10 Best Motorcycle Heated Jacket Review Guide

Updated May 2022

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Gerbing 12V Heated Jacket Liner

From the company that started the heated gear revolution, the Gerbing 12V Heated Jacket Liner is powered by the legendary Gerbing Microwire Technology that allows riders to enjoy their two wheeled machines all year long. The mini ripstop shell encapsulates 7 heating zones and slips seamlessly under almost any riding jacket.

Gerbing 12 volt is the global leader in powersport wearable technology. Using an advanced interconnect system, Gerbing garments plug right into your electrical system on your motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV, boat or even airplane for an unlimited source of power and keeps you warm at any temperature, any speed. A combination of Microwire heating technologies in conjunction with your electrical system enable Gerbing to put heat where others can’t and makes for the world’s warmest and longest lasting 12 volt platform, specifically designed for the temperature of speed.

Features:

  • Seven Microwire heating zones: collar, chest (2), sleeves (2) and back (2)
  • Pre-wired glove connections at end of sleeves
  • Low profile elastic cuff for improved fit under jacket
  • Mini Ripstop nylon shell
  • Drop tail back for improved coverage while riding
  • YKK zippers
  • Max heat: 135°F
  • Power consumption: 77 Watts (6.4 Amps)

Note: Heat controller and battery harness sold separately.

 
 

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Hotwired Heated Jacket Liner Evo

When you feel cold, it is often because your core is cold. The body’s natural defense is to draw warmth to vital organs at the expense of your hands and feet. Combat the discomfort of cold weather by warming up your torso and arms. Carbon fiber heating elements warm up panels at the back, chest, sleeves and collar with 3 levels of temperature control. Just hook up the included battery harness to you bike’s battery, clip in the Hotwired Heated Jacket Liner Evo, turn on the integrated temperature controller and bask in the warmth.

Features:

  • Lightweight nylon outer shell
  • Carbon fiber heating elements
  • 6 zone heating elements (1 on the back, 2 on chest, 2 on sleeve and 1 on collar)
  • Integrated smart soft touch temperature controller with 3 temperature settings
  • Thermal protector with automatic temperature cut off
  • Connects to Hotwired gloves via integrated connector wires
  • Requires Y-splitter (sold separately) for connecting to Hotwired heated pants
  • Two year warranty
  • Includes battery harness and fuse
  • Power consumption: 74 Watts (6.2 Amps)
 
 

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Firstgear 90W Heated Jacket Liner

The Firstgear Heated Jacket Liner ensures a good fit by integrating stretch panels into the liner’s design. The long-sleeve liner envelops its wearer in warmth by organizing heating elements across the upper and lower back, down the sleeves and around the neck, battling the effects of windchill, the liner concentrates heat in the front of the jacket.

Features:

  • Form-fitted to be worn close to the body for optimal heat transfer
  • Liners built to be temperature neutral to allow wearing when active heating isn’t necessary
  • Integrated wiring connections for gloves
  • Packs into its own zippered pouch
  • Power consumption: 90 Watts (7.5 Amps)

Note: Heat controller sold separately.

 
 

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Powerlet Atomic Skin H1 Jacket Liner With Wireless Remote And Controller

Each Atomic Skin Electrically Heated Garment with Microclimate Technology utilizes the latest Carbon Nanocore heating elements, which produce the highest levels of safe infrared heat with the lowest applied power. The high-tech Carbon Nanocore heating elements warm up fast and provide the benefits of Far Infrared heat, extending your riding season and improving comfort and safety. Staying warm while riding helps reduce fatigue while increasing your riding season and enjoyment. With Atomic Skin Heated Apparel, riders can be warm with a single liner of apparel under normal riding gear that is controlled with a convenient wireless remote control.

Atomic Skin Heated Jacket Liners incorporate the Pro-Form outer shell. This Pro-Form shell is the result of years of development and offers climate protection, as well as breathability, in a stretchable, easy to wear garment. A heated fleece collar provides warmth along the top of the back and neck. The sleeve finishings reduce bulk around the wrist and the whole garment packs down into a self storage pocket for reduced vehicle storage space requirements allowing you to easily carry the liner in saddlebags or a top case.

Features:

  • Wireless “Line of Sight” controller allows you to fine tune four temperature zones with one master control, improving safe operation of the vehicle while reducing the tangle of wires common with traditional garments
  • Rechargeable controller via micro USB cable eliminates the need for inconvenient battery replacement
  • Auto shutoff feature reduces battery charge cycles and eliminates the need to remember to shut off the controller
  • Technical Pro-Form outer shell offers climate protection and breathability in a stretchable, easy to wear garment that packs down into a self storage pocket
  • Atomic Skin Heated Apparel is designed to operate from your vehicle’s standard 12-volt electrical system and provides unmatched levels comfort and convenience
  • Includes battery wiring harness
 
 

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509 R-200 Ignite Jacket Liner

Leave all the bulky layers at home and heat up your ride with the 509 R-200 Ignite Jacket Liner. Layer it under your jacket, then plug it into your machine or the 509 12-Volt Ignite Power Pack (sold separately), and experience non-stop comfort with three heat settings. Thinsulate insulation helps trap the warmth, and while this liner fits perfectly with the 509 R-200 Insulated Jacket, you can wear it under any loose-fitting jacket for a heated upgrade.

Features:

  • Ignite heating elements use low profile, low bulk carbon elements are excellent at passive heating
  • 3 button mode – low, medium, high settings
  • Connect to 12V power from machine using SAE 12-Volt connector
 
 

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Gerbing 12 V Heated Jacket Liner 2.0

From the company that started the heated gear revolution, the Gerbing 12V Heated Jacket Liner is powered by the legendary Gerbing Microwire Technology that allows riders to enjoy their two wheeled machines all year long. The mini ripstop shell encapsulates 7 heating zones and slips seamlessly under almost any riding jacket.

Gerbing 12 volt is the global leader in powersport wearable technology. Using an advanced interconnect system, Gerbing garments plug right into your electrical system on your motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV, boat or even airplane for an unlimited source of power and keeps you warm at any temperature, any speed. A combination of Microwire heating technologies in conjunction with your electrical system enable Gerbing to put heat where others can’t and makes for the world’s warmest and longest lasting 12 volt platform, specifically designed for the temperature of speed.

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Features:

  • Seven Microwire heating zones: collar, chest (2), sleeves (2) and back (2)
  • Chest pocket on left hand side
  • Reflective details
  • Pre-wired glove connections at end of sleeves
  • Low profile elastic cuff for improved fit under jacket
  • Mini Ripstop nylon shell
  • Drop tail back for improved coverage while riding
  • YKK zippers
  • Max heat: 135°F
  • Power consumption: 77 Watts (6.4 Amps)

Note: Heat controller and battery harness sold separately.

 
 

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Gerbing 7V Khione Puffer Heated Jacket

Wear the Khione Jacket under your motorcycle jacket to give yourself an extra layer of insulation, protection from the wind and of course some extra heat! The Khione has two Microwire heating zones within the chest and one across the back to keep your core nice and toasty. It’s powered by a single lithium battery that slides in a small pocket within the left front pocket. The power button lets you cycle between 4 different heat settings to suit your riding conditions. It will last 8 hours at 25% heat or 2 hours on full blast. To make it a little easier to adjust the temperature when the jacket is worn under a jacket, the heat can be controlled via smartphone with a Gerbing Bluetooth Thermogauge Controller (sold separately). Since Gerbing’s 7V lineup includes their own battery packs, they can be used for all cold weather activities like winter sports, chilly morning walks with the dog or watching outdoor sporting events.  

Features:

  • Nylon / polyester construction
  • (2) chest and (1) back heating zones
  • 200 grams of synthetic insulation fill
  • Water resistant
  • Windproof 
  • Includes battery pack and charger
  • Battery life: 8 hours at 25% heat, 5 hours at 50% heat. 3 hours at 75% heat, 2 hours at 100% heat
  • Ideal mid-layer or casual outerwear piece
 
 

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Venture Heat 12V Heated Jacket Liner

Venture Heat’s 12V Heated Jacket Liner is a dream come true for any motorcycle rider taking on the elements. This lightweight liner is windproof and waterblocking to help protect you from the cold weather. Its slim design, and form-fitting construction allow you to wear this jacket liner underneath your regular riding jacket.

With a built-in temperature controller, you can adjust the heat to 3 different heat settings with just the touch of a button. This heated jacket also features a wireless remote which can be attached to your handlebars so that you can control the heat without ever having to take your eyes off of the road. The multi-zone heating elements are strategically located on the front, back, sleeves and collar of the jacket to create the most effective heating performance.

The 12V Jacket Liner is powered by the existing battery of your motorcycle and will provide heat as long as you’re on the road. Simply connect the harness to the terminals on the battery and run the coax cable underneath the body. This non-intrusive configuration allows you to maintain the same look and feel to your bike without cables interfering.

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This jacket features pre-wired glove connectors hidden away in the sleeves. They can be used with the Venture Heat 12V Heated Motorcycle Gloves and the temperature in the gloves can be controlled separately from the temperature setting of the jacket liner. You may also use the Venture Heat 12V Heated Glove Liners with this jacket and the temperature of the gloves will be on the maximum heat setting when plugged in as the pre-wired connection provides full power. To turn the heat off when using the glove liners with this jacket, simply unplug the connection.

Features:

  • Wireless remote
  • Pre-wired glove connectors
  • Slim, form-fitting design fits under regular motorcycle jacket
  • Flexible, ultra-thin heating elements
  • Fleece-lined collar
  • Stretch elastic sides
  • Power box allows connection to pant liners
  • 7 amps
  • 12V DC power
  • Nylon outer shell
  • Power consumption: 84 Watts (7 Amps)

Includes:

  • 1 12V heated jacket liner
  • 1 wireless remote
  • 1 battery harness with safety fuse kit
 
 

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509 Syn Loft Ignite Heated Jacket

The coldest nights are no match for the 509 Syn Loft Ignite Heated Jacket. On trail or just around town, this lifesaving insulator packs a punch with low, medium, and high heat settings. Plug it into your machine or the pocket-sized 509 12-Volt Ignite Power Pack (sold separately) and experience a new level of comfort. Lightweight and packable, it takes up little space in your backpack so you can bring the heat whenever you need it.

Features:

  • Zippered hand pockets secure small items
  • DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish repels water without sacrificing breathability
  • Light and packable layer
  • 200 grams intelligent insulation throughout
  • Ignite Heating Elements use low profile, low bulk carbon elements are excellent at passive heating
  • 3 button mode – low, medium, high settings
  • Connect to 12V power from machine using SAE 12-volt connector
  • 12 volt 3000 mAh battery used for off-machine heating
 
 

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Tour Master Synergy 7.4V Jacket

The Tour Master Synergy 7.4V Heated Jacket is powered by a lithium-ion battery and provides warmth for those chilly ice hockey or football games. Perfect for walking the dog, too.

Features:

  • Four-level push button 7.4v design
  • Wind-Shark soft, breathable and treated waterproof fabric shell construction
  • Microfiber lined collar, arms, and body of jacket
  • ESO locking front zipper, front hand pockets, inside storage pocket
  • Shock cord waist adjustment
  • Lycra cuffs for comfortable and secure fit
  • Three 6.5” x 2.5” heating panels lined with steel alloy fiber elements
  • Optimum placement of heating panels, with two on the chest and one on the back
  • Includes one 7.4v 2.0Ah rechargeable lithium-ion battery and dual charger
  • Surface temperature ranges of 135º/100%, 120º/75%, 105º/50%, 90º/25%
  • Battery life: 10 hours on 25% power, 5 hours 50% power, 3 hours 75% power, 2.5 hours 100% power