List of cars and recievers with Apple CarPlay announced


CarPlay is an Apple standard that enables a car radio and can also act as a controller for the iPhone. CarPlay recently has become increasingly popular on cars, trucks, and SUVs, as well as aftermarket receivers.

Here is a list of Vehicles, Receivers which support the Apple CarPlay feature

  1. August 7th: Mazda CX-9:

    Mazda CX-9 starts at $32,280, but the CarPlay feature will be available only to the Touring trim ($35,330) and above versions. Owners get an upgrade from 7 inches to 8-inch screens.

  2. July 31st: 2018 Mazda6:

    Mazda6 sedan owners will get a free dialer installed caller upgrade, but only if they’ve paid for Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring trim or Signature trim.

  3. May 25th: Subaru WRX:

    Subaru WRX will generally get CarPlay with a standard 6.5 inch for base trim($28,080), 7 inches with Premium($30,380) and STI($32,680). Limited version($32,680) buyers can pick CarPlay as an upgrade.

  4. May 24th: AVH-W4400NEX and AVH-W8400NEX:

    AVH-W4400NEX and AVH-W8400NEX Receivers support Apple CarPlay. The older model($699.99) had a 7-inch display, while the new model ($1,199.99) has a capacitive screen making more responsive.

  5. April 25th: 2019ES:

    2019 ES is the first Lexus car with CarPlay feature. Models without onboard navigation will get 8-inch display while people willing to pay more will get a 12.5-inch display.

  6. March 28th: 2018 Mazda6:

    2018 Mazda6 will have touring platforms with Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring trim, Signature trim, but displayed on an 8-inch screen.

  7. March 26th: 2019 Honda Insight:

    2019 Honda Insight will arrive this summer with CarPlay support with an available 8-inch dash interface.

  8. March 23rd: Toyota Corolla hatchback:

    Toyota Corolla Hatchback is also getting the CarPlay feature with an 8-inch touchscreen.

  9. February 16th: 2019 Subaru Ascent:

    2019 Subaru Ascent is expected to release this summer along with the CarPlay feature on all trims, Starting at $31,995 worth model which will use a 6.5-inch screen. Customers wanting a larger screen will have to pay extra for an 8-inch screen.

  10. January 31st:  Acura’s 2018 sports hybrid:

    Acura’s 2018 sports hybrid car has CarPlay feature on all trims. Starting at $52,100, it has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen.

  11. January 16th: BMW:

    BMW is switching to subscription model CarPlay from next year. BMW owners will now have to pay $80 every year after the first year, instead of the previous rule to pay $300(in case they have a 3-4 year lease) during the purchase of the car.

  12. January 15th: Toyota Avalon:

    Toyota is planning to bring CarPlay feature to 2019 Avalon. The Avalon is coming this spring and will have CarPlay feature on all trims.

  13. January 11th: Honda Insight:

    The 2019 Honda insight will have support for CarPlay as an Add-on package, with an 8-inch touchscreen. This car is expected to release later this year.

  14. January 9th: CES Alpine iLX-F309:

    This $1,100 receiver has a floating 9-inch WVGA touchscreen, allowing to fit in vehicles that otherwise might not have sufficient dash space.

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