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Should you next car have rear cross traffic alert?

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With technology constantly becoming more advanced, we are starting to see it spread across a variety of different fields. Backup cameras have become standard on all cars; brands are implementing new technologies like rear cross traffic alert to make drivers even more conscious of what may be behind them.

 

How does rear cross traffic alert work?

Rear cross traffic alert becomes active when the vehicle is put into reverse. Small sensors around the car can detect objects around the car. If you are getting close to something the car will alert you with a sound or an image. 

 

 

Is rear cross traffic alert worth the cost?

For those who want to be safer while driving then it is well worth the cost. Most manufacturers have this as an option for around 500 dollars.

 

Which vehicles offer rear cross traffic alert?

As of the time of writing, rear cross traffic alert is offered as a standard or optional feature on these vehicles.

 

Acura 

TLX, ILX, RLX, RDX, MDX, NSX

Audi

A3, A4, A5, A6. A7, A8, Q3, Q5, Q7, TT

BMW 

2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series, X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, I3, I8

Buick 

Lacrosse, Encore, Envision, Enclave, Regal 

Chevrolet

Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Volt, Bolt EV, Trax, Equinox, Traverse, Tahoe, Suburban, Camaro, SS

Dodge 

Charger, Challenger, Durango, Grand Caravan

Ford 

Focus, Fusion, Ecosport, Escape, Edge, Flex, Explorer, Expedition, F-150, 

Genesis 

G90, G80

Infiniti 

Q50, Q60, Q70, QX50, QX60, QX80

Jaguar

I-Pace, XF, XJ, 

Jeep 

Wrangler, Compass, Renegade

Land Rover

Discovery, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Evoque

Lexus

IS, ES, GS, LS, NX, RX, GX, LX, RC, LC

Mercedes-Benz 

C Class, E Class, S Class, GLS, 

Nissan 

Sentra, Altima, Maxima, Leaf, Rouge Sport, Rouge, Murano, Pathfinder, Titan

Toyota 

Camry, Avalon, Sienna, Tundra, C-HR, RAV4, Highlander, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, Prius

Volkswagen 

Tiguan, Atlas, Jetta, Passat, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Beetle

Volvo 

XC90, XC60, XC40, V60, V90, S90, S60

 

Whether or not you want rear cross traffic alert in your new vehicle, Cartelligent can help you get a great deal on exactly what you want. Call our team of car-buying experts at 888-427-4270 or get started today.