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Cooler Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
84
$350
Editors' Choice Award
For the toughest, best insulated, and highest all-around performing cooler; the Tundra is where it’s at.
78
$340
Top-notch insulation in a long-lasting, compact design.
77
$308
Best Buy Award
Great, long-lasting performance in a premium cooler with a smaller price tag.
72
$400
Top Pick Award
Wheels that work and features you didn’t know you couldn’t live without.
60
$350
A good performer though with an odd shape.
60
$500
A large, oddly shaped cooler with less-than-impressive rolling abilities.
59
$280
A less expensive option that still performs pretty well.
54
$200
An easy to use personal cooler that will withstand just about anything but a thin wallet.
52
$70
Top Pick Award
A great value for a solid personal cooler.
49
$80
Best Buy Award
A low cost for a decent cooler. A bargain if you don't really need a premium model.
43
$280
A cool-looking, feature-filled cooler that doesn't live up to its photos.