When should you get a new windshield for your luxury car?

Knowing when to get a new windshield for your luxury car depends on the extent of damage and the safety implications. Here are some general guidelines to consider:

Cracks and Chips: If your windshield has small chips or cracks, it’s essential to get them repaired promptly. Smaller damages can often be repaired before they spread and require a full windshield replacement.


Size and Location of Damage: The location and size of the damage play a crucial role in determining whether you need a replacement. Cracks longer than a certain length, typically around 12 inches, may necessitate a replacement. Also, if the damage is in the driver’s line of sight, replacement is usually recommended for safety reasons.


The extent of Damage: If the damage to your windshield is severe, with multiple cracks or extensive shattering, it’s best to opt for a replacement rather than a repair.


Safety Concerns: Your windshield is a vital safety component of your car, providing structural support in case of a rollover and assisting airbag deployment. If there’s any doubt about its integrity, consider replacing it to ensure the safety of you and your passengers.


Inability to Repair: If the damage is too severe or the crack has spread too much, repair might not be a viable option, and a replacement becomes necessary.


Legal Requirements: In some regions, there are specific regulations regarding the extent of windshield damage that may require replacement for a car to pass inspection.


Insurance Coverage: Check your insurance policy to see if windshield replacement or repair is covered. In some cases, repairs may be fully covered, making it a more cost-effective option.


Reduced Visibility: If the damage obstructs your view significantly, it can be hazardous to drive and calls for a replacement.


In summary, always prioritize safety when it comes to your windshield. If the damage is extensive, obstructs your vision, or compromises the structural integrity, it’s best to get a new windshield for your luxury car. Consult with European Auto Glass and speak with one of our auto glass technicians for a thorough assessment for a windshield replacement at our shop in Tempe, Arizona.


Locally Owned & Operated

At European Auto Glass, we take pride in being a locally owned and operated business in the Greater Phoenix Area. With this comes a unique understanding of our Arizona customers that compliments our extensive knowledge of European makes and models.

Mobile Repair Services

Access our auto glass services conveniently with comprehensive mobile repair services. We bring our expertise to your doorstep, offering mobile windshield replacement and other services at your location. Whether you're at home or work, our mobile services ensure a time-saving, hassle-free experience.

Premium Auto Glass

Luxury vehicles demand premium auto glass, and we deliver nothing less. When we handle your make and model, we use only the best materials including OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) glass for luxury vehicles. These windshield replacements and repairs will easily meet and exceed the expectations of your insurance company.

Quality Service

We know your car is your baby, which is why we provide the best Phoenix windshield replacement services. Your premium glass will be installed by our certified auto glass technicians, meeting only the highest standards of quality and safety.

Award Winning Certified Techs

Speaking of our techs, our team of award-winning professionals is unmatched. We continually invest in training and certification programs to keep in touch with the latest industry advancements. Have a luxury car with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)? Don’t worry, we’ve been trained to handle it all!

"Customer First" Experience

We take customer service to the next level. From your free quote to the final stages of windshield replacement and repair, we are determined to exceed expectations. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal, and we are dedicated to providing a service worthy of your prized vehicle.

Get Your Auto Glass Quote Today!

Searching for windshield repair or replacement services? Look no further than European Auto Glass! Our Same Day in Shop and Mobile Services cover the entire Phoenix-Metro area. Rest assured, our certified and award-winning technicians provide top-notch service, and every glass install comes with our Nationwide Lifetime Warranty. Contact us today for a complimentary quote!