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Pioneer's AVIC-X920BT not only addresses the core needs of most people, but also it's software is expandable to bring Internet radio into the car, harnesses your media library, and can help you get where you're going as economically as possible.
In one box, the Pioneer AVIC-Z130BT has all the must-have car tech features that most people could want, including hands-free calling, voice-controlled digital audio playback, and turn-by-turn directions with traffic data.
The Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT not only brings a robust set of features into the car in a single box, but it also provides a variety of quick and safe ways to access those features.
The impressively equipped Pioneer Avic-D3 offers an array of advanced navigation and media playback functions, but the system's poor hardware design limits its usability.
The Pioneer AVIC-U310BT isn't perfect, but it meets most people's needs for navigation, hands-free calling, and digital audio playback at a very affordable price.
The Pioneer AVIC Z-1 is an impressive all-in-one aftermarket head unit incorporating most of today's in-car technology features. Despite a few usability glitches, it is a competitively priced car tech package.
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Though a bit pricey, the iPaq Navigation System's strong reception and easy-to-read maps get you on the road to a smooth trip.
Rather than reinvent the wheel, Sony's newest all-in-one car audio receiver pairs a brilliant 7-inch display with GPS navigation powered by TomTom. The result is almost the best of both worlds, but we'd like to see a bit more integration.