Advice on deterring rodents from damaging your car

In addition to helpful advice that we may have seen before, this article mentions a genuine Honda rodent-repelling tape for use under the hood. This pricey duct-tape lookalike is apparently infused with Capsaicin.

Protect Your Car From Rodents | Chewing Wires - Consumer Reports

I’d be skeptical of the pepper tape. I’ve used pepper spray and pepper concoctions to deter squirrels in an attic and it had zero effect. I doubt mice would be much different.