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We have finally made it to the part of the year when the sun is shining more and more every day. With more sunlight, it means that harmful rays can fade or even crack more and damage your interior if your car is outside in the sun. If you’re worried about keeping your interior pristine, or just want to keep things cooler, it is probably a good time of year to think about protecting your car with a windshield sunshade. Here are some of the best that Amazon has to offer. Before buying, make sure that the sun protection you choose fits your vehicle!
This sun protection from the brand BDK is available in all sorts of great designs, from a leopard print to an American flag and everything in between. It is 58 inches wide by 28 inches high, which is suitable for “most private vehicles”. However, if you plan on picking up one, we still recommend using Amazon’s Select Your Vehicle tool to make sure this is compatible with your ride. According to the article description, this sun protection can lower the temperature of your interior by 30 to 50 degrees on a hot day and of course prevents these harmful UV rays from reaching your interior. This is a foldable “accordion” design that makes it easy to compress and store. The shade has 6,000+ Amazon reviews with an overall score of 4.3 stars out of 5. Reviewer Debbie K. said this about sunscreen in her five-star review:
“”I’m strangely picky about sunscreen, so it’s something to say that I’m excited about this sunscreen. I love the lightness of this sun protection, I love the look of this sun protection, I love how functional it is and how it is easy to fold and store. It [even] has a Velcro strap to keep it folded nicely. It’s quick and easy to use. The flag is a bonus, [it] looks great in my car! I love everything about it. #USA“”
Would you like to learn more about the BDK offer and learn more about their designs? You can do this here.
This A1 shade is available in different sizes from XS to 3XL. Like all of the options on this list, the shade will protect your interior from harmful sun rays. The A1 shade was designed by an automotive engineer to ensure the shade is of the highest standards. According to the product description, “the support structures adapt completely to the windshield of your SUV or car and always have the best fit.” This brand also has a size chart that makes it easy for you to choose which size you need for your vehicle. With more than 10,000 reviews in the Amazon Store, the total score is 4.4 out of 5 stars. Reviewer Paula J. had this to say in her five-star rating of the shade:
“”I had just asked my two grown sons why NOBODY was a cable to make a car sunshade that would actually work. Summer after summer, I spent money on paint that melted as soon as the temperature exceeded 75 degrees – which is always the case in Southern California. I’ve haunted the big boxes / hardware stores / car dealerships and even ordered some from Amazon. Epic failures, everyone! I LOVE THOSE! The size chart in the description is easy to read and both colors go perfectly with our cars – a small four-door Kia Forte and my husband’s Kia Sportage. They flip open easily and stay open without a visor, but I used them anyway. It’s really pathetic how excited I am about these, but I always tell my boys that it’s not the big things in life that make you fall, it’s the constant irritation from the little things. Thanks A1! I give these to all of my friends and family.“”
Would you like to learn more? Check out the A1 colors here.
This Magnelex sun protection is available in three sizes: medium, large and extra large. This brand also offers a size chart to ensure you get the perfect shade for your vehicle. The Magnelex umbrella is made of “high quality reflective polyester material” and comes with a storage bag and an additional “steering wheel cover sun protection” to keep your steering wheel particularly cool on hot summer days. After almost 23,000 reviews, this sun protection has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars. Amazon Reviewer This guy had some fun advice for anyone looking to pick up this product in their five star review:
“”If you’re too lazy to drive to your car by any amount, do the following:
-Buy the extra large one for any full size pickup truck (fits my F-150 perfectly).
– Buy the big one if your car is a boat (think Cadillac, Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7 Series, etc.)
-Everything else (most cars) get the medium!
Don’t be like me and buy the big one for your BMW 5 Series (by no means a small car). It won’t fit! It is very awkward and a pain to try to use.
PS: This is a good product and I recommend it.“”
Interested? Find out more here.
Last but not least, this EcoNour shade is currently the best-selling sun protection on Amazon. It comes in six different sizes, is easy to assemble and dismantle, and even fits comfortably in your vehicle’s door pockets when not in use. Like many other parasols on Amazon, this brand has its own size chart that helps customers properly choose which size is best for their car or truck. Amazingly, this shade has nearly 50,000 reviews on Amazon and still has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars. Amazon reviewer Sharon said this about the shadow in her five-star review:
“”This is super easy to use. [Just] open and seat [it] in the [your] Window, it couldn’t be easier. My GMC Denali sits outside in the Southeastern NC sun all day and that really made a difference. When I get into my truck, I can actually sit on the leather seats without getting burned. It also keeps the sun out [off] My shot, which is important down here in the southeast. I would definitely recommend it.“”
Would you like to find out more about the EcoNour shade? You can do that right here.