U.S. News: SUVs With the Best Infotainment Systems
Fortunately, many of the newest vehicles come with desirable infotainment features. Although, not all infotainment systems are created equal. If high-quality infotainment is on your list of must-haves, you will want to make sure that the vehicle you pick offers a system that’s user friendly. Of course, different smartphone integration options are important too. Here are some of the most popular SUVs with the best infotainment systems according to U.S. News.
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
The 2020 Chevy Traverse has dominated auto experts’ road tests with its standard 305-hp 3.6-liter V6 engine that’s complemented by a nine-speed automatic transmission. This SUV is also a standout for its available in-car technology too. The Traverse is fitted with Chevy’s Infotainment 3 system. Standard infotainment features on the Traverse include a 7-inch touchscreen display, a wifi hotspot, Android Auto, and CarPlay. The six USB ports and Bluetooth make connecting that much easier.
The Traverse also has many desirable safety features such as Chevy’s Teen Driver System. You can also upgrade the Traverse with wireless charging and a modern rear-seat entertainment system. It’s no wonder that U.S. News gave this SUV a top spot on its list for great in-car technology.
2020 Audi Q3
U.S. News ranks the Audi Q3 as this year’s number one luxury crossover because of its lively handling and extremely posh cabin. The Q3 is comfortable for long road trips and comes standard with genuine leather. What makes the Q3 even better on the inside is the available technology.
The Q3 comes with many of the features we’ve come to expect such as smartphone integration and a premium sound system. But it is worth upgrading the Q3 with Audi’s Virtual Cockpit and other features such as handwriting recognition and navigation. Apple CarPlay comes standard on this model but Android Auto isn’t available at all.
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
Volkswagen’s Atlas is completely redesigned for 2021. With the new Atlas, you get a heightened sense of functionality and luxury. So far, the Atlas has been celebrated more for its interior over its performance.
The Atlas features an intuitive 6.5-inch touchscreen display that’s supported by traditional rotary knobs. Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard. Available infotainment upgrades on the Atlas include a 12-speaker Fender stereo, a digital gauge cluster, and navigation.
2020 Buick Enclave
Buick has reinvented the vehicles in its lineup with the help of in-car technology especially. The Enclave isn’t known for being sporty, however its car cabin makes up for that. This Buick offers a handsome car cabin with plenty of tech features.
The Enclave comes standard with Siri Eyes Free, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and satellite radio. For more available tech, U.S. News recommends going up to the Essence trim. You can equip the Essence trim with the Sound and Sites package which adds a 10-speaker Bose sound system and a 120-volt power outlet.