Our panel knew the benefits of connecting a phone wirelessly to their car, but the Evoque’s system still impressed. It quickly found our iPhone, and worked well – prompting Mike to demand all cars get Bluetooth. Nathan said it exposed other hands-free kits’ flaws, telling us: “It’s better than wearing a headset.”
Reader's verdict: take it
In this review
- 1IntroductionWe ask a panel of readers to test the latest driving aids and in-car gadgets, then tell us which they’d pay extra for
- 3Automatic brakingOf all the technology our readers tested, none impressed more than Ford’s automatic braking.
- 4Lane departure warning, blind spot warningEver felt yourself nodding off at the wheel?
- 5Dual-view screenWe’ll leave it to the Evoque to show off the flashiest bit of technology here.
- 6Rear camera
- 7Speed limit sign recognitionThe clever windscreen camera in the Focus (another feature of the £1,050 Driver Assistance Pack) can also scan signs and display the speed limit on the dash
- 8iPhone connector
- 9Bluetooth - currently reading
- 10Automatic parking