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Best car accessories with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support 2022

Android Auto running on a phone
Android Auto running on a phone (Image credit: Android Central)

We all love using our voice assistants at home and on our phones, but if you drive a lot, you might be wondering about the best car accessories for Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant while on the road. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite gadgets, apps, and accessories for using these powerful services in a safe and pleasing manner while driving. We've broken down our recommendations into sections for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and universally compatible accessories for your convenience.

Best car accessories: Amazon Alexa

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is arguably behind Google and Apple in the car, but that doesn't mean there aren't some cool gadgets that can bring the Echo experience into your automobile. Here are some of our favorite Alexa devices for the car.

Best car accessories: Google Assistant

If you're fortunate enough to have a car with an infotainment system, you might have access to a built-in Android Auto display. Of course, newer Android phones can serve as their own Android Auto displays as well. In addition to that excellent experience, here are some of our favorite devices to enhance the experience of using Google Assistant while driving.

Best car accessories: Universally compatible

These accessories will come in handy regardless of which voice assistant you prefer to use while driving.

Take your voice assistant on the road

Whether you prefer interacting with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, the good news is that many of the best car accessories for Alexa or Google Assistant allow you to interact with one or the other (or, in some cases, both) safely while driving.

If you don't have a fancy infotainment system, we recommend something simple like the iOttie Easy One Touch Connect Pro for interacting with Amazon Alexa. It keeps your phone visible if you need to glance at the directions, yet it provides a hands-free way to interact with the Alexa app on your device.

If you prefer Google Assistant, the Anker Roav Bolt is a good hands-free option.

Of course, there are full-on infotainment systems for older cars that don't come with them to begin with like the Pioneer MVH1400NEX Display that works with Android Auto and Google Assistant or Apple CarPlay and provides access to tons of apps.