Had my Secondhand BMW X1 2016 first PPF to hood/bumper/ sidemirrors then Cerakote. No chips at the front part of the car when I had it traded for my M3TH. The Cerakote advantage for me is not gloss or shine but mor of the ease on cleaning/ maintaining the cars paint. When I got my M3TH I had the PPF in just 3 days, thats for the bumper/hood/side mirrors. After a week I did the Cerakote. Cost me 650 for the Xpell PPF and 350 for the cerakote. Best to do all of this when you just got the car since the paint is not yet to blemished.