Which Kia Models Include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay?




With the rise of advanced infotainment systems, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto offer enhanced usability with interfaces resembling that of smartphones. Drop by University Kia of Durham near Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Cary if you wish to explore the various technologies that the carmaker has incorporated in its vehicles.

Kia has made these systems available on models across the 2019 lineup. The availability of these innovations, however, varies between various trim levels. Here are the 2019 Kia models and trims that have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto:

  • 2019 Kia Sportage
    Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are optional on the Kia Sportage LX trim but are available as standard on the Kia Sportage EX with a 7-inch touchscreen and Kia SX Turbo featuring an 8-inch touchscreen.

  • 2019 Kia Soul 
    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available as optional features on the 2019 Soul Base. Both come standard on the 2019 Soul+, Soul!, and Soul EV, where it is coupled with a 7-inch touchscreen display.

  • 2019 Kia Sedona
    Both infotainment features are available as standard across the entire lineup of the 2019 Sedona. They come with a 7-inch touchscreen display on the Sedona L, LX, and EX trim levels. However, Kia upgraded the Sedona SX to an 8-inch touchscreen display.

  • 2019 Kia Sorento
    They come as standard across the lineup of the 2019 Kia Sorento. They come with a 7-inch touchscreen display on three trims, namely L, LX, and LX V6. The Sorento SX and SX Limited trims get upgraded to an 8-inch screen.

  • 2019 Kia Niro
    Both features come standard on all 2019 Kia Niro models. They are paired with a 7-inch touchscreen display on the Niro FE, LX, and EX. Kia upgrades these systems in the Niro S Touring and Touring trims to an 8-inch screen. 

  • 2019 Kia Rio
    These features are not available on the Rio LX, but are standard additions on the Rio S and the Rio 5-Door Hatchback, incorporated with a 7-inch touchscreen display.

Besides these Kia cars, there are a few other 2019 Kia models where Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are available. These include the 2019 Kia Forte, Optima, K900, Cadenza, and Stinger. To know more about these infotainment features, visit our reputed Kia dealer in Durham today.