The Best Black Friday Automotive and Tool Deals on Amazon Are Still Alive

DEWALT toolsets, Craftsman power drills, Leatherman multitools and much, much more.

byCorey Foster|
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Black Friday came in like an out-of-control Subaru Brat full of cheap TVs, video games, kitchen gadgets, headphones, toys, and tons—okay, the Brat’s cargo capacity is well under a ton, but go with me on this—of other stuff you probably don’t need or even know if you want. Cutting through the noise and chaos of this commerce spectacle as an auto enthusiast can be beyond frustrating. Luckily for you, we’re spending our time comparative shopping and scouring pages of seemingly endless ads and deals so you don’t have to. Just be sure to act fast if you see anything you like, because that rig's about to peel out of here!

We left a lot of the stuff we found in the Brat and focused on tools and gear deals that we’re buying for ourselves, our family members and our friends. The result is a curated list of the best bargains on tools and automotive gear that we could find still running after Black Friday.

(Be sure to check out the Cyber Monday Deals on tools and auto parts that have already gone live!)

DEWALT and Gearwrench mechanics toolsets backed by a lifetime warranty

Those reading this probably have at least one large lifetime warranted toolset, but I’ll wager that you’re missing sockets like I am. As much as we might hope, that 10mm isn’t going to miraculously reappear someday. A solid toolset with the peace of mind of a lifetime warranty is essential to any shadetree mechanic.

Everyday carry Leatherman and Gerber multitools

Having an arsenal of tools within arms-reach is convenient, saves time, and has gotten me out of a lot of jams that might have otherwise hurt me or caused damage to something valuable. Everyone’s tolerance for carrying a brick of blades, saws, and drivers is different, but from the ultra-compact Leatherman Rev to the full-featured Gerber Gear Truss, there’s a multitool on sale this Black Friday to suit your needs (and pocket size.)

High powered car vacuum cleaner from THISWORX

Despite the ever-growing collection of tiny leaf particles, dirt, gravel, goldfish crackers, and other tiny things that accumulate on my floorboards, I rarely want to drag a household vacuum cleaner outside to clean them. Picking up a THISWORX 12V portable car vac during Amazon’s Black Friday event is the answer to my filth and laziness.

Craftsman V20 cordless power tools

I’ve been a fan of Craftsman hand tools since my dad handed me my first wrench. While the brand has gone through some ownership changes, the quality and functionality has endured. I prefer the Craftsman V20 cordless drill/driver and other Craftsman power tools as much as I like their hand tools. 

There’s no shortage of innovation across the tool line, and my batteries show no fatigue after three years of regular use. I’m happy to buy these tools at MSRP, so these Black Friday deals are especially good bargains.

More of our favorite Black Friday tool and auto deals

(The Drive is rounding up all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 auto, bike and tech gear deals you should care about. Check back in regularly so you can save big.)