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The best Android apps for the car

In the car you will need music, GPS navigation to know where to go and control your speed. But you are probably also interested in knowing how to save by paying less at gas stations, and surely you want to avoid traffic jams. Well you are car apps They are precisely for that, and even to maintain a good vehicle maintenance.

Google maps

There are many, but Google maps It is the GPS navigation application par excellence, and more so now that it offers us notices of fixed speed cameras. We can configure routes with intermediate stops both by car and by public transport and bicycle –among others-, and it will also serve as tour guide anywhere in the world. It tells us where to go for lunch or dinner, what places we can visit, and all this with the evaluations of other people who have already been there.

Maps - Navigation and public transport
Maps - Navigation and public transport

Spotify

The thing about putting the tape in the radio cassette of the car, or the CD, is already behind. Now, rare is the one that does not have Bluetooth to which we connect our smartphone. So, to listen to music during our trips, shorter or longer, it is best to have Spotify. In its free version, it does not allow us to select songs manually, but it does allow us to play a playlist. And in its premium version it is the broadest music source that we can imagine. Without a doubt, an essential among the apps for the car.

Spotify: listen to music, podcasts and playlists
Spotify: listen to music, podcasts and playlists

Android Auto

Some cars already have Android Auto integrated into the multimedia system, and we only have to connect our mobile by cable. But if your car doesn’t have it, there is no problem. You can download Android Auto as application for car And you’ll enjoy exactly the same, as long as you connect your mobile to the car’s Bluetooth, for example, to listen to music or directions from Google Maps. An interface adapted to driving to avoid distractions and simplify the handling of our smartphone that should never be missing.

Android Auto: Google Maps, multimedia and messaging
Android Auto: Google Maps, multimedia and messaging

Gas stations Spain

Google Maps tells you where are gas stations, yes, but what it won’t tell you is which are cheaper. That is what makes Gasolineras EspaΓ±a special and essential as car app. Wherever you go, quickly find which gas stations you have nearby and, above all, check from the application what are the prices for fuel in each of them. So you can stop wherever you go to save a few euros, which on long trips is especially noticeable and is always appreciated.

Gas stations Spain
Gas stations Spain

Radar Warning

Although Google Maps already tells you where the fixed speed cameras are, the warnings are not that precise and sometimes not all of them appear. This application is a must For the car because it has the best database of fixed radars and allows us to configure the alert distance with intermittent beeps. In addition, it also tells us the black spots and warns us of other road events. On the other hand, it also serves as a speedometer taking into account the GPS positioning of our smartphone.

Radar Warning
Radar Warning

Car Scanner

Can you imagine being able to make a car diagnostic directly with your mobile? Do not imagine it, because it is what Car Scanner does. This app serves to OBD2 connectors, That ‘they plug in ‘ to the corresponding vehicle socket. And they allow us to have precise information on the behavior and performance of the vehicle, as well as the state of its mechanics, thanks to this shot. Not all vehicles are compatible with it, but this app is an essential for the car.

Car Scanner ELM OBD2
Car Scanner ELM OBD2

Waze

It is similar to Google Maps, yes, but it is not the same. The key in Waze, as a GPS navigation application, is in the community. You can find out about traffic alerts in real time with ease, because there are millions of users using it daily and providing information. So, although Google Maps has updated traffic information in real time, in this sense, Waze is more complete.

Waze - GPS, Maps, Alerts and Live Navigation
Waze - GPS, Maps, Alerts and Live Navigation