No matter how many high-tech devices a car has, a lot of owners feel like there is something missing in their cars. They might not like the car’s interior, or they want something that would boost the car’s performances. That’s why there are all sorts of accessories out there, that can improve your car’s fuel efficiency, make it safer, or more practical.
Floor mats are an essential part of a car’s interior. WeatherTech makes some of the best floor mats in the U.S., which are of superior quality compared to all those products made in China, which the market is overwhelmed with. These liners are made from heavy-duty thermoplastic material, which is very easy to clean and is incredibly durable. They have a special friction bottom surface, that prevents sliding. They are quite different from most other floor mats, because they are made using digital laser measurements of interior surfaces of so that they can fit perfectly in every car, no matter the model or the make. The price ranges between $60 and $617.
This is a far better option then factory rear view mirrors. It has 3 main features, auto dimming, a compass and outside temperature reading. It’s a mirror that keeps drivers and other vehicle occupants safe, as it eliminates rear headlight glare, which can prevent you from seeing clearly. Even though the mirror has a couple of functions, you don’t have to turn knobs or press any buttons to use and control it, as the temperature, compass and auto dimming features are displayed automatically. You don’t need to calibrate the compass manually, as it is self-calibrating. This rear view mirror costs $199.95.
This low-tech accessory is the perfect choice for people who often go on long road trips. It can be fastened to the headrest of a front seat with adjustable straps, and it has two hooks on the bottom where you can put bags with groceries or trash. You can just close the lid when you are not using it, so you don’t have to remove it from the car. It only costs $15.95, and you’ll surely get a lot of use out of it.
If you own a car that is powered by a Hemi engine, than this is the accessory for you. It’s a performance-boosting accessory, that costs $499.99. It gives additional 32 horsepower, and 28 lb-ft of torque. It also improves your car’s fuel efficiency. The tuner’s display monitors 15 engine parameters. Plus, if there is a risk of engine overheating, it will alert you, so that you can take the necessary measures.
This radar detector is an exceptionally useful accessory, that can save you a lot of money. Although it’s quite expensive, priced at $229.95, it’s a good investment, since it detects all radar and laser signals in the U.S. and responds within 500 milliseconds, notifying you through an ultra-light LED screen. With it, you can avoid getting speeding tickets, which can cost a lot of money.
Alice Aires is an automotive fanatic and “green cars” specialist. She is an author of many how-to articles related to safe driving, green technologies, auto insurance etc. Currently blogging for DMV.com.