Need more ideas? Here’s the 2015 Gifts For Cars, 2016 Gifts For Cars and 2017 Gifts For Cars guides.
It’s time for our annual gift guide featuring useful great gifts for cars and the people who drive them.
UPDATE December 2015: The Auto-Sock is now approved for winter driving as an alternative to chains in Colorado. In our November 2014, newsletter, Helpful Tips for Surviving Cold and Snow, we shared information about an intriguing new (to the U.S. market) product, The Auto Sock. The Auto Sock is an alternative to snow chains that is an approved snow chain alternative in several European countries. The Auto Sock would make a great gift for the skiers and winter mountain drivers in your family.
If you ever have to hitch a trailer to your car or truck consider the Swift Hitch Portable Backup Camera, an affordable, portable backup camera that saves you loads of time. For safety reasons, we love backup cameras of all sorts. If you’d like to add any sort of backup camera to your vehicle check out Amazon’s helpful guide.
One of the nicer features of newer model cars are their seat heaters. For those with older cars, this simple seat heater has great reviews. AND it’s only $19.99!
Another gift in the useful category is the PowerStation PSX-3 Jumpstarter with Air Compressor and DC Outlet and USB Port. With this nifty gadget you can jumpstart your battery, fill up your tires, use it as a worklight and charge a phone. Listed at $101.99 on Amazon, we found it at our local Costco for $74.99.
If you know someone who is constantly losing their keys or sunglasses you’ll love The Tile. It works like “Find My Phone” apps for the cell phone.
The Bridgestone Winter Driving School in Steamboat Springs offers a wide variety of classes for driving in various conditions. Fun for one or the whole family.
An annual Pellman’s Automotive tradition is a trip down to Unser Karting at U.S. 36 & I-25, for a day of racing. We highly recommend it.