Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts for a Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is a large SUV.  Ordinarily that’s good news for mounting a device.  The good spots aren’t all available in this vehicle but fortunately, we found some good spots.  Let’s take a look at what we got. Our typical location for mounting a phone or GPS is the windshield.  Not much of an issue here.  We also have been liking the air vent.  There’s a few challenges but still a good location.  The cup holders are one of the few spots to mount a tablet and the Ford Explorer has a few deep ones set in a good … Read more

Lexus GX 460 Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts

The Lexus GX 460 is a very large SUV with a great looking exterior and a boxy exterior shape.  Like most large SUVs, this is an easy one to find good mount options. We have looked at a few other Lexus SUVs including the smaller Lexus RX 350 and NX 300. Lexus GX 460 Mount Discussion It’s a big SUV and most of the usual locations are fully accessible.  Windshield is nice and wide but it is a bit of a reach.  The vents are horizontal and in a perfect location for a phone.  The dash is huge and is … Read more

Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts for a Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander is the company’s compact SUV entry.  Nice SUV with lots of mount possibilities.  Let’s review what we found out. It’s a nicely sized SUV for a compact.  The usual locations seem to be fully accessible.  Windshield is nice and wide and not too far of a reach for the driver.  The vents are horizontal and located near the top of the dash so most mounts should work fine.  The dash has a nice flat spot near the front lip so that’s a good location too.  There is no CD Player.  The cup holders aren’t the worst location, … Read more

Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is a nice midsize SUV with some radical style features that make this a bit of a mounting challenge.  A photo of the interior of a Mercedes-Benz GLE350 accompanies this article. We’ve looked at several Mercedes SUV models previously including the A220 and GLB 250.  We found some good mounting options in these vehicles and should be able to do the same here. Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 Mount Analysis The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has the largest electronic dashboard I have ever seen.  Everything.  I mean everything is electronic.  And don’t get me started on the gear shift.  … Read more

Lexus NX 300 Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts

The Lexus NX 300 is a compact SUV that has a few mounting challenges.  The compact size presents some issues.  Let’s look at some of what works well and does not work well. We previously looked at a Lexus RX 350.  That’s one of the easiest vehicles we have seen for mounting a phone, tablet or GPS.  This is not as easy. Lexus NX 300 Mount Discussion It’s a compact SUV.  A bit cramped.  A sloped dash and a large extended infotainment display are going to make this mission difficult. The Lexus NX 300 has an easy to reach windshield … Read more

Phone and GPS Mounts for the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a nice looking interior.  Lots of leather, curved surfaces and chrome.  And there’s a big giant display screen in the middle of the dash.  We’re going to look at the best mounting locations for this vehicle. Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Analysis Our usual photo of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 interior accompanies this article.  It’s almost like Mercedes design engineers try to make it impossible to mount a device.  We previously reviewed Mercedes-Benz C450 and just like that vehicle, finding good mounts for this SUV isn’t going to be easy. We’ve reviewed a few Mercedes-Benz models in … Read more