While car accessories seem an odd choice for Mother's Day gifts, the folks over at Mopar beg to differ. Chrysler's automotive parts and service division has posted its top ten picks for Mopar enthusiasts who happen to be moms as well.
Live, Mobile TV
Chrysler now offers television direct into its vehicles through Live, Mobile TV. Some of the participating networks include ABC, CBS, Fox News, Adult Swim Mobile, Fuel TV, Nickelodeon, Playhouse Disney, SOAPNet and, of course, the Speed channel. Perfect in keeping the rugrats in the back of the SUV occupied while going off-roading. (MSRP: $629, plus installation. Includes one-year subscription)
Mom's minivan or SUV becomes a Wi-Fi hotspot thanks to Uconnect(TM) Web. While Dad's surfing the Internet on his laptops for work, the kids can post their feelings on Twitter via their smartphones or fight other players on the latest MMO. Note that no cell cards or software is required for this system. Subscription required and sold separately. (MSRP: $499.00)
Garmin nuvi 1490T
With an MSRP of $309.00, the Garmin nuvi 1490T navigation system packs a lot of info on its five-inch screen including traffic alerts and ecoRoute, which calculates the most fuel-efficient route to a destination. Perfect for those (few) mothers who don't like stopping for directions.
Kicker Premium Audio
Kicker Premium Audio Systems offers premium speakers, subwoofers, and amplifiers without the hassle of cutting wires or soldering parts. See the local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram dealership for full details.
Roadside Safety Kit
Mom will know you are thinking of her safety with the Roadside Safety Kit. The $100.00 kit includes a flashlight, fleece blanket, six-gauge jumper cables, safety triangle, screwdrivers, pliers, two bungee cords, and gloves.
Katzkin offers premium leather-trimmed packages to envelop mothers in luxury as they step into the family van or her Dodge Challenger. See the local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram dealership for full details.
Heavy-duty Slush Mats
The deep grooves from Mopar's heavy-duty slush mats will keep mom's Jeep (or other vehicle) clean the next time she goes camping or off-roading. Since the mats are available in different colors, she can color-coordinate them depending on the vehicle. (MSRP: $41.00 - $154). She can also show off those mats with an ambient light kit for both the driver-side and front-passenger-side foot wells (MSRP: $274).
Brighten mom's mood with chromed door-sill guards. Besides being practical in protecting the interior door sills, they enhance her car's appearance as well. (MSRP: $24 - $440.00).
Mom's been complaining about the need for speed in her Ram truck? How about surprising her with 650 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque from a HEMI V-8 engine? (MSRP: $18,300).