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Can’t find the perfect gift for the car lover in your life. We’ve got you covered with 20 of the best car gifts for Christmas.

Great Car Gift Ideas for You and Yours

Car people can be a finicky (and expensive) bunch to shop for. If a new welder, aero kit, or the latest turbocharged sports car are out of your gift giving budget, don’t worry. We’ve curated a list of the twenty best car gifts for the auto enthusiast in your life.

Stayhold Trunk Organizer

Stayhold Super Pack Car Trunk Organizer - amazon.com
Stayhold Super Pack Car Trunk Organizer - amazon.com

Groceries, gas cans, and Christmas gifts; no one likes hearing those thuds and bangs coming from the cargo area as their stuff shifts around as they turn a corner. The Stayhold trunk organizer is a set of dividers, complete with Velcro anchoring, that can keep everything in back where you put it. A perfect gift for just about anyone with a car and stuff to haul.

KeySmart Key Holder

KeySmart Key Holder - amazon.com
KeySmart Key Holder - amazon.com

A smarter way to keep your keys. This simple key holder can accommodate up to eight keys, folding them away into a compact package. No more jangle, no more jumble, and a lot less fumble … ling. Continually annoyed that your gifts don’t get used by their ungrateful recipients? Go for the simple and practical KeySmart Key Holder.

KeySmart Nano Torch Twist

KeySmart Nano Torch Twist - amazon.com
KeySmart Nano Torch Twist - amazon.com

Every car should have a flashlight, and few are better than KeySmart’s swiveling Nano Torch Twist. The head can twist up to 90° so you can aim the beam as you please. A magnet, strobe, and SOS settings mean this flashlight will be there for you in emergencies.

Anker FM/USB/Bluetooth Wireless Adaptor

Anker Wireless Adapter - amazon.com
Anker Wireless Adapter - amazon.com

Looking for a great car gift for the owner of an older car? The Anker Wireless Adaptor features FM, USB, and Bluetooth so your loved one can their favorite Christmas song playing in their vintage automobile.

Riparo Leather Driving Gloves

Riparo Genuine Leather Driving Gloves - amazon.com
Riparo Genuine Leather Driving Gloves - amazon.com

They’ve got the European sports car from Porsche, BMW, or Jaguar, but to fully connect with their favorite sports car is a quality set of leather driving gloves. Riparos will have them looking the part of a serious car collector, even if that sick Lambo whip is a rental.

LEGO Technic Dom’s Charger from The Fast & The Furious

LEGO Technic Fast & Furious Dom’s Dodge Charger - amazon.com
LEGO Technic Fast & Furious Dom’s Dodge Charger - amazon.com

This LEGO Technic Fast & Furious Dom’s Charger is a specific gift for a specific someone whose Vienne Diagram for the perfect gift is one-part Lego and one-part Fast & Furious.

ThisWorx Detailing Vacuum

ThisWorx Detailing Vacuum - amazon.com
ThisWorx Detailing Vacuum - amazon.com

Whether you’re buying this for your adult kids and your messy but loveable grandchildren, or you’ve got a teenager or spouse who can’t help eating crackers in the car, ThisWorx’s Detailing Vacuum is a great practical car gift.

Drive Car Trash Can

Drive Car Trash Can - amazon.com
Drive Car Trash Can - amazon.com

Speaking of messes, this one is for all of those loved ones with piles of candy wrappers, junk mail, and In-and-Out Burger receipts from 2014 covering the floor of their car. Lend them a hand (and a hint) with this simple and efficient fabric Drive Car Trash Can.

Chemical Guys Car Cleaning Kit

Chemical Guys Car Cleaning Kit - amazon.com
Chemical Guys Car Cleaning Kit - amazon.com

For those in your life who really care for their cars, there’s this set of car cleaning supplies from the Chemical Guys. Mircofiber towels, bucket grate, and spray applicator are just some of the essential elements in this ultimate car washing set.

Brush Hero Wheel Cleaning Brush Head

Brush Hero Wheel Cleaning Brush Head - amazon.com
Brush Hero Wheel Cleaning Brush Head - amazon.com

Scrubbing those rims can be a chore. The Brush Hero wheel cleaning brush head makes it easy. Another great gift for those devoted to giving their cars all the necessary TLC.

Echo Auto Amazon Alexa

Echo Auto Amazon Alexa - amazon.com
Echo Auto Amazon Alexa - amazon.com

Take Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant on the road with their Echo Auto system. Perfect for those who can’t get enough tech in their lives.

Tile Mate Key Finder

Tile Mate Key Finder - amazon.com
Tile Mate Key Finder - amazon.com

We all know someone who can’t help losing their keys (perhaps it’s you). The Tile Bluetooth Key Finder allows you to quickly locate those keys, be they lost in the couch, on the kitchen counter, or in your own pants pocket.

iOttie Phone Mount

iOttie Phone Mount - amazon.com
iOttie Phone Mount - amazon.com

Do your part to fight driving distraction by gifting an iOttie Phone Mount this Christmas season.

Playseat Evolution Racing Sim Chair

Playseat Evolution Racing Sim Chair - amazon.com
Playseat Evolution Racing Sim Chair - amazon.com

Can’t get to the track with your loved ones? The Playseat Evolution racing simulator chair is the next best thing. Make this the center piece of your home racing sim experience and burn some digital rubber.

Racing Simulation Games

Forza Horizon 4 Xbox One Gameplay - amazon.com
Forza Horizon 4 Xbox One Gameplay - amazon.com

Whether it’s Forza, Gran Turismo, or Need For Speed, you’ll need a game to go with your racing simulator set up. These are just a few of our favorites.

Schumacher Rechargeable Jump Starter

Schumacher Rechargeable Jump Starter - amazon.com
Schumacher Rechargeable Jump Starter - amazon.com

Tis the season … for dead batteries. This Schumacher rechargeable jump starter can get you out of a pickle no matter where you’ve parked. It also comes with a 150psi air compressor, just in case.

Garmin Overlander Off-Grid Guidance

Garmin Overlander Off-Grid Guidance - amazon.com
Garmin Overlander Off-Grid Guidance - amazon.com

The perfect gift for the overlanding enthusiast in your life, the Garmin overlander off-grid guidance system will help them navigate the remotest environs as never before.

INNOVA Code Scanner

INNOVA Code Scanner - amazon.com
INNOVA Code Scanner - amazon.com

DIY mechanics never shy away from a little help in diagnosing problems with their cars. The INNOVA code scanner is a great gift for the gear head die-hard in your life.

Craftsman Tool Chest

Craftsman Tool Chest - amazon.com
Craftsman Tool Chest - amazon.com

They been asking for it for years, and maybe this is finally the Christmas they get the big red Craftsman Tool Chest checked off their list. (Note: You may want to suggest someone else gift all the tools to fill it.)

My Dad Had That Car by Tad Burness

My Dad Had That Car by Tad Burness - amazon.com
My Dad Had That Car by Tad Burness - amazon.com

There are few dad gifts better than a proper coffee table book and this one by Tad Burness is about as good as it gets. We’re big fans of nostalgia here at the Daily Driver and we can’t think of a better way to spend Christmas with our dads than reminiscing over the family cars of yesteryear with My Dad Had That Car.

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Chris Kaiser
Chris Kaiser

Chris’ greatest passions include topiary, spelunking, and pushing aging compact cars well past 200,000 miles on cross-country road trips. His taste in cars runs from the classic and esoteric to the deeply practical with an abiding affection for VW Things, old Studebakers, and all things hybrid-crossover.

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