The brand new, top-of-the-line iPhone is here, and that means you'll be playing with it day and night. If you're hurting for a bit of juice during your commute, grab one of these car chargers and top up on the road.

Trusted brand

Aukey USB-C PD car charger

Aukey's 36W charger comes recommended by our own Derek Kessler, and that's because it'll fast charge your iPhone 8 or X without problem. It features one USB-C port and a USB-A port for any other devices you have that need charging.

$22 at Amazon

Charge all the things

Anker PowerDrive+ 4

Anker makes some of the best charging products in the world. With the PowerDrive+ 4, you'll be able to charge up to four devices at once, since it has three USB-A ports and one USB-C. Anker offers an 18-month warranty should anything be defective. Its LED ring is also handy when you're driving in the dark.

$30 at Amazon

Inexpensive but not cheap

RAVPower USB-C car charger

It may only be $7, but RAVPower' car charger is no slouch. It's made to be durable and features one USB-C port and a USB-A port for other devices. The LED indicator lets you know when things are charging properly, and RAVPower provides a 30-month warranty.

$7 at Amazon

For both sides

Trianium Quick Charge and USB-C car charger

This car charger features a USB-C port for fast charging your iPhone, and it also has a Quick Charge 3.0 USB-A port for all Quick Charge-enabled Android phones, so that everyone in the family can enjoy fast charging, no matter which side of the aisle they fall on.

$19 at Amazon

Compact and bright

Meagoes USB-C and Quick Charge 3.0 car charger

Meagoes' car charger has a very bright blue LED ring around its USB-C and USB-A ports, so you can see in the darkness. It has a relatively slim form factor for a car charger and a very affordable price tag.

$14 at Amazon


Belkin USB-C car charger

Straight from Apple's vault of recommendations, Belkin's charger has but one USB-C port for fast charging your iPhone, or even your MacBook, since its total power is 36W. It's a little pricey for what you get, but if you live and die by Apple's picks, then check it out.

$30 at Apple

Your best option for a car charger for your iPhone XS is any one of these because they maintain the wired charging connection. While wireless charging is convenient, it's just not fast enough to be worth it on the road. If you're using a navigation app, your phone will drain more quickly than any wireless charger can keep up with. Grab one of these, and juice up.

Updated September 2018: These are the absolute best car chargers to keep your iPhone XS topped up on the road.

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