It's also a convenience factor for me - at home, I encode my CDs with Apple Lossless, so I don't want to go through the hassle to recode everything again.
Originally Posted by 808MGuy
Yes an no. If you can't tell the difference between say a 320kpbs encoded file vs lossless in a controlled environment than no its not worth it for the car. If you only have the factory audio system then no its not. If you have the right system tuned correctly and have the ear for it, yes it is noticeable.