These Winter Car Deals Will Save Your Wallet and Tires

Don't leave the house without stocking up on the best trunk must-haves for cold-weather driving. Take the bite out of snowy weather and save up to 54% on these winter car deals!

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It may be a winter wonderland outside, but those of us who commute know the pain of waking up to a freezing cold car covered in snow and ice. And getting stuck in a snowdrift is frustrating and dangerous—especially when you’re not prepared. That’s why it’s important to keep the trunk stocked with winter car essentials.

The inconvenience of the chilly season aside, there are several ways the cold can wreak havoc on your car. But with a few simple purchases, your car will be winter ready. The best part? All of these winter car essentials are on markdown!

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Arm and Hammer Cat Litter

Arm And Hammer Cat LitterVIA MERCHANT

While it won’t melt the ice around your tires, cat litter helps tires grab traction in slippery weather. It’s a good thing to keep in the trunk during snowy conditions. Opt for clay-based litter, like this Arm and Hammer litter, on sale for 26% off. Simply sprinkle litter under the car’s tires to help them grip the ice.

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Mylar Emergency Blankets

Emergency Thermal Blanket VIA MERCHANT

Tuck this pack of 12 blankets, on sale now for 31% off, under a seat in case of a cold-weather accident. These lightweight and waterproof mylar sheets keep in up to 90% of a person’s body heat, making them ideal for keeping warm during emergencies.

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Fast-Acting Ice Melt

Prestone Driveway Heat via merchant

For a savings of $7, pick up a bag of fast-acting ice melt. The chemical reaction draws moisture from snow and ice to clear it. Use this ice melt in the event you get stuck in a snowdrift, or keep some on hand for the driveway. Just know that it’s not a pet-safe ice melt.

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Car Tire Traction Chain Set


Included in this set are two tire chains that center and tighten as you drive, enhancing traction during slick conditions for those without winter tires. These easy-to-install tire chains fasten around the tire without having to move the car. Pick up a pair for $60 off.

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Smart Booster Cable

Smart Booster Cable And Gauge Ecomm Via WalmartVIA MERCHANT

It’s a good idea to have jumper cables in your trunk during the winter and throughout the year. This booster cable set, only $15, includes a cross-connection warning that alerts you if the cables are connected incorrectly. The 16-foot cables are more than capable of reaching from car to car.

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Extendable Snow Brush

Expandable Snow Brush VIA MERCHANT

What separates this snow brush from others is its flexibility. Use the two heads as an ice scraper or brush and disassemble for easy storage when your car is snow free. While it normally retails for $30, snag it now for 42% off.

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Astro 175 Headlamp

Astro 175 Headlamp via merchant

Flashlights are always handy to keep in the car, but they’re cumbersome when trying to change a tire or assess the engine. This Astro headlamp solves that issue. The housing can handle all weather conditions, and the light contains a brightness memory that remembers your last settings. Score it for up to 25% off during Backcountry’s sale event.

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HotHands Hand Warmer Value Pack

Hothands Hand Warmer VIA MERCHANT

Gloves are useful, until they’re too wet. These HotHands hand warmers, available for $7 off the 10-pack option, are ideal for even heat that lasts up to 10 hours. Simply remove from the package and shake to active. The chemical reaction inside the pouch keeps your hands toasty warm!

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What supplies should you have in your car for winter driving?

Keep a flashlight, blanket, spare tire, first aid kit, jumper cables and hand warmers in your car through the winter months. Consider safety and warmth when purchasing winter car essentials.

What can I put on my car to protect it from snow?

Car covers do an excellent job of keeping snow and ice off of cars. It’s smart to park indoors whenever possible to avoid the elements.

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Emily Way
As Associate Shopping Editor of Sales and Deals, Emily helps readers find the lowest prices on the best products. An enthusiastic shopper, Emily is always on the lookout for the biggest bargains. When she’s not searching through flash sales, you can usually find her reading mystery novels or cuddling with cats.