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.
Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD ( black)
The Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD is a solid and safe choice for drivers looking to add Bluetooth functionality to their ride without the hassle of installing a new dashboard stereo.
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.
Kinivo BTC455 Bluetooth Hands-Free car kit
For its music, voice command, and phone features, and especially its easy-to-install design, the Kinivo BTC455 is one of the better kits for retrofitting a car with Bluetooth.
Mpow Streambot Y FM Transmitter
The Streambot Y is a simple yet effective FM transmitter for owners of older cars, but the lack of automatic tuning could be an issue in areas with crowded airwaves.
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.
The iSimple BluClik is an easy way enhance safety and keep hands on the wheel by adding simple media controls to vehicles without standard steering wheel buttons.
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.
Garmin Dash Cam 20
With a bit of tweaking, the Garmin Dash Cam 20 is a (mostly) silent witness that watches the road without attracting the driver's attention.
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.