You Need These 10 Must Have Car Features: Find Out Why

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Many new smartphones include the ability to wirelessly charge when you put the on a special charger. We are seeing many cars include wireless charging pads built-in so you don't need a wire cluttering up your center console to keep your phone charged up. 

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and many Samsung and other Android phones support this charging, and with it you can easily charge your phone while using Bluetooth. 

We are seeing wireless charging built-in on Honda, Chevy, Toyota and many other models. This is a great feature to have on your next car if you own, or plan to own a phone that supports wireless charging. One downside is that you can't use this while using CarPlay or Android Auto. 

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    10/12/2017 at 10:29 am

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  2. 2017 Mazda Miata MX-5 RF Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:30 am

    […] like the adaptive front lighting system, which is a fancy way of saying the headlights turn slightly as you take a corner. This delivers […]

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  3. […] Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection – the car can stop to prevent a collision. […]

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  4. […] packs a lot of safety and convenience into the 2018 Elantra GT as well. Driver Blind Spot mirror alerts are standard on the Elantra GT and you get Blind Spot Detection with Cross traffic alert standard […]

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  6. […] includes Intelligent Lane Intervention, Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Intelligent Around View Monitor with moving object […]

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  7. […] Dynamic Radar Cruise Control […]

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  8. […] Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) […]

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  9. 2017 Mazda 6 Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:37 am

    […] features like Lane Keep Assist, lane departure warning and radar cruise control are all there to help you stay on pace and in your lane while driving. We love radar cruise control […]

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  10. 2017 Lexus GS 200t Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:39 am

    […] Blind Spot Monitoring is standard so you can confidently switch lanes and there’s also a lane monitoring system to help keep you in your lane with warnings and active steering. Lane Keep Assist works very well when you are on well-marked roads. This system also includes pre-collision with pedestrian detection, automatic headlights and a backup camera with cross traffic alerts. […]

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  11. […] this system you get NissanConnect, which allows you to use your phone to choose some vehicle functions like remote start and unlock. You can also use this service to set up boundary alerts, speed limits, curfews and other […]

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    10/12/2017 at 10:51 am

    […] Radar cruise control works brilliantly and makes long trips much more enjoyable. The Lane Departure Warning System and Lane Keep Assist will help keep you in your lane. Smart Brake support uses radar on the front of the car to detect a potential crash, warn you and then apply brakes if needed. […]

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  16. […] Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert […]

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  18. […] Silverado includes a built-in 4G LTE connection that delivers internet access to apps and acts as a WiFi hotspot, so that you can keep your laptop or other gear connected. […]

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  19. 2017 Lexus IS 350 F Sport Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:54 am

    […] a safety standpoint, the LED headlights deliver good visibility at night. Adaptive cruise control allows you to set your speed and the car automatically keeps you flowing with traffic, even when […]

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  21. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:57 am

    […] an auto bright option to switch between normal and bright headlights when traffic comes at you.  Blind Spot monitoring makes it easy to know when it is safe to switch lanes and adaptive cruise control makes longer […]

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  22. 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

    10/12/2017 at 10:58 am

    […] Smart Key technology allows you to unlock the car by touching the door handle when you are next to it and to […]

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  23. 2017 Kia Sorento Review

    10/18/2017 at 6:34 am

    […] 2017 Kia Sorento received a five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The Autonomous Emergency Braking is rated Superior by IIHS, with great performance stopping the car at low speeds and at high […]

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    10/18/2017 at 12:38 pm

    […] starts at $46.770. We tested the 2018 Honda Odyssey Elite, which comes very well equipped with the must-have car features we expect at this price. Most buyers will want to at least opt for the Odyssey EX, which adds the […]

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