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10 of the Best Emergency Winter Car Kits

When the weather gets bad we are often warned to not travel unless absolutely necessary. However, some of us have to travel and this is where winter car kits can be the difference between surviving a breakdown in relative comfort and freezing on the hard shoulder. We’ve picked a range of winter car kits for their cost and the number of items in the kits.

AA Compact Emergency Winter Car Kit – £14.95

winter car kits

The AA knows a thing or two about breakdowns and as a result, they’ve put together a pretty comprehensive winter car kit. A good basic kit.

  • Folding snow shovel
  • High Visibility jacket
  • Foil blanket
  • LED Torch
  • Carry case

Brookstone Essential Winter Travel Safety Car Kit – £39.95

winter car kits

If you do a lot of winter driving and you want a winter car kit with more items in it then this kit from Brookstone is great value for money and has all the essentials to keep you going.

  • Extra-wide ice scraper
  • Wide snow shovel
  • Heavy-duty car rescue tracks
  • Long-reach snow brush
  • High Visibility jacket

Profile Auto Winter Essential Kit (Gold) – £41.99

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There are three versions of the Profile Winter Kit – Bronze, Silver and Gold. We’ve chosen the Gold one as it contains an impressive 16 items.

  • Heavy-duty gloves
  • Ice scraper
  • Wind-up torch
  • Fire extinguisher
  • De-icer
  • Demister Pad
  • Small First Aid Kit
  • 2 foil blankets
  • Warning triangle
  • Mini snow shovel
  • Concentrated screen wash
  • 2 high visibility jackets
  • Universal bulb kit

Halfords Ring Car Winter Rescue Gift Set – £15

winter car kits

If you want to buy a winter car kit as a gift but don’t like the packaging of the standard ones on offer then Halfords do this one which is a really good price too.

  • Foldable snow shovel
  • Dynamo Torch
  • Non-slip gloves
  • High visibility jacket
  • Foil blanket
  • Carry bag

Family Motoring & Leisure Winter Car Travel Kit – £34.72

winter car kits

For anyone with an old banger of a car that doesn’t like the cold weather, you’ll need a winter car kit with a little extra. This one contains those essentials bits you need to get going again.

  • Set of Jump Leads
  • Tow Rope
  • Warning triangle
  • High visibility vest
  • De-icer
  • Foil blanket
  • De-mister pad
  • Ice scraper
  • Carry bag

EVAQ8 Winter Car Emergency Survival Kit – £76.50

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This is the bee’s knees of winter car kits and if you don’t like this one then EVAQ8 do various other options so you have loads to choose from.

  • De-icer
  • MediWrap Thermal blanket
  • Foil blanket
  • Ice scraper
  • Wind-up LED Torch
  • Snow shovel
  • Long-life drinking water
  • Long life emergency food rations
  • First Aid kit
  • Hand warmers
  • Emergency light stick
  • Emergency whistle

RAC Winter Driving Kit – £14.49

winter car kits

A good basic kit from the RAC here that you can just bung in the boot and forget about until you need it.

  • De-icer spray
  • Foil blanket
  • Ice scraper
  • Screenwash
  • Wind-up torch
  • Mini first aid kit
  • De-mister pad
  • Disposable gloves

Care4car Winter Car Safety Motoring Kit – £16.49

winter car kits

This is another really good value for money winter car kit that comes in its very own carry case and contains everything you need to stay safe in bad weather driving conditions.

  • High visibility vest
  • Foil Blanket Gloves
  • Foldable Snow Shovel
  • High-intensity torch
  • Carry bag

Aldi Auto XS Winter Car Kit – £12.99

winter car kits

If you only want a very minimal kit with the most basic items to make you feel safe that won’t take up much room in your car then this one from Aldi is perfect. When you are out and about driving, be prepared for the winter weather with this handy kit.

  • High visibility safety vest
  • LED Torch
  • Foldable snow shovel
  • Foil blanket
  • Carry bag

Bosmere W135 Emergency Winter Kit – £20.00

winter car kits

There is everything you need in this winter kit to keep you out of danger and warm in an emergency.

  • High Visibility Vest
  • Snow Shovel
  • Emergency Foil Insulation Blanket
  • Wind-up LED Torch

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