It's now illegal in most places to hold your phone and use it while you drive. A quality car mount is key if you want to use your iPhone X or iPhone 8 while you drive, whether it's to answer calls, play music, or get directions. These are the best car mounts for your iPhone.

Top pick

iOttie Easy One Touch 4

The One Touch 4 is probably the best mount for most people. It cradles your iPhone securely, has a strong suction cup, and the adhesive dashboard pad means you'll always have a smooth surface to mount on.

$25 at Amazon

The classic

TechMatte MagGrip air vent mount

This is the mount most people are familiar with. The air vent MagGrip from TechMate fits easily on most vents and comes with a magnetic plate, which is best placed on your phone case. The magnet is strong and will hold your iPhone in place, even down the bumpiest roads.

$7 at Amazon

Pro option

ProClip mounting solutions

ProClip offers custom mounting solutions that you build on its site. You enter your iPhone model and vehicle make, and ProClip's site points you to the specific mounts you need to perfectly mount your iPhone in your car. They can get a little pricey, but it's worth it for the last mount you'll need (in this vehicle and with this phone, anyway).

$30 at ProClip

Heavy duty

Ram Mount Universal X-Grip

This well-built mount is made from aluminum composite and stainless steel, with a strong, adjustable arm that lets you orient your iPhone any way you like. If you like using a heavy duty case on your iPhone this mount can handle it just fine.

$50 from Amazon

Windshield option

Logitech Drive one-touch mount

Logitech's Drive mount sticks to your windshield or dashboard via a power suction cup, and all it takes is a twist to attach or remove. It has a strong magnet and will work with any iPhone model.

$34 at Amazon

Tight, sturdy

Spigen Kuel AP12T

The Kuel mount from Spigen is a lot like iOttie's One Touch mount, but it's a little less expensive, and some reviewers have noted that it's a little sturdier. Its telescopic arm adjust to where you need it, and the head rotates, so you can view your iPhone in portrait or landscape.

$19 at Amazon

Wireless charging

Scosche StuckUp Qi

Since the iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus support wireless charging, the Scosche StuckUp Qi is the perfect way to mount your iPhone and juice it up during your commute. There's also a vent mount option if you don't like or can't use the suction cup version.

$35 at Amazon

Minimalist option

Nite Ize Steelie

If you're looking for a magnetic mount with a small footprint, then the Steelie is the best. There are several configurations, but the basic one is a small magnetic ball and a little magnetic circle that adheres to your iPhone case. The magnet is very strong, and you can orient your iPhone in any way you like.

$9 at Amazon

These are the best mounts for your iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and more. They'll keep your phone out of your hands while you're driving (and hopefully a ticket off your record!), and they'll let you check directions and more on the go.

If you have a favorite phone mount, sound off in the comments below!

Updated September 2018: These are still the best car mounts for your iPhone!

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