Porsche Cayenne Exterior Mirrors

Porsches Cayenne models have earned a very positive reputation for their smooth ride, effective SUV size, turbocharged engine, and feel of luxury. The side-view mirrors are an essential part of your Porsche vehicle because they add aesthetics and are an important component for safety, adding extra visibility of the road and your surroundings. There is a wide array of exterior mirrors and accessories that vary in color, material, style, and more, ensuring that you can find the right options for your Porsche Cayenne.

How do you replace side-view mirror glass?

Removing the glass and installing a new mirror into the housing can easily be done at home. Note that the process below may vary depending on the specific Cayenne model and the mirror replacements you have selected.

  1. Remove the old mirror from the housing by pushing inward on the outer side of it and pulling gently outward on the inner side of the mirror that sits closest to the window.
  2. Unclip the few wiring harnesses that connects the mirror to the inner wiring that comes through the mirrors housing.
  3. Connect the new piece to the wiring and insert it into the housing by pushing on the center of the mirror until it is secured.
  4. Check that the lights, heating, position control panels, and other functionalities work correctly before driving your Porsche.
Are there heated mirror replacements for a Cayenne?

There are many OEM and aftermarket exterior heated mirror replacements for Porsche Cayenne models. These mirrors can have the same functionality as the original mirror, helping to heat the surface in cold weather to prevent the buildup of frost, ice, water, fog, and more, increasing visibility and overall safety. They attach to the wiring in the Cayenne, and they turn on when the rear window defrost and heat is switched on from the controls on the vehicles dashboard.

What are exterior mirror covers made of?

The covers that can be found on the exterior mirrors of your Porsche Cayenne may be made of a variety of materials, providing a unique look. These may be made of metals like aluminum and chrome, fiberglass, carbon fiber, polyester, various plastics, and more, all of which provide a durable option to help protect your mirrors. These also come in a variety of colors, finishes, and designs. They can also come unpainted so that you may get them painted to match your Cayenne.

What are wide-angle attachments?

There are a variety of attachments that can be stuck to the Porsches original mirror or the housing to serve as a wide-angle mirror. These may be a small mirror that fits in the corner of the original mirror or may come in the form of a sticker that can be stuck directly on the mirror for a smoother look. These attachments are great for eliminating blind spots, helping when backing up, changing lanes, making rapid decisions, and more.