It is super convenient to be able to recharge a smartphone, GoPro, digital camera, or another mobile device in the car while traveling, and the presence of that feature is becoming increasingly necessary.
Fortunately, today’s automakers recognize this need and include charging station features in their latest models.
Here are some popular vehicles that have USB ports.
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Jeep Grand Cherokee
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with 8 USB ports.
The first two USB-C and USB-A are located at the center console, and the other two USB-C and USB-A ports are in the second row. Some vehicles come with USB ports for the third row of seats.
It also has an HDMI, a wireless charging port, 12V DC, and 120V AC plugs.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee also comes with Uconnect 5, which is Amazon Alexa enabled and can steam media or play different content on each passenger screen.
It also has an independent Bluetooth connection allowing every passenger to choose other content from the rest.
The 2022 Toyota RAV4 has 5 USB ports, one media, and four 2.1A charging ports.
The first port is located at the center console, two at the armrest, and two at the back for the rear seat passengers. The vehicle also supports wireless charging and has 12V/120W outlets.
Other features include Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, and Android Auto compatibility. It also has a 7-inch touch infotainment screen, a 4G LTE mobile hotspot, and Bluetooth connectivity.
The 2022 Toyota Highlander has 5 USB ports like its RAV4 counterpart. Three are located at the front, and two are in the rear.
The car infotainment system also comprises of an8-inch touch screen with 6 JBL speakers.
It also comes with Android Auto, Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. It also features Bluetooth audio, a Wi-Fi connection, and 12V and 120V power outlets.
Please note that wireless charging and head-up-display features are only available on higher versions such as the XLE and Highlander Platinum.
The 2022 version of the Chevrolet Equinox comes equipped with six USB ports.
The USB-C and USB-A ports are at the center console, two under the armrest and two in the second row. The car also has wireless charging functionality, Bluetooth, and a 12V power outlet.
Equinox’s infotainment system also includes a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Alexa voice recognition.
It’s important to note that the infotainment system in the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox varies by model, meaning that some features might not be available on all models.
Tesla Model Y
The 2022 Tesla Model Y is the only vehicle in this list featuring an exclusive USB C set. Two are available in the front compartment of the center console, while the other two are for the rear seat passengers. You can only use these USBs to connect and charge devices, play audio files in a USB device or phone, and save video recorded from the car’s features, such as Sentry Mode.
The car also comes equipped with wireless charging capabilities of 15W and a low-voltage power plug hidden in the rear compartment of the center console. The 2022 Tesla Model Y also comes with the largest touch screen of any car on this list at 15 inches.
The car has Bluetooth functionality but does not support Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
The Ford Explorer has two USB ports, a USB-C at the center console, another on the lower instrument panel, and the media bin. The 7-seater also comes equipped with wireless charging placed at the center console. There are also 12V and 100V plugs available in the 2022 Ford Explorer.
The car also has an 8- or 10-inch display, depending on the trim level, and Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, or Android Auto connectivity. It also has an HD radio and a rear-seat entertainment system.
The 2022 Honda Civic features four USB ports depending on the car model. You can find one or two at the center console and two at the back.
Only one port can connect to Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, while the rest are used for charging. The car also comes with Bluetooth capabilities.
The car also has wireless Qi charging and provides wireless connectivity to Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
It comes with three accessory power plugs, one at the front, one at the center compartment, and one behind the third seat on the driver’s side.
All standard Honda Civics come with a 7-inch touch screen, while the 9-inch screen is available in the sport version.
The 2022 Ford F150 comes with four USB ports, one USB-C at the front and rear and one USB-A at the show and back.
However, there are six USB ports on the platinum trim level. The truck also offers one 12V and two 120V outlets at 20 amps each.
The truck has an 8-inch and 12-inch touch screen, depending on the trim levels, and a Qi wireless charging pad. It also comes with Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
The 2022 Jeep Wrangler has three USB-C, one supporting fast charging, and three USB-A ports. There are dual USB ports on the center console, one in the armrest and the rest for the back seat passengers.
The car also has an 8.4-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth stereo audio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto compatibility.
Other features include aux ports, satellite radio, navigation, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a 120-volt power outlet.
The Mazda CX-5 is one of the leaders in the compact SUV class and definitely comes with a built-in USB port. In addition to the classy interior cabin, it is also equipped with the latest entertainment technologies.
The 2022 Mazda CX-5 has four USB ports; two USB-A under the driver armrest and two USB-A on the second-row passenger armrest. Unfortunately, there is no USB-C; it would be great if Mazda presented the port.
The Mazda CX-5 has various standard entertainment features today, including a 10.25-inch display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mazda Connected Services, Bluetooth, Wifi hot-spot, GPS navigation, Hifi Speakers, and more.