So you did your research and you bought the car of your dreams. It had the features you wanted and feel you needed from the latest in safety development from vehicle manufacturers. But have you ever looked into the feature beyond the name? For example cars in 2017 are now offering Automatic Parallel Parking which helps the driver guide into a parallel parking spot automatically. The commercials that showcase this sometimes give a deceiving look into how the process works. Many drivers do not know that they are still responsible for braking and monitoring the environment around them making it more-so “Semi Automatic”.
This is just one feature of many that may not fully be understood or fully utilized. My Car Does What is an excellent resource for looking into all features in depth explaining them realistically without the sales copy markup. They break the features down car safety features down by:
When looking up your vehicle you may not even realize you have had some of these features all along. Its important to note that various features are NOT standardized, therefore one manufactures feature can differ from the competitors. It is critical to know what each one does so that you can use it effectively.