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Old 01-01-2013, 08:16 AM
luigi524td luigi524td is offline
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there is a 12v port in center console storage bin

Originally Posted by luigi524td View Post
I'll have to give that a try and the footwell 12v port too since I am not happy with having to keep the lid open to plug in my phone. I don't think there's a 12v outlet in the center console where I connect the USB to the phone. That would make it super convenient to store, charge and USB.

Phones change configurations so often it hasn't made sense for me to buy a snap-in holder for $100+$$s. That would have cost me lots since my BMWs have had that capability for 10+ years and I've changed phones nearly every year
There is 12v in the center storage area ... So, I may just tuck the phone there when I'm driving. Except for ease of grabbing it when I get out of the car there's little need to have it sitting out. Besides it just flops over when I do any spirited cornering whether it's in the cup holder area or in the "ash tray" thingie.
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