Car Accessories

Sales of car accessories continue to be strong despite the recession. There are over 33 million cars on UK roads. When you consider that most owners buy at least one accessory for their car every year, you can see that the car accessory market is huge.

Accessories for cars are amongst the most popular presents for men. At Christmas sales, go through the roof.

Where to Buy Car Accessories

Traditionally people bought their accessories from car spare shops. However, over the years where people buy them from has changed. This is mostly because they have become more widely available.

Nowadays every petrol station and garage sells car accessories. In addition, most DIY stores and large supermarkets also stock them. Catalogue shops also sell a good selection. The fact that these items are so widely available is part of the reason that they are so popular. A lot of people buy these items on impulse.

More and more people are going on-line to buy their car accessories. They are finding that on-line they get a far wider choice of accessories and that they often pay less for them than they would on the High Street. In addition, shopping on-line is often far easier than going to the shops. This is especially the case if you need a specialist accessory.

Tips for Buying Car Accessories as Presents

As we have already said, car accessories make good presents. However, you have to be careful and not be carried away. Bear in mind the person you are buying the accessory for. Just because you like the accessory and would find it useful does not mean that the person you are buying for will feel the same way about it. Take the time to shop around and buy them something they really need.

Most car accessories are designed to fit in any car. However, a few such as hands free Bluetooth kits, seat covers, trimwork and lights are only designed for specific makes and models of car. Bear this in mind and make a note of the make, model and year of the car you are buying for.


Boundary Car Care sells a huge range of car accessories. They sell everything including trimwork, alloy wheels, HID lights and many other accessories.