Toyota to (Finally) Add Apple CarPlay Support, Starting with 2019 Avalon

By Christian Stampfer on 15 January 2018
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IMG_3601DETROIT—Starting with the all-new fifth generation mid-size Avalon model, revealed at the North American International Auto Show, Toyota will offer support for Apple CarPlay in its vehicles.

Apple CarPlay is an in-vehicle touch-based display interface that functions as an extension of a driver’s iPhone.

Virtually every car manufacturer offers select vehicles that support CarPlay, including Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Skoda, VW, and Volvo.

Other new models making their debut at the auto show with CarPlay support include the 2018 Audi A7, the 2018 BMW X2, the 2019 BMW i8 Coupe, the 2019 Ford Edge, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the 2019 Mini and Mini Convertible, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.

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