Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210
The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.
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.
Escort Passport Max radar detector
The Passport Max isn't exactly a bargain, but with improved detection performance and fewer annoying false alerts, it certainly justifies its price tag.
iCreation SpeeCup ( white)
As a general Bluetooth speaker system for music streaming and hands-free calls, the SpeeCup works well and offers some unique controls, but it suffers from limited portability and a high price.
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.
GoGroove FlexSmart X3
The GoGroove FlexSmart X3 makes a strong showing, but is overshadowed by its sibling the GoGrove SmartMini.
Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi
Delphi's Vehicle Diagnostics system works best as a tool for parents who let their kids drive the family car, as it shows the car location and will trigger an alert if the car leaves a proscribed area.
Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD
The Nuvi 3597LMTHD continues to refine Garmin's brand of navigation with premium design and one of the best interfaces in the business.
The TextBuster system makes good on its promise to bust text-messaging and apps, but paying hardware prices for what's basically a software solution is a hard pill to swallow.
The Sony MEX-GS600BT's App Remote function is not very useful without a dashboard mount for your phone, but everything else about this full-featured car stereo makes it easily recommendable.