Useful extras: The best car accessories

Car accessories are best if they're useful. Our favourites make life easier rather for you when on the road.

Fluffy dice in an old car

by Ryan Gilmore |

We just can’t help ourselves. A manufacturer spends the equivalent of the national debt honing a car to within an inch of perfection, only for us to accessorise the thing. Some of us stop at a few crass bumper stickers, an air freshener or a smartphone holder. Others seem intent on sending the tasteometer off the scale.

Although we wouldn’t recommend taking car accessory advice from a Premier League footballer, we say fill your boots. It’s your car – do what you want with it. Just make sure you remove the wheel spinners and headlight eyelashes before the end of the PCP agreement.

Rather than simply presenting you with a smorgasbord of cheap, tatty landfill, we have (with the exception of the fluffy dice) recommended some car accessories that are genuinely useful. From satnav to battery chargers to car cleaning products, think of this as CAR Products' greatest hits collection. Sort of.

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