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Which Hyundai Models are Available with Apple CarPlay?

By Product Expert | Posted in Hyundai on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 8:00 am
How to install Apple CarPlay in your Hyundai Vehicle

Apple CarPlay is getting a lot of attention for its ability to keep drivers safely connected to their phones while on the road. Most 2017 Hyundai models are coming out of the factory with Apple CarPlay installed making it easy for owner’s to plug in their phones and go. If your Hyundai model did not come standard with Apple CarPlay, you are not out of luck. Many Hyundai models now have an Apple CarPlay software update available. Find out if your vehicle is compatible and how to install Apple CarPlay in your Hyundai vehicle below.

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How to install Apple CarPlay in your Hyundai Vehicle

To download and install the Apple CarPlay update on your vehicle you will need your vehicle’s VIN number, a USB stick or memory card from your vehicle’s navigation system, a compatible iPhone, a data plan, and a lightning cable. Start by logging in to your myhyundai.com account to access the free download. Once there, Hyundai will walk you through the download process. You can also watch the YouTube videos below for further instructions. Expect the download to take between 15 minutes to an hour depending on vehicle model and internet speed.

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Compatible Vehicles for Apple CarPlay Software Update

If your Hyundai vehicle did not come with Apple CarPlay installed at the factory, you could be eligible for an update. If you have an Apple iPhone with iOS 9.0 or higher and have one of the below Hyundai models equipped with Display Audio or Navigation, you should be able to download Apple CarPlay using the instructions above.

  • 2015-2016 Genesis (does not include the Premium 9.2″ Navigation system model)
  • 2015-2016 Sonata
  • 2015-2016 Azera
  • 2016 Elantra GT
  • 2016 Sonata Hybrid
  • 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid
  • 2016 Tucson
  • 2016 Veloster
  • 2017 Santa Fe
  • 2017 Santa Fe Sport

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Get Apple CarPlay Installed at the Chris Auffenberg Family of Dealerships

If you don’t have the time to install Apple CarPlay yourself, don’t worry. You can bring your compatible Hyundai model and iPhone to one of the Chris Auffenberg family of dealerships and we will take care of it for you. There will be a small fee associated with this service. Contact a dealership representative for more information.

11 Responses to “Which Hyundai Models are Available with Apple CarPlay?”

  1. vimore says:

    The following time I read a weblog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, I do know it was my option to read, however I truly thought youd have one thing interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about one thing that you might repair in the event you werent too busy searching for attention.

  2. DK says:

    This is great, but there is a lot of missing information. For example, where do i find the SD card? There are no videos showing where it is or how to get it from the vehicle. This would be helpful.

  3. dave WALSH says:

    I have a 2016 sonata which does not have an SD card in the front of the radio. Where else would it be?

  4. milan says:

    youi dont have n SD card even though they say “SD” its actually the USB slot and you use a flahs drive … aka thumb drive etc …

  5. Atabek BEKENOV says:

    Hi ı wanna ask u something my car is Hyundai Sonata limited 2016 but doesn’t support this apple car play when ı connect my phone on my car it’s not showing apple carplay icon whats the problem ı searched on the internet my car getting support apple carplay but ı cant using that opportunity can u help me about this.

  6. Sheryl Lloyd says:

    I have a new iPhone Xr.
    I am no longer able to connect my Apple Car Play.
    Can you help me

  7. Kristin says:

    I have a 2014 santa fe sport with the 7 inch navigation system. Am I able to update (system is the same as a 2015/2016 nav system)? Do I need to go to a dealer to have this done?

  8. Pat says:

    Hello. Il french and sorry for m’y english. Please, I cant ro know if or s possible To download the “us”program to have apple car play. I want to try to install tvis on my tucson 2016. Thank you for your answer.

  9. Jose Miguel says:

    Hello good afternoon, I have a question: it would be possible to install car play in a hyundai Santa Fe in 2016.
    I am in Spain.
    I do not know if it’s possible? How?
    Thank you so much
    A greeting.

  10. Amin says:

    hi,
    I’m not in USA, i have a 2017 Santafe sport ( Europe order) and i want to update my multimedia system to have carplay (currently my car does not have carplay).
    i have tried so many ways including registering on myhyundai.com and etc. but it did not work for me as i could not download anything.
    would it be possible you do me a favor and share with me in my email, an offline link that i can download this update?
    this would be a great help and support for me.
    best regards,
    Amin

  11. Kimani Baron says:

    Same here, no longer able to grab the update from myhundai.

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