Wejo vs. Otonomo

How does Otonomo compare to Wejo? Discover the best source of connected car data for mobility apps and services.

Otonomo vs. Wejo

Choosing the best solution for connected car data is key to the success of your mobility application or service. Let’s compare two vehicle data marketplaces, Wejo vs Otonomo, and see how they stack up to Smartcar’s car API developer platform.

What is Otonomo?

Otonomo is a Herzeliya-based platform and marketplace for vehicle data. Otonomo helps organizations take the guesswork out of mobility and transportation planning, deployment and operations. If you’re looking to purchase data sets for mapping, parking solutions, or media management then Otonomo could be a good fit for you.

What is Wejo?

Wejo is a Manchester-based data exchange platform for connected vehicles. Wejo helps organizations understand traffic and congestion, evaluate new retail locations, gain insights into construction zones, and more. If you’re looking to purchase data for planning, market analysis, modeling, or research then Wejo may be a good choice for you.

How do they compare?

Primarily anonymized aggregated data sets
Primarily anonymized aggregated data sets
40 million
11 million
Miles tracked/curated
330 billion
391 billion
Otonomo features based on publicly available information via and as of September, 2021Wejo features based on publicly available information via as of September, 2021

Smartcar is different

Smartcar is not a vehicle data marketplace; it is an automotive developer platform.

Smartcar enables developers to integrate applications and services with connected cars in a seamless and transparent way. We provide a consistent set of useful API endpoints across the most number of vehicle makes and models. Mobility businesses of all kinds use our APIs to track vehicle location, verify mileage, share digital car keys, manage EV charging, and much more!

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Why choose Smartcar?

With Smartcar, you can easily retrieve data from cars and even trigger actions through our simple and secure API.

Comprehensive coverage

Smartcar is compatible with more vehicles and car brands across the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Best developer experience

Our docs, SDKs, and self-service experience are the easiest way to build mobility apps and services.

Exceptional support

Get the help and guidance you need from our experts on the support channel you prefer the most.

Compatible with more vehicles

Smartcar is compatible with more connected cars than Wejo and Otonomo — combined.

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One API for 36 brands

Smartcar’s APIs are compatible with 29 vehicle makes in North America and 18 different brands across Europe. Using Smartcar, your application or service can connect to 156 million connected cars with just a single integration.

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Connect to specific vehicles

Smartcar provides mobility businesses with direct access to individual cars while ensuring that vehicle owners are in full control of their data. Smartcar collects consent from end users with your embedded privacy policy before exchanging any vehicle data.

Learn about Smartcar Connect

Easiest way to build mobility services

Smartcar has everything you need to integrate, launch, and optimize your mobility products and services.

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Integrate faster

Extensive developer documentation, plus SDKs in every major programming language, let you quickly integrate Smartcar with your tech stack.

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Create better user experiences

Incorporate connected services signup, password reset flows, or check the compatibility of a vehicle within your mobility application or service.

Automate data retrievals

Schedule webhooks to receive recurring updates from authorized vehicles as frequently as once per hour.

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Test and validate

Before launching your integration, our Vehicle Test Simulator lets you test your mobility app in real-world scenarios with any Smartcar compatible vehicle straight from your Dashboard. You can Simulate live trips and receive real-time API data.

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Exceptional support every step of the way

Our world-class team is ready to set you up for success.

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Expert advice and guidance

From implementation to launch and beyond, our Customer Success experts have seen it all. With Smartcar, you can leverage our extensive real-world experience to ensure you get the most value from our developer platform.

More ways to get in touch

We offer multiple support channels so you can get help when and how you prefer. Our team is ready to answer your questions over email, phone, or even live chat.

Leading brands trust Smartcar

Smartcar powers commercial apps and services for some of the world’s leading mobility businesses.

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“We searched the globe for the right technology partner and found an industry-leading partner in Smartcar. Smartcar’s team consists of innovative thinkers who push their own limits to provide more value for each use case.”

Michael Reth

Michael Reth

CEO at Axiom Connected