After four years, we paid off our little sedan earlier this year. So naturally, I’ve been casually shopping for a new car ever since. As we’ve browsed around at cars on the market, we’ve been pretty clear on our wants and needs for our next vehicle – compact size, flexible cargo space, low monthly payment, great gas mileage, and so on. But Chevrolet is about to change the car shopping game for us and everyone else who loves to be constantly connected.
Chevrolet is the first and only car company to bring built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi to cars, trucks and crossovers. What this means, practically, is that we could have up to seven devices connected to Wi-Fi via our car. Want to stream a Spotify playlist in the middle of a road trip? Got it covered. Need to download the latest entrant in your favorite e-book series while you’re away from home? Done and done.
With the exception of our phones, most of our many electronic devices are Wi-Fi only. And since so many apps and services lately seem to require some sort of background connection to a home server, being disconnected when traveling can turn our tablets or other computers into pretty bricks. No more! Now we can hand Evan his tablet in the backseat for entertainment and not have to deal with his frustration when his favorite game stops working because it needs a quick software update and we’re disconnected. Having in-car Wi-Fi would truly be a game changer for us. I can even imagine myself with my laptop getting some work done on our annual eight-hour road trip across the state for Thanksgiving.
For things like mapping, our smartphones have been merely sufficient. But thanks to the strength of 4G LTE WI-FI, our in-car signal will give us a fast, reliable connection to make the time in the car fly by. Well, for everyone except the driver – no distracted driving, friends!
Chevrolet already has 4G LTE Wi-Fi available in their 2015 Impala and Malibu models, but lucky for us their compact hatchbacks are getting the connectivity treatment as well.
The 2015 Chevrolet Spark checks all our boxes – a low price, great gas mileage, plenty of flexible cargo space, lots of airbags, and a zippy ride. In-car Wi-Fi means we can get our own powerful mobile hotspot for the same price as other cars we’ve looked at that cut us off once we hit the road. And the fact that I can drive Jason crazy and get a lime green car is merely a bonus.
If you’re in the market for a new car and, like us, love being connected, take a look at the many Chevrolet models soon to feature 4G LTE Wi-Fi.
Chevrolet is merging the physical freedom of the car with the virtual freedom of Wi-Fi to become the first and only car company to bring built in 4G LTE Wi-Fi to the largest vehicle line-up. Visit http://s.chevy.com/TBX to learn more.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chevrolet. The opinions and text are all mine.