Tons of car upgrades can be added at a very low cost, rivaling the eccentricity of higher trims with outrageous prices for a simple upgrade.
Here are four car upgrades to soup up your ride costing less than $250.
Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD – $61.60
The Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD is a portable Bluetooth kit offering hands-free voice calling for up to ten hours of talk time. Plus, it doubles as an assistant, with a ‘Find my Car’ option accessible via an app, a parking timer, SMS auto-reply, and voice commands to play your music and control your navigation app. A simple call starts with the command phrase ‘MINIKIT,’ similar to how Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri operate. Plus, it has a very catchy look with the choice of four colors.
Docooler 12V 12 LED Car Auto Interior Atmosphere Lights Decoration Lamp – $9.99
These mood lights change your interior’s ambiance with three blue LEDs, installed beneath your steering wheel. Each light comes with a 2-meter long cable and double-sided tape for added flexibility, and the lights are 360 degrees adjustable.
Cobra XRS9370 Radar Detector – $75
With radar detectors routinely costing over $200, this low-cost device provides a high detection range in nailing cop cars and other culprits ahead of time. It detects fast radar guns and operates in city or highway mode. Also, an alert function helps notify the driver of dangerous road conditions. Lastly, the device is shaped like a cobra’s head with sharply designed angles for a futuristic look.
Brightech – SCORPION Portable Car Battery Jump Starter with SmartJump Technology – $69.99
Jumper cables are a hassle. For the novice, either you are asking other motorists for one or afraid to be electrocuted. The Brightech SCORPION is a 14-ounce jumper powerful enough to crack a V6 with its 44Wh lithium-ion battery for a max output of 400 Amp. Plus, it comes with indicator lights to let you know when it is time to recharge. Available in red, blue, green, and black.
Total of car upgrades: $216.58