The Best Car Visors For Blocking Sun [2021]

  • Post last modified:March 1, 2021
  • Post category:Sun Shades
Tinted Sun Visor being used while driving

How a Sun Visor Improves Safety

Every driver knows the pain of trying to drive while the sun is in your eyes. The sun getting in your eyes when your driving is not only annoying but it is dangerous! Fortunately, there are some easy ways to fix the problem that are quick, cheap and convenient. We have reviewed multiple sun visors to try and find the best possible options for every category.

We looked at daytime visors and night time visors, we reviewed clip-on visors, see-through visors, and visor extenders. So check out our reviews below and find the best sun visor for you! If you’re looking at a visor specifically to reduce glare then you may enjoy our article on the best ways to reduce glare when driving.


Best Overall

SAILEAD Polarized Car Visor

The SAILEAD Polarized Car Visor is a quick and easy way to fix the sun shining in your eyes while driving. This is a simple rectangular piece of plastic that fits snuggly against your existing windshield visor. When pulled down it ads an extra layer of see-through protection against the sun.

It is tinted to reduce the overall brightness of the light coming into the car. As well as being polarized to reduce glare.

This makes driving during the day both safer and easier. It is a universal fit for all vehicles and is proudly made in the USA. This sun visor is built to be the strongest, longest-lasting windshield visor on the market.

Best For Day or Night Driving

 Liliongth day or night driving visor

The Liliongth Sun Visor is the perfect combination for safe day and nighttime driving. This piece also attaches to the car’s preexisting sun visor and features two see-through light shields.

The visor’s first lens is tinted smoke grey for daytime driving. This lens blocks the harmful UV rays as well as blocking intense sunlight and glare.

The second lens is yellow for nighttime driving. This yellow tint doesn’t darken the world so it doesn’t impair the driver’s ability to see. Rather the yellow tint of this lens simply reduces the glare of oncoming headlights and street lamps. Allowing the driver to see past oncoming traffic to what is up ahead.

Best Sun Visor Extension

Sailead Sun Visor Extension

Sailead Sun Visor is an extension for your traditional sun visor. This slips over your vehicle’s original visor and juts gives it the ability to extend a little further.

This is useful if you are shorter and your existing visor doesn’t go low enough to help you. Or if you have a car with an exceptionally large windshield that requires more than an average-sized visor to block the sun. Either way, this visor can help.

This visor is made with PU&PC plastic and is made to be a universal fit for all vehicles. This is the same plastic used by carmakers for the inside of your vehicle. So it is extremely durable and UV resistant, ensuring that this product will last.

Best Passenger Sun Visor

TuckVisor Blackout Window Sunshade

This is the perfect sun visor for the passenger and driver’s side windows. It is called the TuckVisor Blackout Window Sunshade. This is the shade you would put up when you have the sun in the corner of your door window where your cars sun visor just won’t reach.

Thankfully, they built this sun visor so that it is thin enough to fit between your seat and center console. When you need it you can just pull it out and the thin lip slides right between your window and door frame to hold it in place.

It has both a tinted and total blackout option that works extremely well. This is a simple elegant design that does exactly what you need it to.

Best Shade For Your Baby

 Kinder Fluff baby sun visor

This sun visor called the Kinder Fluff is the perfect sunshade for babies, groceries or any passenger. This shade comes in both a transparent and semi-transparent mesh so that you can decide how much light you want to let in.

It is great because it sticks right to the window without the use of glue or suction cups. This way you can peel it off and stick it right back on wherever it is needed most.

And you can feel safe using this sun visor knowing that it is the only certified sunshade proven to block 99.79% of UVA and 99.95% of UVB light. It will keep your car’s interior cool and the suns light out!

Windshield Tint

MKbrother 2 Ply Professional Uncut Window Tint

In lieu of a sun visor, you could also try out the MKbrother 2 Ply Professional Uncut Window Tint. We recommend doing no more than a 12” strip tall strip so that you can pick a darker tint like the 5% features which will block out the sun and its heat. And by doing the thinner strip you won’t impair your nighttime visibility.

This tint is rated to block out 99% of all UV light and up to 50% of the sun’s heat. Making it a great windshield visor option. It will also reduce glare and is scratch and fade resistant.

MKbrother tint is also backed by a 5-year limited warranty. If you do get this tint for the car to apply it as a windshield sun visor we would also recommend the Gila Tint Installation Kit.

This tint is not difficult to install on your own but it would be a much bigger project without the proper tools. This set has everything you would need to make this a quick project and comes highly reviewed.

How to Install Tint