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Top 13 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
78
$240
Editors' Choice Award
Our choice for best all around soft cooler
74
$250
Top Pick Award
Sized for personal use, this option is a high-performer
73
$300
Swapping zippers for magnets is an intriguing move, but we're not fully convinced it was perfected here
71
$110
A pleasant mixture of solid insulation, usable capacity, and simplicity of design
70
$115
Top Pick Award
With a unique design and comfortable carry straps, we love it for long distances
68
$79
Best Buy Award
A decent cooler that's a simple design and easy to use - and less expensive than most
67
$80
Lacking a bit of beefiness, this pack is optimal for cool AND dry storage
64
$300
A beefy but awkward design that isn't our favorite backpack cooler
60
$80
Though it looks imposing, its performance isn't exceptional
59
$40
Best Buy Award
An easy to use option that keeps costs low and offers surprising insulation
57
$118
As much as we love the price and insulation value, this cooler comes with some pretty serious durability concerns
56
$200
Not as impressive as the price suggests
40
$30
This model is lightweight and inexpensive, but also packs minimal insulation and durability