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Does tinting the Windows make a big difference in temps?

Just curious if tinting the doors and hatch will have a big impact on inside temps? With the temps rising I've been feeling like I'm in a hamster ball in the microwave.

I did a quick stop on my way home and got a quote on tinting both doors and the hatch. (Looking around $250 for the ultra performance 75 from solar gard).

I want to go with this one since it is supposed to block the uv and ir but is still virtually clear (since it's illegal to tint driver and passenger doors here in California).

Anyone have any experience with this type of tint?


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My experience is tint certainly helps, as does putting a reflector of some sort between the sunshade and the panoramic roof.
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Yes. It helps.
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