Some highly rated small car vacuums include the Dirt Devil Gator BD10125 and Black & Decker Pivot Vac PHV1810, notes the Good Housekeeping and Consumer Search websites. Both vacuums are lightweight and cordless, making them easy to transport and use in a vehicle.
The Dirt Devil Gator BD10125 features a good battery life with a long run time at peak performance, states Good Housekeeping. The unit also features a crevice tool, making it ideal for hard-to-reach places, such as between car seats.
The Black & Decker Pivot Vac PHV1810 features a compact design that folds for easy storage, notes Consumer Search. The pivoting nozzle and additional attachments make it ideal for using in a vehicle.
Other highly rated handheld vacuums ideal for use in a car include the Hoover Platinum Collection Cordless Pet Hand Vacuum, Eureka Easy Clean 71B vacuum and Black & Decker PAV1200W Automotive Vacuum, as noted by Consumer Search.