The windshield (North American English) or windscreen (Commonwealth English) of an aircraft, car, bus, motorbike, truck, train, boat or streetcar is the front window, which provides visibility while protecting occupants from the elements.
What is the windshield of a car?
The window glass at the front of a vehicle, through which the driver and front seat passenger of a car view the road and the world is known in the United States and most of North America as the windshield. In many other countries, the same glass is referred to as the windscreen.
What is the window of a car called?
The front 1 is called the windshield. The 1 on the front left is called front driver side window or left front window. The one behind that is called rear driver side window or left rear window. The front right is called passenger side front window or right front window.
Is it back window or back windshield?
Some of the more common ones are backlite, rear windshield, and back glass. All of these terms refer to the same piece of glass, without notable differences. However, in the USA, this piece of glass is most commonly referred to as simply “back glass”.
What type of glass is my windshield?
Auto glass is either tempered or laminated. The glass usually used for the front and rear door windows and the rear window are made from tempered glass, the windshield is made from laminated glass.
How much does a driver side window cost?
Typical costs: Replacing the glass for a standard passenger or driver side car window costs $100-$350, depending on the model of vehicle. Windows for rare or exotic vehicles can cost more. Users report paying $70-180 to replace a standard side car window.
How much does it cost to replace the back windshield?
Replacing a back windshield will cost between $100-$300 as there’s rarely any complicated assembly required. If your vehicle has special molding, you can expect to pay up to 20% over and above average costs. If you have a broken car window, see this article on how to make a temporary car window.
How long does it take to replace back window?
The entire back windshield replacement can take as little as one hour.