Jarpickle - Daily Driver cars doesn't need to have performance air filters because they aren't meant for that purpose , however if you want to treat your chick as a beauty queen well than you can get stock air filters from performance brands but to be honest there might be a 5-10% escalation in the ride quality.
If your saying dusty environment , well then I would say filters are designed to keep the air clean before then enter the intake manifold.
There are so many ways to keep it nice and clean. In my car I have a Pod filter (ENCLOSED) in a box that makes it legal modification however there were chances of it being dirty because there was a hole under the enclosed box ( because stock intercooler was there) So I had to cover it with net and put a thing layer of foam just to be careful.
@ Nozzlering - thats exactly what I mean. Daily drivers shouldn't be using such high performance parts , its waste of fuel. I know my car does only 300-350 kms in one tank of Premium unleaded (98 octane) 50 litres
Air filter of my car it was pretty filthy , this picture was taken while I was having an Idea to fix it. ( I know thats a scotch bright
) for illustration purposes only
but yeah I got that NET from bunnings and fixed it with screws. Tidy all the wires ( thats an AFM )
Pod filter goes there.