I will say that if you can get a phone that does Mirror Link, and that’s an option on your Subaru AND it’s enabled in the US (all of which I’m not entirely sure could even be true) - then you could display the phone on the car with the car being a Dumb Terminal.
Now, I have a 2015 Subaru Legacy with the nav system, but only a Galaxy Note 2 and the app for mirror link on my phone just crashes out. So it’s always greyed out in my car. I tried the Subaru Starlink, and that “works” but the phone bluetooth works better IMO.
Android does download the contacts which is nice, but really, I’m not sure how much integration makes sense. Is it better to be staring at your car console when driving vs your phone? Either is not paying attention to the road.
More amaing is this Aha service, which I have to remember to check out sometime. I figure the Legacy technically, with Aha, Pandora, Satallite Radio, Regular Radio (AM / FM), USB, Bluetooth from the phone with Songza, TuneIn Radio, Podkicker, Music app - there has to be at least 31,000 different possible entertainment sources. Oh, and I forgot the CD player. How can you possibly operate this while driving? Heck, how can you possibly operate this at all?
It’s stupid, but I have 6 radio stations, from FM and XM, one USB stick, and my phone with Podkicker and google Music - and that’s still close to too much to actually use. I’m tempted to go back to just the USB stick as one source, but I feel a tiny bit like I’m wasting my money / not getting my money’s worth if I don’t try and take advantage of more of the features. Oh, and the manual says while I’m stopped, I can watch a video on it.