If you’re as much of a car freak as we are, you're aware of how rough this season can be on your vehicle. Take the endless rain and mud, then add the stubborn stray leaves that invade every possible crevice, and we get a recipe for disaster. You could drive straight to the professionals for a hand wash every week, but that quickly starts taking a toll on your wallet. Plus, we believe that putting in a little elbow grease to wash your car the old-fashioned way is good for the soul.
To make the task at hand easier and more enjoyable, we scoured the jungle of car care products (also known as Amazon) to find the best all-inclusive car washing kits. These four contain everything you’ll need to make your car look brand new again.
1. Chemical Guys Best Car Wash Bucket Kit
Chemical Guys have established themselves as a worldwide leader in the car care and detailing space with their edgy, fun and effective products. This ultimate hand car wash starter kit contains everything besides the kitchen sink, which you probably aren't using to fill your bucket anyway. The Chemical Guys Best Car Wash Bucket Kit provides you with all the necessary chemicals and accessories to erase any evidence of that off-roading excursion you took last weekend. This complete set will run you $80.
- Heavy Duty Detailing Bucket and Lid
- Grit Guard Insert
- Citrus Wash & Gloss Concentrated Car Wash
- Mr. Pink Super Suds Shampoo & Superior Surface Cleaning Soap
- Diablo Gel Wheel & Rim Cleaner
- After Wash - Shine While You Dry Drying Agent, With Hybrid Gloss Technology
- Chenille Microfiber Premium Scratch-Free Wash Mitt
- Professional Chemical Guys Chemical Resistant Heavy Duty Bottle & Sprayer
- Miracle Dryer Absorber Premium Microfiber Towel
2. TriNova Car Wash Kit Complete Detailing Supplies
We're fans of this car washing kit because it cleans and details your entire car, inside and out. The plethora of cleaning and detailing products included will give the average Joe the ability to clean their car like a professional. The TriNova kit ($60) which includes a plastic restorer, liquid wax, quick detailer, shine spray, and a car wash shampoo. Just grab an old bucket and you're ready to transform your vehicle back into that beautiful specimen you fell in love with at the dealership.
- Car Wash Concentrate
- Tire Shine Spray
- Plastic and Trim Restorer
- Quick Detailer
- Interior Detailer
- Microfiber Towels and Pads
- A Wash Mitt
- A Patented Rubber Grip Applicator
3. Turtle Wax Ultimate Car Care Kit
Wax on, wax off! Like Mr. Miyagi, this kit doesn't mess around when it comes to getting your car back to its head-turner status. The Turtle Wax Ultimate Car Kit is a no-frills, all-business solution that provides an unbeatable value considering all of the items you receive. You'll be able to deep clean and polish your car's exterior and then make your dash, windows and tech screens shine with the interior detailer. Instead of shopping for each item piece by piece, Turtle Wax made it easy by bundling them together at a low price of $27. It also gets bonus points for the great smell.
- Quick & Easy Zip Wax Wash & Wax
- Quick & Easy Wax & Dry Spray Wax
- Quick & Easy Dash & Glass Interior Detailer
- Wet’N Black Ultra Wet Tire Shine
- Power Out! Odor-X Odor Eliminator & Refresher Spray
- Scratch & Swirl Remover
- Quick & Easy Inside & Out Protectant
- 2 Premium Large Microfiber Towels
- 1 Durable Foam Applicator Pad
4. Chemical Guys Foam Blaster 6 Foam Wash Gun Kit
Extra foam may be a bad thing when it comes to that cold one you just poured, but it's great for washing your car. If you need a little help making car wash foam and want to add some fun to the weekly chore, the Chemical Guys Foam Blaster kit ($80) will be your trusty wingman. It's incredibly simple to use by attaching the foam blaster gun directly to your garden hose. No special pressure washers required. You'll be able to use a variety of soaps with the blaster gun if you choose, but you don't need to go out of your way to find them because the kit already includes a Citrus Wash and Gloss solution and a Honeydew Snow Foam Cleanser.
- TORQ Foam Blaster 6 Professional Grade Foam Gun
- TORQ Foam Blaster 6 Heavy Duty Water Hose Trigger Gun
- Miracle Dryer Towel
- Chenille Microfiber Wash Mitt
- Citrus Wash & Gloss Concentrated Car Wash
- Honeydew Snow Foam Cleanser