How to Choose the Right Tint for Your Car


Astro Auto Glass in Albuquerque, New Mexico offers a wide range of tinting types. For you to be perfectly satisfied with your tinting, you need to find the color and shade the best suits your preferences and vehicle. There are no guidelines for determining the just-right tint for your car—it is simply a personal decision.

Aesthetic Considerations

How your car looks after tinting will play a big part in how happy you are with the results. To make sure your car tinting delivers the right look, think about:

  • If you want a color tint to complement or contrast your auto paint
  • If you want a shade that looks dramatically darker or provides just enough darkening to reduce glare
  • If you want special visual effects, like mirrored tint or color-change tint

Astro Auto Glass has several glass samples in our Albuquerque shop with various tinting shades and colors applied so that you can better visualize the results.

Legal Considerations

Tinting film manufacturers offer films that block as much as 95% of visible light. While you might like the look of extremely dark shading, it could put you at risk for a citation.

New Mexico guidelines for window tinting require that at least 20% VLT.

How to Choose the Right Tint Shop for Your Car

No matter what color and shade you choose for your car’s tint, you want a flawless finish and tinting that lasts. You can only get that if you choose a tinting shop dedicated to quality products and workmanship.

Astro Auto Glass uses top-of-the-line tinting films that come with a manufacturer’s lifetime warranty. Because of our technician’s experience and state-of-the-art facilities, we match the manufacturer’s warranty with a lifetime warranty on our workmanship.

Contact us for a free quote for car tinting today. We may be able to schedule service the same day you call.

Contact us online or call 505-766-5176 for quality car window tinting.