From magic seats to curry hooks, many useful features in the car have unintentionally become well-kept secrets.
Motorists are stunned to discover this particular hidden hack. This is what makes the boot easier to use when parked in tight spaces.
Drivers of Renault vehicles may be surprised to learn that they have built-in boot chutes that help when in tight spots.
This clever feature allows drivers with another car cramped behind them to access their boots easily and efficiently.
Instead of opening the trunk of a regular hatchback and risking damaging a car parked nearby, this nifty feature acts as a small trunk opening that you can pull out.
A unique hatch can be found on Modus models that have graced the roads since 2004.
But everyday cars have plenty of other nifty tricks.
Skoda Superb Umbrella Slot
Skoda luxury saloon drivers can find a compact slot for an umbrella in the door.
No longer exclusive to Rolls-Royce vehicles, this special touch benefits Skoda drivers even in the rain.
key fob hack
Another secret gem is the “key fob hack” that you can use to lock yourself out of your car.
Few people know that when you pull off the top of the key fob, you reveal a special hidden key inside. This second key can be used to access the secret key hole in the driver’s side door.
Nissan’s “Curry Hook” has received a lot of attention due to the hook being used by Clue Drivers to host take-out dinners.
It was first introduced in the Nissan Almera in 1996 for use in handbags and shopping bags.
Instead, gaining newfound fame from people who don’t want to spill their curry, this feature is still used on current Qashqai and X-Trail models.
Volkswagen Golf Gear Knob
A hidden feature of the popular GOLF GTI is the gear knob, which, as the name suggests, is designed like a golf ball.
This feature was voted the most iconic in a CitNOW poll.
honda magic seat
For those who don’t travel lightly, the Honda Jazz and current Civics are equipped with ‘magic’ rear seats that fold down to accommodate large loads.
A clever feature maximizes your storage space by proving almost a second boot.