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Best Car Accessories for your New Car. Modern Accessories from Styling to Safety in India

Best Car Accessories for your New Car. Modern Accessories from Styling to Safety in India

Bought a New Car, Know Best Car Accessories which should look with Brands, Prices for Safety, Styling, Interiors, Exteriors including High End Accessories with Music System, Alloy Wheel


Best Car Accessories

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 Useful Accessories for New Cars

Basic 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.

« Car Matting along with Mud Flap - Choice of Option available with Rubber Mat, PVC, Complete Flooring, 3M Nomad Mat, 3D Mat. Option available from range of Rs 1000 to Rs 15000

Other than it Mud Flap & Steering Cover set ranges from Rs 1500 to 2500.

« Reverse Parking Sensors - Descent Quality Parking Sensor cost in range of Rs. 3000 - Rs. 5000. Especially useful to save the car Rear Bumper / Body from Collision with a Rear Object as also shows distance with a rear object while reversing and beep alarm in case of too close to object. Will Feature as standard from April 2019

» 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

« Car Perfume - Do you want your car to feel Afresh when you Step in. Ambipur or Dr. Marcus Car Perfume will cost in between Rs. 300 - Rs. 350. A Must Buy for New Car Buyer

« Car Seat Covers - A Big Market for Seat Covers too with PU Type Seat Covers are what the famous one due to price. Consumers go in with Bucket Finish for even elegant looks. However, do note that seats needs to cut in slight for that Bucket Finish. From Premium Brand like AutoForm PU Seat Cover will range in price bracket of Rs 7000 to Rs 10000

However, care for Premium Leather Seat Cover and want the very best choose in High End Range of Stanley Leather seat cover which are available from price range of Rs 60000 to Rs 1.5 Lakh based on Density with upper end range of Nappa Leather Seat Cover

« Mobile Charger, Car Mobile Mount - Do not miss a Good Mobile Charger along with Car Mobile Mount to use it for Navigation. Avoid Cheap Chinese Made Mobile Mount. Go with branded Tagg, Amkette and others

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

 

Useful Safety Accessories for your Car

« Remote Central Lock with Security Alarm System - If you Car does not have Keyless Lock. Upgrade with a Remote Central Lock with a Security Alarm System. No need to check manually check every time whether doors are locked. Do it on click of Button using Remote Lock - Add on is Safety Feature of Car through Builtin Alarm System

If any Intruder tries to open doors - An 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. 

« 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. If there's no provision of Fog Lights in Bumper - it may require some cutting and cost may go higher up to Rs 10K to 12K

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

» TPMS - Tyre Pressure Monitoring System: With Tubeless Tyres - rarely the tyre gets Flat immediately. The pressure loses over continuous drive or hours to cause flat tye. But - knowing when the air pressure reduces or the puncture causing leak in Tyre pressure - can prevent to take timely replacement. Essentially useful accessory. Though - Online retailers sells TPMS in range of Rs 4000 to Rs 6000. But reputed one from Steelmate would cost Rs 10K Onwards and from Blaupunkt - even at Rs 15K Onwards. Know Details on - Tyre Monitoring System

Blaupunkt TPMS System

» Headlight Upgrade Bulbs: Most of the Cars Sold in India comes with Standard Halogen Lights. Check out - if your Car has Standard Halogen Lights -Choose in Xtreme Vision Bulbs as Upgrade for Better Night Driving Visibility. Take an upgrade by replacing Stock Bulbs with Xtreme Vision - Costs Rs 1200 to 1800. Know Details on Better Visibility on - Headlight Bulb Upgrade in Car

However, now range is even extended to HID Bulbs with Projectors or LED Bulbs or Bi-Xenon Headlights available from rs 8000 to Rs 50,000.

Car Accessories

» 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 Geolocation, 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 10000 and above

 

Convenience & Music System 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 

« GPS Navigator (Mobile Phone Holder) - Essentially Not required with New Age Smart Phones, with updated Google maps, Offline Navigation Feature - making Smart Phones playing in the role of GPS Navigator. But - its important to use - Mobile Phone Holder - so as to hold the Phone on Dash and View in the maps as and when required easily without turning the attention.

In case you seek to have other Family Members driving Car and not comfortable with Using Mobile as Navigator, then can buy in GPS Navigation Range basis Screen Size (3.5 Inch to 5 Inch) ranges from Rs 10000 to 18000. Garmin, MapmyIndia are leading Navigator Providers

» 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 or Play Music from your Ipod / Mobile Phone. Bluetooth Device cost in range of Rs 3500 to 5000.

« Music System with Touchscreen - Its better to go with Double Din Music System than a Single Din Music System. A Descent range starts at Rs. 8000 - 10,000 and with a price upto Rs. 13,000 - Rs. 15,000

But now market changing to Touchscreen system in Huge Demand. Always choose in Touchscreen System which is available with Android Auto and Apple Car Play along with Rear View Camera Compatibility and Steering Mount Button Compatibility. Sony XAV Ax3000 / 5000 along with Pioneer Music System are in huge demand. Cost from Rs 20000 and goes upto Rs 50000

 

Car Protection

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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

» 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

 

Car Styling

» 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)

» 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.

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

 

Important Pointer Tip

Dealers have huge margins in accessories from an average 30% to as high as even 50% in some accessories. Do not miss to negotiate on Package Price - if you are choosing a set of Accessories and Package cost is exceeding beyond Rs 10000. 

 

High End Car Accessories for Enhancing in Ownership Experience

If you are looking for adding high end accessories so as to give a differentiating free to your new car then here are the five luxury hand modifications you can give to your car for creating a stunning appeal and turning eyeballs towards your car.

The Top 7 Modification as below

Alloy Wheels: Create a stunning look of your brand new car by going in for high and luxury brand imported alloy wheel like BBS, Borbett, OZ Alloys - which cost on Rs 80K to 1 Lakh or other Renowned Brands are HRS, Plati, Prestige, X2, Enkei - which are also available in stunning design appeal. These Brands cost in around Rs 30K - 50K in there premium Design appeal

Contrast Roof Wrap: Care for giving a differentiating styling to your car.  going for 3M glass roof wrap along with Carbon fibre finish ORVM. It looks stunning and adds on a Luxury differentiating appeal for your brand new car. This cost in around Rs 12K - 15K for a Mid Sedan

3M Carbon Fibre Finish

Nappa Premium Leather Seat Cover with 3D Mats: You can offer in the best seat covers by going in with luxury brands Stanley they offer in premium not a great seat covers having density of 1.3 mm to 1.4 mm which cost in around rupees 1 Lakh for a 5 seater Cars to around Rs 1.5 Lakh for a 7 seater car to give a feel of Luxury in the Cabin.

Also go in for 3D Mats or 3M Nomad Mats

These are Custom Designed for your Car for Exclusive Fit and Finish 

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

Touchscreen Music System with Infinity Speaker with Rear View Camera Compatible: Suggest to check out Pioneer AVH X5890 which comes with MixTrax Technology and comes in Rs 30K or the ultimate Luxury as Pioneer AVH-X7700BT which is a Single Din with 7 Inch Flip out Display for the Ultimate Luxury Experience as you can experience in cars like BMW with Flip out display. It cost Rs 50K

Care for Bigger Touchscreen - check out MegaAudio Toucscreen Music System in 8 Inch or 9 Inch Screen for the ultimate Experience.

HID BiXenon Projector Headlights with DRL: HID Headlights with Projector not only enhances brightness and acts as a Safety Feature, but even looks Stylish with Light Throw and DRL - DayTime Running Light looks reasonably well. Cost around Rs 30K - 50K

Rear Seat Entertainment: Care for Luxury Feel on Rear Seat. Go in for Rear Seat Entertainment DVD Player which is affixed on both sides  Many OEM Offers in Rear Seat Android Tablet which costs Rs 30K for a Pair for a Premium Feel in your Car.

Avoid going in for Sunroof as it Impact in Structural strength in a Monocoque Car and is thus not recommended

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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

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

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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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