While we’re only a couple of weeks into the new year, some 2021 vehicles might already be in your used-vehicle inventory---or at least soon will be.
Kelley Blue Book recently compiled a list of what analysts think are the 10 best automotive technologies of 2021 to help consumers make sense of what to look for when it comes to the latest and greatest car tech.
Advanced Driver Assist Systems
KBB explained these systems can react to hazards, reduce driver fatigue and even park the car.
Analysts noted that shoppers seeking technologies like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane-keep assist, blind-spot alert, cross-traffic alert or reverse brake assist can secure these services as standalone options or in bundled suites, such as Ford’s Co-Pilot360, Subaru’s EyeSight and Toyota Safety Sense, among others.
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
KBB pointed out that AEB is a part of many advanced driver-assist systems, and it’s becoming more common.
Often a standalone feature, analysts said AEB can sense a potential accident before the driver does and immediately apply full brake pressure to stop the vehicle quickly, possibly preventing a collision.
Connected Mobile Apps/Digital Key
We do everything nowadays with our smartphones, right?
KBB highlighted that automakers continue to offer the next evolution of connected smartphone apps that can...