Techiest Cars of 2013

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The techiest cars of 2013 and PCWorld/TechHive collaborated to identify and review the ten 2013 automobiles that are doing the most interesting things with in-car technology, and doing them well. Some have advanced capabilities, while others push the user interface to new levels.

To arrive at the top ten,'s editors looked at all the 2013 models they had reviewed (virtually all new models from every well-known automaker) and chose the ones with the coolest tech inside. PCWorld/TechHive’s editors worked with Edmunds to narrow the list to a top five, and then test-drove each car and wrote a full review of the in-cabin tech.Cars, the technology that shaped the 20th century, must get along with the personal electronics that are building this century. But it’s a struggle, and some vehicles make a more valiant effort to cope with the new tech reality than others do.

Click below to see a short video showing our top 3

Our favorite cars are the ones that provide drivers with the information (and entertainment) they need, when they need it, and in a way that promotes safe driving.

The Winners

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Best overall: Audi A8




Best all-electric: Tesla Model S




Best family sedan: Toyota Avalon




Best for Mom: Infiniti JX35




Most controversial: Cadillac ATS




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