I just purchased a 2014 Prius and thinking of installing a sunroof has anyone done this

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    To there Prius.I contacted Auto Sunroof and they will install one in my car for 995.00 with a three year warrenty
     
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    congrats and welcome to priuschat! there are a few threads on this, but search doesn't seem to be working correctly. make sure they've done a prius before, the concave roof can be tricky. in fact, i'hd want them to put me in touch with another prius owner they've done for a reference. what are you gonna do if it leaks, have them weld the roof back on?:p and be aware you might take a small hit to your mpg's. all the best!(y)
     
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    Ask your dealer.
    I think their price is similar to the quote you got.
     
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    Thanks for the info. But I'm curious as to how a sunroof effects gas mileage.
     
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    the roofline is pretty aerodynamic. a sunroof disrupts the flow of air.
     
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    I'm not sure a Toyota dealership will do this.But I might look into it.If they did do it there going to contact Auto Sunroof there one of the biggest installers of the dealerships in the Northeast.
     
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    Maybe that's why Toyota didn't offer that as an option.I wanted a 2010 that was certified on the lot with the factory panoramic glass roof but they sold it.It had 45,000 miles on it so I ended up getting a brand new one Barcelona red. With 9 miles on it.I traded a 2012 Honda Civic EX-L with nav and sunroof for this vehicle and I love the Prius
     
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    Have a look at a factory installed sun/moon roof.
    When it's closed, you can hardly detect that the roofline is any different at all.
    The airflow will be disrupted about as much as having a few bug splatters on your windshield.
     
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    Have a look at a factory installed sun/moon roof.
    When it's closed, you can hardly detect that the roofline is any different at all.
    The airflow will be disrupted about as much as having a few bug splatters on your windshield.
     
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    that's probably the best scenario, i would want to see an aftermarket install before going forward.
     
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    I very much doubt that Toyota would do an aftermarket sunroof installation
     
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    Maybe not.
    Now that I think about it, it was Hyundai that offered to do that for my Elantra.
     
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    roof r.JPG roof i.JPG roof f.JPG I had a sunroof put in about 2 years ago and it is great. It opens into the roor not over the top, it vents and closes when you turn the car off. I had it done in Westbury on Long Island. No reduced milage, or leaks or noise.
     
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    that's cool! who is the mfg? can you post a pic of it closed please?
     
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    I think it was American Sunroof, These are the only pics i have of it closed.
     

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    Wow. They did a pretty decent job. I bought mine at Westbury Toyota. Did the dealership do this themselves? Or was it a third party?
     
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    its right around the corner from Westbuty Toyota on Urban. Superior Auto Restyling. It only took 1 day
     
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    Found 1 more closed pic
     

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    pretty slick, thanks!(y)
     
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