Outfit Your Car From Dash to Trunk: Deals on Bike Racks, a Car DVR, and more


It's time to take a lesson from hot rod drivers and peel out to cash in on an Editors' Choice $10 Valvoline oil change at Sears Auto Center; you'll have to burn rubber though, as the deal ends today August 15. If you miss it, we've also found a number of deals for automotive accessories including a MaxiScan tool, an Allen Sports Bike Racks, and refurbished GPS for cheap.

  1. Autel MaxiScan Scan ToolAutel MaxiScan CAN OBD-II Scan Tool
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $15.23 with free shipping via Prime
    Lowest By: $5

    Is It Worth It?: This Editor's Choice scan tool retrieves generic and manufacturer-specific Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC), and retrieves VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on 2002 and newer vehicles that support Mode 9 ... which is a fancy way of saying this tool pulls up the codes that give you a shortcut to making fast, accurate repairs. This device comes with free CD software with more than 7000 DTC definitions, and is powered via detachable OBD2 cable.

  2. 1080p Car DVR Camcorder1080p Car DVR Camcorder
    Store: MidnightBox
    Price: $42.95 with $3.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $11
    Expires: August 15

    Is It Worth It?: Now you too can become YouTube famous, like most drivers in Russia who have captured crazy accidents via the cameras mounted to their dashes! Available in Black (pictured) or White, this 1080p video camera can record in night vision and features motion detection, anti-shake, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), and HDMI, and USB connectivity.

  3. floor mat setWeatherHandler Deluxe 4-Piece Carpet Floor Mat Set
    Store: Sears
    Price: $8.74 via coupon code "SAVEMORE" with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $2
    Expires: August 15

    Is It Worth It?: Whether or not you're putting the pedal to the metal, your feet will hit the floor of your vehicle. This 4-pack of car mats are easy to clean and available in both Tan (pictured) and Gray for the cheapest price we've ever seen.

  4. Allen Sports 2-Bike RackAllen Sports Deluxe 2-Bike Trunk Mount Rack
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $32.12 via coupon code "ALLENB2S" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $8

    Is It Worth It?: Car bike racks make it easy to get your other set of wheels from points A to B to C. This rack is at an all time low, and as an Editors' Choice bargain, priced at $32. Features include 12" carry arms, a padded lower frame, and tie-down cradle system. It weighs in at just under 9 pounds to boot.

    But the bike rack options don't stop there, as Amazon cuts up to 50% off a selection of Allen Sports Bike Racks with prices starting at $32.12 after you apply the "ALLENB2S" coupon code. Even better, each item qualifies for free shipping.

  5. Magellan Roadmate GPS SystemMagellan Roadmate 5045LM 5" Portable GPS Navigation System
    Store: Walmart
    Price: $59.99 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $39

    Is It Worth It?: A great GPS helps you dodge detours and obstacles, and choosing in-store pickup helps you dodge the $4.97 shipping charge on this Editors' Choice GPS. It features lifetime map updates and traffic alerts, highway lane assist, OneTouch favorites, highway exit POI, and AAA TourBook.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Lou Carlozo is a DealNews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the Managing Editor of WalletPop.com, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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