Car jump starters that will bring your auto’s battery back to life

Forget AAA; you can handle it yourself.

There’s no good time or place for your car battery to go dead, but there’s a way for you to prepare. Not only can these car jump starters charge up your car’s battery, most of them can also charge your phone. Some can even pump air into your tires, too.

Lightweight design: NOCO Boost Plus

CAN RECHARGE PHONES

This option can restart a vehicle up to 20 times (or restart 20 vehicles once) on a single charge. Amazon

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This kit can jump start your car 20 times from a single charge. The portable 6.7-inch starter comes with a durable protective bag and lighting that features seven different settings. It also boasts a spark-free technology, meaning it’s safe to use even for those who aren’t car savvy.

Easy to use: TACKLIFE T8

CARRYING CASE INCLUDED

This model brags an on and off feature that lets it stay charged for up to a year. Amazon

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The Tacklife jump starter weighs just one pound, which makes it one of the most compact options available. It can charge a vehicle as large as a van up to 30 times. It also has dual charging ports, just in case you need to charge up to two phones, too. If you’re likely to forget to charge your jump starter, this one is a great option: it will stay charged for up to 12 months.

Built-in air compressor: STANLEY J5C09 JUMPiT Portable Power Station

REVERSE-POLARITY ALARM

This option has a handle, which makes it easier to carry around your vehicle. Amazon

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At 18 pounds, the Stanley jump starter is significantly larger, but more powerful than the others. It’s also a phone charger, an air compressor, and a pressure gauge all in one. It also features a 270-degree LED light to help you fix up your car in the dark. Just remember to charge this one every 30 days when it’s not in use.