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Satellite navigation systems voted best car accessories in Vauxhall survey

AutoSock’s ‘Snow Socks’ and satellite navigation systems have been voted the ‘best car accessories’ in a recent survey commissioned by Vauxhall Aftersales. 58% of motorists voted sat nav as the most useful car accessory ever.

Vauxhall offers both ‘Snow Socks’ and sat navs throughout its comprehensive Retailer network. A range of Garmin stand-alone sat navs units are available starting from £110 while ‘Snow Socks’ are priced from £49.95.

Vauxhall’s parking sensor kits should also prove popular this Christmas, as the bumper saving technology commanded 28% of the survey’s vote.

Self-parking devices rated very high, as did automatic distance regulation for vehicles on the move. However, the big winners were self-driving systems with 43% of the vote and self-cleaning and waxing systems with 39%.

Among survey respondents who made suggestions for future accessories, there was also high popularity for devices allowing vehicles to run on alternative energy sources, like electric, water and solar power, as well as those that prevented unsafe driving practices.

The list of Vauxhall accessories available is comprehensive, from tow bars to child seats, safety packs to roof boxes, there are a few gaps in the range. And that’s a good thing as the survey found fluffy dice and ‘on board’ signs, vie for the title of least useful accessories ever.


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