Digital dashboards have been with us for decades, and their evolution has followed the arc of other digital advances. For example, compare Fortnite to Pong, and you’ll get a good idea of how far we’ve come. Through the years we’ve seen some weird and truly awful attempts at digital dashes. Many were more flashy than functional, and they irritate to this day. In contrast, the best of today’s digital dashboards make accessing information easy and intuitive. They enhance the driving experience rather than frustrating it. That’s why this list is dominated by current vehicles rather than oldies-but-goodies.
The art has advanced rapidly. A current trend is to use multiple screens, some of which are multi-configurable, others of which are dedicated to a single function such as climate control. Then there is the Tesla Model 3, which doesn’t have a traditional instrument panel at all, handling information delivery in a wholly different way. Here are the 10 best cars with digital dashboards.