- Accessories for your vehicle
Whether you’re enhancing your auto, endeavoring to maintain its optimal condition, shopping for tires, or seeking the finest equipment for your journeys, our automotive specialists guide you towards the top-notch car accessories, supplementary electronics, and car-care products. From bicycle racks to tire inflators to global positioning system (GPS) units to dashboard cameras to reverse cameras, these are the items we would personally choose for our own vehicles.
The Finest Booster Car Seats
Updated September 15, 2023by Rebecca GaleWe conducted thorough research on more than 50 booster car seats and put 12 of them to the test, and we discovered that the Chicco KidFit ClearTex Plus delivered the best performance and offers convenient usage.
The Finest USB Car Charger
Updated September 12, 2023by Nick Guy
We have conducted tests on the top car chargers, and we have recommendations for cost-effective, dependable options that can rapidly charge any device while you’re traveling on the road.
The Finest Equipment for Your Road Excursions
Updated August 30, 2023by Kit Dillon and Wirecutter Staff
Following 120 hours of exploration and 1,500 miles behind the wheel, we have singled out the equipment that is absolutely essential for your upcoming voyage on the wide-open streets.
The Finest Electric Vehicle Chargers for Home
Updated June 28, 2023by Sarah Witman
After 28 hours of investigation and 85 hours of experimentation, we discovered the most effective ways to charge your J1772 (non-Tesla) or Tesla electric vehicle at your residence.
The Finest Car Vacuum
Updated May 10, 2023by Sabine Heinlein
We recommend four portable vacuums that possess useful tools and the capability to access the crevices and corners of an automobile.
The Premier Gear for a Roadside Emergency
Updated April 18, 2023by Jim Travers, Kit Dillon, Eleanor Ford, and Wirecutter Staff
The Top Convertible and All-in-One Car Seats
Revised March 7, 2023by Christina Szalinski
Following more than 60 hours of investigation and discussions with safety experts and mechanics, here are the items we propose you retain in your vehicle for a roadside emergency.
The Finest Car Phone Mount
Updated February 14, 2023by Thom Dunn and Nick Guy
After conducting research on numerous car phone mounts and testing over 50 models during road trials, we have chosen the iOttie iTap Magnetic 2 as our top recommendation.
The Most Outstanding Wireless Charging Phone Mounts for Cars
Updated February 12, 2023by Thom Dunn and Nick Guy
A wireless charging mount enables you to safely utilize a smartphone while driving and ensure it remains charged during the journey. iOttie’s Easy One Touch Wireless 2 continues to be the top choice.
The Finest Baby Vehicle Seats
Updated January 20, 2023by Christina Szalinski
After thorough investigation and on-field experimentation, we determined that the Graco SnugRide SnugFit 35 DLX proves to be the supreme choice of an infant car seat for the majority of households.
The Finest Dashboard Camera
Updated January 19, 2023by Sarah Witman
If you desire the tranquility of having a dashboard camera record while you drive, we believe that the Vantrue N4 is the most excellent overall option for the majority of individuals.
Equipment for Automobile Camping
Refreshed June 14, 2022by Kit Dillon
When the Wirecutter outside group goes automobile camping—as opposed to backpacking and carrying equipment into the wildernessthis is the equipment they bring.
The Finest Car Wash, Wax, and Detailing Supplies
Updated April 16, 2020by Thom Dunn and Rik Paul
We spent a total of 100 hours conducting research and performing tests in order to discover the most effective techniques and materials for washing and detailing your vehicle, which will help to preserve its appearance and resale value.
The Most Superior Tire Inflators
Updated on December 24, 2019by Rik Paul
After conducting research on over 100 portable air compressors and putting 36 of them to the test, we present the five models that we recommend for various individuals.
The Finest Automobile Floor Mats and Liners
Updated on October 29, 2019by Jim Travers
After engaging in 100 hours of in-depth study, consulting with professionals, and testing 23 sets, we endorse the WeatherTech FloorLiners as the premier floor mats for the majority of drivers.
The Optimal Bluetooth Kits for Each Car Stereo
Updated on September 23, 2019by Nick Guy and Thom Dunn
The Besign BK01 is the most excellent method to incorporate Bluetooth audio into your car through an aux-in jack, but we also have selections for FM transmitters and speakerphones.
The Optimal Portable Jump Starter
Modified November 22, 2017by Mark Smirniotis
Subsequent to studying 40 portable jump starters and evaluating 12, we suggest the Weego 22s as the most ideal for the majority of drivers to store in their car for urgent starts.