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    26 Practical Things That'll Also Give Your Car A Lil' Personality

    Might as well make it feel like yours with enviable accessories like a Chewbacca seatbelt cover, an exhibitionist squirrel air freshener, metallic floor mats, and (car) loads full of other useful stuff.

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    1. A Chewbacca seatbelt cover so The Force (rather than rubs and seatbelt burns) can always be with you.


    Promising review: "I love the comfort of this seatbelt cover as I have a pacemaker and this item provided comfort. I recommend this product for the cushion it provides AND it looks so clever on the seatbelt. The cover moves easily over the seatbelt as it is unhooked. Great idea for me and driving is no longer a struggle keeping the seatbelt pressure off my pacer.... an issue I've had since I was very young. For those without a pacemaker, this item is so cute on the seatbelt, a real conversation piece. Try it for yourself and you'll understand how much I like it." —tim sager

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. Agate-look drink coasters that'll help soak up the condensation from your McD's Diet Coke. IDK how they do it, but it really does just taste different.

    top down view of the drink coasters in a drink cup holder

    Promising review: "Fit the car cup holders well and does not rattle when there is not a drink. I have not noticed any condensation from a cup in the cup holder since getting this item." —jmg77584

    Get them from Amazon for $7.59+ (available in several combos).

    3. Or a spookier style coaster because, despite what your least fun friend says, you *can* decorate for Halloween now. Look forward to some bone-dry cup holders.


    Promising review: "I got them for my car (Kia Rio) they fit perfectly in the cup holders and keep them clean. I have no complaints!" —Sarah

    Get two from Amazon for $10.90.

    4. An essential oil diffuser that clips onto your car vent with a zen-like design to help you keep your cool when the person in front of you at the drive-thru is obviously a total amateur.

    Promising review: "High quality! I was not expecting such a hearty piece of hardware! Came with plenty of little pads. The clasp has a built-in magnet and a slight clip to it so it has a good stronghold closed. Also, the clips that attach to the vent are built solid too. Beautiful designs on front. I put a few drops of oil on mine and put it in my car and the whole car is scented! It comes in a cute little package perfect for gifts. We will be buying again for our second car and as gifts! 100% recommend! —Alaina

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $10.99 (comes with 12 felt scent pads).

    5. Or a lil' doggy you can keep nearby for a fresh waft that'll have to suffice 'til your home is big enough to accommodate a Jeff Koons original.

    reviewer pic of a car vent with the yellow air freshener clipped onto it

    Promising review: "I grabbed the yellow colored dog, vanilla scent. It smells so good! I clipped it to my vent about two weeks ago and the scent is still going. The dog is made of a silicone type of material and rather thick which I was surprised about. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to get an air freshener in their car and would repurchase this." —Veronica Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $8.19 (available in six colors/scents).

    6. OR a simple air freshener celebrating nature if you aren't into frilly things.

    car air freshener shaped like a squirrel wearing human underpants

    Get it from Amazon for $5.25.

    7. Bunny-like cable clips that'll keep your charger in just the right place where you like it.

    orange cable clip with bunny ears on the console holding a charging cable in place

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    8. A Golden Girls windshield shade to help keep your vehicle's contents cool while the convo remains sizzling.


    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    9. A chic(?!) cupholder trash can that'll catch all those squeezed-dry sauce pockets, straw wrappers, and receipts you no longer require.

    cup-size garbage can with gold glam lid

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in four colors).

    10. A set of interior LED lights to make your vehicle look like the VIP section of the club. Here the (water) bottle service is free.


    Promising review: "Super easy to install, got done in 10 minutes. I was surprised to see the results — they were just perfect. Super easy to pair with the phone app as well. Overall a product worth the money." —Pradeep Kumar Ravilla

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    11. A glitzy push-start border sticker that'll help you locate it even faster.

    A crystal rhinestone push-start border sticker.

    Promising review: "This is very well made for the price. The metal is thick and sturdy, and it is easy to mount. I expected it to be flexible and flimsy and was pleasantly surprised and how nice it was and it wasn't over the top bling." —Ari

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98 (available in three colors).

    12. And a matching visor tissue holder fit for a royal's snotty nose.

    hand pulling tissues out of visor holder that has a rhinestone crown design on it

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (also check out a completely bedazzled version for $17.99).

    13. AND while we're in that sparkly vein, glitzy side seat catchalls so you can have your stuff right where you need, rather than that dead zone on the floor between your seat and console.

    car console with rhinestone covered side organizer attached to it

    Promising review: "I love this item. Perfect size to safely hold my cell phone and other items while driving. I also ordered the bling ball decoration, wheel valve caps, USB car charger, car organizer, door handle covers, seat belt cover and license tag holder. All over the items are wonderful!!!!" —Wizardworld

    Get two from Amazon for $39.99 (available in seven styles).

    14. A flashy lil' document holder to help you track down your registration and insurance info faster in the depths of your glove box.

    light pink metallic organizer for car documents

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in black).

    15. A dog booster seat with a seatbelt that attaches to your pup's collar. Gone are the days of your furry BFF "helping" you navigate by sticking their wet lil' nose in your ear while you're weaving through traffic., Amazon

    Promising review: "Perfect size for small dog. It actually comes with a seat belt that you attach to your dog's collar." —Morena

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (and check out a polka dot version).

    16. Universal fit seat covers to guard your poor driver's seat from your drive-thru french fry habit.

    Promising review: "Love these covers! The material is really soft and better quality than I was expecting! Absolutely love the pattern and really brightens up my car! Also really liked how the patterns weren’t the exact same on each cover. Easy enough to install and hooks weren’t too hard to connect." —Angelica Whitley

    Get two from Amazon for $29.99 (available in 42 patterns).

    17. A "nitrous" replacement cigarette lighter for helping you fulfill all your Furious fantasies. Ok maybe just a little because #safety.

    cigarette lighter that's blue and says "nitrou"

    Promising review: "I love this! Everyone laughs when they see it because I have a Jeep and Jeeps are not fast lol! I put in blue accents and this delivers." —Kimberly Warner

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    18. And an actually cute ash tray with a light so you can retire that soda can you've almost tried to drink out of several times.,

    Promising review (for the pic on the right): "I bought this set because it seems great for the price. One for my balcony and the other for my car. Fast shipping and exactly as described!! I hope the pictures give a good idea of the size. FYI the cup pictured next to the ashtray is 24 ounces." —L Morris

    Get two from Amazon for $12.99.

    19. An incredibly fluffy steering wheel and gear shift cover set

    reviewer pic of pink faux fur steering wheel cover and matching gear stick

    Promising review: "I've been eyeing this forever and glad I bought it. I bought this mostly to get the gear shift cover. T could be slightly less fluffy for visibility, but a fun novelty! Pink is actually not too light and not too dark. Yes, do brush it out and it'll look great! yes, does shed a little, but tolerable." —Nayon Kang

    Get them from Amazon for $13.96+ (available in long or short hair and 10 colors).

    20. Or a streamlined wheel cover for a bit of grip in case your style is a little less Legally Blonde.


    Promising review: "This is the best cover I’ve bought ever. I’ve bought expensive 'fancy' ones over my life, but this one shocked me! I was expecting a mediocre leather feel since the price is fairly low...but WOW!! It’s supple yet heavy duty! Bought this for my Town and Country luxury touring, hoping to prevent the damage the Florida sun did on my Accord’s steering wheel. I’m wishing I had bought another for my Accord!! I also got this with Same Day Shipping! I love that service!!" —Cherries27

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in three sizes and nine colors).

    21. An adorable phone holder with an embrace wide enough to fit most phones because nothing looks as bad as unsafe driving [insert guilt-inducing mom stare].

    Promising review: "I've tried several car phone holders, and this one is by far one of the best. The latches adjust to your phone as you place the phone in the holder making a tight grip, I've been on some bumpy roads and has not fallen once phone nor holder. Need to charge your phone while driving? No problem at all, the little gap on the bottom lets you plug right in." —Luis Sanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in five styles).

    22. Metallic rubber floor mats for anyone who could use a dash of color while keeping those precious vehicle floors pristine.

    Promising review: "Not too much. Not too little. Just enough to give a pop of color to the car interior. Very sturdy heavy duty rubber! Fits nicely in a Honda SUV." —Tiwana

    Get them from Amazon for $32.49+ (also available in red or blue).

    23. A colorful seat-back organizer that also just happens to be a trash container. So next time your kids says they didn't see the trash you can just give them a hard stare bc this beaut STICKS OUT.

    red abstract pattern organizer that goes on the back of the seat that holds tissues, trash, and water bottles

    Promising review: "I'm really pleased with this. The trash compartment is a good size, the tissue compartment is handy and perfectly sized, and I love the added pouches on the sides. The fabric is nice, too. The closing mechanism on the trash compartment is good... not to hard to open one handed when reaching back from the driver's seat with trash in your hand (I have it on the back of the passenger seat), but stays closed so you don't have to see the trash or worry about it falling out. I bought my husband one of these in black for his car and he really likes it, too." —JB

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. And a larger waterproof trash bin the whole fam can use to toss their stuff someplace that isn't the floorboard.

    cube-shape car trash can in a flamingo print with storage pockets on the front and sides

    Promising review: "This garbage bin works so well with my sedan!!! First of all, the small-sized bin fits my car perfectly. Plus, it stops the garbage from producing weird smell in the car, not even to mention that those small little bugs. Now, I am not afraid of having garbage in my car." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in five colors).

    25. A colorful car organizer you can strap in with a seat belt or nestle in between seats. And you can easily change your mind with this because it'll easily move from one spot to another.

    Car organizer that fits between two seats

    Promising review: "I was so impressed with this holder. It kept all her car side crafts organized with room for her drinks and toys while traveling. The fact that the seat belt secures to the unit keeps it from sliding around. My daughter loves it and looks forward to car rides now! Hubby wants one for his car 🤗" —CMill

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five color combos).

    26. A travel desk to help contain the tools of the burgeoning artist in the backseat.


    Promising review: "Since we spend a lot of time in the car I purchased this for my 4-year-old daughter, it's great. She loves it and is so excited to use it. It attaches easily on the back of the seat, is lightweight, and keeps her supplies organized. Looks like it would be great for airplane travel too, although didn't try that yet!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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