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Black Friday Week – Cyber Monday Cheap Deals: CarPlay, Android Auto, Zubie, Mojio, Automatic

Pioneer Nex 8100 Android , CarPlay and MirrorLinkThis Black Friday through Cyber Monday there will be many deals for connected car devices and cars. We looked at all the specials on Amazon to find what prices are the best we’ve seen in a while. Please check our latest Black Friday to Cyber Monday deals for 2017.

If you are looking to buy a car we suggest you check prices at TrueCar and Edmunds.com You should print out a certificate for when you go to the dealer for a haggle-free car buying experience.

If you want to buy a gift to put your pal in the hot seat or cool him/her off with the Viotek Accessory Heated and Cooled Seat Cushion  that comes in many colors to match car interiors.

Prices have dropped for receivers/radios with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay receivers. You should be sure that the units works with your car model. If you currently have a system with proprietary information n such as an electric car it may not work.

For the best deals for 2016 Cyber Monday, we combed through the web to find even better prices this year on OBD-II devices, tires and windshield wipers.

There’s a $130.01 (22%) discount the Pioneer AppRadio 4 SPH-DA120 6-Inch capacitive touchscreen display smartphone receiver. It’s CarPlay-only capatible that fits double DIN (4-Inch-tall) dash openings. It features Bluetooth, AppRadio modety for iPhone and Android phones, MirrorLink  and Siri Eyes Free compatible.

The Alpine ILX-007– is discounted $209.96 (26% off) is one of the first models to offer CarPlay and is compatible with the Alpine TuneIt App (Version 2.0), for sound settings including time correction, parametric EQ, crossover points, preset EQ modes and more.  The receiver has

  • Tree (2V) preouts.
  • One aux input.
  • Alpine’s MediaXpander technology for improved playback of compressed media.
  • An input for a rear view camera system (camera system sold separately).
  • The unit has a shallow 3-inch chassis for greater installation flexibility into vehicles.

We found a $50 discount on Kenwood eXcelon DDX9902S Multimedia Receiver with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It is a  double-DIN (fits double-DIN 4″ tall dash openings) with a 6.95-inch resistive touch display with navigation, back-up camera view (camera required, sold separately), and a wealth of audio / video entertainment options. Each is equipped with Bluetooth for handsfree phone conversations as well as playback of streaming media from a Bluetooth-enabled phone or media device. It features built-in HD Radio, an HDMI input with MHL support, and DVD playback. With HDMI/MHL the unit will mirror your Android’s display. They are also SiriusXM-Ready and Siri Eyes Free control for select iPhones.They feature native control of Pandora and iHeartRadio with connected smartphones.

You Save $300.02 (38%) on Kenwood 6.2″ Multimedia Receiver that supports CarPlay, Bluetooth, HD Radio, iand is SiriusXM Ready. It also features Siri Eyes-Free. When an iDataLink Maestro Rr is connected to a compatible KENWOOD receiver, it provides a seamless interface with factory infotainment features such as Satellite Radio, USB Media Player, Bluetooth handsfree and music streaming. The unit then displays the onboard features of the vehicle information. Parking guide lines appear even on third party rear view cameras, making parking easy and safer. Capatible apps are Pandora, iHeartRadio and Aupeo!

Apple Car Play compatible and Android Auto compatible, you save $155.05 (18%)on Pioneer AVH-4100NEX In-Dash Multimedia DVD Receiver with 7″ WVGA Touchscreen Display. Along with CarPlay and Android Auto, it features Pioneer’s AppRadio Mode, advanced Bluetooth capabilities, MirrorLink compatibility, Pandora internet radio, SiriusXM-Ready, iDatalink Maestro support, and FLAC file playback. Specs include HDMI, HD Radio, iDataLink Maestro Technology. Dual Zone Audio/Video Playback.

Please check our latest Black Friday to Cyber Monday deals for 2017.

If you are looking for a OBDII port device, the prices have dropped about 30% over last Black Friday for most devices. One device is over 50% off. Some require annual services fees after the first year, while others require a monthly service charges immediately. we found the following deals on Amazon:

  • Automatic Connected Car Adapter for $79.99 offers  engine diagnostics, and crash detection. It compatible with Amazon Echo. The apps use Bluetooth for connections to smartphones.
  • Zubie (79.95)  Zubie monitors everything important related to a car’s driving performance. It lets the user know when something is wrong with the car, helps find the closest, cheapest gas station, connects to roadside assistance, monitors the car’s location from anywhere, gives an alert when a “learning” or teen driver goes too fast or slams on the brakes, and more.The Zubie Perks reward platform lets customers redeem valuable savings for items like auto insurance, tires, and extended warranties.
  • MotoSafety MPVAS1 ($35.37 56% off) is a teen safety GPS Vehicle Tracking System & OBDII device. MOTOsafety empowers parents to coach their children to be safer drivers. MOTOsafety provides valuable resources to help parents through all the challenging conversations with their teen with their partnerships with National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and National Safety Council (NSC).
  • The price dropped to $69.00 for Mojio Car Monitoring and Smart Tracking System. The 3G+GPS Mojio enables a suite of apps that make your car like your smartphone in order to empower and inform you as a driver. Cloak will keep track of your car’s location at any time, from anywhere. Cellular service free for one year. Mojio was the winner of the Tech CARS best OBDII device. Note: The price went back up today, as part of a glitch, Mojio contacted us and they said they are working on getting the price back lowered. We were told that the $69.00 price will be back and valid until the end of Cyber Monday.

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Please check our latest Black Friday to Cyber Monday deals for 2017.