Phone and GPS Mounts for a Toyota RAV4

It’s like the Toyota RAV4 design engineers got together with a starting objective of making it as difficult as possible to mount anything.  This is one of the more difficult vehicles to mount a phone or GPS.  Forget about mounting a tablet. Almost all of our go-to locations are impossible to use (but we still have some ideas so read on). A photo of the interior of a Toyota RAV4 accompanies this article.  Good news, it has a windshield that we can use a suction mount with.  The vents on the sides are round.  The ones in the middle are … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Toyota 4Runner

I travel a lot and rent all kinds of cars.  Today, the good folks at Budget Car Rental were nice enough to upgrade me to a Toyota 4Runner.  That means it’s time for a vehicle specific article on how to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS in a Toyota 4Rrunner. A photo of the interior of a Toyota 4Runner accompanies this article.  It’s a fairly spacious interior with a bit of a further reach to the windshield.  Nice flat dash but not overly deep which would limit use as a mounting location.  Normal horizontal vents are present.  The cup holder placement … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry is one of those vehicles that can accept almost any mount.  Not a lot that will not work in this car but there are a few locations that will work better than others.  Last week, I looked at the Jeep Renegade which was the exact opposite, almost nowhere to mount anything.  This restores my faith that car designers haven’t lost their minds. As usual, a photo of the interior is attached to 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 … Read more