what is the legal limit for Colorado window tint?

 

HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN COLORADO?
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Colorado, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.

 

 WindshieldNon-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield.
 Front Side WindowsMust allow more than 27% of light in.
 Back Side WindowsMust allow more than 27% of light in.
 Rear WindowMust allow more than 27% of light in.

 

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN COLORADO?
Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light. 

 

 

 Front Side WindowsNo metallic or mirrored appearance.
 Back Side WindowsNo metallic or mirrored appearance.

 

 

OTHER COLORADO RULES AND REGULATIONS

 Restricted ColorsThe tint color(s) of RED are not legal by state law.
 Side MirrorsDual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
 Certificate RequirementsManufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.
 Sticker RequirementsState law recommends but does not require stickers to identify legal tinting.
 Medical Exemption