A mark of a good car-care product is when professionals, enthusiasts and car owners all recommend the same thing. Such is the case with Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0. Most consumer reviews at Amazon.com give this wax a perfect 5-star score, and one user sums its attributes by saying "this wax applies easily, removes effortlessly, and leaves great gloss to the paint. Highly recommended."
Amazon.com users say one of NXT Generation Tech Wax's best features is how easy it is to apply and wipe off, and most appreciate the results, saying it leaves cars looking "smooth," "glossy" and "glass-like." Many that tried other waxes (including pastes from Mothers and Turtle Wax) prefer this liquid wax, which replaces natural carnauba with a hydrophobic polymer technology.
Several professional detailers recommend NXT Generation Tech Wax at Amazon.com, and one comments that "it repels water very well and lasts quite a long time. A new coat is needed about every 3-4 months." One GSX-R Forum user who has worked with other liquid car waxes says that in his experience, NXT "lasts 4 times longer than almost any other wax."
Lifespan may be open to interpretation: While many users say that NXT Generation Tech Wax protects their paint for several months (comments mention anywhere from three to seven months), others complain that the wax lasts less than six weeks. After professional testing, one organization says this liquid wax has only average durability, though none of the car waxes tested showed effectiveness for longer than a few months.
The key to achieving the best possible shine with NXT Generation Tech Wax, according to reviews at Amazon.com and car forums, is to meticulously follow each step. A number of Amazon.com consumers and car forum users add an extra layer to improve their finish. "Doubling up on coats creates an even deeper shine and longer-lasting protection," comments one customer.
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Review: Car Wax, Editors of ConsumerReports.org
More than 75 consumers rate and review Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0. Though its average score is 4 stars, many users give it a perfect 5-star rating.
Review: Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0 (18-Ounce Liquid), Contributors to Amazon.com
In a forum for Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle enthusiasts, one member calls NXT Generation Tech Wax "Fantastic stuff!", saying "It lasts 4 times longer than almost any other wax" in his experience.
Review: Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0, November 2010
Members at ForteForums.com, a Kia enthusiasts' website, discuss the preferred waxes to use, especially for dark finishes. One user recommends Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax, saying that the "key" to using Meguiar's products is to follow the instructions for a flawless shine.
Review: Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0 vs Black Koups, August 2010