Pioneer AVH 4100NEX
With all of the features we want and none of the duplicates, Pioneer's AVH-4100NEX is the simplest, most cost-effective option for drivers who just want to add Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to their ride.
Thinkware Dash Cam X500
Financial responsibility laws for drivers often make dashcams superfluous, but if one makes sense in your driving climate, the Thinkware Dash Cam X500 not only reliably records collision footage but offers a few extras that might come in handy, such as speed camera warnings.
Aukey Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver car kit
The Aukey Portable Bluetooth Receiver comes with more features than many similar products and a clever means of remotely controlling playback from your phone, but it will involve running wires to a power outlet and an auxiliary input in a car.
Powerall Element portable jumpstarter
With its jump-start capability and flashlight, the PowerAll Element makes for an excellent addition to any car's emergency kit, and can also recharge phones and tablets.
For its price, the BlueDriver is a convenient tool for those who want some ability to work on and understand modern engines.
Audiovox Universal Tablet Mounting System ( IPD-UNVBT)
The Audiovox IPD-UNVBT is physically firm, functionally flexible, and relatively inexpensive mounting option for entertaining rear seat passengers with the tablet that you already own.
iBolt xProDock Connect
The iBolt xProDock Connect's strong hardware and flexible software work well together, but the NFC gimmick feels like a DIY hack.
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Beanco Tech Mobile Home
The Mobile Home's access to Siri is convenient, but its price and lack of features don't make it the best buy in its niche category.
Zubie Key Connected Car Service
The Zubie Connected Car Service keeps good track of the family car and can help people be better drivers, but the lack of fuel economy information is a big miss.
Audiovox Car Connection
The Audiovox Car Connection's main benefit is letting parents keep track of their children's driving behavior for a relatively low per-month price.