Drop In Plastic LinerFor starters, they require drilling holes in the bed to properly secure the liner to your truck. We've all seen the stray bedliners laying in the median of the interstate, a consequence of not securing the liner properly. In addition, plastic liners shift and vibrate over time causing scuffs and abrasions to your truck bed finish.
Spray In LinerRequires truck bed finish to be scuffed with a sanding wheel or an etching solvent applied in order for the material to adhere to the bed. Spray In liners are permanent, can never be removed, and are a challenge to repair.
BedRug LinerThe BedRug uses closed-cell foam which is non-abrasive and will not scratch the finish of your truck and installation is done without drilling holes. Put simply, the BedRug can be used for years and when removed, your bed looks like it did the day you bought the truck.
Drop In Plastic LinerDrop-in plastic liners certainly offer adequate impact resistance however they have many inherent limitations you should be aware of (see Installation, Cargo Protection, and Skid Protection tabs).
Spray In LinerProvides little to no dent protection from heavy cargo which can cause dings, dents and gouges in your truck bed.
BedRug LinerProvides 3/4" of impact absorbing closed cell foam to prevent your truck bed from dents and dings (and provides a cushioned surface for your knees!).
Drop In Plastic LinerHard slippery surface can cause your cargo to slide all around your bed every time you hit a pedal. You better strap down your cargo or it's going for a ride and may not be in the same condition by the time you get to your destination.
Spray In LinerHard abrasive surface is not friendly to delicate cargo such as electronics, furniture, sports equipment or even the family pet.
BedRug LinerThe 3/4" floor and 1/4" side walls provide an impact absorbing barrier for your cargo during transport. Cushions your valuable cargo and provides a smooth, comfortable, knee friendly surface.
Drop In Plastic LinerDrop-in liners are not only rough on your cargo but they are also rough on your knees when climbing in to access your cargo.
Spray In LinerHard abrasive surface is BRUTAL on your knees (and your cargo). We probably wouldn't recommend letting the kids sleep on your spray in liner on your next camping trip!
BedRug LinerThe BedRug offers 3/4" of custom molded foam padding which completely flattens out the factory rib configuration. This provides a loading surface that is simply unmatched by any other liner. The true test is when you first kneel on the product! BedRug is soft enough to sleep on yet tough enough to take on even the nastiest of jobs.
Drop In Plastic LinerDrop-in liners offer little to no skid protection. Hit the gas pedal and your cargo goes crashing toward your tailgate. Hit the brake and it slides forward toward the cab.
Spray In LinerMost spray in liners offer little to no skid resistance Hit the gas pedal and your cargo goes crashing toward your tailgate. Hit the brake and it slides forward toward the cab.
BedRug LinerBedRug 3/4" foam floor and plastic fiber surface is the best anti-slip material on the market. BedRug grips and absorbs your cargo to hold it place during transport.
Drop In Plastic LinerVaries by manufacturer.
Spray In LinerAlthough most spray in liner brands offer a lifetime warranty, nearly all of them lack any warranty against UV fading. Texture and color consistency are typically challenging to match when repairs are necessary.
BedRug LinerBacked with a lifetime warranty. And we are so sure you'll love your new BedRug, we back it with a 30-day Money Back Guarantee.