Sorento will be the First Model to Ship With Apple CarPlay Support
Kia has officially announced the new Sorento will be the First Model to Ship With Apple CarPlay Support, which will allow iOS users to connect to their vechile and do multiple stuff is a safe way which also includes Siri.
There are many more models which will arrive with the inbuilt Apple Carplay support but for now the new Sorento will be the First Model to Ship and more models will be ancounced at a later now.
Apple CarPlay Support :Things you can do with it
- Users can make calls
- Send and recive messages
- Get directions
- Access music using a combination with siri.
All the above features comes with the sync with Siri, their iPhone handset, and an in-car display.
Sorento, the 2017 Sportage, and the 2016 Optima will indeed be available to connect up to Apple’s CarPlay protocol. The latter two cars, however, will require “a compatible navigation system or UV03,” and if customers have already purchased either vehicle, a software update will add CarPlay compatibility.
“The arrival of CarPlay compatibility follows on a promise we made when Optima launched last year. These running changes and available downloads will seamlessly bring iPhone’s easy-to-use interface and functionality to our newest and best-selling models,” said Henry Bzeih, Managing Director Connected & Mobility Services, KMA.
For all those users who have already bought their vechile , a software update will add CarPlay compatiblity.
Here is a list of all the vechile which will support the new CarPlay feature.
The above list will help with a wide range of vechiles which comes with Carplay it just now Kia that offer the support for the system, but Kia has came up with the first models with inbuilt feature.
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