AVS® - Carflector™ Smoke Hood Shield

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Carflector™ Smoke Hood Shield by AVS®. Protect the leading edge of your hood and fenders from stones and other airborne debris and keep insects from splattering your windshield with the Carflector™ Hood Shield. The Carflector™ is made from tough, impact modified acrylic for long lasting durability, and its low profile wraparound aerodynamic design will provide protection while complementing your car or SUV's styling. Car wash safe and designed for easy cleaning, Carflector™ installation is simple and straightforward with 3M™ adhesive and/or mechanical fasteners.


  • Before driving, ensure that the hood shield is properly anchored to vehicle
  • Protects hood and fenders from dings and stone chips
  • Do not to use cleaning solvents of any kind
  • Periodically check all components for tightness
  • Deflects airflow, directing bugs and debris up and over vehicle to protect windshield
  • Low profile design for protection and sleek, wraparound, aerodynamic appearance
  • Low profile version, made especially for cars and SUVs
  • Custom designed for each application
  • Comes in dark smoke finish
  • Molded from tough, impact modified acrylic
  • AVS recommended not use automatic "brush-style" car washes
  • Includes rubber bumpers to protect hood finish
  • Can be easily removed for cleaning
  • 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 and fenders from stones and other debris borne by the wind or thrown up by other vehicles, keeping your hood and fenders 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 Carflector Hood Shield is one of the best-selling automotive products in North America because it’s so effective at both tasks.

The Carflector is the low profile version of the AVS Bugflector II, intended for cars and SUVs. It’s designed for those who want a sleeker, more aerodynamic appearance while still gaining protection from bugs, stones and debris. The Carflector is custom designed to perfectly match the contours of your hood and front fenders and be aerodynamically efficient. It's made of rugged impact modified acrylic which is virtually indestructible, 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 if cleaning is necessary the shield can be easily removed.

The dark smoke finish of the Carflector will make it an attractive addition to your vehicle. Cleaning the shield is easy with soap and water, and cleaning solvents or other chemical products should not be used. The Carflector 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® - Carflector™ Smoke Hood Shield
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The deflector was great but the fasteners were terrible, only had three out of four.
Posted by David (Ocala, FL) / March 15, 20222021 Nissan Rogue
The product is high quality and strong yet flexible. It fits well with slight accommodation made for the farthest most left and right screws attaching the foil to the hood. Looks good on the Rogue too.
Posted by Customer / August 20, 20212020 Nissan Rogue
Installation was smooth and quick.
Posted by Russell (Orange Park, FL) / August 18, 20212015 Ford Edge
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There Are Some Fundamental Flaws in the Design of the Bag Deflector.
AVS® - Carflector™ Dark Smoke Hood Shield
There are some fundamental flaws in the design of the bag deflector. One-piece design and so-called easy installation will result in many serious problem for you vehicle in a long run. The bag deflector is not really compatible with my new 2020 CR-V EX-L despite your company's claims that that it does. If the bag deflector is to be installed as per installation instructions, it will interfere with the proper closing the hood, scratching head lights as well as damaging the paint on the edge of the hood. Indeed, factory-drilled holes are not in their optimal positions and appear to worsen the situation. Having this deflector installed on my vehicle will result in the vehicle sustaining paintwork damage, head lights damage as well as possible engine damage due to weather elements. Also, due to the design of the deflector, there will be some water trapped under the hood, which, in turn, will result in developing rust. I will look for other bag deflectors that do not have those issues.
Posted by Customer / December 01, 20202020 Honda CR-V
Product was even better than I anticipated. The finish is exceptional, the fit is flawless and installation was quick and very easy. The dark smoke finish looks great even on my classic silver metallic Camry. I definitely recommend this product.
Posted by Patrick (Saratoga, CA) / September 29, 20202014 Toyota Camry
The actual deflector is nice and thick and looks really good on my CRV (2020 EX); however, it doesn't sit flush where the hardware connects to the hood...and the hardware is flimsy plastic. The fact the hardware won't go in all the way due to not sitting flush, and the weakness of the material, it won't stay connected.
Posted by justin (Christiana, TN) / September 10, 20202020 Honda CR-V
Perfect for my 2020 RAV4 Hybrid. Bugs go flying over the top!!
Posted by Dale (Mechanicsburg, PA) / August 21, 20202020 Toyota RAV4
Perfect fit! Was received earlier than expected too!
Posted by Customer / August 09, 20202005 Dodge Neon
Super fast shipping. Fits perfectly onto my 2020 Traverse.
Posted by Alex (Des Moines, IA) / June 26, 20202020 Chevy Traverse
I just love the way this Carflector looks on my vehicle. Also got the wind delflectors and everything fit perfectly!!! I am totally stylin when I drive my Rogue.
Posted by Shirley (Osakis, MN) / February 08, 20192016 Nissan Rogue
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