7 Christmas gift ideas for car owners

by Leandre Grecia | Dec 23, 2022
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Still thinking of what to get your friends this Christmas? If that friend of yours owns a car, then worry no more because we’ve put together a list of gift ideas for motorists this holiday season.

We’ve compiled here some very useful tools and accessories for all types of car owners. From small phone mounts to hydraulic jacks and trunk organizers—you’ll see all of them here. Scroll on below to see more. Feel free to add to this list by chiming in through the comments, too.

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1) Phone mounts

phone mount for car a/c vent

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This is a must-have for any driver these days. Heck, even if your car has Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, you should even consider getting a mount for your phone anyway. It’s pretty convenient to have it within arm’s reach. Just remember to mount it properly so you won’t get caught violating the Anti-Distracted Driving Act.

QOOVI magnetic mount

Price: P129
Link: Lazada

Baseus universal phone mount

Price: P299
Link: Lazada

Baseus magnetic phone mount

Price: P259
Link: Lazada

2) 12V socket chargers and audio accessories

car usb charger 12v socket

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Just like the first item in this list, these are also must-haves in this day and age. Some charging hubs also come with FM transmitters, and it’s something worth checking out if your car has an aging head unit without Bluetooth connectivity or whatnot.

Remax dual-port charger with digital display

Price: P399
Link: Lazada

Baseus 4.8A USB charger

Price: P209
Link: Lazada

Oria Bluetooth FM transmitter with two charging ports

Price: P405
Link: Lazada

Oria Bluetooth 5.0 receiver

Price: P440
Link: Lazada

KUULAA Bluetooth 5.0 receiver

Price: P335
Link: Lazada

3) Dashcams

a photo of the Transcend DrivePro 550

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We reckon a lot of you who don’t own dashcams yet have this one in your wishlists. It’s a handy gadget to have—whether it’s to protect you from corrupt traffic enforcers or to help provide evidence in the event of a road incident.

EKLEVA 10-inch rearview mirror 1080p video recorder

Price: P5,923
Link: Lazada

Dub intelligent rearview mirror with 1080p recording

Price: P4,999
Link: Lazada

Transcend DrivePro 550

Price: P9,799
Link: Lazada

70mai A500S dual cam set

Price: P5,999
Link: Lazada

4) Cleaning materials

vacuum cleaner in car

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A lot of car owners prefer cleaning their own vehicles instead of bringing them to the carwash. For those kinds of people, we have here a variety of cleaning solutions and equipment that we’re sure they’ll appreciate.

Greenfield vacuum cleaner

Price: P2,394
Link: Lazada

Lotus handy vacuum

Price: P1,995
Link: Lazada

Lotus pressure washer

Price: P3,095
Link: Lazada

Microtex MTX non-scratch wash pad

Price: P185
Link: Lazada

Microtex MTX tire black

Price: P71
Link: Lazada

Microtex MTX car shampoo 2L

Price: P291
Link: Lazada

Microtex MTX watermark remover

Price: P80
Link: Lazada

Turtle Wax carnauba spray cleaner

Price: P599
Link: Lazada

Turtle Wax power car wash

Price: P989
Link: Lazada

5) Car organizers

car organizer

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Cleaning a car doesn’t end with simply washing it and wiping it dry. You’ll have to keep the inside neat and tidy, too, and there’s no better way to do that than using various types of car organizers. There are quite a few on this list—from trunk organizers to backseat item holders.

Trunk organizer

Price: P65
Link: Lazada

Collapsible storage box

Price: P229
Link: Lazada

SmartDevil headrest hanger

Price: P368
Link: Lazada

HOTSPEED backseat net bag

Price: P59
Link: Lazada

HOTSPEED universal backeat organizer

Price: P159
Link: Lazada

6) Jacks and tire inflators

tolsen hydraulic jack

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Rounding up this list are important tools that every car owner should have. We didn’t include them in this compilation, but we also implore you to get a cross-wrench if you don’t have one in your car yet.

Ingco foot pump tire inflator

Price: P699
Link: Lazada

Greenfield hydraulic bottle jack

Price: P582
Link: Lazada

Red X hydraulic crocodile floor jack

Price: P3,999
Link: Lazada

Tolsen hydraulic trolley jack

Price: P5,000
Link: Lazada

Lingrui portable tire inflator

Price: P428
Link: Lazada

Grows portable tire inflator

Price: P789
Link: Lazada

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