23 Best Gifts for Car Lovers (USA)

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Us car enthusiasts are a hard bunch to shop for. We’re very picky, so it might be difficult for you to find a suitable gift if you’re not into cars yourself.

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Fortunately, we love cars here at The Car Investor. We’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of the best gifts for car lovers in the USA.

Our list includes everything from the most affordable to the most luxurious gifts for the car lover in your life.

Our favorites on this list are:


Sojoy Universal 12V Car Seat Heater

Perfect for winter driving, this heated seat cover simply plugs into the cigarette lighter for instant warmth. Ideal for cold, early morning starts.

It’s thermostatically controlled to prevent overheating, and will fit all makes and model of car. Particularly handy if the car lover in your life has an older car.

CarGuys Super Cleaner

You can’t go wrong with car cleaning gear for car enthusiasts. This cleaner is effective on a wide range of car surfaces, both inside and out. Use it on leather, vinyl, carpet, rubber, and much more.

This one product means entire cabinets full of old chemicals can be replaced!

AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Maintaining correct tire pressures is an important part of motoring, but often one that’s overlooked. This handy pressure gauge helps to reduce tire wear, extend tire life, and offer safer driving.

The affordable gadget has a digital display with four settings, and the non-slip texture makes it easy to hold onto.

Fujiway Cordless Car Vacuum Cleaner

This powerful handheld vacuum cleaner is designed specifically for cleaning car interiors, and will pick up everything from food residue to pet hair.

The lightweight, handheld cleaner has a rechargeable battery that will operate continuously for 30 minutes, and is cordless for ease of use.

MEGUIAR’S Complete Car Care Kit

Meguiar’s is bound to be a familiar brand to the car lover in your life, and this premium pack provides everything they need to return their car to showroom condition.

It’s the perfect gift for every motor enthusiast, and will allow them to valet their car like a professional, inside and out.

Crosstour 1080P Dash Cam with G-Sensor, Loop Recording & Motion Detection

With more and more insurance scammers on the roads, this great piece of kit will help prevent disputes in the event of an accident.

A high-spec camera at a very affordable price, with loads of great features and a 170 degree wide-angle lens.

AAA 64 Piece Premium Traveler Road Kit

A comprehensive breakdown and road-safety kit that can be carried in the car at all times. It includes essential motoring products to ensure the driver is fully prepared in case of emergency.

The kit includes a heavy-duty booster cable, a heavy-duty flashlight, a bungee cord, a first-aid kit and much more, all in a branded AAA carry bag.

The Old Car Nut Book – ‘Where Old Car Nuts Tell Their Stories’

A celebration of the cars from back in the day. This book provides a wonderful trip down memory lane.

A perfect gift for any older car enthusiast, reminiscing about a time when motoring was a lot simpler than it seems to be these days.

Criacr Bluetooth FM Transmitter

If you know someone who could do with upgrading their in-car audio equipment, this might just be a good place to start.

The FM transmitter plugs into the cigarette lighter, and allows you to play music from any bluetooth enabled device via your car radio. It also has dual USB ports, and AUX in & output.

TICONN Premium Car Key Signal Blocking Bags (2 pack)

Car thieves are getting smarter, and nowadays they don’t even need your keys to steal your car. These bags prevent modern car keys from being cloned, and the crooks having easy access to your car as you sleep.

They provide industry leading protection, and protect any modern keyless entry car key. Simple, but very effective.

Car Trunk Organiser by Drive Auto Products

We all know someone with a messy car. This organiser provides the perfect solution: a sturdy, non-slip organiser with tie-down straps to keep everything tidy in the trunk.

It has two big front pockets, and compartments big enough to fit folders, tools, laptops and much more.

DBPOWER Portable Car Jump Starter

There’s nothing worse than not being able to start your car because of a flat battery. Never get stuck again with this premium portable jump starter.

It’s small enough to be kept in the glovebox, but is still powerful enough to start gas powered vehicles up to 6.5l, or diesel powered vehicles up to 5.2l. You can also charge your devices, such as laptops and phones.

TKStar Magnetic GPS Tracker

The car lover in your life would undoubtedly be beside themselves if their pride and joy ever got stolen. Why not ease that concern with this affordable real-time GPS tracker, compatible with Android and iOS apps.

It provides precise tracking and no installation is required; simply attach it to any iron surface with the magnet. The battery will also last for 3 months on standby!

Chemical Guys Professional Grade Premium Microfiber Towels – 6 Pack

Microfibre cloths are an essential part of the car washing process, and are always in demand. This pack of 6 cloths are made from professional grade microfibres, which pick up dirt without damaging paintwork.

Durable and strong, these cloths will keep performing after multiple washes.

Yosh Magnetic Car Phone Holder (2 pack)

These magnetic car vent cradles will securely hold your cell phone or GPS device in place on your dash, regardless of road conditions.

The soft rubber construction protects your cell phone and air vent from damage, and the sleek design makes it barely noticeable when it’s not being used.

Apollo Tools Mechanics Tool Kit, 95 Pieces

Many car enthusiasts love working on their own cars, or at least put up with it to save on expensive garage repair costs! This car kit includes tools for fixing, upgrading, and maintaining a wide range of vehicles.

The high-quality tools come in a handy box, and includes the most popular sized sockets and wrenches.

High Road StashAway Console Car Trash Can with Lid

We all like to keep our cars spotless (most of us, at least), so this compact car trash can is the perfect addition for anyone who has a tendency to be a little messier than others.

The adjustable strap means you can hang the trash can from the headrest, which allows for easy access whenever needed.

Anker Dual USB Car Charger

We all rely on our handheld devices much more these days, and on long car journeys any form of charging point will be in high demand. This dual USB charger plugs straight into the cigarette lighter, and allows two devices to be charged simultaneously.

Anker’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost combine to provide the quickest possible charge for each device.

Acdyion Leather Touchscreen Driving Gloves

Winter driving can be cold, particularly on the hands. These high quality, genuine leather driving gloves will be a blessing for those who feel the chill whilst on the road.

The super-soft leather is incredibly durable, and the gloves also allow you to operate touchscreen devices whilst wearing them.

Collar and Cuffs London – Gear Stick Cufflinks

These premium cufflinks are great for any smart-dressing petrol-head. They’re handmade and crafted using solid brass, but are silver in color. They have a highly reflective finish, and go well with many different colors and styles of shirt.

A presentation gift box is included, and they’ll make an excellent talking point for the grateful recipient.

Autel Universal OBD2 Scanner – Engine Fault Reader

When a dashboard warning light appears it can be very costly to even get a diagnosis from a garage. This professional diagnostic scanner plugs into your car, and can read and clear any warning messages.

It’s very easy to use, and will save hundreds of dollars in the long-run. It can also be used to view real-time information from your engine.

Janazala ARTORI Car Mat Drink Coasters

We all know a car lover who loves a drink (hopefully not before getting behind the wheel). These car mat coasters are a great gift idea for any car enthusiast in your life.

The silicone coasters are designed to accommodate large and small drinks, and are dishwasher safe and easy to clean.

Vremi Garage Dehumidifier

For those with older cars, it’s important to keep them in a moisture-free environment to prevent rust. This Vremi dehumidifier is perfect for use in a garage to reduce the risk of damage over the wetter months.

The compact, portable design means it’s easy to move around, and it has a huge 22 pint per day extraction rate. There’s also a 1 gallon water tank, and a drain outlet for continuous draining.


As huge petrol-heads ourselves, we know the car enthusiast in your life will love these gift ideas.

Whether you choose the affordable AstroAI Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge or the premium DBPOWER Portable Car Jump Starter, we know the recipient will love what you’ve bought them.

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