What Is Vauxhall OnStar?

Added: 03 December 2018

Vauxhall On Star

Not too long ago, the technology that we're using in vehicles today was the stuff of science-fiction. We might not have sentient talking cars just yet, but we have got the talking part sorted out. Vehicles are becoming more and more high-tech, offering a range of useful features that can make you a better driver, keep you safe on the road, offer onboard entertainment, and more. Vauxhall offers the OnStar system, a personal assistant that does a number of things for you. But just what is it and how can it help you to improve your driving experience? And how can you care for it?

Safety

One of the things that OnStar does for you is help to keep you and your passengers safe. It has a number of safety features that make it easier to stay safe on the road and to keep your vehicle safe too. It features Automatic Crash Response, notifying the Vauxhall team if you're involved in a collision which sets off your airbags. A specially trained member of the team will check on you right away to see how they can help. OnStar's 24/7 Emergency Call Service also makes it easy to get in touch when necessary, with a dedicated button to connect you to the OnStar emergency team. They can call the emergency services for you, and give them your location thanks to GPS.

There's also Stolen Vehicle Assistance to help find your car if it's stolen, plus roadside assistance through the OnStar Service button.

Connection

Travelling around with a Wi-Fi hotspot is perfect for the modern traveller. With your family in the back, it's ideal to keep everyone occupied. And it can be useful for everything from getting directions to listening to music too. OnStar features Wi-Fi connection to make all of this possible. Team it up with the OnStar smartphone app too, so you can keep track of essential information like when you next need to fill up on fuel or where you parked your car.

Personal Assistant

Don't we all wish we could have our own personal assistant? OnStar gives you a little help where you need it most. The Service button gives you access to the OnStar team, who can take care of a number of things for you while you drive. They can book you a hotel when you're en-route to your destination or find you the perfect place to park. Vehicle diagnostics are available too, helping to reassure you if you think something might be wrong. Destination Download gives you the lowdown on your destination too.

Privacy

There's no need to worry about privacy with OnStar. You can keep everything safe by setting your own pin, so no one else can access anything. You can mask your car's location too, so you're not giving away sensitive information, and your personal data is safe when you use OnStar.

Vauxhall OnStar does everything for you, while you take care of the driving. It keeps you safe and helps you organise your trip too.

Contact us today to find out more.