15 Car Gadgets and Accessories You’ll Find Useful

Whether you drive a new car or a used one, these accessories launch your vehicle into the future. Here are 15 Car Gadgets and Accessories you’ll find useful.


15. Put2Go Car Mount and wireless charger $70

Everybody has had that moment while driving where your phone is dying, and you are now fumbling with a charging cable trying to plug it in and keep your eyes on the road.

With this car mount, there is no need to worry about a charging cable. Designed with a Rare Earth Magnet that keeps your phone firmly in place, it also comes with QI (CHEE) Charging capabilities to charge your phone like magic.

Wireless Phone Charger and Car Mount Auto Gadgets - 15 Car Gadgets and Accessories You'll Find Useful
Put2Go Wireless Charger and Phone Mount

Your phone doesn’t have QI charging? No worries, it comes with a super-thin adapter so you can take advantage of all the mount has to offer.

14. Vinli – The Connected Car $150

This little magic box gives you the incredible power to speak car. It tells you everything you never knew you needed to know about your vehicle. That is if your car was made after 1996 — sorry Oldies fans.

Vinli connects your car to an automatic crash alert system that activates in the event of a wreck. It gives you a GPS location, so you always know where your car is even if it gets stolen.

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Vinli – The Connected Car

It tells you if there is anything wrong with your vehicle, which allows you to set driving restrictions within your car. Also, it makes your vehicle a Wi-Fi hotspot, so you are always connected.

13. StopSleep – Anti Sleep Alarm $300

Most people have had that moment where you’re just seconds away from falling asleep at the wheel, and let’s be honest, that’s pretty scary.

This fancy gadget even lets you know when you start losing concentration while driving, eliminating the fear of falling asleep.
By measuring the electric conductivity of your skin, it can read when your reaction time on the road is getting slower.

StopSleep – Anti-sleep Alarm – Alarms BEFORE Drowsy Driving

It can even warn you of getting tired before you start to feel it. Using some of the same tech as polygraph tests and studied extensively by the National Scientific Research Centre in France, this thing is useful.

12. Foamaster II by Gilmour $60

Have you ever been at home washing your car and been just a little disappointed because your garden hose doesn’t give you the same shine that going to the car wash does? Be envious no more, my friends, the Foamaster brings the carwash to you.

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Foamaster II by Gilmour

The Foamaster’s simple design allows the use of just a garden hose. It’s attached compartment for cleaning solution with adjustable levels ensures you get a carwash style clean even at home.
Finally, with its easy to use design and cleaning power, it’s an easy winner in my book.

11. AirHawk Cordless Air Compressor $50

No one likes flat tires. But everyone is going to have to deal with the problem sooner or later. Why not be prepared for the situation?

With this, you’ll never be stuck with a flat tire or desperately searching for a gas station with a free compressor.

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AirHawk Cordless Air Compressor

The AirHawk is, without a doubt, the smallest air compressor I’ve ever seen. Unlike the bulky compressors that need a tank, this one pulls in the surrounding air and compresses it straight into your tire. It includes a digital readout of your tires PSI, so you know exactly when you’re done inflating it.

10. Lanmodo Car Tent $299

If you’re looking for that fancy accessory to make your car stand out, I found one for you. This automatic car tent is not just stylish; it’s incredibly functional.

With the push of a button, this tent unfolds to cover your car from the heat of the sun, hail, snow, bird droppings, or even kamikaze squirrels. Similarly, it comes with a stand for you to use it off of your car too.

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Lanmodo Car Tent

It also turns into a tent if you get stranded in the middle of nowhere with a flat tire just because you didn’t get the AirHawk from earlier in this article.

9. Stylus Stinger $20

If you’ve ever thought car chargers were boring since they only do one thing, have I got a surprise for you.

This little guy is no ordinary car charger. It comes equipped with two fast-charge USB ports and a bundle of life-saving features.

If you’re ever in a situation where your seatbelt doesn’t work, and you need to get out of your car, it has a built-in razor blade made for cutting seat belts.

Stylus Stinger

Also, if you ever have to bust a window to get out of the car, it has a spring-loaded glass breaker too.

8. LookIt Cam $200

Cars that have backup cameras seem so classy if you know what I mean? But they’re expensive and difficult to install.

Completely wireless and insanely easy to install, the LookIt Cam is the easiest way to increase your vehicle’s social status. A simple license plate mount holds the camera that connects to your phone through Bluetooth.

LookIt Cam

It comes with a mount for your phone and even a wireless remote that mounts to your steering wheel, with programmable buttons, to instantly show your navigation or other apps on your phone.

7. 70mai Smart Dash Cam $60

Do you ever see stuff that’s just absolutely crazy while driving but can’t get your phone out to record it? The other day I saw a guy trimming his hedges with a samurai sword and boy do I wish I had this dashcam.

Being completely voice-controlled and shooting video in 1080p, this dashcam makes sure you never miss that crazy moment again. Using all-glass spherical lenses, it reduces glare and provides crisp HD video in 130-degree broad vision.

70mai Smart Dash Cam

Not only does this dashcam listen to your voice, but it also listens to your wallet.

6. Kurgo Wander Hammock $60

Ever taken your dog on a car ride only to have them jump back and forth from the front and back seat and leave your car covered in hair, dirt, and whatever else they tracked in?

The Wander Hammock provides a stain-resistant and waterproof area for your furry pal to chill in, while also cutting off their ability to get into the front seat.

Kurgo Wander Hammock

Its easily installed by attaching to the headrests of the front and back seats with adjustable grommets to prevent awkward folding. It’s also machine washable, so even if your doggo gets it messy, it’s easy to clean.

The Wander Hammock provides a stain-resistant and waterproof area for your furry pal to chill in, while also cutting off their ability to get into the front seat.

5. Airbubbl by Airlabs $299

This stylish piece of tech is more than just its good looks. Easy to install and able to fit in every car, this is an air purifier made specifically for your vehicle.

Using a proprietary filtration system, this guy eliminates the levels of nitrogen dioxide that builds up in your car. A simple button press on the side of the device pulls dirty air into the filter.

Airbubbl by Airlabs

Afterward, the sides of the device release purified air into the cabin.
The Airbubbl removes 95% of nitrogen dioxide and adds style points to your car.

4. Nuviz Motorcycle HUD $700

The Nuviz Motorcycle HUD is some future tech. This little device attaches to your helmet and provides you with a complete heads up display on your vizor.

With a controller mounted right to your handlebar, your Nuviz can display the weather, incoming and outgoing calls, navigation, media player, and speed. It even has an HD video camera for video and pictures.

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Nuviz Motorcycle HUD

You’ll feel more like you’re piloting a spaceship. You also have a passenger intercom option as long as they have a compatible Bluetooth device so you can hear each other over the roar of your hog.

3. Beltronics GT-7 Radar Detector $500

Everybody has an inner speed demon, but those red and blue lights that pop up in your rear-view mirror tend to have people driving like a grandma. This unique little gizmo can keep you cruising faster for longer.

Beltronics GT-7 Radar Detector

The GT-7 lets you know about speed traps, red-light cameras, radar, and laser guns, photo radar, and even air patrol long before you are in their range. Coming standard with automatic voice alerts, you can set it and forget it. Of course, if you’re watching this from Virginia or Washington D.C., these are illegal where you are, sorry guys.

2. Chris – The Digital Assistant for Drivers $225

When you get behind the wheel, do you ever feel like the most important person in the world? Like, important enough to have a personal assistant? This little accessory makes that a reality bringing a digital assistant right into your car.

Chris – The Digital Assistant

With voice command and integrated gesture control, a simple command or a wave of the hand gets you what you need. It also comes standard with turn by turn navigation, music control, messaging, and calls.

So it does feel like having a personal assistant. Making you seem just as important as you think.

1. Exploride HUD $300

So, we’ve shown you a HUD for a motorcycle helmet. Now we get to the heads-up display for your car that truly brings your vehicle into the future.

Not only does it display your speed and navigation settings, but it also manages your music and phone calls. It has gesture controls, which means, yeah, you can control it with a wave of your hand.

Exploride HUD - Car Gadgets and Accessories
Exploride HUD

It also gives you a diagnostic readout of your cars fuel level and even tire pressure. If this stuff isn’t future tech, then I don’t know what is.