Posted on February 23, 2018Smartphones are the most popular way to stay connected with the people you love. Not only can you place and receive calls on your smartphone but you can message, get directions, and be entertained through many sources. But using your smartphone in your car can be distracting. Staying connected to the world around you is even easier and safer in your Acura thanks to Apple CarPlay.
What is Apple CarPlay?
It’s the safest way to use many of your smartphone’s features while you’re in your Acura. Compatible apps and functions integrate with your Acura’s in-dash display. For ease of use, simple voice recognition can help you control your smartphone without lifting the device at all. It’s the best way to be hands-free in your car.
Apple CarPlay Features
Placing a phone call and receiving incoming calls can all be handled efficiently and seamlessly through Apple CarPlay. If you have an incoming text message, it can be read out loud to you or displayed on your infotainment screen. Reply back to messages with voice commands. Do you need directions? That’s no problem either. Using your Apple iPhone’s Apple Maps, you can receive turn-by-turn directions so you can get there safely. And if you need to find a restaurant, coffee shop, gas station, or other point of interest nearby, it’s only a question away. Then there’s entertainment. Apple CarPlay works with Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, and Podcasts, and Audiobooks, giving you unlimited audio entertainment on the go.
Which Acura Models Have Apple CarPlay?
Most new Acura models coming will have this amazing feature as standard equipment or available in an option group. Today, you’ll find it in the 2017 Acura NSX, the new 2018 Acura MDX, and the refreshed and updated 2018 Acura TLX. Experience the best way to integrate your Apple iPhone with your car’s infotainment system. Discover Apple CarPlay when you look for a new car at your local Acura dealer, Jay Wolfe Acura of Springfield.