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$25 Heated Car Blanket Keeps Drivers and Passengers Cozy

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Commuting during the wintertime is such a pain. Keeping snow off your windshield and making sure your tires are fine are a couple of things that might get your blood boiling in the mornings. Not boiling enough to keep you warm on the way to work, though! You need a heated car blanket for that.

Amazon's got you covered with fantastic electric blankets that are perfect for cold rides to work. Whether the heat doesn't work, or it just doesn't cut it for you, these heated car blankets are worth every penny. Here are six of the best blankets to help you beat the cold.

Heated Car Blankets

Here's Amazon's #1 best seller in car blankets. This 12-volt electric blanket is a solid choice for its pricing and more. All you need to do is plug it into any car, truck, SUV, or RV cigarette lighter for it to work. Since it has a 96-inch cord, backseat passengers will be able to use it. Choose from six different colors. (The navy blue and black and white options are great!)

Customer reviews are amazing, it has an overall 4.4-star rating. A customer gave it five stars and wrote, "The 96" of cord length is more than enough for our needs. Due to the nature of the blanket, it does have some stiffness from the heating elements, but it is still flexible enough to wrap around yourself."

The fleece throw includes a storage bag with handles.

Tip: Spot clean only! It is not machine washable.

2. Camco Polar Fleece Heated Blanket for Cars, Trucks, and RVs - Power Cord Plugs into 12V Vehicle Power Outlet | Great for Cold Weather, Traveling, or Emergencies - Plaid Red (42804), 59" x 43"

This is Amazon's Choice for 12V electric blankets. If you're worried about it drawing too much from your car's battery, no need to worry. The heated throw has a low amp! The comfy blanket has a 7-foot long cord that plugs directly into a 12-volt power outlet.

A customer gave it five stars and said, "Used this for my wife's first ever night of popup camping, I did NOT want her to be put off by being cold. This did the trick for sure."

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3. Car Cozy 2 - 12-Volt Heated Travel Blanket (Red Plaid, 58" x 42") with Patented Safety Timer by Trillium Worldwide

Car Cozy's fleece blanket has a safety timer with auto shut-off. That's a fantastic setting for those who might forget to turn off the blanket.

Cord length: 7 feet.

4. Sojoy 12V Heated Electric Car Blanket, 45 Minute Heating Timing Function, Easy Controller, Fleece Travel Throw for Car and RV-Great for Cold Black SJ734R073

Sojoy's blanket has a 45-minute heat setting. Many customers say it gets warm and toasty!

Adjustable temperature settings: Off, low, and high-temperature control.

5. Zone Tech Car Travel Blanket -Premium Quality 12V Automotive Red Plaid Polar Fleece Material Comfortable Seat Blanket Great for Winter, Home, Road Trip and Camping

Zone Tech uses Far-Infrared Heating which is built into the fabric. This is perfect for those who don't want to feel wires!

RoadPro's blanket plugs directly into your cigarette lighter socket. A customer gave it five stars and said it takes about 15 minutes for it to heat up. Another customer said that the throw blanket doesn't have an automatic shut-off feature, so be sure to unplug it to prevent overheating.

Once it's warmed up, you won't want to take it off! You do have to spot clean it, so don't put it in the washing machine.

These are all fantastic blankets for long road trips, tailgates, and more. As someone who hates being cold in the passenger seat, I think I need one!

This post was originally published on November 23, 2020.