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Best Car Accessories in 2020. Essential Most Useful with Prices

Best Car Accessories in 2020. Essential Most Useful with Prices

Before you spend Thousands on Car Accessories, know the Most Useful one in Safety, Security System, Convenience Accessories for your New Car 

 


Best Car Accessories in 2020

Car Accessories market in India is on an increase. Gone are days when only Gear Lock, Seat Covers and Mud Flaps were seen as accessories. Now - the market for Car Accessories ranges from 

  • Cosmetic Styling Elements including Roof Wraps, Alloy Wheels
  • Enhancement in Car Lighting System with HID Bulbs with Projectors
  • Convenience Accessories as Rear View Camera, Navigation and Connect Devices
  • Music System with Touchscreen with Android Auto, Apple Car Play
  • Safety Accessories with Tyre Pressure Monitoring, Dashcam

Modern Age Cars comes Standard with Basics - AC with Heater, Power Steering, Front Power Window, ABS with EBD and Airbags - which are available as Standard in more than 95% of Car Models sold in India. Even from April 2019 - Reverse Parking Sensor will also feature as standard across all Model Variants in India

Know Useful Accessories - which can further enhance the Safety Aspect, Appeal and feel of your Car

 

Essential Most Useful Accessories for New Cars

Here we are not going to tell you about Matting, Mud Flaps, Car Body Cover, Perfume or God Divinity - which is what available as standard by All Dealerships at time of selling Car. But rather are more Important Essential Accessories to be must if your car dont have it.

 

Top 5 Basic yet Essential Car Accessories

« Gear Lock - Especially Useful as first and foremost accessory for securing your car. Gear Lock from AutoCop / MultiCop basis design will range from Rs 1500 to 2000 and available in U Type and Pin Type Gear Lock.

« Reverse Parking Sensors - Although Reverse Parking Sensor started coming as Standard in 2019 Onwards in most of the Models. But, having Old Car - you can get descent Quality Parking Sensor cost in range of Rs. 3000 - Rs. 4000. Buy one, which is available with Distance also to be shown apart from Beep

» Cabin AC Pollen Filter: Surprisingly, most of the Hatchback and even some Compact Sedan Cars are sold without AC Pollen Filter. A Car Cabin AC Filter Traps in Pollen Dust, bacteria and exhaust gases and enhances effectiveness and cooling of Car AC System on Longer term. Ideally - should be must buy accessory. Cost Rs 350 to 650. Life Span of around 10,000 Kms - when it calls for replacement. Know details on - Cabin AC Filter

 

» Headlight Upgrade: Buying a Hatchback or Compact Sedan or Compact SUV or Mid Sedan. If your Car is not equipped with LED or HID Projectors then there is high probability that basic Halogen Bulbs are Installed in your Car, whose night Visibility throw is Poor. Important to upgrade in Headlight with 

  • Simple Plug and Play Halogen Bulbs which comes with Improved Filament Design like Philips Xtreme Vision Plus or Osram Night Breaker Unlimited. No Warranty will be impacted. Cost just  Rs 1500 for Pair of 2 Bulbs
  • or Upgrade by choosing in HID with Projectors. Warranty depends on coupler to coupler wiring and if no stock wiring been cut or sliced or modified. Range from Rs 8000 to Rs 20,000. Avoid Going beyond 4300K Bulbs as it glares in opposite side driver

« Mobile Charger, Car Mobile Mount - If your Car is not equipped with Live Navigation in form of Android Auto, Apple Car Play. Do not miss a Good Mobile Charger along with Car Mobile Mount to use it to mount your Mobile Phone when you use it for Google Maps Navigation. Avoid Cheap Chinese Made Mobile Mount. Go with branded Zaap, Taag or reputed one as leader in Mobile Mount whose Holder remains affixed in most of Weather conditions

Highly Recommended is this Essential Pack which ranges from Rs 6500 to 10000 - basis Brand, Type available in all Hatch, Mid Sedan Cars

 

Car Security Accessories

« Security Alarm System - Upgrade your Car Central Lock with Security Alarm System. If any Intruder tries to open doors or Open Car Manually through a Key or Break Window or Break Windshield then Security Alarm will buzz off with Full Intensity protecting Car from Unauthorized Intrusion. Cost around Rs 5000 in After-Market from Autocop and Dealer showroom will sell the same from Rs 7000 to Rs 10000.

 

 

« Car Gps Tracker : A GPS Tracker can be hidden in the car and is an Excellent device to protect in case of Emergency if your loved car is stolen, so as to locate car movements. However - is utmost important for you to have GPS Device hidden in such a way so that it turns out difficult for a thief to find it. Now a days, GPS Tracker comes in small device form and can easily be hidden

Phonenix, Maymy India, AutoCop, Trak n Tell are some reputed brands which are heard of providing Car Tracking Device.

 

Safety Accessories for your Car

« Pair of Front Fog Lights - Especially useful, if you stay in North India or areas which have dense fog during Winters. It helps you drive and cruise through fog during winters. Approx cost for Fog Lights with Direct Installation is in range of Rs 3000 to 5000 in Most of Hatch, Mid Sedan Cars.

In rare Case - If there's no provision of Fog Light Fitment in Bumper - it may require some cutting and cost may go slight on higher side

 

 

» Auto Dimming IRVM: A Very Useful Accessory, if Drives Often at Nights or on Highway Drive. It Protects by dimming in the Headlight Glare in rear view mirror of Trailing Vehicles on your Back. Though - it costs Rs 5000 - 6000, but considering paramount safety - should be must on radar list.

 

» TPMS - Tyre Pressure Monitoring System: Very Essential, as before taking Long Distance Trip or in Night Drive you can know before hand if Tyre Pressure is Correct or not. As in Tubeless tyres - if there is a Puncture in Tyre, the tyre pressure loses over continuous drive or hours to cause flat tye. Knowing, same pre hand by seeing a drop can can prevent to take timely replacement.

Sensairy, Blaunpunkt are leaders in TPMS Solution. Cost from Rs 6000 to Rs 15,000

Blaupunkt TPMS System

 

» DashCam (DVR - Digital Video Recorder) - Dash Camera are what an important safety feature and records On road drive. It can prove to be an important footage while driving the car on road and can prove handy in some critical situation. Go with one which comes with Geo-location, Inbuilt feature wherein the Car recording should automatically move to Cloud Data, so that one can have previous recordings saved in, Else in case of mis-hap the car memory data if corrupted in case of accident would serve no purpose

A Good Dash Cam can be priced any where in range of Rs 10,000 and above and brands like Transcend are leading one

 

Other Convenience Accessories for Car

« Rear View Camera - Feel like no need to Strain your Head while Reversing the Car. Need a Camera. Reverse Camera will cost in between Rs 3000 to Rs 7000 - basis functionality, Color Clarity and is an add on feature with Parking Sensor. Note: Rear View Camera has only a Camera, Sensors may well be required in form of Parking Sensors along with it.

However, its recommended to use one which comes with fitment visibility on IRVM Mirror along with Gridlines for directional Movement as thats the best position for eyes while reversing Car. It can cost in range of Rs 10,000 to 12,000

 

» Bluetooth : A Must if you are one of those who takes Frequent Calls. With Bluetooth - you can Accept or Reject Calls as Hands Free Telephonic Interface and use Mic in Car for Easy  Communication. Bluetooth Device cost in range of Rs 3500 to 5000.

 

 

 

 

Car Styling & Detailing Kits

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» Anti Rust Coating - Though not to be defined as accessory - but, if you Stay in Coastal Area with High Moisture Content then may consider an added Car Under Body Protection from Rusting. Comes with 5 yr Warranty. Anti Rust Coating Package ranges from Rs 2500 - 3500. Else - one may tend to avoid - Refer - Anti Rust Coating

Anti Rust Coating in Car. 3M Anti Rust Prices with Pros-Cons

» Roof Wrap: Roof Wrap are what emerging as big Market for Differentiating road presence. Contrast Black Roof Wrap are very popular and from 3M in Gloss Black Finish will cost in range of Rs 10K (Hatchback) to Rs 15K (Sedan)

3M Carbon Fibre Finish

» Alloy Wheels: Replace Steel Wheels with Alloy Wheels for Better Exterior Aesthetics, Relative Easier Handling and Drive of Car. Avoid local or unbranded alloy wheel as they make what looks stylish but can break and cause in devastating road experience. Always go with Branded Alloy wheel from Reputed Brands

» Chrome Package: Chrome Element with Chrome Garnish on Bumper, Tail Light, Chrome Side Moulding, Chrome Door Belt Line, Chrome Garnish on Rear along with Chrome Finish Door Handles and ORVM are emerging as important styling element in car.

Tata Tiago Chrome Pack

» Sun Door Visor, Body Side Moudling : Sun Door Visor and Body Side Moulding also enhance the look and feel of car

» Seat Cover: Available in Range of Fabric, PU or Leather Seat Covers with Option of Premium Nappa Leather Seat Cover having better density. You can protect Car Seats and get Interior feel Premium with Better Quality Seat Cover Brands 

Premium Leather Seat Covers for Cars with Best Brands, Prices in India

» Upgrade Music System: Having a Good Quality Sound Experience and Fluid Touchscreen response enhance the feel, Upgrade your Car Music System with Better Quality Speakers from Hertz Component Speaker which can cost around Rs 12,000 for set of 4 Speakers and choose better quality Touchsceen from Sony, Pioneer Range to enhance the feel experience of your Car

 

Avoid

  • Avoid going in for Sunroof Fitment from After-Market as it can possibly Impact in Structural strength in a Monocoque Car. Remember Sunroof is Recommended only if Factory Level Fitment
  • Avoid going for Teflon Coating : Not Advisable as what been done by most of Dealer Workshops is More of Waxing and Polishing instead of Teflon Coating. Refer Teflon Coating Issues
  • Avoid Rear Seat Entertainment DVD Player as after Market Fitment as High Prone to Theft and if not affixed in best position then a slight vibration is well expected in
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Comments 7

Guest - Kersi Irani on Friday, 15 May 2020 11:50

Very informative.

Very informative.

Can vehicle stability control/program be added as accessory to car after purchase?

Can vehicle stability control/program be added as accessory to car after purchase?
Guest - Samar Roy on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 21:32

Sir I would like to fit sharkfin antina on my tata nexon XM petrol, what is the rate and can I install it.

Sir I would like to fit sharkfin antina on my tata nexon XM petrol, what is the rate and can I install it.
Guest - Vasudeva H S on Thursday, 22 November 2018 14:33

exchange of grand i10 asta 3 days older new car 50 km run purchased in Bangalore on 19/11/2018. will it possible to exchange with same car with same price? let me know.

exchange of grand i10 asta 3 days older new car 50 km run purchased in Bangalore on 19/11/2018. will it possible to exchange with same car with same price? let me know.
Guest - Manoj Singh on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 12:25

Hi Team,

I need to 2 spare parts of Honda city 2004 GXI MT manual Petrol version.

- Door Lock
-car rear view right side mirror glass

Can i get it . Please reply

Regards
Manoj Singh

Hi Team, I need to 2 spare parts of Honda city 2004 GXI MT manual Petrol version. - Door Lock -car rear view right side mirror glass Can i get it . Please reply Regards Manoj Singh
Guest - Stephen Narayanan on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 18:43

Could you please let me know the Price of Tata Nano: Brake Shoe, Brake Cyllinder & Bearing price please.

Could you please let me know the Price of Tata Nano: Brake Shoe, Brake Cyllinder & Bearing price please.
Guest - Cibi on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 03:57

I am planning to buy a Maruti Suuki Disire LXI model, could any one help me with what all acessories should i go for? like GPS, rear sensor with camera and other essential accesssories keeping in mind the cost.

I am planning to buy a Maruti Suuki Disire LXI model, could any one help me with what all acessories should i go for? like GPS, rear sensor with camera and other essential accesssories keeping in mind the cost.
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