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    39 Gifts For People Who Spend Most Of Their Time In Their Car

    Make some ~vroom~ for all this awesome stuff.

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    1. A cute piggy container to keep snacks fresh and within reach.

    reviewer photo of pig container in car holding snack

    Promising review: "Needed something to keep snacks handy in the car and couldn't resist this. I keep a couple individual bags of nuts, two small boxes of raisins, a fun-size Payday, and a handful of Starburst candies in it. I'd fill it with open treats, but I have to valet every day and don't trust the curious guys not to peek in. I know I'd be tempted." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in three colors).

    2. A cordless vacuum with a crevice tool for hard to reach areas, so the inside of their car can truly be 100% crumb free.

    person using vacuum to clean out crevices near car door

    Promising review: "This works great. I use it all over the house, yard, garage, and car. The telescoping end really gets into tight places. The suction is strong enough for most tasks." β€”Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $53.99.

    3. A can of wheel paint for sprucing up their rims so they look fresh and new.

    Promising review: "The paint on my G35 wheels (19" Rays) was coming off, so I thought to fix them as they go for around $1000 a set of 4 refurbished like new. I couldn't be happier with the outcome, they look amazing and I spent about $80. Prep work is KEY to painting wheels, no cutting corners. I recommend Bondo filler & primer and VHT clear coat. I put 9 coats in total 3 of Filler & primer, 3 of Duplicolor Bronze, and 3 of VHT Clearcoat Matte finish. Can't wait to paint them another color someday." β€”Oscar Bautista

    Get it from Amazon for $12.40 (available in 12 colors).

    4. A Chewbacca seat belt cover so they can pretend to actually be driving the Millenium Falcon instead of their Prius...

    seat belt in car with chewbacca seat belt cover

    Promising review: "Great gift for any Star Wars / Chewy fans. We are a big Star Wars fan family. Our daughter bought this for her dad for Christmas. He loved it but of course we put it on our daughter's seatbelt. We need to get another for dad. Good quality, no β€œfur” has gotten on our daughter. Easy to install." β€”Keeping it real

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    5. A seat gap filler to prevent food and phones from dropping into the unreachable abyss. (The horror.)

    seat gap filler in between front seats

    These Drop Stop seat gap fillers were originally featured on Shark Tank!

    Promising review: "I have bought about six of these for myself and friends/family. Cell phones, wallets, keys, change, and everything else doesn't fall through. I will not have another car without it. I was in a friend's car, and my phone dropped through the seat. He got a Drop Stop the next day." β€”kellen

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $22.99.

    6. A pair of sparkly Mickey Mouse vent clips to Disney-fy their vehicle with bling and a good smelling air freshener.

    reviewer photo of vent clips in car

    Promising review: "I LOVE them! I can't wait to put them in my car. They are the perfect size, and easy to assemble. If you're a Disney fan, you need to buy these and Disney-fy your vehicle, lol. They come with two air fresheners, but I ordered an extra pack just to have. Buy these and enjoy!" β€”Michelle

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99 and get a set of tropical scented refills here.

    7. And a character-themed steering wheel cover so they can have a better grip on the wheel and also have it be themed to their favorite fandom. (Yes, there's even a Captain America one.),

    Promising review: "I had a different steering wheel cover that had the fake leather cover on it that cracked, most likely due to the Florida heat. I wasn't sure if I was going to like the look and feel of this since the design is a part of the silicone. I shouldn't have been concerned because I love it! It looks even cuter on than my other one and is so comfortable to grip. It was a challenge to get on but once it's on, it isn't going anywhere!" β€”Chewie's Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four different colors/characters).

    8. Or this diamond bedazzled steering wheel cover for anyone who needs a little bit of ~glam~ in their vehicle.,

    Promising review: "Fits my steering wheel perfect on my Ford Explorer perfectly! Don’t hesitate this is a great buy! It is hard to get on but once it is on it does not move! It’s gorgeous and shines so pretty!" β€”Zach Ratliff

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in eight colors).

    9. A waterproof seat cover so they can take their four-legged friend for a ride and not worry about getting fur all over the place.

    Promising review: "This is an amazing product. This works wonderfully for the back of the truck for my Siberian husky (who sheds like CRAZY). It keeps my car clean from fur, dirt, and even mud. My husky gets quite hyper and moves all over the car, but this product is HIGHLY DURABLE. What I love about this product is its ability to be easily moved and fit in any car. So, if I ask someone to look after my dog(s), I don't feel so bad about letting them use it! Plus the pockets on it are great for toys, treats, a leash, a ball, or other items. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!" β€”Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    10. A quirky license plate frame to add a little character to any vehicle.

    reviewer car with frog license plate

    Promising review: "My girlfriend is a frog fanatic. I got this for her and you should have seen her eyes light up when she opened the box. Very well made. Solid piece of metal. I've seen some that are rather flimsy. Seen one similar in plastic too and both seemed fragile to me. This one is stout. Nice and shiny and looks good on the front of her car. Great price too. I almost bought one locally for more than twice what this cost and I'm glad I didn't." β€”Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $18.72

    11. A heated seat cushion because you'll thank yourself when the weather drops below freezing and you have a way to keep your πŸ‘ toasty warm.

    reviewer photo of heated seat cushions in car

    Promising review: "This car seat cover is a lifesaver!! It only takes me 30 seconds to put on, with straightforward installation. The seat cover works as advertised, heats quickly with a remote to control the different levels of temperature. One thing that I especially like is that this automotive seat cover is secured well and won't slide around. Very impressive product, would definitely order more for other seats. A necessity for a better driving experience on the cold winter days." β€”vicki guo

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    12. A rhinestone decal to decorate their button ignitions or car knobs.

    bedazzled start stop engine border

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

    13. A portable humidifier to keep any unwanted stenches at bay in your car. Sweaty kids? Traveling with pets? This humidifier will help them circulate some fresh aromas.

    Gift them a set of essential oils to incorporate into the humidifier!

    Promising review: "I love the fun color changing option of this diffuser! My daughter was instantly mesmerized by the rainbow of colors. It fits nicely in the cup holder of my car and isn’t overwhelmingly strong. With two kids, my car can get messy and the last thing I want is funky odors looming around. This was a great addition to keep the bad smells at bay. Please note that the diffuser comes with a usb cable which I plugged into my cellphone charger to function." β€”TheGummyMummy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (also available in a wood finish).

    14. A magnetic car phone mount to keep their phone propped up for optimal GPS viewing. No more getting lost (or losing their phone for that matter).

    person putting phone on magnetic phone mount

    Promising review: "This magnetic car mount was well packaged and came with everything you need for a quick and easy installation. It even comes with an alcohol swab to be sure the surface you are adhering to is perfectly primed. The installation couldn't have been easier, just peel and stick the base in your car where you like it. The base is heavy and well constructed with a strong magnetic pull. I have a large screen phone and it holds it securely. The magnets that come with the package adhered to the back of my phone very easily and are very slim so they do not get in the way or interfere with my case at all." β€”TK403

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

    15. A bottle of leather cleaner for someone whose worst nightmare is getting their pristine leather seats dirty.,

    This leather cleaner comes with a microfiber towel!

    Promising review: "I really love this cleaner. It doesn't leave any greasy film. After cleaning the interior of the car, it looked brand new. The back of the passenger seat was a mess from my grandson kicking it while in his car seat. The TriNova cleaner removed the marks easily. I will continue to buy this product." β€”Deb

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    16. A hanging storage station that's a trash bag, tissue holder, and bottle/wipes/umbrella holder all in one!

    seat caddy holding drink and tissues

    Promising review: "I love my new car organizer! It fits a full-size box of Kleenex, has two mesh compartments for drinks on each side, and can fit a bunch of belongings in the main compartment. I keep a bottle of hand sanitizer in the mesh pocket closest to me. The Kleenex are kept neatly and are easily accessible. I wish I would have ordered this product years ago. It has really helped me keep my car nicely organized. When I have a passenger, the organizer easily swings around the headrest to face the back seat, and can easily be moved back into the front passenger seat when needed." β€”Jen H

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors). If you don't need the tissue holder, check out a trash bag ONLY version here.

    17. A car seat organizer so their passengers no matter the age, will have a hub to store drinks, snacks, or even a tablet for watching movies on car rides.


    Promising review: "This saved me during a 10 hour drive to South Carolina. It kept my babies drinks and snacks cold and he was able to watch his movies on his tablet hands free!" β€”Tanya

    Get it from Amazon for $18.77 (available in two colors).

    18. A clip-on Bluetooth speakerphone, so they can answer and ignore calls hands-free. The calls will also sound much louder and clearer than just using the phone speaker.

    Promising review: "Works really great. Easy to use in my older car where this option is not available. It responds with my voice without any training to call a person by name! Repeats the name for confirmation! The battery lasts a very long time. Highly recommended." β€”wizemn1

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    19. A pair of polarized sunglasses, because sun glare is not something to be messed with. It'll also block out harmful UV rays!

    pair or polarized sunglasses

    Promising review: "They have the feel of high-dollar shades without leaving a dent in your wallet. Perfect for driving; zero eye strain from squinting. Real polarized sunglasses." β€”Arthur Vine-Akuh

    Get them from Amazon for $12.91+ (available in two sizes and 21 colors).

    20. A sticky dash mat to hold their phone and small accessories in place and make their daily commute a little less chaotic.

    Promising review: "The sticky pad is good as advertised. It holds the small stuff well and right in front of your eyes. Easily washable when it gets dusty. A small but indispensable thing that makes your car trips more organized." β€”Straycat

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    21. A keychain for Harry Potter fans who understand that car keys can be as elusive as the golden Snitch, especially in the morning.

    golden snitch keychain

    Promising review: "AWESOME item! These were Christmas gifts for my niece and nephew. They loved them! Made from quality material and felt much more expensive than they were. Definitely recommend these for any Harry Potter lover." β€”Diane S.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.94.

    22. A plug-in cooler/warmer ideal for road trips and family vacations.

    reviewer image of cooler holding drinks in front seat of car

    It can cool up to 32 degrees below room temperature or warm up to 140 degrees!

    Promising review: "I could not be happier about buying this. I went on a three-week road trip, and this thing was invaluable. I was able to bring food other than just snacks with me! It kept everything fresh, and I loved having real meals available to me, not to mention having cold water on my ride. The DC adapter bought separately is definitely necessary, as I brought it to hotels and such. SO happy about this thing!" β€”Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $89.51.

    23. A portable jump starter that'll prevent them from getting stranded on the road when the car battery dies. It can also be used to charge personal devices, such as a phone or tablet. Truly a life saver!

    portable jump starter reviewer photo

    Promising review: "Fantastic product. Saved my butt on a road trip out of state. Totally dead battery, but started car multiple times before I could get a new car battery. The LED lights work great for jumping battery in the dark. Very safe." β€”brett lytle

    Get it from Amazon for $99.95+ (available in four sizes).

    24. A set of travel utensils to keep in the glove compartment, in case they want to eat something other than fast food while on the road.

    set of travel utensils in blue

    Promising review: "I spend a lot of time in my car, which means I am frequently trying to find meals on the go. There have been several times when I've picked up something from a grocery store in an effort to avoid burger chains, only to realize I have no way to eat it. Enter GoBites. These things are AMAZING. To start, I'm a sucker for things having their own cases. As far as the strength/usefulness of the utensils, they are awesome. The knife actually cuts, and the spoon and fork are very durable. All in all, this is one of those products that you don't realize you need until you see it on here and think of the 100 times it would've come in handy. Seriously, buy them, you won't be sorry." β€”Jennifer L. Allen

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in three colors).

    25. A gel and memory foam seat cushion that they can use interchangeably in their car AND in their home office. This is a must-have if they spend a TON of time in the car.


    Promising review: "As an audiobook narrator, I spend a great deal of time propped on my bum. It's difficult to concentrate on the book you're narrating when your bum goes numb. After trying a collection of folded towels and foam bed pillows, I took a chance on the ComfiLife pillow. OH MY. I can now sit for hours in complete posterior comfort. I thank you, and my listeners thank you." β€”J. Seybert

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in two colors).

    26. A UV ray-blocking sunshade with the OG ASMR-tist and infamous painter Bob Ross whose mission is to bring some solace to their vehicle and also keep their interior cool.

    bob ross uv windshield car shade
    Shop PBS

    Get it from Shop PBS for $19.95.

    27. A set of bamboo charcoal air purifier bags because no smell is the best smell in the car.

    bamboo charcoal purifying bags on floor of reviewer's car

    Promising review: "I put some of them in my new car for several days. It is useful to reduce the odor in cabinets of car. Excellent quality and reasonable price." β€”ZZll

    Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $19.99.

    28. A box of engaging conversation topics to keep the everyone entertained on the road.

    set of conversation topic cards

    Promising review: "We had a lot of fun trying these out. We didn't get through all of them yet β€” maybe on the next road trip. But we had a lot of laughs from the kids answering. I recommend it!" β€”Angie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    29. A memory foam steering wheel cover that ~auto~ give their tired hands some relief.,

    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 and awesome in summer to keep you from burning your hands." β€”Sandy M. Bryant

    Get it from Amazon for $18.60+ (available in four colors).

    30. A glove box organizer for keeping every car-related document neat and organized.

    glove box organizer with documents

    Promising review: "Works perfectly to keep the edges of my car's manual book from getting frayed and keeping my insurance card and registration all together. Makes my glove box look nice and organized. It's an all-in-one thing, and from what I can tell, very well made. I am satisfied with my purchase." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    31. A Spotify gift card so they can jam out to classics like "Bohemian Rhapsody."

    Paramount Pictures

    Promising review: "Got my teen this card for Christmas. She had the free Spotify app and was skeptical that the paid subscription would be better. It must be because now she says it is the best present I have ever gotten her." β€”TSFlea

    Get it from Amazon for $60.

    32. A car emergency escape tool they'll want to keep in every single one of their family members' cars. It features a seatbelt cutter and window breaker.


    Promising review: "I ordered this cute safety tool on a bit of a whim while looking for accessories for my new car. Of course, I'll admit, as a girl who loves pink, the color caught my attention first, but upon looking at it and being an independent woman who is most often alone in my car I thought having this safety tool might not be such a bad idea. It arrived in a timely manner and looks exactly like the picture. The window breaker feature seems to be good quality. My boyfriend is a police officer and he was impressed with the quality, he even assured me that if I were attacked I could use this tool and more than likely cause skull damage. I feel great knowing that I have this safety tool in my center console if I should, heaven forbid, ever need it." β€”Kindle Customer

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

    33. A glass cleaner to restore windshields and windows to a sparkling clear state.

    person using tool to clean their driver's side window

    Each cleaning tool comes with two washable, reversible, and reusable microfiber cleaning bonnets!

    Promising review: "Just what I needed. It's really tough to reach the corners of the windshield of my Prius and with this, it is a breeze. I am now looking through a totally clean windshield for the first time in ages. I love it!" β€”P. Sorensen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.47.

    34. A pack of travel Bingo for the kids to play, so they'll stop asking, "Are we there yet?"

    bingo game boards

    You slide the "fingertip" shutter cards to mark the space, so no pens are needed and each one is reusable!

    Promising review: "These were an amazing distraction. They saved the day on multiple occasions during over a thousand miles of driving with a car full of children. Highly recommended." β€”givens

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in five models).

    35. A pet booster seat so their furry friend can ride shotgun and get a sweet view.

    pug sitting in car seat

    It fits pets that weigh up to 20 pounds!

    Promising review: "The booster seat is perfect for my bichon. The clip-on tether keeps her secure in the seat, and she is high enough up where she can look out the window. I have tried harnesses before, but my dog was constantly fighting the harness to try to escape, but with the booster seat, she sits still and is quite content. I am extremely pleased with this product and highly recommend it." β€”Cathy Lee

    Get it from Amazon $39.95.

    36. A windshield wiper blade (pick up two if they need an entire new set) so they can actually SEE through their windshield when it starts to downpour.,

    Promising review: "These RainX windshield wipers made great replacements for my old blades and were a snap to install (literally). I threw them on the night before a rain storm and glide like butter, are very quiet, and do a great job of keeping my windshield streak-free. I cannot attest to longevity as I only recently installed them, but So Cal summers pretty much destroy windshield wipers anyways. Overall super happy with value, quality, and price. These would’ve been at least double the price had I purchased them at an auto store like a chump." β€”Ash

    Get one from Amazon for $15.72.

    37. A car waxer/polisher for the person who treats their ride like it's their best friend. (After this gift, you'll be promoted to BFF status.),

    Promising review: "I did a search for 'The Best' orbital polishers and one list had this listed as #2. I love it. I have tried the fancy, multiple-speed polishers that cost hundreds of dollars. I found them heavy and noisy, and most require two-handed operation. Not the Black and Decker! It is light, whisper quiet, and you can easily use it one-handed. I have detailed three cars with it, and every one has come out fantastic." β€”Jim Swift

    Get it from Amazon for $31.91.

    38. A container of cleaning slime for keeping their air vents free from dust and themselves free from scary road sneezes.


    Promising review: "Holy cow!! If I could give this ten stars I would!! AMAZING! There are some buttons and nooks and crannies I’ve never been able to clean well. I’d consider grabbing some of this stuff, but always thought it was kind of ridiculous. I now don’t understand how I will clean without it. You have to stick it and restick it a few times if you’ve got something really grimey, but it does an amazing job." β€”Alice

    Get it from Amazon for $8.69.

    39. A set of LED lights to add some *mood lighting* to their car for added visibility and a touch of color. 🌈 These also have a sound action function where they can sync up to their music!,

    Promising review: " I was looking for lights for my car to make it less of a mom car and a little more hip... these are absolutely amazing! The lights dance with the music! I changed the songs 3 times so you can see how it adjusts with the song. There are multiple options to choose but number 3 under music was my favorite mode. I might actually not put these in my car and buy more for my house. I think these would be great for a dance party." β€”Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

    They'll never ~tire~ of these gifts!

    Warner Bros. Pictures

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