Kit Awards 2019

Dash Camera of the Year shortlist

Dash cameras are increasing in popularity, with some car manufacturers even including onboard cameras to record footage while you drive. We've tested a whole range of dash cams over the last 12 months. See which five made the cut for our Honest John Kit 2019 Awards shortlist.

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Dash Camera under £100 shortlist

Dash cameras are becoming increasingly popular and, as such, the amount of budget cameras is now far greater than even 12 months ago. So, without further ado, here are our picks for the best five dash cams you can buy for £100 or less.

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Sat Nav of the Year shortlist

While smartphone apps have made navigation easier, faster and cheaper than ever before, dedicated sat nav units are still important for a number of drivers who don't want to waste their phone's battery life or data on getting from A to B. There are the top 5 sat navs we tested over the last 12 months.

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Group 0+ Child Car Seat of the Year shortlist

Choosing the right car seat can be a very confusing process, in no short part down to the sheer number of different types and models on sale. We aim to make choosing the best Group 0+ seat a little less difficult, so here are the five that stood out to us the most.

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Group 0+/1 Child Car Seat of the Year shortlist

There are a lot of great Group 0+/1 child car seats on the market, but knowing which ones offer the best safety, versatility and ease of fitting is tough. That's why we've picked our favourite five to make narrowing down your choice easier.

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125cc Motorcycle of the Year shortlist

125cc motorbikes are small, light, cheap to run, immune from traffic jams and usually free to park - making them ideal for urban commuters. We've ridden some great 125s over the last 12 months, but these are our top five.

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125cc Scooter of the Year shortlist

125cc machines aren't all about motorcycles. Lots of leaner riders opt for scooters because they're more practical and easier to ride than a manually-geared motorbike. Here's our pick of the best five 125cc scooters we've ridden over the last 12 months.

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Car Experience Day of the Year shortlist

From high-octane track days to off-road adventures, here are our top five driving experience days of the year.

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Novelty Experience Day of the Year shortlist

Experience days don’t have to be about tearing around a deserted airfield in someone else’s car. Thrills, adventures and delights come in all shapes and sizes; here are five of our favourite non-automotive experiences that are sure to deliver.

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Toy of the Year shortlist

These days, most kids favourite toy is an iPad. Fortunately, there are still some cracking toys out there, from educational gadgets like the Sphero BOLT to modernised classics like app-controlled Scalextric sets. Here are our top 5 favourites from the past 12 months.

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Scooter of the Year shortlist

Scooters aren't just for children and moody teenagers who haven't passed their driving test. You too could be one of those 'cool' adults scooting to work or with your kids to school in the morning. As much as we joke, we actually do really rate them as a mode of transport, so without further ado - these are our fave five.

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Interior Car Care product of the Year shortlist

Does your car need a little bit of TLC to restore it to its former glory? Well, we've compiled our five favourite Interior Car Care products from the last 12 months - including interior cleaners and battery chargers.

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Exterior Car Care of the Year shortlist

With warmer weather approaching, it's the perfect time to get out and scrub off all the muck that's built up on your car over winter. Regardless of whether you prefer a polish or wax, or both, to keep your car shining - we've picked five of our top Exterior Car Care products to renew that showroom shine.

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Car Security product of the year shortlist

In 2018, nearly 120,000 thefts were reported, the equivalent of one being stolen every five minutes or 300 a day. So, we've rounded up our five favourite car security products from the last 12 months - including trackers, wheel locks and signal blocking pouches - to help you keep your pride and joy safe and sound where it belongs.

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Dog Guard of the Year Shortlist

A dog guard is a must-have for any driver who owns a dog. Without a barrier, many dogs will leap into the cabin of the car. This not only risks damaging upholstery with mud and claw scratches but can also be very dangerous and can potentially cause an accident. Here are our top five picks from the last 12 months.

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Headphones of the Year shortlist

Whether it be in the office, on a run or on your train commute, we all love chucking on some headphones to block out the world. From budget buys to tech-heavy headphones, here are five pairs of over-ear headphones that impressed us most over the last 12 months.

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Speaker of the Year shortlist

Everybody needs a speaker, so we've picked five of those we've tested over the last 12 months to help you narrow down your choice. From portable budget buys to premium tower speakers, this is our speaker shortlist of 2019.

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Robotic Lawnmower of the Year shortlist

Do you despise when the time comes to mow your lawn? Well, here's the solution; a robotic lawnmower. Whether you have a big lawn that's an arduous job to cut or you simply can't be bothered with the faff of mowing the grass - robot lawnmowers are a cheaper, effective alternative to ride-on mowers. Here are our favourite five from the last 12 months.

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Cycling Accessory of the Year shortlist

We've done a lot of cycling over the last 12 months, testing some of the newest bike gadgets along the way. From cycling airbags to tiny storage systems, these are five of our favourite cycling accessories to help you up your cycling game.

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Cycle Computer of the Year shortlist

The cycling market is chock full of cycle computers, from those that offer simplified navigation to those that can connect to sensors to monitor heart rate, cadence and more. We've tested a few this year, here are our five favourites.

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Camping Equipment product of the Year shortlist

As summer approaches, there's no better time to get out to enjoy the countryside (or your own back garden, we won't judge). From portable BBQs for camper van owners to tents and accessories, here are our top five picks for camping equipment from the last 12 months.

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BBQ of the Year shortlist

'Tis the season for a barby. From fancy portable BBQs you can bring to the beach or a picnic to big gas-powered BBQ grilles with multiple burners, here are five of our favourite BBQs.

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Home Appliance of the Year shortlist

Over the last 12 months, we've tested a lot of products that aim to make life at home more comfortable - whether that be by improving your health or just making your morning cup of coffee better. From air purifiers to robotic vacuum cleaners, here are our top five home appliances of the year.

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Gift under £20 of the Year shortlist

Looking for a gift for a friend but don't want to overspend? We've got you covered with five of our favourite interesting Gift Ideas Under £20...

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Gift under £50 of the Year shortlist

Whether it be a game that's fun for the whole family or more of a personal, individual gift - our shortlist of Gifts Under £50 should have you covered next time the season of gift-giving rolls around.

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Tyres of the Year shortlist

With the snow that the Beast from the East storm brought to England last year, an increasing number of drivers are moving away from summer tyres to all-season tyres. And we've driven on a lot of them. So, here are our five top-rated tyres for all road conditions from the last 12 months.

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