For those of you who spend many hours in a car on a daily basis, it’s even more important to protect your eyes from the sun. Check out our list of the best driving sunglasses of 2020 as well as a few things to look for to make sure they are the best.
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For driving sunglasses, you want to look for frames with a certain material, grip, coverage, and a comfortable fit. For material, we recommend sunglasses made up of nylon, acetate, or metal. Coverage is a personal preference between a flat lens design or a wraparound design. Flat lenses will provide a comfortable fit and more casual look, but a wrap-around design will block the sunlight from all angles. Most importantly, find driving sunglasses that fit properly.
Sunlight will bounce off shiny surfaces such as stop signs or wet roads and create a harmful glare that can blind you while driving. For this reason, we recommend your driving sunglasses to have polarized lenses. Polarized lenses cut out glare bouncing off those shiny surfaces and you’ll experience less eye strain while driving. However, they may make it harder to read a digital dashboard display, so keep that in mind.
Another thing to keep in mind is the lens tint you select as certain colors can cause color distortion. To learn more, make sure to check out our guide on how to buy driving sunglasses.
Serengeti has mastered the art of the perfect driving lenses, and the Dante is no exception. Catch everyone’s eyes and coast in comfort with this striking metal frame.
Serengeti Dante Key Features:
- Polarized, photochromic lenses provide crystal-clear vision regardless of conditions.
- Wire-Flex frame adjusts to fit your face comfortably.
- Adjustable temple tips and nose pads for a custom fit.
Nike Brazen Boost
A go-to athletic frame that we love for driving because of its light weight. Get the Nike Brazen Boost with SportRx custom prescription lenses and enjoy enhanced vision.
Nike Brazen Boost Key Features:
- Flexible rubber temple tips provide increased security and comfort.
- Ultra lightweight, 6-base nylon frame makes these a great athleisure style.
- Rx-friendly while still providing good coverage.
Maui Jim Red Sands
Feel like one in a million with these Maui Jim sunglasses, named for the rare red sand beach on Maui. These ultra-light sunglasses are sure to enhance any drive, no matter how mundane.
Maui Jim Red Sands Key Features:
- PolarizedPlus2® lens technology grants you a completely glare-free and UV-protected field of view while also enhancing the colors of your surroundings.
- Super lightweight frame lets you go about your day with minimal distractions.
- Wraparound shape blocks light from all angles.
Part of Costa’s Del Mar collection, the Aransas is a more casual pair of sunglasses with the same technology as Costa’s fishing lineup. These are a large fit, great for a drive along the coast with your windows rolled down.
Costa Aransas Key Features:
- 580 polarized lens technology available in either glass or Trivex that enhances colors while eliminating glare and UV light.
- Acetate frame is fashionable but comfortable.
- Large lens coverage blocks out sunlight while still being prescription-friendly.
A classic Oakley style, the Holbrook features a casual look without sacrificing on function. Get these with your choice of PRIZM lenses and see the road like never before.
Oakley Holbook Key Features:
- Light and stress-resistant O-Matter frame provides ultimate comfort.
- PRIZM lens tech enhances colors specific to your environment.
- Keyhole nose bridge increases ventilation to prevent fogging.
Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer
Ray-Ban’s updated take on the iconic Wayfarer style is just what you need to match your fancy new convertible. Whether you’re rocking the classic G-15 lenses or taking it easy with the higher-contrast B-15, you know you’re getting the most of Ray-Ban’s master craftsmanship.
Ray-Ban New Wayfarer Key Features:
- High-quality acetate frame for comfort.
- Ray-Ban authentic lens technology means incredible clarity and sun protection.
- Available in 3 eyesizes (52, 55, & 58) as well as Asian Fit.
Randolph Engineering Aviator
Take off in style with the Randolph Aviator. These enduringly popular sunglasses feature a combination of flair and durability in one awesome frame.
Randolph Aviator Key Features:
- Bayonet temples are designed for maximum comfort under headgear.
- SkyForce™ lenses block 100% of UVA/B rays provide protection from harmful blue light.
- Multilayer mirror lenses reduce ambient glare and keep your eyes comfortable.
With a very modern flat design, Serengeti Agostino sunglasses have been created to help drivers to see the road with perfect clarity. With a darker, polarized lens, they also provide a clear view of the dashboard below. Notice details from a great distance without obscuring your view. Serengeti Agostino sunglasses are ideal for driving or everyday use.
Costa Aransas is part of the new Del Mar Collection. Named for the only town on Mustang Island where Spanish horses ran free, these sunglasses with a large acetate frame and square lens are considered an L fit. The Costa Aransas Sunglasses come with Costa’s signature 580G technology, polarized lenses that also enhance color and contrast for an unmatched visual experience on and off the road. Drive better with Costa.
Costa Slack Tide sunglasses are designed with innovative technology and the toughest components. Available with either polycarbonate or glass lenses, these laid-back shades are built to perform, explore, and protect. Slack Tide features include hydrolite padding on the temples and nose pads, a ventilation system, and keeper ready! These prescription sunglasses are extremely comfortable and ready for long miles on the road.
The Costa Del Mar are the centerpiece of the Del Mar collection. These timeless rounded sunglasses also feature the classic keyhole nose bridge for that must-have look. These sunglasses are crafted with premium acetate, the choice material for holding vibrant colors and patterns. The Del Mar also comes with Costa’s patented 580G technology, polarized glass lenses that provide unmatched optical clarity while enhancing both color and contrast. Drive better with Costa.
The Kanaio Coast is one of the most desolate locations in Maui. Many adventurists like to come here to enjoy this paradise on the road, checking out the undisturbed fish and underwater volcanic structures. With this in mind, Maui Jim created these sunglasses using lightweight triple injected nylon frames that are designed for comfort and stability. Make the Kanaio Coast sunglasses your next pair of shades on the road!
These Randolph Engineering Aviator sunglasses are adjusted to a 55mm base frame, giving the glasses a slightly larger finish. The bayonet temple replicates the feel of a military pilot’s eyewear, letting you take off with a better vision and style on the road. These iconic temples were designed to slide easily under pilot headsets, helmets, and other headgear. Randolph has designed the exact angle of the temple bend to prevent headaches that may result from undue temple pressure.
Oakley Sliver in Matte Black with Black Iridium Lenses
The Oakley Sliver sunglasses are lightweight and ready to keep up with your lifestyle as a driver in the road. The keyhole nose bridge and three-point fit system work to create a comfortable fit for you. Oakley proprietary O-Matter is incredibly durable so you know these frames are up for anything. PRIZM lenses can improve your overall viewing experience and make these frames even better! You can even add your prescription and rock these glasses everyday.
The Oakley Holbrook sunglasses have become one of Oakley’s most popular frames. This sunglass incorporates a classic look with Oakley patented technology. The Oakley Holbrook are made of stress-resistant O-Matter and offers a three-point fit that ensure your frames will stay in place and be comfortable enough to be worn and improve your driving experience all day long. You’ll be seeing better than ever and ready to take on any environment life throws at you when a SportRx optician custom-builds your Oakley Holbrook prescription sunglasses.
The Oakley Moonlighter sunglasses offer the perfect late 80s vibe that melds with the newest technology to create the ultimate mash-up of fun and functionality in a women’s frame. This on-trend frame is designed to fit petite face shapes and built to withstand serious mischief. Oakley Moonlighter sunglasses are constructed of a lightweight, stress-resistant material for durability and all-day comfort on every ride on the road, patented hydrophilic nosepads to ensure a snug and secure fit, and metal icon accents.
Note: This product has been discontinued.
The Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer 55 eyesize sunglasses offer a retro look for those with a medium to larger face. The New Wayfarer sunglasses eliminate the tilt of the originals and offer a higher level of clarity protection. The Ray-Ban RB2132 are perfect for drivers looking for the perfect outfit on the road. Experience the best vision out there when you order your Ray-Ban New Wayfarer 55 eyesize.
The SPY Helm 2 sunglasses are the perfect pair of lifestyle frames. These shades pair a fashionable square design with SPY’s Happy Lenses. These lenses enhance color and contrast to provide you with the best visual clarity when driving. Crafted with a nearly indestructible Grilamad frame and polycarbonate lenses, these frames are built for durability and protection. The temples also have double injected rubber to ensure your glasses stay on through narrow curves on the road. Wherever you drive, the SPY Helm 2 glasses are ready for any adventure.
The Kaenon Burnet Mid sunglasses are the newest addition to the Burnet line of sunglasses. Designed to fit medium to large faces, The Burnet Mid comes with Kaenon’s game-changing SR-91 lenses, offering the clarity benefits of glass in an ultra lightweight construction and impact resistance of a polycarbonate. TR-90 nylon frame accompanies SR-91 lenses for maximum comfort on every drive. Enhance every moment with the Kaenon Burnet Mid.
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