16 Useful Car Hacks You Should Know

Sometimes we take our cars for granted. Life is so busy that we barely have time to think about ways that could make things easier for ourselves. Just a little organization can make short (and long) journeys pass with ease.

Whether you need to fix a little dent, have problems backing into your garage or maybe you’re tired of your kids throwing their stuff everywhere, we have the solution for you. Which hack do you like most? Let us know in the comments below.


use a shoe organizer

Handy car organizer.


the car organizer pattern

If you have a little time on your hands, create a patterned organizer by covering a plain one with your favorite fabric.


cereal container trash can

The cereal box trash can.


magna doodle food tray

Magna Doodle food tray. Fun and practical too!


toothpaste car lights

This really works!


dual USB power through cigarette lighter

Cigarette lighter double USB. Very handy!


mesh bungee tied to roof handles for extra storage

Fixing a mesh bungee to the interior roof gives extra storage space.


DIY parking guide

This dangling tennis ball helps you gage your car parking in the garage.


protect your car doors with a pool noodle

Fixing a swimming noodle to the garage wall ensures no more scuff marks on your car.



staple removers protect nails from keyring

Take keys off the ring with staple removers. No more broken nails!


fix dents with a plunger

Take out small dents with a plunger. No more expensive repair bills!

roll of gaffers tape holds drinks in old car

Simple yet effective.

reuse a gum container for loose change

An empty gum container is great for storing loose change.

car seat dog hammock

The dog hammock keeps your pooch in one place as you travel.

shower caddy holds stuff

A shower caddy keeps the back seat of a car tidy.

Maintain your car the cheaper way!