Toyota Corolla is Finally Getting CarPlay

Toyota today announced that CarPlay and Android Auto will be standard features in its all-new 2020 Corolla in the United States.

‌CarPlay‌ in 2020 Corolla

‌CarPlay‌ will be accessible through Toyota's standard Entune 3.0 multimedia system alongside Android Auto and Amazon Alexa. The base model 2020 Corolla is equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen, while the LE trim and above feature a larger 8-inch display. All models use wired ‌CarPlay‌ via USB ports.

Toyota says the 2020 Corolla will be available at dealerships this March, starting at $19,500 in the United States.

Toyota was a longtime ‌CarPlay‌ holdout, but it now offers Apple's platform in the 2019 and later Avalon, Camry, Corolla Hatchback, C-HR, RAV4, and Sienna as well as the 2020 Corolla, Tacoma, Tundra, Sequoia, 4Runner, and Supra. Read our review of ‌CarPlay‌ in the 2019 Avalon and 2019 Corolla Hatchback.

‌CarPlay‌ provides convenient access to frequently used iPhone apps such as Phone, Messages, Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze, Apple Music, and Spotify directly from the dashboard. The platform was introduced in 2014 and is now offered in over 500 vehicle models in the United States, according to Apple.

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15 months ago
They all eventually cave, just like Apple Pay.
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15 months ago
CarPlay is nice, but without wireless, to me it’s useless. I would rather go aftermarket since they now offer wireless CarPlay.
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15 months ago

A $19,500 Corolla. Welcome to the future. I guess relative to most new cars (I think ASP of USA new car sales in 2018 was like $37,000), the Corolla is still a bargain but 20K for a Corolla seems like a practical joke.

Pickup buyers in the US are paying 61% more than 10 years ago.
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15 months ago
I just got CarPlay in a new car (Jeep Grand Cherokee). It is truly excellent. An unsung part of the Apple ecosystem

That said, I wish I had wireless CarPlay. I consistently forget to plug my iPhone in before driving off. I now see how a wireless version would be the way to go
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15 months ago

CarPlay is nice, but without wireless, to me it’s useless. I would rather go aftermarket since they now offer wireless CarPlay.

Wow, useless? I would think it would have some utility, like playing music, provide directions, and since it's wired it would also charge your phone while you do all that.
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15 months ago

First world problems

Lol isn’t just about every issue on this site one?
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