1. Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic
Waze, at its core, functions as a crowdsourced GPS navigation app. However, it is so much more than that. The GPS navigation, although not perfect, functions well enough. The real gem is Waze’s ability to give you real-time, accurate information on traffic and accidents. It comes as no surprise that there are rumors about Apple’s plan to acquire Waze to help resurrect its buggy Maps app.
This app is great if you’re looking for a new or used car. It tracks prices, lists nearby dealerships and lets you browse by make, model, mileage and more. You can save your finds to create lists and compare them against each other to find the best deal.
3. GoMechanic – Car Service
With the help of GoMechanic – Car Service, you never have to worry about paying too much for a repair again. The GoMechanic app tells you the fair price to pay for different repairs, for specific car models. It also allows you to track these repairs, puts you in touch with a local mechanic and ensures roadside assistance is just a click away. It supports all models after 1990 so, odds are, your car is covered.
4. CarBuzz – 1000 cars inside
It will keep you up-to-date on all the latest industry news with articles, screenshots and ratings. You also get sneak peeks of upcoming models and can discuss cars through Facebook Connect.
5. GT. Racing 2
There are quite a few racing game apps, but this one gets very high marks for the number of available cars, ability to adjust controls, gorgeous tracks and more. Although it’s the new hotness, it’s impressive design and game play will keep it from becoming old and busted before its time.
If you love your car, you’ll want to keep it from getting ticketed, right? The community user-updated app has more than 10 million people sharing information, which makes it very effective. And, even if it’s not perfect, so what? It’s free.
7. SOSmart automatic car crash detection
SOSmart is the ultimate emergency app. Contains everything you might need in case of emergency. SOSmart automatic car crash impact detection:Or app automatically detects car accidents and sends a notification with the location of the car crash to emergency contacts that you had previously selected. Allowing them to call rescue services in no time. This enormously reduces the rescue time increasing the survival chances and saving thousands of lives every year.
8. Gas Manager
As fuel prices increase around the world, consumers deserve to know their fuel economy between each visit to the pump. That’s exactly what Gas Manager provides: an easy way to log a vehicle’s exact fuel mileage each time it’s filled up. Drivers merely log their mileage, and by the time they hit the ominous “E” on the dashboard, the app calculates everything they need to know.
9. Sports Car Engines 2: Muscle vs Import
This fun app puts a little more rev in the traditional car lover’s app. Not only does it provide stats and high-res photos of dozens of sports cars, it lets you hear them roar. Enthusiasts note the sounds really are authentic to each vehicle.
10. TrueCar: The Car Buying App
The TrueCar 100% free app for iPhone delivers the easiest car research and shopping experience in the app store. Get access to the most comprehensive and simplified car ratings and reviews around. Car research made easy — now in your pocket.