20 Best Car Air Fresheners to Keep Your Car Smelling New
Don’t embarrass yourself in front of your friends and colleagues with a stinky car! Keep your car smelling nice with these in-car air fresheners. Perfect for removing the smell of smoke, pets or old food containers in your back seat!
These popular clip-on car vent air fresheners will help make your vehicles smell great again. The scent is pleasant without being overpowering and works regardless of the AC being on or off. Each clip is claimed to last for up to 30 days.
We can’t leave out the famous tree air fresheners from this list. These comes in a large assortment of different smells from Green Apple to Piña Colada to Vanillaroma. Great to buy in bulk to use over 6 months (24 pack and each one lasts roughly 1 week) to keep your car smelling fresh.
These can be discretely attached to your air vents to provide a lasting fragrance throughout your vehicle. They last longer than the normal tree air fresheners, lasting up to 60 days. We personally enjoy the Black Ice smell — a masculine fusion of sandalwood, bergamot and lemon.
Moso bamboo charcoal bags are popular for absorbing odors, allergens and other pollutants from the air. They cover an area up to 90 square feet making them perfect and very effective in vehicles. Reuse them for up two years and re-activate the charcoal by leaving it in the sun outside to release absorbed pollutants once a month. Also fantastic for removing lingering smells that you can’t seem to get rid of.
Effectively kills odors at the molecular level. Great for spot odor removal on car seats or carpet areas or general air freshening. Each can treats over 20 cars and we personally recommend the Leather smell. Use this spray sparingly at first because the smell can be quite strong for some.
This a powerful car air purifier that uses negative ions to improve the air quality, especially with regards to the smell of smoke. It releases 4.8 million negative ions per cm³ to destroy odor-causing gases and particulates. Simply plug it into your car cigarette lighter to get it started. It will also give you the same smell as after a thunderstorm with the air smelling fresh and clean.
Make your car smell new again with this air freshener! This is probably the closest you’ll get to having an authentic new car smell again. You only need a couple sprays to freshen up the air in your car to keep it smelling like you just drove it out of the dealership’s showroom! You can also spray this into a separate bottle and dilute it with water if you want to use it in multiple areas without the smell being overpowering.
A scented water-based gel can that comes in a number of different fragrances. It also has a scent control lid so you can limit the amount of fragrance that is released. Comes in 1 oz, 2.5 oz, and 4.5 oz which are the perfect sizes for leaving in your car.
An extremely affordable and simple approach to freshening up your car. Simply stick these on your car vents to start dispensing the fragrance. Each pack includes 4 sticks but don’t expect each stick to last longer than a week or two if that.
If you smoke in your car or frequently have a pet in your vehicle, you need one of these. Ozium Odor eliminating Gels really help to absorb the smell of smoke and strong smells in small spaces while releasing a consistent fragrance. A twist top allows you to control the level of fragrance and it also doesn’t melt in high temperatures if you are worried about hot summer days. For use in a car, we suggest leaving it under your car seat.
These Ozium disks are great for strategically sticking them to areas that have lots of odors. These discs have sticky bottom so they can be attached to the underside of a trash can, sink or laundry hamper. Especially effective against tobacco smoke.
This air freshener is a high quality cassette style plastic casing with replaceable scent cartridges. It can be placed anywhere in your car, including the dashboard for effective odor elimination. Made in Japan and lasts up to 4 weeks. Purchase refills to keep the smell going.
Another bamboo charcoal bag that is perfect for absorbing odors, allergens and mold/mildew while being non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Each bag has a loop that is perfect for hanging around the headrest of your car seat to keep your car smelling clean!
Bring your aromatherapy with you wherever you’re driving. This is an essential oil diffuser that you can attach to the air vent in your car. Take your favorite essential oils and place as many drops of oil as you want onto the felt pad to let the fragrances diffuse.
The Ozium Air Sanitizer is a power sanitizing spray for removing lingering odors, especially smoke. Perfect for dealing with the occasional smoke smell seeping into your clothes or car and any other smell that might be permeating your vehicle (like skunk!). Strong chemical smell that disappears after a couple hours.
These lovely smelling air fresheners can be hooked around your rear-view mirror to keep your car smelling great all-year round. They smell fresh without giving you a headache and offer good value for how long they last.
The perfect candle for keeping your car and other small spaces fresh. This offers distinctive and masculine scents and is infused with natural essential oils. Hang it in your car for a unique and pleasant fragrance on long car rides.
Convenient and disposable, use these Armor All Cleaning Wipes in combination with an air freshener for making your car smell like new again. They are perfect for removing dirt, grime and dust and cleaning up anything that might be causing your car to stink. Doesn’t dry out, damage or fade automotive surfaces and disinfects without leaving any residue.