OctProdRearModern 4x4s with massive rear bumpers are very susceptible to scratches and damage. Getting them repaired and resprayed can be expensive, as any decent repair shop will insist on taking the whole bumper off the vehicle and spraying the whole unit. A scratch or dent will end up costing you hundreds of pounds to repair. Rearguards can make sense as a cheaper alternative. They are self-adhesive and available in black or silver finish.

Over 300 applications are available and the Nissan Qashqai guard shown here costs £51.89 in black or £60.66 in silver, and this is inclusive of VAT and carriage. To see if they do a guard for your model, go to

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