Five Must-Have Interior Upgrades

Top Five Interior Upgrades

If you’re looking to upgrade the interior of your car, it can be tough to know where to start. There are so many different parts to consider, and it can be difficult to prioritize which ones to tackle first. To make things easier, we’ve put together a list of five basic interior parts that you can focus on to get started. Not only are these parts relatively easy to install, but they also provide a great foundation for further interior upgrades down the line.


1. Seat Upholstery

One of the most important parts of any car interior is the seats. Not only do they provide comfort during long drives, but they can also make or break the overall look of your car. If your seats are looking worn or outdated, investing in new upholstery can be a great way to instantly upgrade your interior. Look for covers made from high-quality manufacturers and you’ll be sitting in comfort and style. 

2. Door Panels

While they might not seem like the most exciting part of your car’s interior, door panels are actually incredibly important. They provide insulation from outside noise and weather, as well as protection from the metal doors. If your door panels are damaged or outdated, it’s a good idea to replace them. Look for panels that match the style of your car and are made from durable materials that will stand up to daily wear and tear.

3. Carpet

The carpet in your car is another important part of the interior that is often overlooked. Not only does it help to muffle road noise, but it also provides insulation and protection from moisture and dirt. Over time, carpet can become worn and stained, making it look shabby and outdated. Replacing your carpet is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to give your interior a fresh, new look.

4. Sound Deadener

If you’re looking to upgrade your car’s sound system, you’ll definitely want to invest in a good sound deadener. This material is installed inside the car’s doors, roof, and under the carpet to help reduce vibrations and improve overall sound quality. Not only does it make your music sound better, but it also helps to make your car feel more solid and luxurious.

5. Instrument/Gauge Cluster

Finally, upgrading your car’s instrument cluster can be a great way to add a touch of style and sophistication to your interior. Look for clusters with modern, digital displays that provide accurate readings and are easy to read. You can also opt for clusters with customizable lighting options that allow you to change the color and brightness of the gauges to match the rest of your interior.

6. Bonus: Stereo

While we said five items, but number six here is high on the list too! Having a stereo in your ride makes it all that much more enjoyable as well. Listening to the exhaust is great, but hearing your favorite song on the radio is just icing on the cake! 

Upgrading your car’s interior can be a fun and rewarding project, but it can also be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. By focusing on these five basic interior parts, you can give your car a fresh, new look and feel without breaking the bank. Not only will your car look better, but it will also be more comfortable and functional for years to come.

All of these parts can be found for your year/make/model by hopping on or giving our friendly techs a call at (203) 235-1200!

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