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If you’re less than gifted when it comes to parking, or want to peer into a precarious blind spot, a backup or rear view camera is a great addition to your car or truck (and much cheaper than buying a new auto that has one built in).
Since May 2018, new cars sold in the US have to have backup cameras built in under a federal regulation, to help drivers avoid accidents in which pedestrians are run over because a driver can’t see them when they are reversing. While older cars don’t need to be retrofitted with a camera, they are handy and can be super affordable too. Read more...More about Tech, Automotive, Mashable Shopping, Car Accessories, and Tech
EASIEST TO INSTALLYada Digital 4.3-inch Wireless Monitor
A great kit for anyone who wants a good all-around cam that's super easy to install.
BUDGET PICKLeeKooLuu Backup Camera and Monitor Kit
A cheap and cheerful option that offers all the features you need, but it might take a while to install.
BEST FOR GARMIN FANSGarmin BC 40
A feature-filled option for people who already have a Garmin and are looking for a super easy installation.
BEST SUPER CHEAP OPTIONeRapta ERT01
Tunnels into your on-board system to everything you need for super cheap, just be prepared to spend some time installing it.
BEST OVERALL CHOICEToGuard 7-inch Backup Camera
More than a simple rear view camera, it acts more like a dash cam and is packed with features, but is tricky to install.
BEST REARVIEW MIRROR DASH CAMAuto-Vox T1400
This display will fit onto your rearview mirror incredibly neatly and the kit offers lots of features with relatively easy installation.
BEST HIGH-END OPTIONAuto-Vox X1 Mirror Dash Cam
A top pick for people who love big screens and lots of features, but it’s redundant for those who already have a dash cam.