Auto radio updating
Simply push a button on a key fob and go back to drinking your coffee.Many aftermarket car alarm companies offer a system that will do the same for your vehicle.It’s worth it to pay for a wider screen (4.3 inches diagonally is great) and a feature that reads out street names as well as turns.Remember that a Bluetooth-capable unit will mesh with your new stereo, as well.Or, if you’re near a service center, they can install it for you.If you’re worried that your late model’s dash won’t support the slim and svelte aftermarket units you see in most cars, don’t sweat.
If you’re handy, they can even send you detailed instructions on how to install it yourself.
Examples like the Garmin Nuvi 265WT combines all of the great features of satellite navigation with the convenience of Bluetooth.
Complete with an FM receiver that accepts traffic reports and adjusts your route accordingly, this model’s wide screen and built in microphone make hands-free calling simple as can be.
While most offer windshield-mounting options, there are dash-mount bases that simply sit in place with grippy rubber feet.
Just plug the unit into an auxiliary power source or a cigarette lighter and you’re GPS equipped.