Top 5 Car Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

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No matter what vehicle you own, there are plenty of gadgets out there that promise to improve your quality of life. With some of these accessories, you may not realize you need them until you actually have to use them! Worry not, we are here to shed some light on these hidden gems. Here are five must-have car gadgets you didn’t know you needed.

Car Jump Starter and Power Bank

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Believe it or not, there are battery banks out there with the capability to jump-start your car. Take the HULKMAN Alpha 85 for example. The Alpha85 is capable of jump-starting a car safely while functioning as a power bank to not only keep your car battery charged but your devices as well. This jump starter and power bank combination is also water-resistant and dust-tight for increased durability. Oh, did we mention it has a flashlight feature too?

Drop Stop

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It’s safe to say that we’re all tired of fishing our phones out from between our car seats. Luckily, there’s a simple and elegant solution to this all-too-common problem. Whether it be change, keys, or your phone, this seat gap filler prevents the hassle of blindly having to reach down into the gap in between the seat and center console by blocking it completely.

Car Seat Organizer

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Make your family road trips and drives easier with a nifty car seat organizer. These organizers are capable of holding a tablet, snacks, drinks, and other items. Adding more versatility to your vehicle is also easier than you think. Accessories like these are universal and fit most car seats hassle-free. You could be one purchase away from a clean and organized car!

Heated Seat Cushion

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Hot car summer has to come to an end sometime. For those that live in colder climates with harsh winters, you know the struggle of quickly getting into your car and spending the first 5 minutes of your drive shivering while you wait for the temperature to rise. The problem is that your heater is trying to heat your entire vehicle, but a heated seat cushion is designed to put your comfort first. All you have to do is plug it in and you’re on your way to being toasty warm no matter how long (or short) the drive.

Bluetooth FM Transmitter

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Feel like you’re missing out on the joys of listening to your favorite music or podcasts while you drive because of the lack of connectivity with your current vehicle? Get yourself a Bluetooth FM transmitter! Plug it into your car’s cigarette lighter, set the transmitter to the frequency you want to use, tune in to that frequency with your car radio, and voila! You can now listen to that new Taylor Swift album the way it was meant to be enjoyed: stuck in the drive-thru line at Starbucks 10 minutes after you were supposed to be at work. With this gadget, you may even add USB slots to your current vehicle.

Car gadgets are here to make your life on the road a little easier. These five car accessories you never knew you needed, are just the beginning. Chances are if there is something you think would be great to have in your current vehicle, it has already been made! All it takes is a little bit more digging. And if you find that your vehicle requires a few more gadgets than you’d like to hunt down on Amazon, it might be time to upgrade to a whole new ride with the updated tech you need. Find your BestRide today!

Adrien Perucho

Adrien Perucho

Born in the Philippines and moving to Massachusetts at the young age of 8 years old, Adrien has gathered a multitude of life experiences from which to draw inspiration. In 2020, he graduated from Arizona State University’s Digital Culture program and found work in automotive marketing later that year. One day his talents will afford him the luxury of driving a new Porsche 911.