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
Sony SmartWatch
REVIEW

Sony SmartWatch ( MN2SW)

The Sony SmartWatch enters the realm of usability thanks to recent software updates, but it's still more smartphone accessory than solid standalone timepiece.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 3, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Apple CarPlay
EDITORS' TAKE

Apple CarPlay

This product has not yet been reviewed.

Apple offers a demonstration of the new CarPlay iOS mirroring feature in a Mercedes-Benz C-class during the Geneva auto show.

Pricing not available

Powerall Element portable jumpstarter
REVIEW

Powerall Element portable jumpstarter

With its jump-start capability and flashlight, the PowerAll Element makes for an excellent addition to any car's emergency kit, and can also recharge phones and tablets.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 16, 2015

MSRP: $229.00

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
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
Eclipse AVN2210p
REVIEW

Eclipse AVN2210p

The innovative Eclipse AVN2210p has many attractive features, including an intuitive navigation system, a great Bluetooth calling interface, and USB connectivity for digital audio. While it has a few usability drawbacks, the system is tough to beat for its price.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 31, 2007

Pricing not available

PLX Kiwi Bluetooth
REVIEW

PLX Kiwi Bluetooth

At less than half what you'd expect to pay for a standalone device, the PLX Kiwi Bluetooth is a great OBD monitoring solution for the Android smartphone-toting car geek.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 28, 2012

MSRP: $99.99

Sony MEX-GS600BT
REVIEW

Sony MEX-GS600BT

The Sony MEX-GS600BT's App Remote function is not very useful without a dashboard mount for your phone, but everything else about this full-featured car stereo makes it easily recommendable.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 22, 2013