Phone and GPS Mounts for a Mini Cooper

The interior of a Mini Cooper has so many bazaar shapes and curves.  Not an easy car to mount a phone or GPS within.  Forget about a tablet, there is no place to fit that device.  it almost like the car designer had a goal of disabling the use of a car mount. Reminds one of a Mazda Miata.  The vents are small and round with narrow slats, there aren’t any useful cup holders and it’s too small of a car for a seat bolt mount.  Same problems as the Miata. A photo of the Mini Cooper interior is attached.  It … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson was a bit more roomy than expected.  It also was easier to mount a phone or GPS than expected.  As expected in a smaller SUV, mounting a tablet isn’t easy but more on that later in the article. A photo of the Hyundai Tucson interior accompanies this article.  There are a few notable characteristics that effect mounting a device.  We will mention them as we move through this article. Starting with the vent, the distance between the left middle vent and wiper lever is less than most other vehicles.  It might get in the way of a GPS … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Ford Edge

The Ford Edge has a very large interior and that normally leads to almost any mount fitting without a problem.  However, due to some unique design attributes, it’s not that simple.  As a result, some mounting locations aren’t going to work well. A photo of the interior of a Ford Edge accompanies this article.  A few things to notice are an expansive dash, vertical vents and cup holders that are set back a bit. It’s a far reach to the windshield on the Ford Edge but a good suction mount is probably the best place to put a phone or … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Volkswagen Passat

The Volkswagen Passat is an easy one to mount accessories.  Not such an easy car to drive.  There is a small switch behind the steering wheel that puts the automatic transmission into a lower gear.  I must mistakenly touch it every five miles.  Every time I make a left turn. This isn’t a car review so let’s take a look at what mounts work well in a Volkswagen Passat.  The executive summary is every location except the seat bolt will work well in a Volkswagen Passat.  The seat bolt difficulty is one that we are seeing on a greater basis … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Kia Soul

The Kia Soul has a surprisingly roomy front seat interior and it’s a fun car to drive.  While I wish it had more rear cargo space, it works well for two or three people.  However, it doesn’t work so well to mount a phone, GPS or tablet.  There are so many curves and unconventional curves that I had a difficult time finding good places to mount a phone, GPS or tablet. It’s not that the front of the vehicle doesn’t provide enough room for the driver and passenger.  I had plenty of leg room and didn’t feel confined but when … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Service Van

A service van such as the one that is in the photo has some unique physical characteristics.  I suppose they’re all different but the ones I have been inside have a small hood and for reasons I still can’t figure out, the drivers always seem to following the guy in front of them too closely.  Maybe they were just messing with me, but I had to ask they make special accommodations to keep me from jumping out of the van. We’re not talking about a mini van today.  We’re talking about a service van.  This is a full size van.  The … Read more