Which Auto Tinting Solution is Right for Your Vehicle?

Auto Tinting is a great solution to protect you and your car interior from sun glare and harmful UV rays. In addition to these key advantages, getting your car windows tinted means you have added privacy and security with the shatter-proofing property while keeping your car indoors cool. But not all auto tints are the same when it comes to durability, UV protection, sun-glare protection, privacy, and other characteristics.

When looking for an auto tinting solution for your vehicle, there are different factors you should keep in mind to pick the right one. Auto tints are made of different materials to provide different levels of protection and privacy for your specific needs. The reasons why you want to get your car’s windows tinted determine which auto tint is the right choice for you.

With so many options to choose from, one needs to do proper research, talk to experts, and compare different products to find the perfect auto tint for their vehicles. You should also be aware of tinting laws in your region for different types of vehicles and purposes to know the percentage of visible light transmission (VLT) for rear and side windows. When it comes to your personal choices, here’re the most widely used auto tints with their pros and cons to help you make the right decision. 

Carbon Tint

Carbon tints provide a matte finish on your car’s windows for a premium look. It is a long-lasting solution for vehicle owners. 


  • Durable
  • Blocks UV rays
  • Fade-resistant
  • Keeps your car warm in winter and cool in summer 
  • Offers no “mirror” look with a black appearance


  • Expensive than some tinting solutions

Ceramic tint

It is a costly and premium option for those who want it for more security reasons than privacy. Ceramic tints provide maximum visibility compared to other auto tints and absorb most of the UV rays and other radiations


  • Blocks UV and other high-level radiations
  • Fade-resistant
  • Greater heat reduction to keep your car cool
  • Prevents sun glare
  • Shatterproof


  • Expensive
  • Less privacy

Dyed Film

It is most widely used for automotive tinting by vehicle owners which comes with a polyester topcoat to provide a cheaper option. 


  • Least expensive than any other auto tint
  • Absorbs solar heat 
  • Dark appearance
  • No interference with mobile or electronic devices


  • Fades after a few years
  • Bubble appearance inside the films due to poor installation
  • Lower UV blocking properties

Metallic Window Tint

It is the toughest auto tint option available in the market that is scratch and shatter-proof. It also bonds very well with your car’s window to provide a seamless appearance. 


  • Very durable and strong
  • Provide greater protection to your windshield
  • Greater fade-resistant property
  • Blocks UV rays and light glare
  • Block light glare
  • Blocks heat and cold in summer and winter respectively


  • Interferes with electronic signals
  • A bit expensive
  • Metallic and shiny appearance 

These are some of the most popular auto tinting solutions available in the market to provide different levels of privacy, security, and durability. If you are still unable to make the right decision for your specific needs, contact experts at Tint Room Cebu in the Philippines to find out the best auto tints and other accessories for your vehicles.

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