Automatic iPhone OBD Port

Dec 4, 2019

Category: Tech

As former Mercedes-Benz mechanics ourselves, we are very familiar with how on board diagnostic systems work on vehicles. Unfortunately we weren’t smart enough to come up with the concept of Automatic.

This ingenious little device has a lot of potential for drivers everywhere. Automatic allows you to see much of the same information your service mechanic sees with an OBD scanner, but in a much easier to understand format right on your iPhone. Why is this so important? Well many things, like gas mileage for starters, are effected by bad driving habits. Automatic looks to help with these things by connecting your smartphone to the vehicle’s OBD system via Bluetooth 4.0. The designers have used all the information from the vehicle’s computer to calculate a driving score that will display a ton of useful information including fuel consumption in MPG, how much you drive and where, remember where you parked, and even allow you to see what’s going on when your check engine light pops on.

For $70, this nifty little device will also call emergency services and text up to 3 predetermined phone numbers automatically in the unfortunate event that you get into an accident. Check out the Automatic on the company’s website.

Automatic iPhone OBD Port (3)

Automatic iPhone OBD Port (2)

Automatic iPhone OBD Port (1)

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Give'r Further Fortifies Its 4 Season Glove With A Rugged Waxed Coating

Vintage-inspired insulated winter gloves crafted from modern, top-shelf materials.

Posted By Tim Huber

Featured Image

Apple’s M1 Pro & Max-Equipped MacBook Pros Are Its Most Powerful Ever

With 3.7-times faster speeds & up to 21 hours of battery life.

Posted By

Oct 18, 2021

Featured Image

Apple’s Third-Gen AirPods Offer Extra Battery Life & a Familiar Design

The wireless earbuds are currently available for pre-order.

Posted By

Oct 18, 2021

Featured Image

Nokia Released a Modern Version of Their “Unbreakable” Cell Phone

The iconic "brick" phone makes its long-awaited return with some new features and, of course, Snake.

Posted By

Oct 15, 2021

Featured Image

RockShox Introduces the Only Fully Active Mountain Bike Suspension System

A state-of-the-art smart, electronically-controlled suspension collection.

Posted By

Oct 14, 2021

Featured Image

Bowers & Wilkins Adds Smart Features to Their Zeppelin Speaker

The powerful new speaker is geared toward the modern age.

Posted By

Oct 13, 2021