What if your next road trip consisted of your daughter quietly watching Frozen 4 times in a row, your son writing his essay for school, and your spouse catching up on The Bachelorette? Whether your job takes you on the road, or your family needs relief from screaming kids on road trips, cars with Wi-Fi are an excellent choice for many individuals and families. Want to enjoy connectivity for entertainment, school, or work while rolling to your next destination? Here are 10 affordable cars with Wi-Fi available.
In partnership with OnStar, General Motors is offering optional 4G LTE in most of their vehicles in the 2015 model year. Subscribers can take advantage of a powerful signal that’s stronger than that of a smartphone, and a Wi-Fi hotspot that does not drain a mobile device’s battery. The hotspot is on when the car is on, and it can support up to 7 devices simultaneously.
Affordable GM Cars with Wi-Fi Available
Since 2011, the Chevrolet Cruze has been a great compact sedan for the budget-conscious consumer. With low MSRP and impressive fuel economy, it’s sure to be easy on the bank account.
Known as the City Smart SUV, the Chevrolet Trax is brand new in 2015. Don’t let the small exterior appearance fool you, the interior is incredibly versatile and spacious.
Ford Motor Company
Through Ford SYNC and MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch, you can turn a smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot inside a Ford or Lincoln vehicle. Most smart phones are compatible with MyFord and MyLincoln Touch, but you can check your phone’s compatibility before purchase. While some Wi-Fi systems available are dealer-installed, SYNC is factory-installed, so it is seamlessly integrated into the vehicle.
Affordable Ford Motor Company Cars with Wi-Fi Available
Available as either a hatchback or sedan, the Ford Fiesta is a sporty, fun subcompact. The pricing is minimal, but tech features are abundant.
If you desire a little more space than a Fiesta, the Ford Focus is a great choice. This vehicle boasts excellent safety ratings and a slick, modern appearance.
A long-time favorite of the Ford lineup, the Ford Escape is an extremely well-rounded small SUV that packs a lot of interior space and tech into one package.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
A Wi-Fi hotspot subscription can be added to FCA’s popular Uconnect infotainment system, giving you 3G connectivity on demand. If you want to connect your Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, or Ram vehicle, the pricing is simple and flexible. Wi-Fi connectivity will cost $9.99/Day, $19.99/Week, or $34.99/Month.
Affordable Fiat Chrysler Cars with Wi-Fi Available
The Dodge Dart stands out from most 2015 sedans. It’s distinctive styling and class-leading safety ratings make it a great addition to the Dodge lineup.
Those seeking a modern, affordable and techy SUV will find it in the Dodge Journey. The Journey offers seating for up to 7, making it a great option to haul the entire family.
The luxury counterpart of the Dodge Dart, the Chrysler 200 is an affordable compact luxury sedan that is sophisticated, extremely safe, and ready for Wi-Fi connectivity. Read our review of the 2015 Chrysler 200.