Is 35% The Darkest Window Tint Allowed On Cars?

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  • Hook – Set the scene of getting pulled over for overly tinted windows. Draw readers in with a “you” perspective.
  • Brief background – Define what window tint percentage means and why people get their car windows tinted.
  • Thesis statement – 35% is the darkest legal window tint in most states, with some exceptions. This article will cover rules, benefits, considerations, and recommendations for 35% auto tint.

What Does 35% Window Tint Mean?

  • Explain how tint percentage works – it’s the amount of light allowed through.
  • 35% means 65% of light is blocked.
  • Include examples of how dark 35% appears.

Is 35% Tint Legal? Laws By State

  • Overview of legality – illegal in some states but legal in most others with certain stipulations.
  • Table summarizing legality of 35% tint by state. Red/yellow/green color coding for illegal/conditional/legal.

Benefits of 35% Window Tint

  • Appearance – makes car look slick and modern
  • Privacy
  • UV ray protection – skin cancer prevention
  • Glare reduction
  • Keep interiors cooler
  • Security – hide valuables, deter smash and grabs

Drawbacks of 35% Auto Tint

Drawbacks of 35% Auto Tint
Drawbacks of 35% Auto Tint
  • Low visibility at night – increased risk of accidents
  • Still illegal in some states
  • Reflective tint can bother other drivers
  • More likely to get pulled over

Differences Between Front and Back Window Tint Restrictions

  • Explain extra strict regulations on front window tinting
  • Back window and rear passenger windows can be darker

Professional vs DIY Window Tinting

Professional vs DIY Window Tinting
  • Pros and cons of each method
  • Cost comparisons
  • Tips for finding a quality shop

Recommendations For 35% Tint

  • Compromise between solid darkness and visibility/legality
  • Best balance for most drivers
  • Provides nice tint while less likely to attract police attention


  • Recap main points
  • Closing advice – 35% a smart choice for moderately dark tint with fewer legal issues
  • Final call to action – use charts to determine best tint % for your state

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