Request to the OP - Kindly confirm the image. This'll help you getting a correct answer.

What is the plastic part over a car window called? Something like an awning.

I do not know what to call it.

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No Google results. so please help me.

  • You may upload an image for better understanding or else this question is likely to be closed stating 'unclear' what are you asking.
    – Maulik V
    May 19, 2014 at 4:29
  • a thin film that saves you from the sun rays or simply to avoid the vision from outside?
    – Maulik V
    May 19, 2014 at 4:31
  • Picture, drawing or a more specific description, please.
    – user3169
    May 19, 2014 at 4:35
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    Are you talking about these things? May 19, 2014 at 4:58
  • @Codeswitcher Yes, I guess he means that. And I hope the OP's aware of on and over that I misunderstood ;)
    – Maulik V
    May 19, 2014 at 5:04

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They are referred to variously as "vent visors", "[car] window deflectors", and "rain guards", as per this vendor's website.

Window deflector - A window deflector is mounted above the doors of some automobiles, to protect the inside of the car from rain or other precipitation in case of slightly opened windows.

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