Which Kia Models Offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

2019 Kia Sedona Apple Carplay

Kia vehicles are known for their advanced tech features, and a common question we hear at Sunset Kia of Auburn is, “Which Kia models offer Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™?” Throughout the Kia lineup, you will notice many Kia models with CarPlay and Android Auto™ capabilities. So, no matter if you prefer a sedan, SUV, or minivan, you can have the innovative features you desire with a new Kia. 

What is CarPlay and Android Auto™?

So, what is Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™? Think of these systems like a personal assistant. When you pair your compatible smartphone with your Kia vehicle, you can access certain features of your phone through the infotainment system. This allows you to stay connected on the roads of Federal Way and beyond without having to take your attention off of the road ahead. Use voice command to check your message, and safely access directions to your destination or your favorite tunes. 

Kia Models with CarPlay and Android Auto™

Almost every model in the Kia lineup is equipped with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ as a standard offering! While this capability is now common in vehicles from other manufacturers as well, Kia CarPlay and Android Auto™ capabilities can actually be found in vehicles dating back to 2014. Listed below are the Kia models with CarPlay and Android Auto™. 

  • Kia Soul (2014-Present)
  • Kia K5 (2021-Present)
  • Kia Sedona (2015-Present)
  • Kia Seltos (2021-Present)
  • Kia Sorento (2017-Present)
  • Kia Sportage (2017-Present)
  • Kia Cadenza (2017-Present)
  • Kia Forte (2017-Present)
  • Kia Niro (2017-Present)
  • Kia Niro PHEV (2018-Present)
  • Kia Stinger (2018-Present)
  • Kia Telluride (2020-Present)

How to Connect Apple CarPlay® to Kia Models

You may also be wondering how to connect Apple CarPlay® to Kia models or how to set up Android Auto™. It’s actually quite simple. Keep in mind that directions may vary slightly depending on your particular model.

How to Connect Kia CarPlay:

  1. Press the SETUP button
  2. Press PHONE PROJECTION SETTINGS
  3. Activate Apple CarPlay®
  4. Insert the Apple Lightning Cable into the car’s USB port and your iPhone
  5. Accept the prompt on your iPhone so that the device can connect to Apple CarPlay®

How to Connect Android Auto™:

  1. Download the Android Auto App and ensure that your phone has undergone the most recent updates
  2. Press the SETUP button
  3. Press PHONE PROJECTION SETTINGS
  4. Activate Android Auto
  5. Connect your phone to the USB port

Contact Sunset Kia of Auburn for More Information

If you have any questions about the Kia models with CarPlay or Android Auto™, do not hesitate to reach out to us for more information. We would also be more than happy to help you find a new Kia near Sumner with these capabilities. At Sunset Kia of Auburn, you can take advantage of dealer exclusives with the purchase of a brand new car, including our Warranty Protection for Life and Oil Changes for Life. See the Sunset difference, where we’re committed to giving you more for your money.

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