Hundreds of motorists really feel ‘overwhelmed’ by the technical capabilities of their vehicles – with cruise management, assisted parking and getting related to Bluetooth among the many most baffling options.
A research of 500 automotive house owners with a car lower than two years previous, commissioned by Hyundai, discovered that 68 per cent stated they wrestle to familiarize yourself with every part – bowled over by the likes of sport mode, digital handbrakes and autonomous emergency braking.
And 40 per cent don’t consider they’re utilizing their beloved car to its full potential – regardless of it being the most costly tech buy for 86 per cent.
Sat-navs, voice activation and reverse parking cameras are additionally issues that bemuse drivers, whereas 19 per cent haven’t even heard of blind spot alert, and 18 per cent don’t find out about lane help or a digital key.
The analysis additionally discovered it took six months for 55 per cent to find their motor got here with sure options.
Hyundai has created a quiz to reveal the untapped potential of recent expertise in new vehicles and provides drivers the data they should make their automotive proudly owning expertise extra pleasurable.
And sooner or later, motorists want to see new tech that helps with consolation (48 per cent), adopted by security (40 per cent), leisure (33 per cent), navigation (31 per cent), and self-driving (23 per cent).
It additionally emerged these beneath 40 are considerably extra prone to need extra consolation of their automotive, in comparison with older individuals, and 52 per cent of under-30s need extra in-car leisure.
“It’s fascinating to see the divide between tech adoption in our wider life-style selections and that in our autos,” stated Ashley Andrew, president of Hyundai Motor UK.
“We wish to empower all drivers to embrace the expertise out there to them and seize the chance to interact with our revolutionary tech for a extra pleasurable expertise.”
Prime 20 items of expertise in a automotive that baffle trendy automotive house owners
- Cruise management
- Assisted parking
- Connecting completely different Bluetooth units
- Sports activities mode
- Lane help
- Assisted braking
- Totally different swap location for fog lights
- Wi-fi smartphone connectivity/charging
- Digital handbrakes
- Sat nav
- Heated steering wheel
- Local weather management
- Voice activation/recognition
- Blind spot detection
- Distant engine beginning
- Reverse parking digital camera
- Computerized boot
- Blind-spot alert
- Therapeutic massage seats
- 360-degree digital camera