The 10 Best First Aid Kits for the Car

By Jason Barnette

Read the reviews of the best first aid kits to pack in the car for road trips, travel, or whenever you're driving around town at home.

First Aid Kit Essentials

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Surviveware Large First Aid Kit

With 200 pieces in a water-resistant, durable soft-sided bag, this is the best overall first aid kit to always keep in your car. Plus, the 50-piece mini kit is perfect for stuffing into your day pack.

Best Overall Pick

Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose First Aid Kit

For under $20, this first aid kit includes most of the essential items you'll need while traveling.

Best Budget Pick

Adventure Medical Kits Dog Series First Aid Kit

The kit includes everything you need for dog emergencies on the go in a durable bag that's easy to pack.

Best Pet Pick

Be Smart Be Prepared Hard Case First Aid Kit

This kit has the most pieces of any reviewed in this list, and along with the durable hard plastic case and waterproof gasket it's a great piece of travel gear to always keep in the car.

Alternative Best Pick

Adventure Medical Kits Sportsman Series 400 First Aid Kit

This is the go-to first aid kit of outdoor adventurers and tour guides. The durable soft-sided bag easily packs in your luggage or day pack and includes most of the essential items.

Also Great

Surviveware Comprehensive Medium First Aid Kit

This first aid kit if 1/3 the price of the larger one from Surviveware, but you get 1/2 of the pieces. It comes in the same water resistant, durable bag and is better suited for rental cars.

Also Great

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 Hardcase First Aid Kit

This first aid kit includes over 300 pieces packed inside a durable plastic case, and the kit includes a zippered mini case that's easy to pack.

THRIAID Premium Trauma Medical Kit

The labeled compartments in this soft-sided first aid kit makes it easy to quickly find what you need. That's especially helpful with the 330 pieces that includes most of the essential items.

Be Smart Be Prepared Soft Sided First Aid Kit

This inexpensive soft-sided first aid kit includes most of the essential items, but you may want to add a thing or two to this first aid kit.

Thrive Home Essentials First Aid Kit

The only OSHA-approved first aid kit reviewed in this list, this kit has everything you'll need in a durable rip-stop nylon bag and room to add more items to customize it.

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