A Comprehensive Toyota Side Mirror Buyer's Guide

If you’re a Toyota owner who’s looking to replace a side mirror, this guide is just what you need. 

Here, you will find answers to all the lingering questions you might have. You'll learn:

  • How much it will cost to replace your mirror
  • Whether you can replace certain components instead of the entire assembly.

Typical Toyota Side Mirror Replacement Costs

The first thing you might be wondering is how much it would cost to replace your side mirror assembly. It depends on several factors, including:

  • The cost of an OEM replacement mirror
  • Labor costs
  • The complexity of the assembly.

This article will help you calculate the total cost of replacing your side mirror.

How to Replace Your Toyota’s Side Mirror

Prius side mirror

You can either hire a shop to replace your side mirror or do it yourself with this tutorial. You just need a few common tools, such as a Phillips screwdriver, basic mechanical knowledge, and a few hours. We suggest looking over the tutorial first before deciding if it’s a project you can tackle.

Replacing Just the Side Mirror Glass

Is your side mirror glass the only thing that’s broken? You might be able to replace just the glass. This tutorial shows how to:

  • Remove the broken mirror glass
  • Install a new mirror.

Replacing Just the Side Mirror Cover

If your side mirror cover is the only component that’s damaged, you may want to consider replacing just the cover. However, it’s a more complicated project than you might think. It's likely that you will need to paint the cover to match the body of your Toyota. This article will help you determine if replacing just the mirror cover is a good solution for you.

We hope this guide has helped you learn more about replacing your side mirror. Please contact us with any questions you may have that were not addressed here.

Written by Jason Lancaster