Many cars these days have a whole load of technology included but there’s some really cool gadgets on the market at the minute which will make your journey even better! UK Car Finance have compiled a list of the top 10 coolest car gadgets around…
10. RAVPower Aluminium USB Charger
If you already have lots of kit in your car or are planning on getting more after reading this post, a USB charger is a great way to keep all your gadgets fully charged. The RavPower Aluminium charger is small but mighty! It can simultaneously charge two smartphones (or even tablets) at a high speed and powerful rate and fits easily into your cigarette lighter socket!
9. Kid Transit 9.7” Car Organiser
A car organiser is a great choice for any busy family! The Kid Transit 9.7” Car Organiser has very positive reviews and is one of the best. With room for a 9.7” tablet or iPad, easy access to buttons, USB ports, headphone jacks and chargers, two large and two smaller holes to keep cups, toys, snacks or anything else. It has everything your family might need to keep your car clean and tidy!
8. Garmin DriveSmart 50 LMT-D
Even though most modern cars now come with built in SatNavs or many people use their smartphone, the demand for in car SatNavs is still very high. One of the best around is the Garmin DriveSmart 50 LMT-D. It features real directions, live traffic updates, a detailed 3D display, a clear and comprehensive menu, speed camera data and voice control!
7. Tyre Pal Solar
The Tyre Pal Solar is used to monitor your tyre pressure and fits right on your dashboard! It’s small and compact so won’t get in the way but it’s easy to read too. The Tyre Pal shows the tyre pressure of each tyre on its display and changes red if there is a change in temperature or pressure. It’s a great way to reduce fuel consumption, increase tyre longevity and improve safety!
6. Dyson V7 Trigger
If you like to keep your car clean and tidy, you know how tricky it can be getting in all those small spaces! That’s why Dyson created the V7 with your car in mind! The Dyson V7 Trigger is small enough to glide around your car but doesn’t lack power. It’s specifically designed for everyday dirt and dust and is also great for picking up pet hair and dried dirt. It’s easy to use, effective, wireless and has a run-time of 20 minutes on each charge – so perfect for cleaning your car!
5. Plantronics K100 Visor Mounted Bluetooth In Car Speaker
Another handy gadget for using your phone in the car is the Plantronics K100. It’s a Bluetooth supported in car speaker which allows you to connect your phone to it and play through your car radio. This means you can make calls through your stereo speakers! The controls can also be voice-led and are easy to use. Bluetooth can also be used to play your favourite songs from your smartphone directly to your car speakers!
4. iOttie Easy One Touch 4Dash & Windshield Car Mount
With the use of mobile phones in cars now banned in the UK, hands free is now more important than ever! A wireless charger and phone mount is the perfect addition to your car. The iOttie Wireless Car Mount supports any smartphone size. The arm is versatile and can be mounted either your dashboard or windscreen and adjusted to any angle. The iOttie charges up to 40% faster compared to other rivals!
Ever lost something and not been able to remember where it was? Keys? Phone? Car? That’s exactly what the TileMate was created for! All you need to do is stash your TileMate in your car or keep it on your keys and link it up to the TileMate App and it lets you know where it is! Very handy if you often forget where you parked in the supermarket car park!
2. Automatic Pro
The Automatic Pro plugs into your cars diagnostic port and sends information to your smartphone through the app. You can get information on your recent car journeys, find out where you parked, and what is wrong with your car if any warning lights come on! It also sends you a notification of the time you started driving so if your car was stolen, you can find out exactly when and where – giving you that little bit extra piece of mind!
1. Garmin Dash Cam 55
The Garmin Dash Cam 55 has been named king of the dash cams in 2018! They are becoming more and more popular to help with no claim discounts and lower insurance prices. The Garmin Dash Cam 55 produces good quality footage and also looks really sleek! It also comes with GPS and smartphone integration thanks to the Garmin Virb app. When on the roads, it has speed camera detection, lane departure warnings and forward collision warning to keep the whole family safe!