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    Anyone added Factory or Aftermarket Heated front Seats to a Mirage not Equipped?

    I am interested in the SE hatch, which unlike the CVT equipped G4, does not come with or have heated seats optional.

    The dealers seem to have a 3rd party in some cases install it, or their own service dept.

    Anyone had them added?

    Might it be more affordable to order the factory parts, then have a 3rd party install them after buying the car?

    The dealer that has a 3rd party do the work quoted $150-200 a seat. The dealer that puts in the factory parts charges $699 for both. But they get it done.

    Is there a source for the original parts?



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    Inuvik?

    Hmm.. I do miss my heated seats. I installed heated outside mirrors and might need to tackle this too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex1a1f View Post
    Inuvik?

    Hmm.. I do miss my heated seats. I installed heated outside mirrors and might need to tackle this too.
    I have the Rostra kit in mine and they work great!

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    I put one of the aliexpress specials under my seat cover. $10, plugs into cigarette lighter and heat in a minute or 2.

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    I've done them on other cars. The aftermarket kits aren't that difficult to install. A kit off amazon costs about $50. $150-$200 a seat sounds like a good deal if I was going to pay someone to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daox View Post
    I've done them on other cars. The aftermarket kits aren't that difficult to install. A kit off amazon costs about $50. $150-$200 a seat sounds like a good deal if I was going to pay someone to do it.
    Dealer was $600. I think 3rd Party is closer to $200 a seat.

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    Why OEM specifically when Rostra and others are comparable quality at a much larger discount?
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    Quote Originally Posted by anog View Post
    I put one of the aliexpress specials under my seat cover. $10, plugs into cigarette lighter and heat in a minute or 2.
    These?

    https://www.amazon.com/Cushion-Integrated-Comfortable-Adjustable-Provides/dp/B076LFG88D/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510551392&sr=8-1&keywords=aliexpress+heated

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex1a1f View Post
    Why OEM specifically when Rostra and others are comparable quality at a much larger discount?
    I am really unfamiliar with the differences. I was more thinking of getting the same switches, same area in the middle console that the Mirage G4 SE has. I figured factory would make it look more factory.



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