AVS® - Bugflector™ Hood Shield

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Bugflector™ Hood Shield by AVS®. Protect the leading edge of your hood from stones and other airborne debris and keep insects from splattering your windshield with the Bugflector™ Hood Shield. The Bugflector™ is made from tough, impact modified acrylic for long lasting durability, and its low-to-medium aerodynamic profile will complement your truck, van or SUV's styling. Car wash safe and designed for easy cleaning, Bugflector® installation is simple and straightforward with 3M™ adhesive and/or mechanical fasteners.


Thickness: 0.11"


  • Protects hood from dings and stone chips
  • Deflects airflow, directing bugs and debris up and over vehicle to protect windshield
  • Low profile design for efficient protection and sleek, aerodynamic appearance
  • Custom designed for each application
  • Off the hood design for easy cleaning and waxing
  • Molded from tough, impact modified acrylic
  • Car wash safe
  • Installs with 3M™ adhesive and/or mechanical fasteners
  • Includes rubber bumpers to protect hood finish
  • Includes all necessary mounting hardware and instructions
  • Proudly made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

A well-designed bug deflector hood shield protects your vehicle in two ways: First, it shields the leading edge of your hood from stones and other debris borne by the wind or thrown up by other vehicles, keeping your hood free of dings, dents and chipped paint. Second, the lip of the shield redirects airflow enough to propel bugs and debris up and over your vehicle, instead of crashing and splattering into your windshield, preserving and maintaining your visibility and keeping your windshield free of chips and scratches. The Bugflector Hood Shield is one of the best-selling automotive products in North America because it’s so effective at both tasks.

Besides protection, the Bugflector’s low-to-medium aerodynamic profile and smoked finish will perfectly complement your truck, van or SUV’s appearance. The Bugflector is custom designed to perfectly match the contours of your hood and be aerodynamically efficient. It's made of rugged impact modified acrylic to resist wear and tear, so you’ll get many years of protection, and installs simply and quickly with 3M double-sided tape and/or mechanical fasteners, depending on application. Once installed, you’ll find that the included rubber bumpers will keep the shield from contacting the body, to protect the paint finish, and the off-the-hood design enables you to keep your vehicle clean and waxed easily.

The Bugflector is car wash safe; however automatic “brush-style” car washes should be avoided. Cleaning the shield is easy with soap and water, and cleaning solvents or other chemical products should not be used. The Bugflector comes with everything required for installation, including hardware and detailed instructions, and it’s covered by a limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty applies to the original purchaser as long as he or she owns the vehicle on which the product is installed.

AVS® is the innovator of the auto Ventshade, first produced in 1935 to mount above a car window to keep rain out and let fresh air in. In testimony to its effectiveness, the Ventshade is still manufactured by AVS today, albeit in a much more modern form. The company also manufactures a wide range of other Ventvisor/side window deflectors along with hood/windshield protectors and vehicle styling/protective accessories. In 1998 AVS was acquired by prominent truck accessory manufacturer Lund International, and today is one of that company’s leading brands. AVS products are precision engineered and crafted from the finest materials right here in the USA.

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AVS® - Bugflector™ Hood Shield
1-10 of 62 Reviews
5 of 5
Sleek and aggressive styling along with ding protection
AVS® - Bugflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
Fit my Toyota Tacoma like a glove. It took not very much time and effort to get the job done. Protects against bug splatter on the windshield and dings on the hood. Made of solid material and holds up nicely. Once installed, you can notice the overall exterior look improvement. It’s sleek and tough. This is right what I needed to guard my rig while complementing its sleek and beefy exterior. Great purchase. Recommend this deflector for a purchase.
Posted by Robert A. Frasketi (Danville, NH) / September 02, 20221999 Toyota Tacoma
5 of 5
Needed a bug deflector for my Chevy Colorado
AVS® - Bugflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
Found this bug deflector there when I was searching online to save time and read what people say. As for me, it’s one of the best bug shields on the market for a fraction of the price. The material it is made of is rather sturdy and it looks fantastic when installed. It boosted the exterior style of my Chevy as well as added a solid layer of protection from those pesky little animals that try to splatter on the windshield. It keeps me out of this annoying job of scraping them off the windshield. Also, it guards the hood against kicked-up debris and damage it can bring. I’m pleased with how it does the job and expect it to serve me for many years.
Posted by Luis (Miami, FL) / August 23, 20222021 Chevy Colorado
5 of 5
2003 Tundra Bug Deflector
AVS® - Bugflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
as always AVS does not disappoint,looks good,fit good,easy install,pleased with purchase
Posted by Customer / January 06, 20222003 Toyota Tundra
1 of 5
Did Not Fit My 2021 Colorado
AVS® - Bugflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
Not impressed. Was not made for 2021 models evidently because it didn't fit well at all for me. Got frustrated with it and decided to send it back.
Posted by Brandon (Rosharon, TX) / September 03, 20212021 Chevy Colorado
1 of 5
Just Go Buy OEM or Another Brand
AVS® - Bugflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
Holes do not line up. Horrible job in manufacturing. You would think as a company, they would know where to drill the holes or even the little dip to clear the hood latch. Unbelievable. I will take my lost of 46 bucks and never tempt to buy AVS again.
Posted by Customer / July 14, 20211999 Toyota Tacoma
Easy installation. Looks great.
Posted by James (Norway, ME) / May 21, 20212021 Chevy Colorado
It is too tall and so it sticks up more than other models. The material that it is made with is flimsy and because it is taller it bends down in the middle when the wind hits it. Fortunately I do not see damage from the bending yet. I may uninstall in a future day if i see any rubbing.
Posted by Raul (Glendale, CA) / July 13, 20201997 Toyota Land Cruiser
Looks good, low profile. Installed quick and easy. Different from the original, but I prefer the new style.
Posted by Benjamin / May 26, 20202002 Chevy Silverado 2500
This is a great product I would recommend to everyone.
Posted by Federico (Avondale, AZ) / February 16, 20182015 Chevy Colorado
The deflector's double side tape was on the outside, however it needed to be in the inside, awaiting the tape from CARiD.
Posted by John (Mather, CA) / December 28, 20172001 Ford Windstar
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