The best car-themed stocking fillers

Whether you're buying for an enthusiast or simply a car owner, these small gift ideas will be perfect.

Three stockings on a fireplace during Christmas

by Ryan Gilmore |

With Christmas coming up it can be difficult finding those small stocking filler gifts that are thoughtful, inexpensive and genuinely useful. This is especially true if that person likes cars. While sometimes it's easy to go generic, we've come up with a list of great stocking fillers that should appeal to a car enthusiast.

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And it gets even better, we've also included some gifts for a driver. Even if they have no interest in driving these gifts will help make car ownership that little bit easier. We've stuck to a rigid £20 budget which means these tasteful (and often very useful) car gifts won't force you into an overdraft but will make the perfect stocking fillers.

The best stocking fillers for drivers

Swedish Ice Scraper

The best stocking filler gift that'll come in handy
Swedish Ice Scraper
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By far the best ice scrapers for sale today, It's designed to cope with the worst nordic winters imaginable which means it'll more than cope with a British winter. It's also better than using a debit card.

Gtechniq WM2 Microfibre Wash Mitt

The best stocking filler for better cleaning
Gtechniq WM2 Microfibre Wash Mitt
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One of the simplest upgrades you can do when it comes to cleaning your car is to swap from your usual sponge to a wash mitt. Not only will a wash mitt prevent scratches and lather up your shampoo better as you wash your car, but it also makes a really good gift idea. This fancy wash mitt from Gtechniq is well made, ergonomic and has a rich, luxurious feeling to it.

Halfords Essentials 52 Piece Tool Kit

The best stocking filler for an amateur mechanic
Halfords Essentials 52 Piece Tool Kit

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Maybe a touch big for regular stockings (unless they belonged to Andre the Giant), this tool kit from Halfords offers all the essentials you could need for some basic car maintenance. It features 52 tools including pliers, sockets and a wrench and comes in this handy carry case.

Cambridge Mosaic Cloud Reusable Flask with Spoon

The best stocking filler for foodies
Cambridge Mosaic Cloud Reusable Flask with Spoon
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Winter is the perfect time to be enjoying a piping hot bowl of soup so why not give the gift of portable soup to someone this Christmas. This stylish soup flask is an ideal stocking filler for any foodie, offering a 350ml capacity and a handy spoon in the lid. We've used this to make our packed lunch and it kept soup warm all day.

The best stocking fillers for car enthusiasts

26JPN Ultra-Soft Detail Brushes

The best stocking filler gift for car detailers
26JPN Ultra-Soft Detail Brushes
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Detailing brushes are the next step in car detailing. These small brushes can be used for dusting a car's interior or for better shampooing the exterior of a car. We've previously tested 26JPN's range of products and found them to be really good, meaning these detailing brushes will make an excellent stocking stuffer.

Auto Erotica: A grand tour through classic car brochures of the 1960s to 1980s

The best stocking filler gift for classic car lovers
Auto Erotica: A grand tour through classic car brochures of the 1960s to 1980s
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A real trip down memory for any fan of older cars, this fantastic book is jam-packed with car brochures from history. Covering everything from classic exotic sports cars right down to humble VWs and Fords, it's sure to bring a smile to a fan of older cars. We've had a flick through and think it's great.

Poorboys Super Slick & Suds Concentrated Car Shampoo

The best stocking filler gift for car washers
Poorboys Super Slick & Suds Concentrated Car Shampoo
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Some people ask for fancy shampoo when December rolls around, car enthusiasts ask for fancy shampoo for cleaning their car. This super-concentrated shampoo from Poorboys will not only last ages thanks to the 260:1 dilution rate but is a really good car shampoo. For a starter, it's pH neutral (good for paint), eco-friendly and won't remove any wax or sealant applied to the car.

Speed Champions LEGO Ferrari F8 Tributo

The best stocking filler gift for supercar enthusiasts
Speed Champions LEGO Ferrari F8 Tributo
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Yes that's right, you can get a LEGO Ferrari for less than £20. The F8 Tritbuto is an excellent car all things considered and this model made from 275 pieces is the perfect gift for any car fan, no matter their age.

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