Slowly but surely, the cars we drive are learning to play nicely with the phones we carry. Maybe it started with Bluetooth support several back, and now we’re finally seeing some much more fleshed-out vehicle integration, and a huge chunk of that is thanks to the platform-level support we see from the likes of Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay. And while this represents a very exciting time for those of you who consider yourself gear-heads as much as phone-junkies, getting started with one of these systems can be a bit of a daunting task, especially if you don’t know which new cars support your phone – and which don’t. Apple just gave users a useful new tool in helping them think about their new-car purchases, laying out exactly which vehicles they can turn to for CarPlay support.
Apple had already shared data about which manufactures were lined up to deliver CarPlay support as an option on future models, but it was seriously hurting for detail.
This new list goes one big step further, breaking things down by manufacturer and showing precisely which models in their 2016 and 2017 lineups deliver the option for CarPlay connectivity.
Fancy yourself a Ford fan? Check out the 2017 Ford Escape for your CarPlay fix. Hondas more your speed? Your iPhone is all ready to connect with eitehr a 2016 Accord or Civic, or a 2017 NSX.
Apple’s only going to add to that list as more cars launch with CarPlay support, so keep this source link bookmarked if you’re going to find yourself in the market for a new ride soon.