Thursday, January 7, 2010

Top Five Indispensable Accessories for the Perfect Harsh Weather Vehicle

Nobody enjoys driving in harsh weather … when the heat is at the century mark, or the climate is arctic. But you have a choice: be one of the unfortunate masses that suffer in their cars along the roadways during inclement weather; or, be the awesome, oasis of comfort in which everybody wants to be riding. Here’s the stuff you need to be King or Queen of Comfort in bad weather in the order you need them.

First: Heated and Cooled Seats. No question here, this is the foundation for beating the Scorching Heat and Frigid Winter and not burning the skin of your legs in the heat of Summer. If you care the people you haul, you will want both Front and Second Row Heated – Cooled Seats. You don’t want a fight to break out over who gets to ride shotgun. Once you’ve owned a car with heated and cooled seats you’ll never go without that option again. You can also tack on a bonus item of massaging seats if you want to go for ultimate comfort.

Second: Remote Start. OK, picture this: Its 7 degrees outside and you car has snow and ice covering it. You can run out into the blizzard, pry your doors open (probably damaging your door gasket), start your car and heater, start chipping away at your windshield (maybe damaging your wiper blades), all the while turning blue and swearing at the weather …. OR. You can stay in your nice warm building, hit the button combination on your remote, and “Vroom!” Your car starts, and it beings to heat it itself and starts thawing itself! Of course you could always send the kid or the secretary out to start it and scrap it for you. But, that might reduce the quality of future birthday presents. Remote start is also great in the summer heat so you don’t sit down in a sauna car for 30 minutes with the windows rolled down till the AC catches up.

Third: Heated Outside Mirrors. Being comfortable inside the car is only the beginning. You have to be able to see what’s coming up behind you. When the sleet and snow is falling, your outside mirror will often ice up or fog up. With a heated outside mirror you significant reduce the hazard of the driving in winter conditions.

Fourth: All Wheel Drive. Nobody wants to be slipping and sliding over the road. This feature is as great whether the streets are icy, snowy, muddy, or slippery from a rain downpour. Combine All Wheel Drive with All Weather Tires and you have a great combination to beat the worst conditions Mother Nature will throw at you.

Fifth: Navigation and/or Concierge System. While the masses who don’t have items one through four are getting in accidents and are stuck in traffic jams, you, with your in dash Nav System or your OnStar Personal Concierge will be directed quickly to an alternate route to get you where you need to go. With OnStar, if you do get run off the road in disastrous weather, a call for help is only a push button away. If your airbag deploys, OnStar will be calling to check on you, and they will be speeding emergency teams to your location if you are unresponsive.

Other Great Features To Consider: Weather Band Radio (to hear if the worst weather is about to pass or heading directly toward you.); Heated Steering Wheel (When you’re driving in gloves there is always a danger your hands will slip on the steering wheel which could cause an accident. With a heated steering wheel, you will be in total control and your hands will remain toasty.) Tri-Zone Climate Control (Let everyone control their own climate!); Tinted Glass (Will keep your car cooler in the heat of Summer resulting in gas savings, and will reduce glare.)

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