or hang them to dry. When they’re completely free of water, place them back in your Hyundai.

How to Clean Carpet Floor Mats

Most Cedar Park Hyundai models come with carpet floor mats. Like rubber floor mats, these are very effective in protecting your Hyundai and they’re easy to clean. Learn how to clean car floor mats below:

  • Remove the carpet floor mats from your Hyundai. 
  • Vacuum your floor mats get rid of any dirt, rocks, or leaves.
  • Shake or whack the floor mats with a broom/stick to get rid of any small dirt particles.
  • Apply water and apply your carpet floor mat cleaner.
  • Scrub with a soft bristle brush to remove any stains and ground in debris. 
  • Rinse the mats thoroughly with water.
  • If you have access to one – use a wet vac to remove any left over dirt and excess water. 
  • Allow your carpet floor mats to hang until they are dry. Once they are free of water you can place them back in your Hyundai. 

Schedule Your Hyundai Maintenance With South Point Hyundai!

Learning how to clean your car floor mats is easy when you do it with the South Point Hyundai service team! Learn other DIY car care tips by reading our service tips like how to check your transmission fluid, then schedule your next Hyundai maintenance appointment with us today! You can even browse our service specials to get discounts on oil changes, tire rotations, and much more! We look forward to hearing from you! 


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