What Does an Infotainment System Do?

Infotainment systems have become a standard feature of the modern automobile, but what do they typically do? Many new car buyers may be asking themselves this question as they shop the different models that are available.

The word "infotainment" is a portmanteau of "information" and "entertainment." Infotainment systems get their name from the combination of traditional entertainment features like stereos and satellite radio services with new technologies like GPS navigation and smartphone support. Most modern systems have a touchscreen mounted in the center console that give you access to a host of features using an interface similar your smartphone.

At MINI of Portland, we invite you to stop by our showroom in Portland, OR for a tour of our latest models and take one for a test drive. Our friendly sales team is ready to answer any questions you have about a vehicle's features.

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