Essential Car Tools for Every Driver

April 17th, 2018 by

Assorted Tools

If you want to keep your car in top condition, it’s worth your time to invest in a few essential car tools. From basic pliers to high-powered impact wrenches, these helpful tools can help you complete simple DIY projects from home. Our service center provided our recommendations below, but feel free to customize your own car tool kit to suit your needs!


Whether tightening a lug nut or changing your oil, any task is easier with the right car tool kit in your garage:

  • Dead blow mallet
  • Socket set
  • Pliers and wirecutter
  • Impact wrench
  • Torque wrench
  • Wrenches
  • Screwdrivers


In addition to the right car tool kit, it’s important to have the right accessories and safety tools to get the job done properly.

  • Desiccant
  • Drip pan
  • Duct tape
  • Work light
  • Latex gloves
  • Lubricant
  • Zip ties

Schedule Your Service

While there’s plenty that you can accomplish with the right essential car tools, everyone can use a little help here and there! Schedule your service with the talented technicians at Biggers Mazda in Elgin, near Streamwood and Bartlett.