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    28 Products For Anyone Who Spends Most Of Their Time In Their Car

    There's no place like home aka your car.

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    1. A pair of headrest hooks for holding your purse or grocery bags. Bonus: they can swing aside when not in use.


    Promising review: "Where have you been all my driving life! This is so perfect to hang my purse on if someone is in the passenger seat. I can easily reach my bag, and it keeps the purse off of the car floor." β€”J. Lewis

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $7.95.

    2. A two-sided wheel desk so you can stop and fuel up without worrying about food spilling everywhere.,

    Promising review: "As an outside sales rep, I sometimes feel like I live in my car. This dual-purpose tray is a must-have if you need a well-positioned mobile desk or a less awkward way to eat (and avoid wearing) your lunch. It's nice that both sides are functional β€” a food tray complete with a cup holder on one side, and a smooth flat writing surface on the other. You won't have to worry about getting grease or food residue on your paperwork! Also works well with small laptops or your iPad. Made of high-impact plastic, it won't melt or warp if you leave it sitting in your hot car... virtually indestructible. I can't imagine how I lived without one of these for so many years!" β€”Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in two colors).

    3. A seat gap filler to prevent your phone from sliding into the unreachable abyss.

    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 $19.99.

    4. Or, a pocket organizer that'll serve the same purpose and provide extra storage space.

    Promising review: "Love these! I’ve gone from an SUV to a smaller car without as many storage options. These fit snuggly between the console and the seats for extra storage for a number of different items. They also serve in catching all the things you drop between the seats like keys, coins, glasses, etc.! Love the silver metal accents as well!" β€”Autumn Brown

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $16.96.

    5. A compact garbage bin to keep in the front seat or hang on the headrest.


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this thing! My car used to be a mess all the time, and now I can keep it clean with this wastebasket that doesn't get in the way, yet holds all of the trash." β€”mattphat23

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99. Or, check out a larger option.

    6. An adorable piggy container so you can snack without taking your eyes off the road.


    Promising review: "Perfect snack bowl for the car for child or adult. If you are someone who spends a lot of time in the car or a long commute you can keep your eyes on the road." β€”Jay Nuzum

    Get it from Amazon for $13.94+ (available in three colors).

    7. A travel cutlery set to keep stashed in the glove box so you never find yourself without a fork when you need one.


    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 $12+ (available in three colors)

    8. A mini diffuser that'll fit perfectly in the cup holder and help combat the dryness from the heater.

    Promising review: "I love this little essential oil diffuser! It works really well in my car β€” diffuses either a steady stream or 30-second intervals. Buttons are on top, so I don't have to lift it out of the cup holder to turn it on or off. I also like that the light feature button is separate, so I don't have to have it on while the diffuser is running. One of my favorite Amazon purchases so far. I've shared about it on my Instagram and Facebook and have had several people order because they love mine so much." β€”Cristina C.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. A trunk organizer for keeping emergency supplies, extra shoes, tools, etc., in one place.

    Promising review: "It's the perfect size for the trunk space in my Subaru Outback, it's super durable, and the bottom spacers make it feel extra sturdy. I'm a crazy person when it comes to clutter in my storage area, so this has really been a great solution. It fits all of my emergency gear, changes of clothes, and the outside mesh pockets are great for my bike tools. I'm so happy with it, I'm actually ordering a second for my groceries! Would definitely recommend to anyone with a lot to organize!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    10. A roadside emergency kit because you ~auto~ be prepared for every situation.


    This kit comes with one carrying bag, one heavy duty booster cable (eight-gauge, ten-foot length), one heavy-duty flashlight, two AA batteries, one emergency poncho, one roll of duct tape, one 2-in-1 screwdriver, one bungee cord, one shop cloth, six cable ties, and a 45-piece first aid kit.

    Promising review: "Got usage out of this the day I received it. The flashlight works wonderfully and is bright red so it's hard to misplace. Package is a good weight for all that it carries. Definitely feel safer now that we have it, and it was worth every penny." β€”Alexandra

    Get it from Amazon for $32.86.

    11. A memory foam seat cushion and neck pillow to give your backside the support it needs and make long rides a little less exhausting.


    Promising review: "I have been suffering from lower back pain and I originally thought it was because I injured myself from lifting. However, the pain has been ongoing, and it has been very painful to drive. This lumbar support memory foam pillow changed everything. It changed my driving posture and it is very, very comfortable. It makes me want to sit in my car as long as I can. It really relieved my back pain; my lower back pain is getting a lot better just from two days using it. It is the best product that I have purchased for the lower back support. Highly, highly recommended." β€”LYDIA

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in two colors).

    12. An electric cooler that'll actually keep food and drinks cold and fresh on roap trips. It can also double as a warmer.


    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 $84.55.

    13. An air mattress for turning the back of your car into a comfy bed in a pinch.


    It comes with one air mattress, two inflatable pillows, one inflator/deflator pump, one repair kit, and one storage bag.

    Promising Review: "I have to say that this is amazing! This bed can be used in a truck or the back of a car, which is so practical. The machine it comes with helps it inflate quickly. It can also be used anytime you're camping, not just in a car. It shocked me how spacious the back seat was with this air mattress. And the cushion is very comfortable. It's easily portable because it's not heavy at all. Such good quality!" β€”Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).

    14. A multi-port charger so you can charge several devices at once and still have ~vroom~ to spare.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical of the charging claims, and I have a van full of kids and electronics so I thought I would give this a try with several 5+ hour road trips coming up. I was not disappointed in my purchase. With six ports, the kids can charge their tablets while using them, my wife and I can charge our phones, and there is still room for whatever else might need to be charged. It's well-built, durable, and the cord length allows me to plug it in the front lighter port and leave it on the floor behind the front seats. If you're looking for one of these, I would buy this one." β€”Brian_C

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in two colors).

    15. An expandable clothes hanger bar to ensure your shirts stay wrinkle-free en route.


    Promising review: "Exactly what I hope it would be. High quality, flexible, and fits perfectly hanging on the back two handles of my car. I live out of my car, so having something that allows me to keep dress shirts and pants free of wrinkles and clean is crucial. This bar allows me to keep my swag up and stay fresh... You need it! I hang a suit, dress shirts, button-ups, pants, etc. and it handles it all like a champ! And the rubber markers and grips enable you to organize and not worry about things flying all over the place. Very useful! This is a solid product for people who find themselves in their vehicles often. It has enabled me to keep my car clean and organized, which is huge for my sanity!" β€”WanderingK1ng

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    16. An insulated and leak-proof water bottle that'll keep your drink cold all day even if you leave it in a hot car.

    One BuzzFeeder swears by the Hydro Flask β€” read their review!

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about paying so much for a water bottle when there are so many cheaper options on the market, but I am so glad I made the leap. This water bottle is crazy. It keeps your drink super cold even after sitting in your hot car. My favorite part is that there isn’t any condensation on the outside or feeling of coldness. I can put this in my bag without worrying that it will get things wet or cold. Super easy to clean and doesn’t feel like the color will get dinged or fade at all. Quality bottle for sure. Definitely my go-to water bottle now." β€”M Olin

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in four sizes and 14 colors).

    17. A small but powerful car vacuum for sucking up pet hair or cookie crumbs.


    It comes with an extended tube, a crevice nozzle, a brush, and a carrying bag.

    Promising review: "It’s definitely quiet for a vacuum and has some amazing suction for its size. I like the carrying bag they include, makes storing it in the car easier, neat, and overall cleaner! The reusable filters are a big plus because you only have to worry about rinsing them out and drying them rather than throwing them away and buy replacements every once in a while. Seems durable and hope it lasts. It’s definitely worth the little investment rather than paying for the vacs at car washes, those definitely add up! And the convenience of using it anywhere is the best." β€”Flavio

    Get it from Amazon for $19.86.

    18. A zippered organizer so your insurance and registration documents will be easily accessible.


    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.

    19. A pack of sanitizing wipes to clean your hands after pumping gas or eating fries.


    Promising review: "Like the portability of this item, as well as the size and texture of the sheets. They come out easily. The small size of the travel pack is perfect for my car's console. Handy to have in the car for unexpected cleanups or for cleaning my hands and steering wheel after filling the car with gas. Not highly fragranced which is a big plus. Also, it does not seem to dry my hands out like some products do." β€”WalkToRun

    Get six 20-packs from Amazon for $11.88.

    20. A dash-mounted holder can keep your device secure even when the road gets bumpy (it works for both phones and GPS units). Plus, it closes flat when not in use.

    Promising review: "It mounted nicely to my dash, and the textured look of it blends right in. It's very secure, I have had it on over a month, and even on 90-degree days when my car is in the sun, this hasn't lost its grip or loosened at all. The adhesive is very strong. The clam-shell design holds my phone securely, and I love that it doesn't have to be manually adjusted to fit my phone like other holders I've had. You just lift the top, pop the phone in, and it's a tight fit. It closes down tight and has a very low profile when closed. I have a wallet-style cell phone case and find my LG G4 phone fits better if I take it out of that case first (although I have kept it in, too, and it still fits), but it would be fine with any regular-style fitted case. I would definitely recommend this and will be sure to buy another one for my next car!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A hanging organizer with mesh pockets (for umbrellas, wipes, or drinks), a storage/trash compartment, and a tissue holder so all your necessities will stay neat and within reach.


    Promising review: "I love my new car organizer! It fits a full-size box of tissues, 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 tissues 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 $16.99+ (available in two colors).

    22. An essential oil diffusing vent clip for getting a dose of aromatherapy on the go.


    These vent clips come with 12 felt pads.

    Promising review: "Love these! Great investment and way better than those plastic air fresheners you can buy for a buck. I add my own essential oils, and they smell amazing." β€”tiff4short

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    23. Or, a bamboo charcoal pouch to neutralize any odors, if you prefer your car to smell like nothing at all.


    Promising review: "This product is a MIRACLE! Mistakenly left a package of chicken breasts from the supermarket in my brand new Audi. Subsequently went on vacation for 10 days. The chicken was left rotting in the car in the garage for 12 days! I can't begin to describe how wretched the smell was on our return. We aired out the car for days β€” still stunk to high hell! Used two bags of Moso (one small, one large). This activated charcoal really works. After one week, the smell was significantly dissipated. Now at the end of two weeks, it is virtually gone. Wow! Thank you, Moso for saving my car from dead chicken hell!" β€”JAC ESQ

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    24. A pair of stylish sunglasses that'll effectively combat afternoon sun glare.

    They can block out harmful UV rays.

    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 $12.25+ (available in six colors).

    25. A pack of microfiber cloths perfect for wiping down both the interior and exterior of your car.


    Promising review: "Purchased these a few months ago and wanted to try on different surfaces before giving it an adequate review. I LOVE them. I have been trying everything to not have streaks on my appliances, mirrors, windows, and on my car, and this works beyond my wildest dreams β€” you might ask why did it take so long for me to find." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $4.79.

    26. A padded cover that'll provide some cushioning between your shoulder and the seat belt.


    Promising review: "I am fairly tall and the car's seatbelt is putting a lot of pressure on my shoulder to where it is very uncomfortable to drive for extended periods. This belt pad helps to reduce the stress put on my shoulder and does not interfere with the functionality of the seatbelt. Recommend if you need some sort of 'buffer' between the belt and your upper body as it is padded well." β€”Chrisssbreezy

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    27. A heated travel blanket so you can feel extra cozy while driving to work in sub zero weather.


    You can plug it into the cigarette lighter socket.

    Promising review: "Love it! Perfect for those chilly winter mornings when you have to drive to work and don't have time to wait for the car to warm up. Takes a little bit of time to actually get warm, but it's faster than the heater in my car. Also, the material feels nice and warm by itself. Good quality for the right price." β€”Elena Linville

    Get it from Amazon for $43.16.

    28. A Leatherman multi-tool that'll come in handy in a variety of situations, from changing a tire to cutting a seat belt (in an emergency).

    Promising review: "Perfect tool to keep in my glove box of my car to handle those little things that come up. I have had it for less than a week and already used it. The knife is sharp and the motion of the tools are very tight." β€”Dianne & Jeff

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

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