6 Best Car Cooler/Warmers | December 2016

6 Best Car Cooler/Warmers
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Why put up with messy ice that melts all over the place when you can enjoy refreshing cold drinks and freshly, cool food anywhere with one of these car cooler/warmers? Of course, they are also perfect for keeping any meal nice and warm when taking it to a pot luck dinner, on a picnic or when out camping. It's easy portable luxury powered by your vehicle's battery. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best car cooler/warmer on Amazon.
The Dometic TC-14US Thermo Electric portable cooler/warmer has a decent fifteen quart capacity and features an easy to see (and an easily understood) LED temperature display on the front, so you always know the cool or warm status of its contents.
  • detachable lid with magnetic lock
  • power saving circuitry switches
  • quite overpriced but well made
Brand Dometic
Model TC-14US
Weight 16.8 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0
The Wagan EL6224 12V can keep your foods cool for several hours even when not plugged in and actively cooling, so it's a fine choice to use as both a travel fridge (or warmer) and as a compact cooler for carrying onto the beach or tucking into a canoe.
  • holds four 2 liter bottles
  • uses just 40 watts of power
  • cooling process is slow
Brand Generic
Model EL6224
Weight 11.9 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0
The AUDEW 6L Electric Portable Fridge has a soft exterior that makes it safer and more comfortable for those sitting near it and a rigid interior to protect its contents against the jostling of the car, truck, boat, or the person carrying it along by its strap.
  • storage space for nine cans
  • cools rapidly and efficiently
  • inefficient heating
Brand Audew
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.9 / 5.0
The OJA 12 Volt can cool its interior down to near freezing temperatures and can maintain heat close to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It's perfect for transporting hot or cold foods to a potluck dinner or to a picnic in the park. Its controls are basic, but, intuitive.
  • convenient built-in cupholders
  • fits between front seats
  • whisper quiet motor and fan
Brand OJA
Model pending
Weight 6.5 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0
This Black & Decker TC212B is one of the best portable cooling and heating units around. It is a low priced option that routinely gets great reviews and ratings from those who own and use it. Take one along in the car, the camper, or on the boat.
  • zippered side storage pouch
  • heats interior up to 120 f
  • convenient carrying strap
Model TC212B
Weight 10.3 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0
The Koolatron P75 Kool Kaddy Electric is like a miniature fridge that just happens to be ready to come along for the ride. It features an impressive six quart storage capacity, and can easily serve as the only fridge for an RV, a camper, or a cabin.
  • great reviews from owners
  • includes optional shelf
  • durable polypropylene construction
Brand Koolatron
Model P75
Weight 15.6 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 15, 2016 by Steven John

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