Its that time of the year again where you can make your father feel special. Various aftermarket accessories available in the aftermarket can make your dad's live convenient while driving his car. While there are a number of them available, here is a list of accessories you can gift your father when either wants to hit the road or take care of his car.
Touchscreen infotainment system: There are a number of aftermarket touchscreen infotainment systems with a number of features on offer. Right from navigation to smartphone mirroring, they vary from one model to the other. Some of the infotainment systems available in the aftermarket include a Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto along with in-built navigation. These infotainment systems are offered for slightly over Rs 25,000, a perfect gift for your dad's old car that could make his life convenient and his drive safer.
Plug-in massager: Another of the aftermarket accessories that is available online as well as through your local accessories shop is a car seat massager. Available around Rs 2,500 for one seat, they plug in the 12 volt socket and massage the occupant while on the move. Talk about a comfortable yet affordable gift for your father.
Suction mounted navigation system or phone holder: This is one the most basic and afforable accessories available in the aftermarket today. A simple phone mount that can firmly hold your father's smartphone and helps navigate through town or simply keeps the phone in one place is available from Rs 500 and can go up to Rs 4,000. There are cheaper options as well but those mounts do not have a long life. Speaking of navigation, suction mounted navigation devices from companies like MapMyIndia and Garmin are also available which can enable your father to get through the city with ease. There are available from upward of Rs 5,000
Plug-in ioniser: This little device can be plugged into the 12 volt socket and can keep the air inside your father's car free from germs as well as bacteria. Starting from Rs 2,000 onwards, these compact devices have Hepa filters as well as activated carbon filter, an ideal gift for your father's clean cabin.
Car cleaning kit: Right from microfibre cloths to high-pressure washer, there is a host of accessories available in the aftermarket to clean your dad's car. These are available from Rs 4,000 onwards for a pressure washing kit and can be used with the 12 volt car charging socket. A number of these kits are available with warranty and come in combo packs online.
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