12 New Car Features That Aren't Worth the Money

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App-Based Infotainment Systems (Other Than CarPlay or Android Auto)

While many manufacturers are adopting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility into their infotainment systems, others are offering their own app-based systems. While the Apple and Android-based systems are likely to be updated well into the future, what happens when an automaker stops updating their proprietary system?

Systems like Toyota’s Entune require you to use their app to access services including Pandora and Stitcher. But if Toyota moves to new technology and stops updating Entune, how functional will the app be in five years? Will it add any value to the car? Probably not.

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