Which Infotainment Systems Are the Least Distracting?
Photo of a Chrysler Pacifica's infotainment system courtesy of Consumer Reports.
After a period of hands-on testing, Consumer Reports has identified eight vehicle infotainment systems as the least distracting to drivers.
These simple-to-operate infotainment systems are from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Uconnect 8.4-inch screen), Ford/Lincoln (Ford Sync3 only), GM (except Cadillac), Hyundai/Kia/Genesis, Nissan (standard on select models), Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen, Consumer Reports said.
The most distracting infotainment systems, according to Consumer Reports, are from Acura, Cadillac (cue only), Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, and Volvo.
Those systems that Consumer Reports deemed “moderately distracting” are from Audi, BMW, Honda, Infiniti, Mazda and Mini.
For more details about the tested infotainment systems and Consumer Reports’ findings, click here.