17 Incredibly Useful Car Accessories You Can Get On Sale Right Now
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front seat cover for when you wanna bring your furry friend along for the ride, but don't want their fur sticking onto those gorgeous leather seats.
Promising review: No worry about dirt, dander, or claw marks on my car anymore! Used it for several days while car traveling with my husky, and it worked perfectly. Finally found something durable to protect my car, so I can drive anywhere with my buddy. This was just what I needed, and I couldn't be happier." — kyra
Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (originally $35).
bluetooth transmitter for making (safe!) hands-free phone calls, listening to your favorite FM radio stations, or jamming to your music from your phone all while being able to charge up.
Screen shows incoming call numbers, voltage levels in car battery, volume, FM frequency, and song name while playing music from a Micro SD card or USB flash drive. There are dual USB ports and an easy power off switch. It's universally compatible.
Promising review: "This device is amazing! The sound is crystal clear, it is super easy to set up, and it pairs automatically each time I turn the vehicle on. Great purchase and I am very satisfied." — Juan Perez
Get it from Amazon for $16.49 (originally $39.99).
two-port USB charger that'll keep your phone at 100, even if your speedometer is at 0.
Compatible with iPad, iPhone, iPod, HTC, Galaxy, Blackberry, MP3 players, digital cameras, PDA's, and other kinds of mobile phones.
Promising review: "This charger is awesome. I always hated how slow car chargers typically are. We all have them — the gas station charger that will barely keep the phone alive, and only if you aren't using it. This is not like that. This is just as fast as the lightning charger in the wall. Plugged it in on one percent and in no time i was at 30%. We have used it with Galaxy and iPhone. Even at the same time. Highly recommend." — Logan H.
Get it from Amazon for $8.39+ (originally $19.99, available in two colors).
heated seat cushion for making even the oldest, most rugged of cars, feel like a luxury vehicle.
Just plug it into your car's 12-volt DC outlet. The max heating temp. is 114 degrees F, and it has hi/lo/off temp. controls.
Promising review: "Best product ever. I was in a hit and run back in 2012 and my spine was fractured. This little number is in my car at all times and I have one at my desk at home. My spinal pain will always be there for life but this makes it go away by at least 70%. I have lower, middle, and upper spine pain. This heated seat cushion helps my entire back. MY SAVING GRACE!" — MsAmysGems
Get it from Amazon for $20.43 (originally $34.95).
sunshade windshield cover to place over your car WHILE YOU'RE NOT DRIVING IT so it doesn't overheat. Don't you just hate when your vehicle feels like a boiling pot of pasta and your legs stick to the hot seats like glue?!
One size fits most cars.
Promising review: "I was worried it might not fit, but it fit perfectly fine in my Dodge Charger. It was so nice leaving work and not getting into a roasting hot car. Good quality, will buy again if needed. I am happy with this purchase." — Amanda DS
Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (originally $12.99).
headlight restoration kit that'll clean those lights so well, they'll shine as bright as the top of the Chrysler building! Ok, but seriously, having clean headlights is so important when it comes to preventing accidents at nighttime or in inclement weather.
Promising review: "After hours of research I bought this headlight restoration kit and was amazed by the results. Great price too! It took me 15 minutes start to finish. I recommend this kit to everybody!" — Katie June
Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (originally $9.81).
A six-pack of
activated charcoal deodorizing bags for keeping the scent of your automobile fresh, no matter how many green juices are spilled, on-the-go containers of tuna fish are opened, or cheeses are cut (🌬️) inside.
Promising review: "These work pretty well for what they are. I like that they don’t make a smell to mask odors, like a candle or some chemical plug-in. I use it around the cat litter, in cars, and shoes. Definitely worth the money. Simple, basic, clean, and I just set them outside to refresh them once a month." — Lance
Get them from Amazon for $21.95 (originally $29.95).
trash can that'll make bottles and wrappers on the floor of your car a thing of the past. Now you can hide the evidence of yesterday's late night Taco Bell run.
Promising review: "Love it! It's great to have a trash can in the car that's not a total eyesore. I love that it's waterproof, so I don't have to buy bags for it. I liked it so much that I bought a second one for my boyfriend's car." — Ashley A. Wolfe
Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (originally $29.99).
car phone holder for an easier and safer way of looking at your phone's GPS. Looking down means completely taking your eyes off the road which is a major NO-NO!
Promising review: "This car cell phone holder is the best so far. I've actually owned a few car cell phone holders that I gave away, because I wasn't happy with them. This one seems to be the perfect one. It fits perfectly on my dash. The materials used are very good quality. You can adjust the control arm to accommodate your needs." — Osvaldo Vila
Get it from Amazon for $9.69 (originally $12.99).
AAA road kit to temporarily save you from being stuck on the side of the road when a problem hits! It'll hold you over until you can get some professional help.
Promising review: "This is a great kit to have in your car! It has almost everything you could possibly need. It comes in a carrying case to keep everything together and not overcrowd your trunk. I would recommend purchasing this item!" — Bonnie S.
Get it from Amazon for $26.58 (originally $34.99).
cordless vacuum that'll clear away all those crumbs from those times when you just HAD to devour a family-sized bag of sour cream and onion chips like a lion munching away at its prey.
Features a lightweight, portable design and utilized lithium technology for strong suction and extended run time.
Promising review: "Excellent little dust buster. Will easily suck up kitty litter, small pebbles, and grit off the floor of my car. It seems to hold a charge for a good length of time too. I’m really happy with it. This is my second one, and I’ve bought three as gifts." — E. Constable
Get it from Amazon for $32.29 (originally $39.99).
portable air compressor for when you're far from a gas station and the pressure in your tires either needs a quick check or quick fill until you can get there.
You must run your engine while using this. This is good for small ATV's, trucks, SUV's, and sedans with tires up to 33" in size.
Promising review: "This air pump is the real deal, it inflates really well. The only thing you need to know is you will lose a small amount of air pressure when you unscrew the connector from the valve stem. The remedy for this is to add a pound or two more air then required so when you unscrew the connector the air you lose will be compensated for. Also, the instructions tell you to start the engine before turning on the pump — this is a really good idea as this air pump draws a lot of voltage." — DWM Jr
Get it from Amazon for $54.35 (originally $65.95).
waxer/polisher to restore your vehicle's exterior to a condition even the dealership would be jealous of.
Features a comfortable, two-handle design so your arms don't get tired while using. Includes a 6 in. random orbit waxer/polisher and one foam applicator bonnet. Runs on a random orbit at 4,4000 orbits per minute.
Promising review: "For the price, this is a good option. It is good for waxing/buffing your vehicle, as long as it is a basic job. I wish I would have bought something a bit more powerful for the specific need I have, but for the price I can't complain. For the regular home use, it's perfect. Black & Decker seems to put out decent options on tools at an affordable price. They always seem to be good for the average user who doesn't use the tool for professional daily use, but rather is perfect for at home repair/maintenance jobs." — Scandaljoe
Get it from Amazon for $29.17 (originally $34.87).
memory foam steering wheel cover that'll provide some much welcomed comfort to your hands as you're driving.
Promising review: "This fits perfectly on the steering wheel. I love the vibrant color and the memory foam gives a very comfortable grip. This cover is perfect in winter to keep your hands from freezing while holding onto it and awesome in summer to keep you from burning your hands." — Sandy M. Bryant
Get it from Amazon for $5.92+ (originally $7.02, available in six colors).
keychain car escape tool to keep handy in case of an emergency we hope you don't find yourself in, but want you to be prepared for just in case.
Promising review: "It's really smart to make this product small enough to put onto a key chain. I chose to hang it from my rearview mirror because, in a crash, with the airbag deployed, I imagine it would be difficult to reach the ignition, but easier to reach the device hanging from the mirror. It's small enough to be unobtrusive. I don't even notice it there. We tested it on a block of wood, as suggested by another review. It worked perfectly. The price is good, too." — TL in SB
Get it from Amazon for $9.38 (originally $10.78, available in seven colors).
digital tire gauge to make checking your tire pressure easy, peasy, lemon squeezy, especially if you're someone who knows, like, nothing about cars, except for how to drive them.
The digital display shows the exact reading, so no guesswork involved! It has a simple push button control to turn on, and it automatically shuts off after 30 seconds to save the batteries. A soft, non-slip surface means easy, comfy gripping.
Promising review: "This digital tire gauge works perfectly. My Mercedes is equipped with tire pressure sensors and every once in a while it will put a warning up on the dash display that the tire pressures are incorrect. I had one of the cheapy pocket tire gauges and it doesn't give an accurate reading. This digital gauge gives me the pressure reading down to the tenths of a PSI. Love it and it is simple now to get the CORRECT pressure on the tires." — BlueMax
Get it from Amazon for $10.65 (originally $11.99).
glass cleaning tool that'll make your windows look brand new, which is good! So you can, you know, see through them without dusty crap blocking your views of the road.
Includes two washable, reversible, and reusable microfiber cleaning bonnets and a mesh storage bag. A pivoting triangular head makes it easy to adapt to curved surfaces.
Promising review: "Finally a tool that makes it easy to clean the inside of your cars windshield. The plastic seems very durable. The handle is rubberized, and is very comfortable. Different accessories/attachments that make getting those stubborn bug stains off your windshield. I'd definitely recommend this product to family and friends." — MegaDave
Get it from Amazon for $13.47 (originally $14.99). Need A Shopping Buddy?
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