Apple CarPlay is advertised as a kind of co-pilot. If you’re technologically savvy, you likely already know that you can use your Apple iPhone to gain access to your car.

Yep, your iPhone allows you (and pre-approved friends and/or family) to unlock and start your vehicle in much the same way as you would with standard car keys. Apple CarPlay is similarly designed to make life a little easier and – most importantly – safer.

So, which cars support CarPlay? Read on to learn more…

What is Apple CarPlay?

With Apple CarPlay, you can make and return calls, receive and send messages via dictation, listen to music and get directions via the CarPlay dashboard. Essentially, it allows you to safely access your apps even whilst driving. That’s provided you have Apple CarPlay installed in your car, and a phone model that’s an iPhone 5 or later.

If your car doesn’t have CarPlay pre-installed, then you can buy and install it via a system from retailers including Kenwood, Sony and JVC – but only on certain cars that will support it.

Which cars support CarPlay?

It’s worth noting that the list of cars that support CarPlay is constantly evolving as new models are launched. Currently, there are over 600 models to choose from, including those from some of the biggest motoring names like BMW, Audi, Aston Martin, Ford, Ferrari, Jaguar, Mini, Volkswagen and more.

The full list of vehicle models that support CarPlay – either at the present time or in the near future – can be found on Apple’s website. Typically, Apple CarPlay is only available on newer models.

The oldest model on which Apple CarPlay is available is the Kia Soul (2014 – 2021 models). Otherwise, vehicular makes and models available from 2015 onwards that support CarPlay include the Hyundai Genesis Sedan, Azera, and Sonata; the Kia Optima, Optima Hybrid, Sedona, and Soul EV; the LDV G10; and the G10 model from the car company Maxus. You won’t find a car that dates from before 2014 which can support Apple CarPlay, according to Apple’s own website.

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