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The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car  

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List Rules Vote up the features that make any car safer and more efficient

When it comes to car features, there are the ones that are just amenities, then there are the ones that are truly useful. Everybody loves cup holders and heated seats, sure, but these automotive accessories can't really compare to all-wheel drive, adaptive cruise control, and side impact airbags. These are the features that aren't just cool, but the ones that actually make driving safer and easier.

You may not drive a car with a reverse sensing system that alerts you to possible issues behind you, but anybody can appreciate the usefulness of such a feature. It just makes sense, even if it's not exactly standard just yet.

So take a minute and look through these useful car features, voting up the ones that are the most indispensable, the ones that should really be part of every new car that rolls off the assembly line. If there's a particular item that's saved you time or even helped out in a dangerous situation, add them to the list!
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Traction and Stability C... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Traction and Stability Control
2
Reverse Sensing System ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Reverse Sensing System
3
Side Impact Airbags is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Side Impact Airbags
4
Security System is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Security System
5
Tire Pressure Warning Sy... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Tire Pressure Warning System
6
All-Wheel Drive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
All-Wheel Drive
7
Bluetooth Compatibility ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Bluetooth Compatibility
8
Emergency Communication ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Emergency Communication System
9
Adaptive Cruise Control ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Adaptive Cruise Control
10
LED Head and Tail-Lights... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
LED Head and Tail-Lights
11
Instant Fuel Economy Com... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Instant Fuel Economy Computer
12
Dual Zone Climate Contro... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Dual Zone Climate Control
13
Fuel Economy Tires is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Fuel Economy Tires
14
Memory Seats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Memory Seats
15
Magnetic Suspension is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Magnetic Suspension
16
Turbocharger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Turbocharger
17
Big Sound System is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Big Sound System
18
Rear-Wheel Drive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Rear-Wheel Drive
19
Hybrid System is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Hybrid System
20
Torque Vectoring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Useful, Must-Have Features in a Car
Torque Vectoring