Enjoy advanced iPhone connectivity with Mercedes-Benz

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Technology on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 8:16 pm
Can you use Apple CarPlay in a Mercedes-Benz?

Can you use Apple CarPlay in a Mercedes-Benz?

If you’ve ever wondered “Can you use Apple CarPlay in a Mercedes-Benz?” The answer is that you absolutely can with select smartphones! There are several attractive Mercedes-Benz models from the 2016 model year and beyond that are available with the extremely user-friendly Apple CarPlay iPhone interface. Keep reading to learn which vehicles have Apple CarPlay connectivity and how to seamlessly connect your vehicle and phone.

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What Mercedes-Benz cars have Apple CarPlay compatibility?

At the moment, several Mercedes-Benz vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years are available with Apple CarPlay. These include:

  • 2016 – 2017 A-Class
  • 2016 – 2017 B-Class
  • 2016 – 2017 CLA
  • 2016 – 2017 CLS
  • 2016 – 2017 E-Class (Cabriolet and Coupe)
  • 2016 – 2017 GLA
  • 2016 – 2017 GLE
  • 2017 E-Class
  • 2017 SL-Class

We also believe that the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will feature this technology, and it will probably return in the 2018 CLA and 2018 GLA.

Some iPhone owners can enjoy music from their phones thanks to Apple CarPlay connectivity available on select Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles

How do I connect my iPhone to my Mercedes-Benz?

Using Apple CarPlay in a Mercedes-Benz is extremely secure, because your personal information is shared between your smartphone and vehicle through a cord rather than through the air. It is easy to connect your vehicle and your phone, and easily be able to use many of the iPhone apps that you love. We’ve embedded this video to walk you easily through the steps to getting Apple CarPlay to integrate with the infotainment system on your Mercedes-Benz. Please note that COMAND® functions and Apple CarPlay functions can not work simultaneously.

If you are interested in a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicle in Houston TX that comes equipped with Apple CarPlay, contact a member of the Star Motors Cars sales team today. We can help you find the premium Mercedes-Benz that is right for you.