It’s been a lifetime since a factory CD player was considered high tech. At this point, describing a vehicle’s “stereo” sounds as antiquated as critiquing its carburetor. And while modern infotainment system are amazingly capable, since they touch virtually every function of the vehicle, they can make or break the experience behind the wheel.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at five current infotainment systems, in no particular order. Unless noted, each supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and they all deliver a great user experience. Watch the video for a review of infotainment options available in the Acura RDX, the Mercedes-Benz S560, the Honda Pilot, the BMW X4, and the Ford Edge.

Of course, there’s no substitute for actually actually experiencing these systems for yourself, so if you’re curious about everything modern infotainment systems have to offer, visit AutoNation Drive to find a nearby dealer. They’ll walk you through all the ins and outs, and get you up to speed in no time.

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