When you think of window tint, you might think it’s only necessary for cars that transport celebrities or politicians, or for people who care about how “cool” their vehicle looks – but it’s actually about so much more than that. Window tint affects more than just the aesthetics of your car, and it has some serious benefits that you should think seriously about before writing it off as an unnecessary vanity item.
Window tint can reduce the heat in your car by over 60%. That means that you won’t have to run your AC as often or for as long, which will extend the life of your vehicle’s air conditioning system and get you better gas mileage at the same time. That adds up to some significant savings over time. Plus, the reduced heat will keep your seats and steering wheel cooler in the summer, so you won’t have to deal with those excruciating few minutes where you’re trying to find a comfortable way to sit on scorching leather seats.
Window tint also extends the life of your vehicle’s interior by protecting your seats, carpets, trim, and dash from fading in the sunlight. If you invested in a nice, luxurious interior, the last thing you want is for it to become faded and unevenly colored after only a year or two of use. You’ll also get some serious protection from glare from the sun and oncoming headlights. That might not seem like a big deal, but accidents are caused by blinding sunlight or headlight glare every day, and window tint can help you avoid ending up in one of those sticky situations