Category Archives: Cobra

Cobra Alarms are made in Italy and Cobra has been the market leader in Europe for the last 20 years. Cobra news and reviews…

New Toyota RAV4 upgrade alarm

The New Generation Rav4 (XA50) is another new vehicle that lacks an alarm. It has an immobiliser as standard and all models other than the entry-level GX have SmartKey proximity entry. The Vodafone Automotive AK4615 is the perfect Rav4 upgrade … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive Installation

A good Vodafone Automotive Installation involves much more than just the alarm and an installer. These days it’s vital to have access to technical support, vehicle specific information, the latest firmware and custom parts to make the installation top notch. … Continue reading

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Parallel Import Cobra Alarms

One thing I have always loved about Cobra NZ is that they have always been selective who they sell their products to. Unlike most other vehicle security brands it has always been about quality as opposed to volume. Being a … Continue reading

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New Toyota Corolla Alarm

The new 2018 Corolla Hatchback comes in 3 models. The entry-level GX has remote locking with an ignition key. The SX and ZR both come with a smart key and push to start button. The ZR also has a very basic factory … Continue reading

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Toyota Prius Alarm Options

Toyota Prius Alarm The Gen 3 Toyota Prius comes with a factory immobiliser, keyless entry and push-to-start button. It does not come with an alarm. I recommend the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS alarm which works with the factory remote. I can also add … Continue reading

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Toyota Previa Upgrade Alarm

The current generation Toyota Previa (XR50) has been in production since 2006. It comes with a factory transponder immobiliser and keyless entry, but no alarm. Two good Toyota Previa alarm options For the models with a normal remote key, I … Continue reading

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Cobra Remote: How to test and change the batteries

Do you need to change your Cobra Remote Battery? All Cobra remote controls take one CR2032 Battery. I recommend changing your Cobra remote battery after about 3 years, but if your remote has stopped responding, or the range has dropped … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Outlander Upgrade Alarm

The Mitsubishi Outlander is now in its third generation. It comes with keyless entry and factory immobiliser as a standard but lacks an alarm. My recommendation is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which works flawlessly with the Outlander. It works with … Continue reading

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Ford Transit Custom Upgrade Alarm

The Ford Transit Alarm is Joke! The factory alarm on the Ford Transit and Transit Custom is woeful. It has no internal movement sensors and will disarm with both the driver’s door lock, which can be picked easily! Even the … Continue reading

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Cobra ADR (Automatic Driver Recognition)

Automatic Driver Recognition – Protect against key theft Cobra ADR Cards by Vodafone Automotive work with the Cobra AK4615 protect your vehicle from theft by key cloning. This way if a remote key gets cloned the car remains immobilised. The … Continue reading

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