Car Window Decals

Go the extra mile to market your business.

3M™ Controltac™ provides safe, long-lasting hold
Weather resistant & waterproof
Comes in 3 materials – clear, opaque or perforated
Outside-Glass printing option for tinted windows

Scroll down for design tips & additional product information.

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Orientation
Horizontal
Vertical
Size
12" x 12"
12" x 18"
8" x 8"
5" x 5"
18" x 24"
20" x 30"
24" x 24"
24" x 36"
8" x 40"
3" x 11"
Material
Clear
Opaque
Perforated
Adhesive Surface
Outside-glass
Inside-glass
Quantity
Price $6.40 ...

Product Specifications

Materials, bleeds, margins, etc.

With car window decals, you can get in front of customers, even while you’re behind the wheel.

Want to make the most of your time on the road? Car window decals help you raise awareness about your business while you’re on the go. Durable and fully customizable, our decals are easy to add to the back or side windows of your vehicle. And they’re even simpler to maintain: Once the decal is in place, the weather-resistant and waterproof vinyl will keep looking great for up to three years.

Ready to start creating your custom car window decals? First, pick the right placement and material for your decal – clear or see-through perforated vinyl are recommended for back windows, while white vinyl can work well on rear side windows. Next, decide whether you’ll want to apply your decal to the window’s inside glass or outside glass. (See below to learn more.) Then explore our assortment of design templates to find the one that’s right for you and your company branding needs. In a matter of days, you’ll be ready to transform your car, truck or van into a professional-looking company vehicle.  

Material: Clear, White & Perforated Options

We’re proud to provide car window decal options that will help you stand out to customers. Pick a material that will work with your intended placement – and won’t obstruct your view as you drive. 

Clear Decal
• Transparent material
• Clear background
• Inside or outside glass


Best for: Side or back windows

Opaque Decal
• White material
• Opaque background
• Inside or outside glass

Best for: Side windows only

Perforated Decal
• White material – one-way vision
• White background
• Outside glass

Best for: Side or back windows

Printing: Inside- vs. Outside-Glass Options

Which decal printing approach is right for your car windows? Here’s a primer on what each means.

Outside-Glass (First Surface)

Decals cling on the back, with designs displayed on the glass surface. Pick this for vehicles with tinted windows.

Inside-Glass (Second Surface)

Printed on the cling side, designs are seen through your window from outside the car. This protects the decal from weather and wear.

Design Tips

Follow these tips to make the most out of your car window decal.   

1. Text placement

Place your design/text is in
the center so none of it is
clipped out while installing
your decal.

2. Font size

Use large font size to ensure
your message is visible.

3. Contrast

A light color text and dark
background, a dark color

text and light background.

4. Resolution

If you’re using images, make
sure they’re clear, vibrant and
have a high resolution
(300 dpi).

Application Guide

With three steps, you can get your car window decals in place and ready to go.

1. PREP WINDOW
Wash your window surface with mild soap and water.

2. APPLY DECAL
Peel your decal off its backing and place it on the wet glass.

3. SMOOTH DECAL
Start from the center and use a flat edge to remove bubbles.

Are car window decals right for you?

Vistaprint offers a variety of customizable car signs. Check out each option below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long will my car window decals last?
A: Window decals have an average lifespan of about three years.

Q: Can I keep my decal on while I wash my car?
A: Yes. You shouldn’t have any issues of the decal falling off or getting damaged.

Q: Can I put a window decal on my windshield or front side window?
A: No. For your safety, we don’t recommend the use of car window decals anywhere that could impede with your driving.

Q: What type of adhesive is used?
A: Transparent polyacrylate – a removable, pressure-sensitive adhesive.

Q: Can I use window decals on tinted windows?
A: The right answer for you depends largely on where you intend to place your custom car window decal. If you want to display your decal on a rear window, we strongly recommend clear or perforated vinyl – this prevents your view from being impeded as you drive. If you’re adding the decal to a side rear window, our white vinyl may be the right option for you, as it allows for vibrant, full-color printing over the entire decal.

Q: Will my decals stay on when I roll my windows down?
A: With proper application, the decals should stay in place. See the application guide above for tips on our recommended “wet application” method.

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