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|Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
|Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
|Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety
|Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
|Automatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.
|When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
|Mandatory, in all cars.
|Rearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
|Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
|Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
|Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
|When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
|Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
|Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
|Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
|Touchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.
|Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
|Uses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
|Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
|High-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.
|Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
|Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
|Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors
|Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
|Reports engine speed.
|Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
|Seats and Interior Trim
|Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
|Suspension, Wheels, and Tires