The average cost of sideview mirror replacement is $540. The cost of Sideview mirror replacement ranged from $75 to $1,000 for the US in 2021. Sideview mirrors can take a beating. If it’s from a garage or a sideswiping another vehicle, they’re vulnerable to taking damage because of where they’re located and are typically replaced by auto body shops. When you find your vehicle needing to replace one of its broken side mirrors, here are a couple of things to think about.
How Much Does It Cost To Replace A Sideview Mirror?
Like many parts on today’s vehicles, side mirrors can range significantly in price subject to several factors.
Replacing side mirrors — also called door mirrors or wing mirrors door mirrors — may cost $200 to $1,500, with the lower end price at $75 and the higher end at over $1,000 on some luxury models.
It’s hard to assess replacement cost in today’s world because of all the options that are incorporated into side mirrors.
Many of the more pricey mirrors, for instance, come with blind-spot detectors, heated glass, power adjusting, electro chemical features and power-fold technologies, in which enables the driver to fold the mirrors close to the vehicle in tight spots, such as garages.
The installation process usually takes around an hour, but the price can go up subject to whether the mirror assembly needs painting, in which could cost around $100.
OEM Vs. Aftermarket Mirrors
OEM (original equipment manufacturer) and aftermarket sideview mirrors are available in a lot of cases.
Installers usually prefer to use sideview mirrors made by the vehicle’s manufacturer. Aftermarkets sideview mirrors have advanced over the past couple of years and do have some quality mirrors at moderate prices.
Aftermarket sideview mirrors are less costly, but sometimes are not always an option on newer vehicles with multiple features.
Frequently, you aren’t able to replace it with a sideview mirror that doesn’t have all the built in features since it stores defaults and triggers lights on the dash if it doesn’t recognize the required options.
It is estimated about half of all vehicles have an option for aftermarket mirrors. Higher end vehicles, usually don’t have an aftermarket option available.
Dave’s Metro Auto Glass Offers Sideview Mirror Replacement
Dave’s Metro offers auto glass services to all areas of Phoenix including: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale and more. We offer on-site or off-site windshield replacement which allows us to come to your home, office or anywhere else in the Phoenix Valley. We can handle windshield replacement for Semi trucks, RV’s and Buses, Heavy Equipment Glass, and more. We also offer custom glass cutting.