Newer model cars come with software that make them smart, with added features that heightens our driving experience. Kia Motors America is planning to provide free Apple CarPlay and Android Auto updates for a list of eligible vehicles.
Customers would be contacted via email on procedures to check if their car is eligible. Step-by-step instructions on updating will also be sent to subscribed users. In the mean time, customers are advised to register at My Uvo to get notified of when the software will be available for download. See the list of eligible Kia cars:
- Forte (MY17)
- Optima (MY15-16)
- Optima Hybrid (MY15-16)
- Sedona (MY15-16)
- Soul (MY14-16)
- Soul EV (MY15-16)
- Sorento (MY16)
- Sportage (MY17)
Henry Bzeih, Managing Director Connected & Mobility Services, had this to say:
“With the advanced growth of telematics and infotainment systems, Kia is excited to offer to more of our customers the opportunity to have the latest software update for their vehicle free of charge via myuvo.com,”
“Providing CarPlay® and Android Auto™ to a greater number of vehicles in our lineup will revitalize our current owners’ systems with an additional element of convenience while maximizing the benefits of connectivity.”
If your car is eligible, you could try updating your vehicle.