Which Kia Vehicles offer Apple Carplay?


Smartphone connectivity has become an essential aspect for anyone looking to buy a new vehicle. The driver and passengers of today would like to make use of their phone's apps while they're on the move.


Apple Carplay is one of the top connectivity systems that allows your Apple device to pair with the infotainment system of your car. With a large number of manufacturers today enabling Apple CarPlay in their vehicles, Kia has followed suit and increased its fleet of products with connectivity to Apple CarPlay.


  • Kia Forte – This is one of Kia's most popular models in the highly competitive compact sedan segment. Such popularity can be attributed to the plethora of features it has access to and a power-packed performance on the city roads. The Forte has been equipped with connectivity to Apple CarPlay since its 2018 model.
  • Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid – The Kia Optima was one of the earliest to adopt Apple CarPlay in its 2016 model. The Kia Optima hybrid also got its first Apple CarPlay addition with its 2016 iteration. The Kia Optima and Kia Optima hybrid are both noble competitors in the mid-sized family sedan segment.
  • Kia Sedona – Kia made a strong entry into the minivan segment through the feature-packed and performance-backed Sedona. Now, this model is a best-selling vehicle in the minivan segment. The Sedona has also been equipped with Apple CarPlay ever since its 2015 version.
  • Kia Soul and Soul EV – The Kia Soul is a performance-based electric car available for today's more environmentally-conscious customers. The EV version of the Soul is more powerful than the basic variant, so if you are looking to drive a dominant car without harming the environment, the Kia Soul EV is for you. The Kia Soul and Soul EV also have access to Apple CarPlay starting from the 2015 model.
  • Kia Sorento - One of Kia's biggest players in the crossover SUV segment, it is continuing to rule over the competition with its amazing specs and features. Coming to what matters, it boasts Apple CarPlay since its 2015 version was launched.

Source: Kia