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Car Accessories Market Size - By Accessories Type (Interior, Exterior, Electronics, Performance, Safety & Security, Wheel Accessories), Distribution Channel (Online Retailers, Specialty Stores, Automotive OEMs, Mass Merchandisers), End User & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7148
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Car Accessories Market Size

Car Accessories Market size was valued at USD 196 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.5% between 2023 and 2032. Consumer demand for car accessories is highly correlated with the desire for vehicle personalization and customization. This results in increased market demand for car accessories aimed at augmenting the aesthetic appeal and functional capabilities of automobiles as well as enhancing the overall driving experience. Car accessories encompass a wide array of products such as custom wheels, premium seating solutions, advanced automotive infotainment systems, and safety enhancements. The aging of vehicle fleets amplifies the requirement for maintenance and replacement components, increasing the sale of products such as braking systems, filtration products, and batteries.

Car Accessories Market

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The growing focus on safety & security attributes has led to increased consumer interest in advanced car alarm systems, keyless entry solutions, and backup cameras. In the tech-centric automotive landscape, the car accessories market is poised for substantial growth, underpinned by consumer demand for personalizing their vehicles with cutting-edge technological innovations. According to the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA), in 2022, the passenger car sales reached 57.4 million units globally. The expansion of the passenger car market has led to the maturation of vehicle fleets, accentuating the need for maintenance and replacement components.

The inherently global nature of the car accessories industry necessitates a multifaceted approach to regulatory compliance. Meeting the regulatory requirements encompasses a substantial allocation of resources, financial investments, extensive testing processes, and protracted certification procedures. These factors lead to increased costs and delays in product development & distribution, impacting the overall pricing strategies and market capacity to address consumer demands.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the global car accessories market owing to multifaceted challenges including supply chain disruptions, reduced consumer demand, and economic instabilities. Numerous manufacturing facilities and suppliers were compelled to halt their operations, adhering to lockdown measures and safety protocols. Consequently, this delayed the production and distribution of car accessories, leading to product shortages and increase in the overall cost.

Car Accessories Market Trends

In the ever-evolving automotive industry, collaborations between car accessory vendors and technology providers are a strategic move toward innovations and staying competitive. For instance, in June 2023, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors adopted IBM's data, AI, and intelligent automation software. Such partnerships will enable automotive accessory vendors to embrace digital transformation, leveraging data analytics and automation to enhance operational efficiency, understand customer behavior, and design innovative products. Such collaborations allow vendors to optimize their intricate supply chains, reduce costs, and gain a competitive edge by staying at the forefront of technological advancements. They facilitate the development of sustainable solutions, addressing the industry's growing emphasis on eco-friendly practices and reducing the environmental impacts.

Consumers are increasingly focusing on safety and convenience while considering accessory purchases, which has increased the demand for car accessories. The high demand for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) incorporating features, such as adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist, underscores the role of accessories in enabling the integration of its functionalities into older vehicles.

The adoption of smart & connected accessories, known for their real-time data provision, advanced navigation, remote vehicle control, and emergency assistance features, has enhanced safety and convenience. In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, consumers seek convenient solutions for their vehicles, which is driving the demand for accessories that streamline tasks and minimize distractions. The accessories include hands-free communication systems, entertainment enhancements, and well-designed storage solutions.

Car Accessories Market Analysis

Car Accessories Market Revenue, By Accessories Type, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on accessories type, the interior car accessories segment dominated the market in 2022, due to the substantial influence of interior accessories on elevating the overall driving experience and visual appeal of vehicles. Such accessories are instrumental in rendering the automobile interiors more comfortable, aesthetically pleasing, and functionally efficient. Products including seat covers, floor mats, steering wheel covers, and decorative interior trims are in high demand for their ability to enhance comfort and visual aesthetics of vehicle interiors. Consumers place significant importance on the comfort and visual ambiance of vehicle interior where they spend a considerable amount of time commuting or engaging in recreational driving activities.

Car Accessories Market Share, By End-User, 2022

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Based on end user, the market the individual user segment accounted for 67% of the car accessories market share in 2022. The increased personalization and customization of vehicles defines the interaction of individual consumers with their cars. Car accessories serve as a pivotal means by which end users actualize ideas, enabling them to tailor vehicles to align precisely with their preferences and stylistic sensibilities. Whether manifested through interior enhancements, such as seat covers and floor mats, or exterior modifications encompassing custom grilles and alloy wheels, individual users propel the demand for such products to craft a vehicle that resonates with their unique vision.

 Asia-Pacific Car Accessories Market Revenue, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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Asia Pacific car accessories market size held over USD 113.1 billion in 2022. The region accommodates a substantial portion of the global population and is witnessing an increased rate of vehicle ownership, presenting a vast & diverse customer base for car accessories. The region's rich tapestry of cultures, lifestyles, and consumer preferences underpins a wide array of accessory demands, spanning from aesthetic enhancements to performance-oriented upgrades. The presence of emerging markets in the region signifies untapped potential with a growing populace gaining access to vehicles and, consequently, a surge in car accessory demand.

Car Accessories Market Share

The major companies operating in the car accessories industry are:

  • Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Pioneer Corporation
  • Garmin Ltd.
  • Minda Industries Ltd.
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • Autozone Inc.
  • Michelin Group

In electronic accessories, Pioneer Corporation holds the largest market share due to its high focus on R&D to frequently innovate audio technologies with competitive pricing and forging OEM partnerships to provide factory-installed audio systems. The company's diverse product portfolio, designed to accommodate a wide spectrum of customer preferences, enables it to effectively target a broader cross-section of the market. The company's extensive distribution network encompassing both brick-and-mortar retail establishments and e-commerce platforms will further boost its market dominance.


Car Accessories Industry News

  • In September 2023, Qubo, a technology solution provider, introduced GPS trackers designed for use in vehicles. The trackers offer several benefits to vehicle owners such as theft prevention, remote monitoring of the vehicle's location, and improved security.

The car accessories market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD billion) from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Accessories Type

  • Interior Accessories
    • Seat Covers
    • Floor Mats
    • Steering Wheel Covers
    • Others
  • Exterior Accessories
    • Car Covers
    • Roof Racks
    • Mud Flaps
    • Others
  • Electronic Accessories
    • GPS Navigation Systems
    • Car Chargers
    • Infotainment
    • Others
  • Performance Part Accessories
    • Air Filters
    • Exhaust Systems
    • Suspension Upgrades
    • Others
  • Safety & Security Accessories
    • Cameras
    • Car Alarms
    • Lights
    • Others
  • Wheels Accessories
    • Alloy Wheels
    • Tire Inflators
    • Wheel Covers
    • Others
  • Others

Market, By End User

  • Individuals
  • Commercial & Fleet Owners

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Online Retailers
  • Specialty Stores
  • Automotive OEMs
  • Mass Merchandisers

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Nordics
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Southeast Asia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of car accessories reached USD 196 billion in 2022 and is poised to grow at 5.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, attributed to the rising consumer preference for vehicle personalization and customization to enhance aesthetic appeal and functional capabilities.

Interior car accessories industry accounted for sizable revenue share in 2022 and is estimated to witness high demand through 2032, due to their substantial influence on elevating the overall driving experience and visual appeal of vehicles.

Asia Pacific market size was worth USD 113.1 billion in 2022, owing to the rising rate of vehicle ownership in the region.

Some of the leading car accessories providers are Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA, Pioneer Corporation, Garmin Ltd., Minda Industries Ltd., Bridgestone Corporation, Autozone Inc., and Michelin Group.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 27
  • Tables & Figures: 293
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 200
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