Phone Mounts for a Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is newly introduced as a lower priced entry point into the iconic brand of battery powered vehicles.  Let’s take a look at mounting options for this vehicle. Finding good mounting locations in Tesla models has never been easy.  The Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X were similarly challenging. A photo of the interior of the Tesla Model 3 accompanies this article.  It isn’t going to be easy to find many spots for a phone mount.  A tablet mount is out of the question as the interior is simply too small to easily accommodate a larger … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Porsche Macan

The Porsche Macan is an extraordinarily nice SUV.  Finding places to mount a phone, tablet or GPS isn’t the easiest task in the world of SUVs.  We will spend most of the article space on smartphone mounts for a Porsche Macan but will also touch on mounting a Garmin GPS and a tablet. Our typical photo of the interior of the vehicle is included with this article.  You can begin to see some of the challenges in mounting locations. Mounting Locations on the Porsche Macan Let’s start with what works well.  The windshield is an easy one and will work … Read more

Phone and GPS Mounts for the Mercedes-Benz A220

The Mercedes-Benz A220 has a great looking interior.  Lots of leather, curved surfaces and chrome.  We’re going to look at the best mounting locations for this vehicle. Mercedes-Benz A220 Analysis A photo of the Mercedes-Benz A220 interior accompanies this article.  Almost as difficult as the previously reviewed Mercedes-Benz C450, finding good mounts for this vehicle isn’t going to be easy. We’ve reviewed a few Mercedes-Benz models in the past and it seems like Mercedes is bent on making it more and more difficult to mount devices inside their vehicles. The windshield is probably going to be the best place to … Read more

Phone, Tablet and GPS Mounts for a Toyota Highlander

While walking around my local Toyota showroom, I had the opportunity to check out the Toyota Highlander.  Nice SUV with lots of mount possibilities.  Let’s review what I discovered. It’s a nicely sized SUV.  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 so most mounts should work fine.  A bit of raised dash makes this area difficult as the clearance between the dash and windshield might prove to be too short.  There is a CD player which might work fine.  The … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is one of the easier vehicles to find a good mount.  This car can work with almost any mount.  It’s very easy to mount a phone or GPS.  A tablet is a little trickier due to the size of the car.  Not a lot that will not work in this car but there are a few locations that will work better than others. Our usual photo of the interior accompanies this article.  It’s a very conventional design.  Not a lot of unexpected curves or lips.  Even the seat bolt is exposed.  Normally, I go on to say … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for an Audi RS 5

The Audi RS 5 will go down as one of the more challenging vehicles to mount a phone, GPS or tablet within.  That big display popping up in the middle of the console makes it very difficult to come up with a lot of good spots. The Audi RS 5 Challenge We previously evaluated mounts for an Audi Q3.  That was a bit of a challenge given the smaller vehicle size but the Audi Q8 made was much easier.  The Audi RS 5 was the most difficult by far. Our typical interior photo of the vehicle accompanies this article.  The … Read more