Infotainment Comparison: BMW ConnectedDrive vs. Audi MMI® Touch Response

When considering your next vehicle, there are many factors to consider, from performance and comfort to spaciousness and tech. There’s a lot that separates BMW vehicles from the competition and technology is no exception. If you’ve been curious about how the BMW ConnectedDrive system stacks up against Audi’s MMI® Touch Response system, you’re in luck – we’ve taken a look. 

The BMW ConnectedDrive system and the Audi MMI system give drivers great technology that will make their car rides more convenient. But which system is best? Learn about everything the BMW ConnectedDrive System and Audi MMI system to see which car you should buy. The BMW ConnectedDrive system is available in BMW cars at Sterling BMW in Newport Beach, CA. Sterling BMW is the highest-rated BMW center in the OC on major review sites.

BMW ConnectedDrive is Truly Connected

The BMW ConnectedDrive System integrates your car with your other technology, including your cell phone, Amazon Echo or Google Home. Through BMW ConnectedDrive, you are able to access your car’s features from just about anywhere. This system also makes your car smarter by allowing you to access tons of apps for entertainment and convenience. Apps compatible with BMW ConnectedDrive include iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Google, Pandora and many others. Voice command allows you to speak directly to your car for navigation information, calls and messaging and more.

Audi MMI® Features

The Audi MMI system is also extremely high tech. This system includes features like a touchscreen display, similar to the BMW ConnectedDrive. Also like the BMW system, the Audi MMI system features voice command, making it easy for you to access navigation, find food locations and make calls and messages from the dashboard. The Audi MMI system also allows you to listen to music or podcast thanks to built-in apps and Bluetooth® streaming audio. One feature missing from the Audi MMI system is its ability to connect to your cell phone and other devices. This system can only be accessed within the car, unlike the BMW ConnectedDrive.

Which Infotainment System is Best?

While both the BMW ConnectedDrive system and the Audi MMI system offer drivers top-notch technology, the BMW ConnectedDrive proves itself to be superior thanks to its accessibility through smart devices. The Audi MMI system unfortunately cannot connect to your Google Home or Amazon Echo, limiting your connectivity. While this is simply a convenient feature, it can make a huge difference if you are looking for a car that offers everything. With the BMW ConnectedDrive system, your car will have it all and more. For BMWs in Orange County with the ConnectedDrive system, learn more at Sterling BMW, the best-rated BMW dealer in the OC. We are located near Costa Mesa, CA and Irvine, CA.

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