Prepare Your Car for Any Situation With These Tools

Tool boxes and tool belts are crucial, but tool kits to have in your car can often be overlooked. Whether you need a backup tool set when you go from job to job or want to be prepared in case you’re in a bind on the road, here are a few things we recommend keeping in your vehicle at all times.

First things first, here are a few tools we would recommend always keeping in your car:

  • Duct Tape
  • Jumper Cables
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Map or Offline Map App in case you get turned around without service

Beyond a few tools to get you out of a bind, keeping a tool kit in your car is a good idea. From quick repairs, to safety gear in case of emergency, here are a few great tool kids to keep in your car.

Roadside Emergency Tool-and-Auto Kit (30-Piece)

For road side problems of all sorts, the Roadside Emergency Tool-and-Auto Kit (30-Piece) is a great choice. It includes insulated jumper cables, a tire pressure gauge, multiple screwdrivers and more. It easily fits under the seat or in your car trunk and should cover all the basics when you have roadside issues.

Wilmar W1197 38 Piece Compact Tool Set with Zipper Case

This set is another great option to keep in your vehicle. For under $20, this set includes 38 pieces including wrenches, pliers, flashlights and more. This is a quick and simple set that easily fits in your car and should cover all of your basic needs. It can also be bought in a set with a first aid kit and emergency Life Hammer to break windows in case of emergency.

Stalwart 75-HT1086 86 Piece Tool Kit – Household Car & Office in Roll Up Bag

If you’re looking for all the tools you might need in case of emergency that will roll up in a neat bag, this is your set. It includes a number of sockets, bits, ratchets, screwdrivers and more. This set’s portability sets it apart: specifically designed to be ready for on the go use, for under $30 this is a great choice.

DEWALT Mechanics Tool Set (168-Piece)

If you’re looking for a tool set with more tools and increased functionality, the DEWALT

Mechanics Tool Set (168-Piece) is a great choice. This has nearly 170 top notch, high quality tools that will give you the solid results. A bit larger than other sets on this list but still portable and easy to fit in a vehicle, this is a great set to keep in your car or truck if you need a bit more functionality.

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