Moonroof vs. Sunroof: What's the Difference?

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A moonroof (or a sunroof) is a great feature that allows Mascoutah drivers to let in some fresh air and have a relaxing driving experience. But while many of us may use these terms interchangeably, there is a difference between the two.

  • Sunroofs are made of glass or metal and are installed in the roof of a car, truck, or SUV. Drivers can slide them open or pop them up to allow light and air into the cabin.
  • A moonroof is a clear or tinted glass panel that slides between the roof and the headliner where drivers and passengers can tilt it open to let in the fresh air.

No matter which one you’re sporting, they can make your vehicle’s interior look more open and brighter.

What Are Panoramic Roof Systems?

When it comes to sunroofs and moonroofs, there are several different types of systems that Smithton drivers may have. This includes a pop-up, spoiler, inbuilt, top-mount, solar, removable, electric, or electronic roof system. The most popular and perhaps the most common is the panoramic roof which is offered as an available option on standard models but comes featured for many luxury vehicles. And, panoramic roof systems can also be a much safer option as they are designed with multiple panels in the roof that are operable or fixed and allow any passenger to open up the roof and allow the driver to stay focused on the road.

Used Vehicles with a Sunroof or Moonroof

We’re proud to offer Trenton customers with a wide selection of used vehicles that come equipped with a sunroof or a moonroof. Be sure to take a look at our inventory to find what suits you best. Here’s a breakdown of some of the vehicles that can find equipped with a sunroof or moonroof:

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  • Kia – The Kia Soul, Optima, Cadenza, and more have sunroof options available.
  • Acura – Acura MDX, RDX, TLX, and TSX models equipped with a power moonroof.
  • Chevrolet – A Chevy Suburban with sunroof, or an Equinox with a panoramic power sunroof are both excellent choices. A used Chevrolet model offers a wide range of benefits for New Baden drivers.
  • Honda – Among the many advantages of a used Honda is the power/tilt moonroof featured in models such as the Accord, Civic, CR-V, Odyssey, Pilot, and Ridgeline.
  • Lexus – A power tilt/slide moonroof can be found on select models of the Lexus ES, GX, LX, and RX.
  • Mercedes-Benz – Used Mercedes models feature the premium amenities you’d expect from a world-class luxury automaker, including a power tilt/slide tinted glass sunroof in the C-Class sedan, a sliding and tilting glass sunroof with sunshade in the E-Class, and a panoramic moonroof in the S-Class.
  • Toyota – Look for models such as the Rav4, Land Cruiser, and Highlander which all can feature a power tilt/slide moonroof, also the Camry with a panoramic 2-panel moonroof. A moonroof is just one of the many benefits of driving a used Toyota.

Test Drive a Quality Used Car with a Moonroof in O'Fallon!

Are you ready to roll down the windows and crack open the sunroof or moonroof or your used vehicle? You can check out our used vehicle specials along with our national offers and incentives that we have currently available to save even more on a luxury vehicle. Contact us today if you have any questions or to schedule a test drive!

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