November 01, 2009 19:00 ET

Top Car Accessories Revealed

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2009) - The humble CD player/radio has been voted the top car accessory that motorists could not live without.

A poll of 3,000 customers by Swinton, the UK's leading high street retailer of car insurance, has revealed the motorists' favourite car accessories to be:

1. CD player/radio
2. Remote locking 
3. Sat Nav 
4. Air conditioning 
5. Parking sensors 

The survey also found that the least popular accessories were heated seats, cup holders and tinted windows.

Steve Chelton, insurer development manager for Swinton, said: "Despite the myriad of modern gadgets and accessories that are currently available on the market, it's the simple things that have captured the hearts of UK motorists."

About Swinton

  • With 580 branches nationwide Swinton is the UK's largest high street insurance retailer
  • Unlike many other companies in the financial services industry, Swinton is committed to keeping its branches open for business, and part of the community
  • Swinton provides a one-stop-shop for the insurance and related needs of its clients, offering home, car, caravan, business, holiday, motorbike and even classic car insurance
  • With a dedicated team of advisors on hand at every branch to search a panel of insurers to offer quality cover at competitive rates

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