Well 70% of cars already have iPod integration - So I suspect iPhone integration coming soon via a much larger touch screen built into the cars dash at which you plug your iPhone into would make sense to me.<br><br>I also liked the comments at the bottom <br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p> ... 70% of cars already have iPod integration<p><hr></blockquote><p>Anyone else have it in their car and is happy with it? VW&Apple can do a whole lot better than Audi.<br><br>I purchased my new Audi A4 with the integrated iPod system, and I rarely use it except for long road trips. First, the iPod navigition controls become nonfunctional and I must use the in dash display ... which only allows for 6 playlists with no song/artist info shown, just song number. So I make 6 playlists (if I skip one than the entire iPod library is shown as a "playlist"). That makes it awkward and limiting ... given that I expected the iPod integration to allow me to use my iPod as I normally use it. Oh well.<br><br>The bottom line for me is the sound quality ... which is extremely weak compared to playing original CDs. My music is all 320/48 and sounds great on headphones through the iPod, but not through the adapter and the car stereo.<br><br>I'll blame the Audi iPod software. The sound system in the car is fantastic, the iPod alone is incredible, but the iPod integration into the car is a major disappointment. I prefer just to keep the 6-CD player well stocked. <br><br><br><br><br>
Here's the iPod integration on my '04 Xterra...<br><br><br><br>The DLO unit has remarkably good sound quality through the FM radio. The only drawback is that I can't crank it up enough. My next big freelance project will pay for a better sound system with "real" iPod integration.<br><br><br><br>
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