The 7 Best Carbon Monoxide Detectors For Cars

Updated January 09, 2019 by Melissa Harr

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. As long as you aren't running your vehicle in an enclosed space, the risk of being poisoned by carbon monoxide is relatively low. However, as issues with certain makes and models in the past have shown, the danger cannot be ruled out completely. You can put your mind at ease with one of these gas detectors for cars, which, when used properly, let you know that this odorless killer is in the air. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best carbon monoxide detector for cars on Amazon.

7. Pyle Handheld

6. Quantum Eye Multi-Level

5. Sunnec Alarm

4. Fasohere Multi-Function

3. Toxin Sensors CM-2000SV

2. Sensorcon Certified

1. Forensics Detectors 9 PPM

Editor's Notes

January 08, 2019: Selected portable models that can be used in a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks, airplanes, and boats. For those seeking continuous monitoring, added the Forensics Detectors 9 PPM and Toxin Sensors CM-2000SV; for passive, selected the budget-friendly ASA Detector and Quantum Eye Multi-Level. Did not add home models due to their mounting requirements and differing sensitivity, with the exception of the Sunnec Alarm, which could be useful for those who sleep in vehicles, such as RVers and van dwellers.


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Last updated on January 09, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa is a writer, editor, and EFL educator from the U.S. She's worked in the field since earning her B.A. in 2012, during which time she's judged fiction contests, taught English in Asia, and authored e-courses about arts and crafts. In her free time, she likes to make stuff out of sticks and string.


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