Kia Connectivity Upgrade

Kia Canada Inc. is pleased to provide this free software upgrade for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

This is a one-time upgrade — all subsequent software upgrades will be uploaded to your vehicle through Apple CarPlay (via traditional Apple device updates) and Android Auto (via Google Play Store updates).

Please note that a compatible smartphone (with Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto installed) must also be connected to your vehicle (with a functional USB cable) in order to gain access to these features.

For more information on Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto, please visit their respective websites:

Eligible Vehicles

The upgrade is available for the following vehicles, and their respective trims.
(Please scroll over the model year to see which trims are eligible.)

Other eligible models will be added shortly. Please check back soon.

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Additional Assistance

If you are having trouble with the software upgrade, you can download the full instructions below or contact us and we will do our best to assist you.

  • Apple CarPlay Requirements

    • Apple iPhone 5 or above with the latest iOS
    • Lightning cable
    • Data plan
  • Android Auto Requirements

    • Android software version 5.0 (Lollipop) and up
    • USB cable
    • Data plan
  • Instructions

Update time will vary depending on vehicle and model, therefore, please set aside 30 minutes to 1 hour for completion.

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