Types Of Sunroof
Automobiles these days are jacked up with all types of features. The automobile industry has
innovating convertibles and their roof for several years, bringing out remarkable
innovations in the
Sunroofs are one such innovation. From detachable roofs to foldable roofs, we have come a
long way in
terms of open roofs in cars. The sunroof allows light and air to enter and is either fixed
operated manually or electrically. Listed below are the variants of sunroofs found in the
There are 7 types of Sunroof in a car, they are:
- Built in sunroof
- Spoiler Sunroof
- Pop-up Sunroof
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Folding/Ragtops Sunroof
- Removable Sunroof
- Solar Sunroof
- Built-in Sunroof - This classic
design is fully
automotive, sliding between the car's metal
roof and interior headliner. This type of sunroof is great for open space; however, it
only for SUVs.
Spoiler Sunroof - Also known as Tilt or Sliding
Sunroof, it is similar to
sunroof version, with the main difference being the sunroof sliding on top of the car
than in between the car's roof. The sunroof tilts and slides open on the car's roof
60% of the way. This sunroof version is perfect for compact cars, sliding back to
Pop-up Sunroof - The least expensive of all the
sunroofs, the Pop-up
Sunroof is usually a
manually operated tilting panel that does not fully retract. In some models, the pop-up
is entirely detachable.
Panoramic Sunroof - The latest feature available in
cars right now is the
This multi-panel sunroof covers a large area front and back, allowing everybody in the
to enjoy fresh air and light.
Folding/Ragtops Sunroof - This is similar to the
a fabric panel
that folds as it slides back.
Removable Sunroof - Like the convertible, cars with
removable panels, allowing air and sunlight to filter in.
Solar Sunroof - The newest eco-friendly technology
provides vehicles with additional
electric power while increasing fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. This type of
roof keeps the interior cool on hot days.