Blind Spot Mirrors
Being an important safety feature, Blind Spot Mirrors are an important accessory to have in the car. It provides good vision in the car’s blind spot using a convex mirror which is helpful while changing lanes on the highway and while making a turn.
Installation of the these is really easy. You just need to mount them to the outer corner of each mirror which will provide added visibility.
Price Range – ₹99 – 349
Portable Vacuum Cleaner
Keeping your car clean is important. Interiors accumulate dust and and dirt which should be regularly cleaned. Vacuum cleaner will help a lot in this scenario. It runs on the 12V power socket of the car. The portable vacuum cleaners give flexibility to access even the vehicle boot for a thorough cleaning. Metal detachable filter is also available in many models which makes it easy to get rid of the dust inside the vacuum cleaner. It comes with various attachments to make it easy to access to the hard to reach crevices
Price Range – ₹999 – 2499
Portable 12V Tyre Inflators
Tyre inflator is another useful and must have accessory. You can inflate tyres within 2-5 minutes using the tire inflator without worrying about the nearest petrol pump or tire shop. There are various options available to choose from. Some plug into the 12V socket for the power or some are battery operated. Some have an electric pressure gauge built in. Maintaining the right air pressure will help in prolonging the tire life as well as reducing the risks associated with under/over-inflation. It also will save you the visits of the tire shops.
Price Range – ₹1299 – 3499
Tire Pressure Monitoring System is an essential accessory for a car to have. It is an electronic system which monitors the air pressure inside the tire of the car. It allows to preemptively act on the underinflated tire to allow getting stranded on the road and having to change the tire. Also low / high pressure put more pressure on the side walls and increases the premature wear, tread separation and blowouts which can be dangerous. The battery operated sensor provides the pressure and temperature values to the MID or the display connected to the sensors. Some TPMS also connect to the smartphone using bluetooth to provide real time data directly on the phone.
Price Range – ₹1299 – 3499
Using air fresheners in the car will neutralize the different odors and create a calming, fresh and present ambience in your car. It will also improve the mood of the driver while being stuck in the bumper-to-bumper traffic! Different types of air fresheners are available which can be mounted on the AC vents, dashboard, sprays and portable fragrances.
Price Range – ₹199 – 549
Mobile holder is an indispensable tool if you are a regular user of GPS navigation. Not all cars have touchscreen head units which are capable of displaying the navigation instructions, here is where this need of the holder comes in. It helps to keep the mobile in the line of sight so the user is not distracted by looking in different directions to keep track of the navigation. Multiple variants available – anti-slip vent mount, magnetic mounts, dashboard mounts, windscreen mount. Different type of quality offerings are available across price ranges.
Price Range – ₹299 – 1299
Small, affordable and functional mini dustbins are highly useful in keeping your car clean. Instead of keeping the trash in the seat pockets, door bottle holders or cup holders and will help in trimming the clutter on the car seats and the floor. This dustbin can fit easily in a cup holder to keep all the trash in and will ensure no littering.
Price Range – ₹199 – 399
Reverse parking sensors
Reverse parking sensors are an essential accessory in the cars which are base and mid variants. Parking in the tight parking spots or reversing in a narrow lane, these ultrasonic sensors attached to a small display mounted on the dashboard display the distance of the closest object to the rear of the vehicle. Some sensors also beep which increases as the distance reduces to the nearest object. These are effective especially in dark, rainy or foggy ( poor visibility scenarios ) where you cannot judge the obstacles behind your car easily avoiding costly collisions.
Price Range – ₹599 – 1299
Auto Dimming Mirrors with Reversing Camera
Auto dimming mirrors detect the level of ambient light in the surroundings and automatically adjust the dimming levels to reduce the level of light reflected via the rear view mirror. The glare from the vehicle behind you can be very distracting and sometimes even blinding if the lights are white LEDs. Dimming feature ensures safe drives at nighttime.
A reversing camera is a great addition to this mirrors. It provides a clear visibility of what is behind the vehicle to make easy reverse, U-turns and parking. Camera displays the visuals to the mirror. Some cameras also come with night-vision. Combination of night vision camera, Auto dimming mirrors with sensors can also be installed.
Some models of the mirrors also come with a dash-cam. Dash-cam is an essential accessory which monitors the parking, security and mistakes in case of an accident. Time after time, dash-cam has proven to be a very useful feature in the vehicle. Some models also capture pictures in case of an attempted break in. Video footage is usually saved in a SD card.
Price Range – ₹2999 – 7999
Tissue holder is a must have in the car. Food spills, oil marks, mud and dust inside the car can make the interiors very dirty. Greasy hands can leave marks on the upholstery and other parts. There are many varieties available like 2 ply tissues, face tissues etc.
Price Range – ₹249 – 499