Car Accessories

Garmin Dash Cam 20
REVIEW

Garmin Dash Cam 20

With a bit of tweaking, the Garmin Dash Cam 20 is a (mostly) silent witness that watches the road without attracting the driver's attention.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 27, 2014
Satechi Universal Smartphone CD Slot Mount
EDITORS' TAKE

Satechi Universal Smartphone CD Slot Mount

This product has not yet been reviewed.

If you have a smartphone, you likely use it as a music player in your car, making your car CD player obsolete. This Satechi smartphone mount makes use of that legacy piece of equipment.

Thinkware Dash Cam X500
REVIEW

Thinkware Dash Cam X500

Financial responsibility laws for drivers often make dashcams superfluous, but if one makes sense in your driving climate, the Thinkware Dash Cam X500 not only reliably records collision footage but offers a few extras that might come in handy, such as speed camera warnings.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 1, 2015
Automatic Labs Automatic
REVIEW

Automatic Labs Automatic

The Automatic driving assistant helps drivers who know nothing about cars to monitor and boost their fuel efficiency with plug-and-play ease and a simple interface that even laymen can understand.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 12, 2013
Aukey Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver car kit
REVIEW

Aukey Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver car kit

The Aukey Portable Bluetooth Receiver comes with more features than many similar products and a clever means of remotely controlling playback from your phone, but it will involve running wires to a power outlet and an auxiliary input in a car.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 25, 2015
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210
REVIEW

Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210

The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on February 7, 2014
Mpow Streambot Y FM Transmitter
REVIEW

Mpow Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The Streambot Y is a simple yet effective FM transmitter for owners of older cars, but the lack of automatic tuning could be an issue in areas with crowded airwaves.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 11, 2014

MSRP: $36.99

Kinivo BTC455 Bluetooth Hands-Free car kit
REVIEW

Kinivo BTC455 Bluetooth Hands-Free car kit

For its music, voice command, and phone features, and especially its easy-to-install design, the Kinivo BTC455 is one of the better kits for retrofitting a car with Bluetooth.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 28, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Parrot CK3000 Evolution
REVIEW

Parrot CK3000 Evolution

The Parrot CK3000 Evolution is a cost-effective, feature-rich hands-free calling system. Its simple design masks some very easy to use options, including a great voice-command interface.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 26, 2008
Parrot Minikit Smart
REVIEW

Parrot Minikit Smart

The Parrot Minikit Smart combines an easy-to-use Bluetooth speakerphone with a sturdy smartphone windshield mount and charger, making it useful for both hands-free calling and turn-by-turn navigation when paired with an app.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 19, 2011

MSRP: $129.99