We put the silver side out, to reflect the sun and heat, and the black side in, to absorb any sun and heat not reflected.
Do windshield shades work?
The short answer is yes. Car sunshades do work in reducing the overall temperature inside your vehicle. The traditional reflective models work by reflecting the sun’s solar rays and harmful UV rays while non-reflective shades absorb them. Some tests have shown a decrease in interior temperature of 30 degrees or more.
Are windshield covers worth it?
If you park your car in a garage, it is unlikely snow or ice will build up on the windshield, so this isn’t something you need to worry about. But, if you park your car outside, a cover is something you should consider investing in. It won’t prevent all issues, but it can prevent a few of them, which is beneficial.
Do black cars actually get hotter?
The color of the interior of your car has the same effect as the exterior, meaning that dark dashboards, steering wheels, and seating all become hotter than lighter colored materials over the same time.
Is a black car a bad idea?
Oh, not to mention that black paint speeds up the process of oxidation, which causes the paint to fade. So, if you’re looking at used black cars for sale, you’re going to see a lot of dull, chalky, flakey looking paint jobs out there. You are automatically a bigger safety risk on the road by driving a black car.