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Acura Apple CarPlay®. The Ultimate Copilot.

Available on the new MDX, RDX, and TLX models, Apple CarPlay® is the smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in your Acura. CarPlay allows you to get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, while keeping your focus on the road. Just connect your iPhone, and go.

Standard On: RDX, MDX, and TLX

Seamless Integration

Simply plug in your compatible iPhone into the USB data port and watch the apps appear on your dash through the touchscreen display. Music, Maps, Messages and all the familiar iPhone apps right there at your fingertips.

Device Requirements:

  • iPhone 5 or newer
  • iOS 7.1 or above

Acura Apple CarPlay integration


With Siri voice recognition, you can conveniently use your apps while you drive, minimizing distractions and keeping your entire focus on the road.

Acura Apple CarPlay with Siri


Stream from all the top music streaming services and access your favorite tunes, podcasts, and playlists right on the touchscreen. It has never been easier to jam out in your Acura. Go ahead, ask Siri to play your favorite song. Your Acura now comes with your personal DJ.

Available Streaming Apps:

  • Apple Music
  • Spotify
  • Pandora
  • IHeartRadio
  • And more!

Acura Apple CarPlay music


Lost? Don't worry, Apple CarPlay™ has got you covered. Siri can get you directions and even the hours of operation to your favorite restaurant. With Apple CarPlay™, everything is within reach.

Choose Your Favorite Navigation App:

  • Apple Maps
  • Google Maps
  • Waze
  • And more!

Acura Apple CarPlay maps

Ready to give Apple CarPlay a try?

How to Set Up Apple CarPlay in Your Acura:

Curious how to pair your iPhone to your new Acura using Apple CarPlay? Below you will find a simple step-by-step guide plus an informative video on the process.

Step-by-step Apple CarPlay Setup Guide

Follow this easy step-by-step guide, or watch the video above to pair your iPhone to your new Acura with Apple CarPlay.

  1. Check and make sure your iPhone is compatible. (iPhone 5 or newer; iOS 7.1 and above).
  2. Make sure CarPlay™ and Siri are enabled on your iPhone (iPhone Settings Menu).
  3. Connect your iPhone to the USB port using a Lightning to USB cable. The USB port's location may vary depending on the model.
  4. If prompted, hit "Connect" on your iPhone.
  5. Apple CarPlay™ should now open on your dash.