Whether you’re buying a new or used set of wheels, adding some cool car accessories can mean the difference between a good car and a great one.
Plenty of new car dealers offer a wide range of car accessories for you to add on to the sale of your new car, but what accessories are essential and what options just aren’t necessary.
There is a broad range of genuine factory accessories which you can add on after the sale including tow bars, bull bars, GPS, tinted windows, wheel packages including mag wheels, and much more.
If you are in the market for smaller accessories to kit out your next car here are our top five options you might want to consider.
If you drive to work and do a long commute or if you just are in the car quite a bit, a mobile phone charger is a must. Easy to use and simple to install by just plugging into the dash or console of your car, the phone charger will keep you in contact where ever you are. Able to quickly charge your phone so you can be in contact with your loved ones while you are out and about, the mobile phone charger is one of our top recommendations for car buyers.
When you’re in the situation that you’re stuck on the side of the highway or main road with a puncture you’ll be happy you invested in a portable tyre inflator. The useful accessory is powered through your car so you can inflate or refill your car tyre in about 10 minutes so you can get yourself home or to the nearest petrol station to either change your tyre or seek assistance.
These days if you have a mobile phone with a GPS it’s essential to have a holder or cradle for your phone or GPS device for safety. There are plenty of great holders and accessories on the market that suits your smartphone or GPS device. Just make sure you follow the instructions when you are installing the unit to ensure it stays on your windscreen and doesn’t fall while you are driving.
You just never know when an emergency or medical situation might take place and a mobile medical kit that can fit in your console or boot is a great accessory to have in the car and at your fingertips. Be sure to include plenty of the essentials so that if you or someone you know is in an emergency or medical situation in the car or while you are out, you have a basic medical kit to help out.
If you have been stranded on the side of the road or you need to attend to a tow bar or check the outside of your vehicle at night, a torch will come in very handy. While you might only use it once in a blue moon, having a torch with spare batteries in your car could be a life saver in the event of an accident, emergency or simply when you need to check something out when you are out driving at night.
The list is endless when it comes to great car accessories, however, these basic items will certainly help in your quest to find the ultimate in accessories for your car. Whether you’re looking for safe accessories, or items to ensure you’re covered in the event of an emergency, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to essential accessories for your new wheels.