What annoys drivers in modern cars
Modern cars are very different from those machines, which can be found 10 years ago on the roads. The advent of electric cars and hybrids, modern design and ergonomics make the trip even more comfortable and interesting. But not all innovations and advanced technologies like drivers. Read more about this - later in the review.
German sedan Audi A6C8 business class - a new model in 2018.
Up until the late 1980s, cars were painted in all colors of the rainbow, and you can choose from a variety of shades. But in the 1990s on the road more and more began to appear dull white, black, silver machine. Autoexpert Many argue that these cars easier to resell on the secondary market, and this influences the choice of the driver when the first purchase. This led to what is in the colors of modern cars, especially sedans, dominated by shades of gray.
All Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG possible exterior colors of the German sports sedan.
2. "emotional style"
This Audi S6 is also made to the "emotional style".
In today's world full of advertising, the inhabitants of Automotive difficult to surprise. Automakers promise them comfort, driving pleasure, getting unusual experiences and new emotions.
And one is not so impressive. N. frazy- "stamps". And how could it be otherwise, when almost every new model, from budget to exclusive Volkswagen the Ferrari, designed to "emotional style". Normally, this phrase does not appeal, but rather annoying.
3. The increasing complexity of the control system
In recent years, the layout of a typical infotainment system consists of a touch screen, as well as analog radio control and climate control.
But some automakers such as Lexus, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and the Mazda, make the driver additional devices: dials, touch-screens and even a mouse. Not only do they give the person behind the wheel of a sea of information, so more and distracted driving.
Features of management modern Land Rover.
4. PPC Unusual lever
In 2016, film fans were stunned by the death of the young actor Anton Yelchin. Star of "Star Trek" and "Terminator" died under the wheels of their own Jeep Grand Cherokee. By car worth sophisticated electronic selector of an automatic transmission, which, as it turned out, the actor did not put on the "parking".
The front of the Japanese car Toyota Prius console with integrated joystick selector lever.
Many other drivers still do not understand why instead of the usual lever automakers make unusual "goals" and "sticks" to the work which still need to be retrained.
A front derailleur on the Jaguar XE.
5. Very quiet machine
One of the greatest achievements in the field of in-car comfort is insulation. Modern cars are so quiet that even starting the engine is difficult to hear. This is especially good level of comfort on long journeys, but in the drivers prefer to "hear the engine" in order not to be distracted by the tachometer.
6. The autonomous vehicles
Waymo - autonomous car from Google.
The idea of an autonomous vehicle appeared for a long time. But only recently emerged technology, through which people can ride in the car without touching the steering wheel, pedals and gearbox. Undoubtedly, such transport will be a real boon for pensioners, the disabled, young people. But most drivers still do not understand why we need stand-alone machines, if you can control yourself.
7. "stop-start" system
The use of high technology in modern vehicles can significantly raise the capacity and improve the efficiency of the engine, make the car more comfortable. But the introduction of some of these innovations may become a problem for drivers.
So, on some models in the number of options you can choose a system of "stop-start". At first sight, it is very useful, since the motor off at the time of stopping, thereby saving fuel (9%). However, when driving in the vibrant city of the motor is suppressed at every traffic light, and then started again. Many drivers are unhappy with such a vehicle operation, and believe that the system in its current form should be modified.
8. The competing software
Apple CarPlay system interface.
Almost every driver has a modern smartphone or any other device based on Apple or Android. For its connection to the power system uses software Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Individually, each of these systems is very convenient for the driver. But it would be much better if their developers came together and formed a single software product, with the elimination of numerous bugs and flaws.
Now crossovers are the fastest growing segment worldwide. These machines have become so popular that sales are catching up in mid-size sedan.
Despite some advantages, most crossovers - is not very dynamic car with impaired stability and handling. However, millions of owners of Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are not ready to admit it.