Testing wheel rim cleaners: K2, SONAX, SHELL, MOTUL

Testing wheel rim cleaners: K2, SONAX, SHELL, MOTUL

Which product is the best?

K2 RIM SONAX Xtreme Wheel cleaner PLUS SHELL Rim Cleaner MOTUL Rim Cleaner
Country of manufacture: Poland Germany Netherlands France
Container size: 500 ml 500 ml 500 ml 400 ml
Additional properties: Corrosion protection for subsequent washes due to corrosion inhibitors Contains no acids – cleans the surface gently Adds shine Gentle on the paintwork

 Test conditions: 
  1. We took a car where all 4 of its wheels had been operated under the same conditions, had rims of the same type and material, and were soiled to the same extent.
  2. We marked each rim to indicate which spray was used on it.
  3. We treated each wheel rim with the same amount of a special rim cleaner.
  4. We left the cleaning products to work for 5–7 minutes.
  5. Using the same type of jet and the same nozzle, we washed off the products with water under the same pressure.
  6. We thoroughly examined the surface of the rims, especially various recesses, connections between the spokes and the rim, and other hard-to-reach places.
  7. We compared the condition of the wheel rims after cleaning.
  8. We wiped the rims with clean microfibre cloths, spending about 5 minutes on each wheel.
  9. We thoroughly examined the surface of the rims, especially various recesses, the places where the spokes connect to the outer rim, and other hard-to-reach places.
  10. We compared the condition of the wheel rims after cleaning.
 Test results: 

K2, SONAX, SHELL, MOTUL
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