Top 5 Essential Car Accessories For Rains
- Vehicles need special attention during monsoon
- These accessories are easily available in the aftermarket
- These accessories will make your life easier in monsoon
It's time to get our raincoats out and umbrellas checked as monsoons are almost upon us. It has already started pouring in some regions of India and we are gearing up to get all monsoon essentials like gumboots and waterproof jackets to save ourselves from getting drenched. Now we motorists should also get our cars checked and prepared for the season and that also includes few accessories that can go a long way in helping us during monsoons. Here's a list of the top five must have car accessories for monsoons.
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Mud flaps primarily required to save fellow motorists from splashes and also prevents your car from a 'mud bath'.
Mud flaps are one of the most basic and essential accessories on a car and they are primarily required to save fellow motorists from tyre splashes and also prevent your car from a "mud bath". While we recommend you to have mud flaps assembled on your cars throughout the year, they are all the more necessary in monsoons.
Polymer Car Cover
A polymer car cover is waterproof and doesn't let water seep in to the inner side.
Synthetic car cover does protect your vehicle from dust but not from water as it gets drenched when it's pouring outside. A polymer car cover is waterproof and doesn't let water seep to the inner side, in-turn saving your car from the monsoon rain.
Pocket Car Umbrella
Quite a few models offer dedicated umbrella holders as well that are integrated in the door pockets.
Now we all know why we need an umbrella during monsoon. Nowadays, compact size umbrellas are available which are designed to fit in a car's door pockets when folded. In fact, quite a few models offer dedicated umbrella holders as well that are integrated in the door pockets.
Rubber Floor Mats
Rubber mats will not only prevent the fabric mats from getting wet, but also are easy to maintain.
Fabric carpet mats easily get damped and soiled during monsoons. It also leads to unwanted moistness and odour issue in our cabin. And so it is always advisable to install rubber mats inside the car as they will not only prevent the fabric mats from getting wet, but also are easy to maintain.
Rain Shoe Cover
They can also be folded and so are easy to store in door pockets.
Rain shoe covers are one of the latest innovations in the accessories market and they are a saviour in monsoons. These shoe covers are made of silicon and are worn over your shoes, providing an additional waterproof layer for your shoes. So in a way they are raincoats for your shoes. They save them from getting wet and soiled during monsoons and you simply need to take them off when you step inside the car and can put on when steeping out. They can also be folded and so are easy to store in door pockets.