Automotive Sunroof Market Size, Share, Trends | 2032

Automotive Sunroof Market Size, Share, Trends | 2032

Segments - Automotive Sunroof Market by Type (Inbuilt Sunroof, Spoiler Sunroof, Panoramic Sunroof, Factory-installed Sunroof, Pop-up Sunroof, and Others), Application (SUV, Sedan, Hatchback, and Others), Sales Channel (OEM and Aftermarket), and Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa) - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast 2024–2032

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Report Description


Automotive Sunroof Market Outlook 2032

The global automotive sunroof market size was 7.2 Billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 22.4 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 12.5% during 2024–2032. The market growth is attributed to the increasing disposable income, changing consumer preferences towards premium features, and technological advancements in sunroof design.

A sunroof enables the driver or passengers to have a full view of the scenery from the top of the car. The development of technology has made it possible to create innovative glass sunroofs with UV protection. These glasses have been strengthened to withstand a significant amount of outside force. The incorporation of solar cells into sunroofs, which power the vehicle operational elements, has been made possible by product developments. Sunroofs and other luxury features are in high demand, as luxury automobiles are increasingly in the demand and are manufactured.

Lightweight materials are becoming popular in sunroof construction, as fuel economy and vehicle efficiency become important considerations.

Manufacturers are investigating ways to reduce the weight of sunroof systems without sacrificing durability or structural integrity, such as using composite polymers and aluminum. Sunroof technology has been rapidly advancing, due to the addition of functions such as power operation, anti-pinch protection, rain detecting, and wind deflector systems. Furthermore, sunroofs are increasingly using smart glass technology, which offers control over hue and varying opacity.

 Automotive Sunroof Market Outlook

Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the Automotive Sunroof Market

Manufacturers of automotive sunroofs are integrating cutting-edge technologies into their products to improve functionality and user experience. Many sunroof models are starting to be equipped with standard features such wind deflector systems, rain detection, power operation, and anti-pinch protection. Furthermore, the incorporation of smart glass technology, which permits control over hue and changing opacity, is becoming popular among consumers.

Big volumes of data analyzed by artificial intelligence systems are included in automotive sunroofs to optimize sunroof designs for things such as weight reduction, structural integrity, and aerodynamics. AI assists engineers in determining the practical and efficient sunroof designs by simulating various design configurations and assessing performance parameters.

Automotive Sunroof Market Dynamics

 Automotive Sunroof Market Dynamics


Major Drivers

Rising consumer preferences for enhanced driving experience boost the market. Sunroofs provide an open-air feel, natural light, and an expansive view of the surroundings, enhancing the overall driving experience and attracting buyers looking for premium features.

Vehicle customization and personalization have become increasingly popular among consumers. Sunroofs offer a customizable option for buyers to tailor their vehicles to their preferences. Automakers and aftermarket suppliers are responding to this demand by offering a variety of sunroof options, including different sizes, styles, and features, to meet individual customer preferences.

Existing Restraints

High initial expenses associated with sunroof installation, due to the need to modify the vehicle design, hamper the market. The modification process disrupts the vehicle structure. The materials used, particularly the glass, are costly. Additionally, incorporating the operational mechanism as a feature adds to the expense. The installation, fitting, and integration of the glass into the vehicle's operational components contribute to the overall high cost.

The addition of a sunroof increases the vehicle weight, reducing its efficiency and leading to high maintenance costs for the owner. Repairing and replacing malfunctioning sunroofs are also expensive. These elevated integration and maintenance expenses deter many consumers, thereby constraining the market expansion.

Emerging Opportunities

Growing demand for premium features, as consumers increasingly seek vehicles with advanced features and enhanced comfort, offer growth opportunities in the market. There is a growing demand for sunroofs, particularly in the luxury and premium vehicle segments. Automakers capitalize on this opportunity by offering sunroofs as standard or optional features across their product lines, appealing to buyers looking for upscale driving experience.

Scope of the Automotive Sunroof Market Report

The market report includes an assessment of the market trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics are included in the report.

Attributes

Details

Report Title

Automotive Sunroof Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast

Base Year

2023

Historic Data

2017 -2022

Forecast Period

2024–2032

Segmentation

Type (Inbuilt Sunroof, Spoiler Sunroof, Panoramic Sunroof, Factory-installed Sunroof, Pop-up Sunroof, and Others), Application (SUV, Sedan, Hatchback, and Others), Sales Channel (OEM and Aftermarket)

Regional Scope

Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Market Trends, and Revenue Forecast

Key Players Covered in the Report

Aisin Corporation; BOS GMBH & CO. KG; CIE Automotive; Inalfa Roof Systems; Inteva Products; Johnan Manufacturing Inc; Magna International Inc; Signature Automotive Product; Webasto Group; Yachiyo Industry Co. Ltd;


Automotive Sunroof Market Segment Analysis

Type Analysis

Based on type, the automotive sunroof market is segregated into inbuilt sunroof, spoiler sunroof, panoramic sunroof, factory-installed sunroof, pop-up sunroof, and others. The factory-installed sunroofs segment has emerged as the dominant segment in the market, capturing 45.2% of the revenue share in 2023. Factory-installed sunroofs are seamlessly integrated into the metal framework of the roof of the vehicle.

These sunroofs, made of glass or fabric, are operated manually or automatically, offering a panoramic view of the surroundings. They offer a fully retractable design, providing ample space when fully opened. Factory-installed sunroofs are commonly found in both luxury and entry-level vehicles. Their straightforward installation process allows for easy integration with existing automotive systems, making them a preferred choice for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Their cost-effectiveness as compared to alternative options further solidifies the dominance of the segment.

The panoramic sunroof segment holds a significant market share, owing to manufacturers incorporating panoramic sunroofs to enhance ventilation within vehicles. This advancement as well as the enhanced airflow and the integration of sun-protective coatings are expected to drive the segment in the coming years.
The growing adoption of sunroof systems by automobile manufacturers to enhance vehicle aesthetics is another key factor fueling the market. The appealing aesthetic features attract a broad consumer base, prompting vehicle manufacturers to update their offerings accordingly. For instance,

  • Hyundai introduced panoramic sunroofs in its Tucson model in 2020. Furthermore, in 2022, Inteva developed panoramic sunroofs with a 10% reduction in weight.

     Automotive Sunroof Market Type

Application Analysis

On the basis of application, the automotive sunroof market is fragmented into SUV, sedan, hatchback, and others. The hatchback segment is projected to dominate the global market throughout the forecast period, driven by increasing demand for mid-size hatchbacks and passenger cars across the globe. The majority of vehicles within the hatchback category are mid-size hatchbacks equipped with premium features, exemplified by models such as the Hyundai Elantra GT, Mini Cooper Countryman, and Hyundai Veloster.

The SUVs segment is expected to expand during the forecast period, due to increasing consumer demand for enhanced driving experiences, differentiation among vehicle models, and the growing popularity of SUVs globally. Sunroof manufacturers innovate and expand their offerings to meet the evolving needs and preferences of SUV buyers, as SUVs continue to gain traction in the market.

Sales Channel Analysis

Based on sales channel, the automotive sunroof market is bifurcated into OEM and aftermarket. The OEM segment dominates the market, due to safety assurances, high durability, excellent functionality, and reduced maintenance requirements. Moreover, consumer preferences for reliability, product excellence, and comprehensive after-sales services are expected to fuel the segment during the forecast period. Additionally, the surge in automobile manufacturing boost the segment.

The aftermarket segment is expected to register substantial growth in the coming years, due to the increased demand for aftermarket services, driven by accidents resulting from electrical malfunctions or damage to sunroof components. Some vehicle models incorporate sunroofs after the initial manufacturing process, constituting aftermarket installations not provided by the automaker. Increasing trend of car customization and a younger demographic seeking aftermarket sunroof additions fuel the segment.

 Automotive Sunroof Market Sales Channel

Regional Outlook

In terms of region, the automotive sunroof market is classified as Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. The automotive sunroof market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at a high CAGR during the forecast period, due to rapid urbanization rates in many countries across the region. Rising urbanization leads to the increased demand for automobiles, particularly in urban areas.

Rising disposable incomes in emerging economies such as China, India, and Southeast Asia are shifting consumer preferences toward vehicles with premium features, including sunroofs.


Consumers in Asia Pacific are increasingly opting for premium and luxury vehicles with the rising disposable income. Sunroofs are often considered a symbol of luxury and status, leading to high demand for vehicles equipped with sunroof options. Luxury automakers are expanding their presence in the region and offering sunroofs as standard or optional features in their vehicles to cater to this demand.

Europe holds a large market share and is expected to continue to hold a substantial market share in the coming years. This growth is largely attributed to the increasing preference for luxury vehicles as well as inclination of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) toward incorporating features that enhance the overall driving experience. Germany, in particular, is expected to offer a conducive environment for the automotive sunroof market expansion over the forecast period.

  • In 2021, according to a report by German Trade & Invest, Germany emerged as a leading producer of passenger vehicles in Europe, with a production output of 3.1 million units. The Germany market growth is propelled by heightened production of luxury automobiles, SUVs, and subsequent sales. 

     Automotive Sunroof Market Region

Segments

The automotive sunroof market has been segmented on the basis of

Type

  • Inbuilt Sunroof
  • Spoiler Sunroof
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Pop-up Sunroof
  • Others

Application

  • SUV
  • Sedan
  • Hatchback
  • Others

Sales Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Players

  • Aisin Corporation
  • BOS GMBH & CO. KG
  • CIE Automotive
  • Inalfa Roof Systems
  • Inteva Products
  • Johnan Manufacturing Inc
  • Magna International Inc
  • Signature Automotive Product
  • Webasto Group
  • Yachiyo Industry Co. Ltd

Competitive Landscape

Key players competing in the global automotive sunroof market are Aisin Corporation; BOS GMBH & CO. KG; CIE Automotive; Inalfa Roof Systems; Inteva Products; Johnan Manufacturing Inc; Magna International Inc; Signature Automotive Product; Webasto Group; and Yachiyo Industry Co. Ltd.
These players utilize several development strategies, including product launch, partnerships, acquisition, and geographical expansion, to increase their global presence. For instance,

  • In 2021, Mahindra, a prominent global automotive manufacturer, launched the Mahindra XUV 700. It holds the title for the largest sunroof in its segment, measuring 1360 mm in length and 870 mm in width. This strategic product launch is anticipated to catalyze business expansion and boost its customer outreach efforts.
     Automotive Sunroof Market Key Players

Table Of Content

1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Automotive Sunroof Market Overview
  4.1. Introduction
     4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
     4.1.2. Market Definition
  4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
     4.2.1. Industry Outlook
  4.3. Automotive Sunroof Market Dynamics
     4.3.1. Market Drivers
     4.3.2. Market Restraints
     4.3.3. Opportunity
     4.3.4. Market Trends
  4.4. Automotive Sunroof Market - Supply Chain
  4.5. Global Automotive Sunroof Market Forecast
     4.5.1. Automotive Sunroof Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.2. Automotive Sunroof Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.3. Automotive Sunroof Market Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
  5.1. Market Trends
  5.2. Introduction
     5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
     5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
  5.3. Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
     5.3.1. North America
     5.3.2. Latin America
     5.3.3. Europe
     5.3.4. Asia Pacific
     5.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
  5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
  5.6. Global Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
6. North America Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast
  6.1. Introduction
     6.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     6.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
  6.2. North America Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     6.2.1. U.S.
     6.2.2. Canada
  6.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  6.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     6.4.1. By Country
     6.4.2. By Product Type
     6.4.3. By Application
  6.5. North America Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
7. Latin America Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast
  7.1. Introduction
     7.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     7.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     7.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
  7.2. Latin America Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      7.2.1. Brazil
      7.2.2. Mexico
      7.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   7.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  7.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     7.4.1. By Country
     7.4.2. By Product Type
     7.4.3. By Application
  7.5. Latin America Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
8. Europe Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast
  8.1. Introduction
     8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     8.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
  8.2. Europe Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     8.2.1. Germany
     8.2.2. France
     8.2.3. Italy
     8.2.4. U.K.
     8.2.5. Spain
     8.2.6. Russia
     8.2.7. Rest of Europe
  8.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  8.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     8.4.1. By Country
     8.4.2. By Product Type
     8.4.3. By Application
  8.5. Europe Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
9. Asia Pacific Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast
  9.1. Introduction
     9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     9.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
  9.2. Asia Pacific Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     9.2.1. China
     9.2.2. Japan
     9.2.3. South Korea
     9.2.4. India
     9.2.5. Australia
     9.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  9.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     9.4.1. By Country
     9.4.2. By Product Type
     9.4.3. By Application
  9.5. Asia Pacific Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
10. Middle East & Africa Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis and Forecast
  10.1. Introduction
     10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     10.1.3. Middle East & Africa Average Pricing Analysis
  10.2. Middle East & Africa Automotive Sunroof Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     10.2.1. Saudi Arabia
     10.2.2. South Africa
     10.2.3. UAE
     10.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  10.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     10.4.1. By Country
     10.4.2. By Product Type
     10.4.3. By Application
  10.5. Middle East & Africa Automotive Sunroof Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
11. Competition Landscape
  11.1. Global Automotive Sunroof Market: Market Share Analysis
  11.2. Automotive Sunroof Distributors and Customers
  11.3. Automotive Sunroof Market: Competitive Dashboard
  11.4. Company Profiles (Details: Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)

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