Dash Designs Original Car Sun Shade Customer Reviews
103 Customer Reviews
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SPF 60 has nothing on the Dash Designs Original Car Sun Shade. Crafted from a highly reflective, pleated fabric, the sun shield protects your ride from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Direct sun light can cause cracks, warps and fading of your dashboard—cover up with the Dash Designs Original Car Sun Shade and keep your ride up to 60 degrees cooler.
This car shade installs easily with high-temp 3M tape and windshield mounting brackets. And, when it’s time to block the heat waves, simply pull the auto shade and latch into place. Two stainless steel, tension springs ensure a smooth motion across your windshield and an easy retraction.
When not in use, the car windshield shade retracts into a sturdy, low profile, high-temperature casing. What’s more, your Dash Designs Original Car Sun Shade carries a 2-year warranty.
Our 80+ Dash Designs Original Car Sun Shade customer reviews have an average rating of 4.50 out of 5 stars. To see specific reviews about your vehicle, please select your year, make and model from the drop down above.
103 Customer Reviews
Reviewed by John D (Bear, DE) Reviewed for a 2013 Scion iQ — Thursday at 10:24 PM
This shade is very convenient and does a good job keeping the car cooled down. Care should be taken when operating. The material is very thin and fragile, which means easy to damage and develop unwanted folds and creases. The handle is way too small to get leverage or a good grip. Slips from fingertips easily. When mounting, care must be taken to align properly before adhesive on tabs comes in contact with windshield. The tabs stick right away and are extremely difficult to reposition.
Reviewed by Kenneth C (Mesa, AZ) Reviewed for a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country — Tuesday at 10:40 PM
I've only had it a week so far, but it's great. Works like advertised. Easy to install, No more taking it down and wondering where to put it. No more having to pull down the sun visors to hold it in place. Just have to make sure you allow it to feed back slowly. Hope it last a long time. So far I couldn't be happier.
Reviewed by Patricia M (LONG BEACH, CA) Reviewed for a 2005 Toyota Solara — Apr 29, 2013 10:45 PM
I like the shade alot; however, one of the pieces that you attach to the window on the driver's side is missing so I haven't been able to enjoy the sun shade yet. However, I do plan on contacting Customer Service to see if the missing piece can be sent to me.
Reviewed by Thomas M (Goodyear, AZ) Reviewed for a 2012 Ford Econoline — Mar 13, 2013 10:50 PM
Product is awesome as far as sun blockage. The retractable feature seems to diminish the the longer it is streched across your dash. If it stays extended for more than a few hours it is difficult to get it to fully retract. It takes several attempts.
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Asked by Anonymous
Jul 30, 2012 4:14 PM
2006 Dodge Durango
Will this fit a 2006 dakota
Asked by Jim H.
Jun 14, 2012 4:48 PM
2002 Dodge Intrepid
what happened to the ones that attached to themselves in the middle of the windshield with velcro
Asked by Anonymous
May 14, 2012 10:00 AM
2008 Honda Accord
How is it removed? Does it leave any blemishes or are there any difficulties with removal?
Answered by Mark F. — Jun 28, 2012 9:48 AM 2005 Ford F-150
The brackets are double face tape, so you will have to use a razor blade to scrape all the tape off. Not that hard.flag Accept Answer
Asked by Larry H.
Dec 09, 2011 6:21 PM
2011 Toyota Prius
how does the side of retractable shade attach, to the winshield or to the plastic side moulding? How does the receiver side attach, to the windshield or to the body side moulding?
Answered by Mark F. — Jun 28, 2012 9:09 AM 2005 Ford F-150
We have one of these, it works pretty well. It attaches to the windshield with double face tape. It easily opens & closes (the pleates keep it well sittuated)& hooks onto the center hook ( for lack of a better term) on the opposite side. I recommend attaching it to the passenger side with the center hook on the driver side for the best driver visability. I am ordering another for my pickupflag Accept Answer
Answered by Michael K. — Dec 13, 2011 3:57 PM
Hey Larry, it attaches to the windshield with mounting brackets held in place 3M foam tape.flag Accept Answer