When searching online or when calling around getting price quotes be aware there are many different factors that can change the cost of the replacement part.  Some factors are part specific however most are vehicle specific.  There are many different year, make, model vehicles and also many different model types for any given year, make, model.  These differences can differentiate which glass needs to be used when getting a replacement. Here's a list of example questions that often get asked during the quoting process.
Is the glass movable
is your vehicle 2door, 4door, station wagon, sedan, hatchback, convertible, van, suv, truck
are you seats heated
Does your vehicle have a rams head at the top of the windshield
Does your vehicle have t-tops
Does your windshield currently have a logo on it?
Does your glass have privacy tint
Do you have remote start
Is your vehicle hybrid or standard
Is your vehicle V6 or V8
Do you have laminated glass
Do you have tempered glass
What model vehicle do you have for example Chevy Tahoe LT, LS, Z71 ,Is your car a limited, special edition, eddie bauer, classic
Do you have bluetooth?
Do you have onstar?
Does your mirror dim when someone is behind you with their lights on or does it lighten up at night?
Does your windshield have a green band that runs across the top of the windshield?
Does your windshield have a blue band that runs across the top of the windshield?
Does your car have a grey tint that runs across the top of the windshield?
Does your car have a black tint that runs across the top of the windshield? This is black paint called a frit it's usually ceramic sometimes it has a grey color. Some cars only have it around the mirror pad area and the dot matrix area around the mirror and rain sensor mounting
Does your car have a black band/tint that runs across the top of the windshield?
Does your car have a bronze tint that runs across the top of the windshield?
Does your car have a rain sensor? (Do your wipers come on automatically when it rains? Do they speed up when the freqency of rain increases?
Does your vehicle have a condensation sensor?
Does your windshield have a heated wiper park area? Does your wiper park area on your windshield defrost in ice or snow more quickly than the rest of your windshield?Are there lines running across the bottom of the W/S that heat and defrost the wiper park area?
Is your windshield heated?
Does your windshield have heads up display?
Does your car come equipped with a lane departure warning system?
Does your car have an acoustical interlayer?
Does your vehicle have keyless entry? (This feature could be integrated into the glass and would be necessary to know if it has this feature to ensure correct replacement part is quoted)
Does your vehicle have Global Positioning System? Is your vehicle equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System) ?
Does your vehicle have a television?
Does your vehicle have a cellualr phone system integrated into it?
Does your vehicle have forward collision alert?
Does Your Windshield have a logo on it? Would you like to look into an alternative without the logo that is less expensive and more readily available?
Does your vehicle have a light sensor?
     
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