How much does an OEM windshield cost?
A brand new OEM windshield will cost you anywhere between $1000 and $6000, depending on the car you have, while an aftermarket windshield can range from $100 to $1000. The average, however, is anywhere from $200 to $500. Below is the average cost for some mid-range cars.
Are aftermarket windshields okay?
Yes, aftermarket windshields can be as good as OEM. There are expert glass fabricators and manufacturers that produce windshields with the same quality as the OEM windscreen that came with your vehicle.
How do I know if my windshield is OEM?
OEM Auto Glass
The lowest bidder is given the contract to make the windshield and is licensed to stamp the glass with the automakers’ name and logo – this is done to let consumers know they have original equipment manufactured auto glass.
Is there any difference in auto windshield glass?
There are significant quality differences between original equipment manufactured windshields and aftermarket auto glass. … The after market shops will tell you that their product is the same quality as an OEM windshield. Wrong. Non-OEM auto glass manufacturers make copies of OEM auto glass parts.
Are Safelite windshields as good as OEM?
Aftermarket Windshields Can be Just as Good as OEM
Just for the record, many non-OEM parts are every bit as good as an OEM part. … This stands for “Original Equipment Equivalent”. This term makes some sense to me but then it becomes a question of “equivalent” to what standard.
Is Safelite overpriced?
Cost of Safelite
If your service is not covered by insurance, you’ll be glad to know that Safelite is still an affordable choice. The price of services for your own vehicle may be higher or lower, though, because there are many other factors that influence auto glass repairs and replacements.
What is the best replacement windshield brand?
The companies that offer OEM windshields also offer the dealer windshields, with the top three manufacturers again being PPG, AP Tech, and Pikington.
Are there different qualities of windshields?
There are three types of windshield glass that can be used on your vehicle; dealer glass, aftermarket glass, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) glass.
Is Safelite auto glass expensive?
We found Safelite to be more expensive than some other providers, however Safelite is also one of the most convenient choices for auto glass services with availability in 50 states.
Do auto Windscreens use OEM glass?
At Autoglass®, we only use glass manufactured to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) standards, whether sourced from original equipment manufacturers or other suppliers, ensuring that the glass we fit is as good as the original piece of glass we are replacing.
What is an OEM windshield?
Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) auto glass is made by the same manufacturer as your original glass. Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) auto glass is made to the same standards, but by a different manufacturer. Our customers can choose OEM or OEE prior to service.
Does Speedy glass use OEM windshields?
ENVIRONMENT, CERTIFIED PRODUCTS AND SAFETY STANDARDS
The replacement glass we use is of first grade quality and comes only from original equipment manufacturers (OEM).