Mercedes, Kia Vehicles Debut Android Auto: See List Of Vehicles Here

Sep 30, 2016 05:29 AM EDT | Eve C.

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This generation of new technology created an era where the people rely on their smartphone most of the time. The use of mobile devices has grown tremendously, from making calls to making sure that it is car-friendly. Yes, you have read it right. Most of us might not pay attention to this intricate details when it comes to buying cars, but Mercedes and Kia debut Android Auto: the move that might skyrocket their profit.

Of course, this will cater to the car lovers, who also use smartphones in their everyday lives. Many of us would still want to connect to the virtual world even though we are on the go.

According to Android Headlines, it was the 2015 Hyundai Sonata that first introduced this new form of Android technology. The number of the models jumped up enormously ever since.

Before we give you the list of vehicles with the new system, those who would like to know how Android Auto works must learn that it will allow you to use Android apps while inside the car. Just plug in your smartphone and you'll see your smartphone take over the display in the dashboard.

Then voila! You can now use Google Maps, Spotify, Google Play Music and much more from your smartphone, which you can see on the dashboard. But more importantly, it is much safer than using your mobile device, especially if you are the driver.

Without further ado, here is the list of Mercedes and Kia cars installed with the latest Android Auto technology; courtesy of Android Police:

KIA

  • 2014 - 2016 Soul
  • 2015 Optima
  • 2015 - 2016 Optima Hybrid
  • 2015 - 2016 Optima Plug-in Hybrid
  • 2015 - 2016 Sedona
  • 2015 - 2016 Soul EV
  • 2016 Sorento
  • 2017 Forte
  • 2017 Optima Hybrid
  • 2017 Optima Plug-in Hybrid
  • 2017 Sedona
  • 2017 Soul
  • 2017 Soul EV
  • 2017 Sorento

Mercedes-Benz

  • 2017 A-Class
  • 2017 B-Class
  • 2017 CLA Coupe
  • 2017 CLA Shooting Brake
  • 2017 GLA
  • 2017 E-Class Wagon
  • 2017 E-Class Coupe
  • 2017 E-Class Cabriolet

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