Apple CarPlay has been out for four years now and brings a stripped-down version of iOS to your car, allowing you to integrate and control your iPhone from your car’s radio, which ought to make for a safer and more enjoyable driving experience. While Apple’s automotive platform has met some competition from Google’s Android Auto, it has also been enjoying greater recognition and adoption by consumers, manufacturers, and other tech companies over the past year.
A recent survey found that over 85 percent of consumers were “somewhat or very satisfied” with the platform, and that more people look for CarPlay compatibility when deciding to purchase cars. That popularity has helped spur the expansion of CarPlay features and its adoption by a greater range of car manufacturers. Continue reading to learn five great features that make Apple CarPlay definitely worth checking out.