It's time to smart-en up your car with Echo Auto — grab one at Amazon for just $45 while they last

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Every ride's a joy ride with Alexa in your car — save 70 percent for Prime members only! (Photo: Amazon)
Every ride's a joy ride with Alexa in your car — Prime members can save 70 percent. (Photo: Amazon)

If you ever wanted Alexa in your car, here’s your chance!

Amazon has the Certified Refurbished (read: rebuilt and tested as all get-out to assure top performance) Echo Auto on sale for just $45. That's the lowest price on this super popular car add-on that we've seen in a long time. Over 2,000 reviewers gave it a flawless rating.

Alexa for your car

All those over-the-moon reviewers are onto something. The Echo Auto is a clever little gizmo that instantly makes your old vehicle smart. It connects to your car's stereo via auxiliary input and pairs to your phone with Bluetooth. Then you can talk to Alexa just like at home.

"I'm actually impressed with this little device," wrote a delighted five-star Amazon reviewer. "I've tried other car Alexa-enabled devices but they've always struggled to pick up my voice over noises such as the radio, a window being down or other people chatting in the car. [This device] always picks up my voice no matter the sound level."

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course, and so much more. Not yet a member? Just sign up for a free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

"Hey Alexa! Give me directions to the beach!" (Photo: Amazon)
"Hey Alexa! Give me directions to the beach!" (Photo: Amazon)

Say goodbye to road noise on phone calls

No worries about the roar of your engine, the wind, or traffic getting in the way of your voice. The Echo Auto is designed with eight mighty microphones, so it can clearly pick up voice commands. It’s absolutely genius for making hands-free phone calls and calling up your favorite driving tunes on Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and more.

"...This hands-free feature is very valuable to me, as I frequently drive in a great deal of traffic and I’m not always able to pull over to locate the information I need," shared a satisfied Amazon shopper. "Alexa can help you locate restaurants, stores, and more. Of course, you can stream music and have her tell you jokes, but you can also listen to podcasts and create lists as you drive or wait in traffic. If you have other Echo devices at home, you can drop in on them or send an announcement! You can also make phone calls with the Echo Auto..."

At just $45, the Certified Refurbished Echo Auto is one of the best ways to smart-en up your car, instantly. It's a safe alternative from using your phone while driving, thanks to state-of-the-art voice recognition and the leading voice assistant. So now you can keep your eyes on the road instead of on your phone.

"...This gadget has made my life so much easier and driving more pleasant," added another five-star reviewer. "I think it was worth every dime and I love it..."

The Echo Auto includes a vent mount, an in-car power adapter, a microUSB cable and a 3.5mm auxiliary cable. Happy trails!

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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