Carshop.co.uk reveals the UK’s top ten most hated car accessories in the UK, with over 70% of drivers claiming their hatred for the eyelashes.
Noisy exhausts, fluffy dice and especially headlight eyelashes all make the list revealed today of the most detested car accessories in Britain, with 70% saying how much they hated the eyelashes.
These hideous lashes, which were inspired by the current trend for false eyelashes, claimed the title of most hated accessory easily. The survey, which was commissioned by CarShop, the used car dealers, also revealed that some of the other hated horrors when it comes to car accessories are nodding dogs, novelty horns and stickers that say ‘powered by Fairy Dust’.
The hideous black lashes, inspired by the trend for women wearing eyelash extensions, beat fluffy dice and spoilers to claim the title, in a survey commissioned by used car retailer, CarShop. Also making the top ten list of most hated car accessories were novelty horns (58%), ‘Powered by Fairy Dust’ stickers (58%) and nodding dogs (47%).
CarShop conducted the survey of 2,000 UK drivers in order to help car buyers and sellers better understand how accessories can impact the value of a car, as well as educating on car depreciation and how to avoid devaluing a car.
When asked what defined a ‘bad taste’ car accessory, spoilers, subwoofers, steering wheel covers all made the top ten, as did racer seatbelts, chrome gearknobs, novelty sun shades and tinted windows. 93% of respondents admitted to never buying a car with ‘bad taste’ car accessories, with a further 40% even admitting that they may be inclined to dump someone who showed up with a newly attached car accessory!
Less than half (42%) of the 2,000 drivers surveyed, thought that car accessories could affect the value of car, however out of those guilty of kitting their car out with tasteless accessories, 30% admitted to regretting their accessory choices. 9 out of 10 drivers (93%) claimed to have never bought a car with bad taste accessories, whilst 75% of respondents believe people only use accessories because ‘they think it looks good