Window Tinting Cost

How much does window tinting cost?

Window tinting has become one of the preferred custom options and not only looks good but can be beneficial to the driver. Reducing glare from the sun, you can choose from a range of different colours and levels of tint, but make sure you know the law in your particular state before you make a firm decision.

General Cost

• Tinting costs will vary depending on the size of the vehicle and the number of windows to be tinted. You can expect to pay upwards of $150 for a basic family sedan.
• An SUV or other larger vehicle may incur costs of $250, although there are variations from place to place and within the different available tints.
• Your deal should include all the windows on the sides and back of the vehicle, but in most cases will not include the windshield which the law may prevent from being tinted.
• You can choose the different colour and grade of tint and can opt to have only the back windows and quarter lights tinted if you wish – a popular option with many people these days.
• Removing the old tint will cost anything from $25 to $50, and this may be something you can do yourself to reduce the cost of the job.

Extra Cost

• If you leave the old tint in place the cost mentioned above will be incurred.
• There are many specialist tints available that use films giving reflective look, metallic effects and more, and these will be available at extra cost from the fitter.
• If you fit illegal tints to your car without checking the law first you will incur costs to have them removed, and also may be fined for breach of the law.


• Check out those services that come to you rather than you taking the car to them.
• Consider the colour of the tint carefully and make sure you get a full warranty from the supplier.


• Shop around on the internet and in local guides for the best price and service – run a search for ‘window tinting’ or similar and find a supplier locally.
• Make sure you know the law concerning tinted windows in your state – there are many different regulations regarding colours and the amount of light that can pass through the film, and you should check this link – - for the best advice on the law in your area.

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