Honda Offering Wireless Apple CarPlay Upgrade for 2018-2022 Accords

Honda recently announced that owners of 2018-2022 Accord models in the U.S. are now eligible for a wireless Apple CarPlay upgrade option for a fee.

Apple CarPlay Dash
The update can be completed at any Honda dealership in the U.S. for a suggested price of $112, plus a labor fee, according to the announcement. Eligible customers can book a service appointment on their local Honda dealership's website.

Approximately 631,000 Accords with wired-only CarPlay are eligible for the upgrade, said Honda.

"Enhancing the ownership experience and market value of Honda vehicles already in use is a key strategy in pursuit of our goal to have zero environmental impact by 2050," said Honda's sustainability vice president Jay Joseph.

The upgrade also adds wireless Android Auto.

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Top Rated Comments

turbineseaplane Avatar
20 weeks ago
This is sort of amazing honestly

This type of upgrade, this many years post purchase

Major kudos to Honda
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vipergts2207 Avatar
20 weeks ago
Now compare this to GM who’s getting rid of CarPlay. Just another reason to never buy a GM product.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
derek1984 Avatar
20 weeks ago
Ok, now how about Toyota?
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AtomicDusk Avatar
20 weeks ago
I wonder if they'll roll this out to other 2018-22 models, signed an owner of a 2018 Odyssey...
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
k1121j Avatar
20 weeks ago
Are they just attaching those 24.99 things on tictok
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Crzyrio Avatar
20 weeks ago

What’s the advantage of a wireless CarPlay vs the wired one? Considering that maps, etc., use quite a bit of a battery power.
It is wireless and you have the choice of plugging your phone in or not. There are plenty of times when I am going on a short trip I would not plug my phone in out of convenience.

It also gives you the option of using wireless charger or high speed charger. Most built in usb ports are very slow
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)