Wondering what to get the car lovers in your life this holiday season? Check out this list of fun and useful gifts!
A Handy Car Vacuum
Lugging a full-size vacuum out to the car to deal with crumbs and road dust is a hassle. This handy little vacuum is perfect for quick cleaning. Plus, it has a long cord you can plug into the 12-volt port in your vehicle so you don’t have to deal with charging the battery. It’s tiny, but mighty, with a 106-watt, 8.8-amp motor and a metal turbine for ultimate suction power. It’ll take care of every crumb. It’s also ergonomic for easy access to even the hardest-to-reach areas.
Portable Car Vacuum Cleaner: High Power Corded Handheld Vacuum w/ 16 foot cable - 12V - Best Car & Auto Accessories Kit for Detailing and Cleaning Car Interior
No crumb will be left behind.
A Back-Up Camera
Most new cars already have a built-in back-up camera, but many recent models do not. If the car lover in your life doesn’t yet have one, this one from eRapta will make the perfect gift. This licensed back-up camera has nearly 10,000 rave reviews on Amazon. It’s waterproof, easy to install, and even has LED lights to “see” in the dark. You can’t go wrong with this one!
eRapta ERT01 2nd Generation Car Rear View Reversing Backup Camera Automotive with 149°Perfect View Angle 8 LED Lights Night Vision 9 Level Waterproof Universal Car Backing Camera License Plate
Reverse safely and confidently.
A Dash Camera
Dash cameras can shoot for a long time and even help out if there’s an accident. They’re a great gift for anyone who spends a lot of time in their car—especially if they drive long distances. This Rove R2-4K Dash Camera has built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, ultra-HD resolution, and night vision for clear footage, even in the darkest conditions. The companion app also makes downloading video straight to a smartphone quick and easy. So, your recipient can share their favorite road-trip sights with all their friends in seconds.
Rove R2- 4K Dash Cam Built in WiFi GPS Car Dashboard Camera Recorder with UHD 2160P, 2.4" LCD, 150° Wide Angle, WDR, Night Vision
To record and share those road-trip memories.
Fun LED Interior Lights
Have a friend who loves to blast party music in their car? If so, they’ll absolutely adore this Govee Interior LED Set. It has 32 colors that sync with the beat. It’s really simple to set up and use, as it comes with a remote-control box that can easily be activated at the touch of a button. Bring on the party vibes!
A Wireless Phone Charger
Help your friend keep their phone charged and safely mounted on their dash with this awesome Choetech wireless phone charger. No more fussing with that charging cable in the car!
CHOETECH Wireless Car Charger, 10W/7.5W Qi Wireless Fast Charging Car Mount, USB-C Dashboard Phone Holder Compatible with iPhone 12/12 Pro Max/12 Mini/11 Pro Max/X/SE, Galaxy S20/S10/Note20/Note10
Never end up with a dead phone battery again.
An Amazon Echo Auto for In-Car Alexa
Those who already have Alexa at home will know how useful this little device will be. It’s especially helpful for those who are always running around, trying to get multiple things done at once. The Echo Auto Alexa is the perfect gift for anyone who drives because it allows them to do so distraction-free. It connects to a smartphone and is easily manipulated by voice commands it can distinguish even over loud music and road noise. Checking the news, streaming music, making calls, and even paying for gas, has never been easier.
A dead car battery puts a damper on anyone’s day. Help your friend avoid making a service call with this handy car jump starter. Many on the market are just expensive single-purpose batteries. But this one from Tacklife also features bright flash- and hazard lights. It also functions as a massive 18,000 mAh battery pack, so your friend can use it to charge portable electronics via USB.
TACKLIFE T8 800A Peak 18000mAh Lithium Car Jump Starter for Up to 7.0L Gas or 5.5L Diesel Engine, 12V Auto Battery Booster with LCD Screen, Portable Power Bank with USB Quick Charge
Multifunctional and will save your friend from dangers and hassles.
A Multipurpose Toolbox
Another important accessory to keep in the car is a good toolbox filled with items that might help in an emergency. This 170-piece General-Purpose Set from Crescent contains the perfect assortment of hand tools. They all come in a sturdy, durable box that can be safely and neatly tucked away in the trunk. It makes an awesome gift for those who are handy at fixing cars.
Crescent 170 Pc. General Purpose Tool Set - Closed Case - CTK170CMP2
For the DIY mechanic.
A Bright Flashlight
Whether you’re working on your car, fixing a flat, or just out and about running errands, it’s always good to have a flashlight. This one from KeySmart has a long-lasting, rechargeable battery, five different modes, a swivel head, and a magnetic tail cap for easy mounting. What more could anyone want from a flashlight?
A Panoramic Rearview Mirror
If the rearview mirror in your friend’s car is inadequate, get him this awesome Panoramic mirror from Kitbest. It significantly reduces blind spots and makes driving much safer. The stretchable clip will make it fit most cars, from SUVs to trucks. It’s also really easy to install with the adjustable upper and lower clips.
KITBEST Rear View Mirror, Convex Rearview Mirror Interior Clip on Wide Angle Rear View Mirror to Reduce Blind Spot Effectively for Cars SUV Trucks 11.2"(285mm)
Significantly reduces blind spots.
Grit Guards for Scratch-Free Washing
Chemical Guys Cyclone Dirt Trap is an awesome invention! When it’s inserted in a wash bucket, it eliminates the scratches, swirls, and paint damage that can occur during washing. The cyclone design expertly separates dirt from the wash water, ensuring the sponge stays clean. It makes a really great gift for any car lover who washes and details their own car.
Chemical Guys Cyclone Dirt Trap Car Wash Bucket Insert, Red
Removes the risk of scratches, swirls, and paint damage.
Durable Floor Mats
One of the most useful gifts you can get anyone is a set of quality, universal floor mats, like these from WeatherTech. They come in a set of four and won’t crack, even in subzero temps. They also have unique left and right designs, and a patented grip to prevent shifting or sliding.
WeatherTech Universal Trim to Fit All Weather Floor Mats for Car, SUV, Automotive Vehicle - 4-Piece Set Black
Mats that will last.
An Auto Care Subscription
Have a friend who loves cleaning and detailing their car? They’ll be thrilled to receive a GloveBox subscription. This curated subscription box comes filled to the brim with car-cleaning gear every month. It’ll help them keep a shine on their favorite ride.
A Comfy Massage Cushion
For those who spend a lot of time in the car, one of the best gifts you can give them this holiday season is this Snailax Memory Foam Massage Seat Cushion. All they have to do is put it in their car! It has six massage nodes and three heating pads to cover all those target areas of the back that get sore. It can also be customized, depending on which part of the back needs more attention. They can also use it on their office chair or while watching Netflix!
Snailax Memory Foam Massage Seat Cushion - Back Massager with Heat,6 Vibration Massage Nodes & 2 Heat Levels, Massage Chair Pad for Home Office Chair
The best way to make that car seat more comfortable.
The Car Hacks Manual
This fun list of car gifts wouldn’t be complete without the Car Hacks manual. Packed with 126 vehicle-themed tips and tricks, it’s an absolute must for any car lover. From mess-saving (using a screwdriver as a funnel to pour liquids without splashing) to clever (using heated seats to keep takeout warm), who wouldn’t love a book full of handy car tips?
Whether you go for the super-practical or something with LEDs, the car lovers in your life are sure to enjoy something off this list.