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TOYOTA INTRODUCES APPLE CARPLAY®/ANDROID AUTO ON SELECT VEHICLES

**Apple CarPlay®1/Android Auto™2 now standard on RAV4, Camry, Corolla hatch, HiAce, Granvia and Prius**
**Available for retrofit on select models for $199 from 1 November, 2019**
**Free retrofit upgrade for all new-generation HiAce and RAV4**


Owners of select Toyota vehicles will be able to enjoy the convenience and functionality of Apple CarPlay® and Android Autowith Toyota Australia's roll out of the smartphone mirroring technology now underway.

Over the course of the past month, Toyota has upgraded its multimedia systems for Apple CarPlay® and Android Autocompatibility in new model Prius, Corolla hatch, Camry, and the all-new Granvia launched in October.

Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing, Sean Hanley said the availability of Apple CarPlay® and Android Autowill offer customers the ability to access a number of apps on their mobile devices in a safe and convenient way.

"By offering Apple CarPlay® and Android Autocompatibility in our vehicles, we are continuing to refine our market offerings and provide our customers with the products and services that enhance their lives," Mr Hanley said.

"The technology will allow our customers to stay informed, entertained and in touch with the wider world from behind the wheel, directly through the vehicles' upgraded multimedia systems," he said.

Existing owners of the all-new HiAce and RAV4 models will be able to upgrade their multimedia systems with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto free of charge from 1 November.

Owners of latest generation Camry, Corolla hatch, and recently upgraded Prius will also be able to upgrade their multimedia system with the new technology at their local Toyota dealership for $199 from 1 November as well.

Toyota's upgraded multimedia system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto will also be standard on the all-new Corolla sedan and upgraded C-HR that are due on sale in Australia before the end of the year.

Multiple Toyota models will have Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto fitted as standard as the models are updated. See below for an applicability table:

Model Type Price Retro fitment available from
Applicable Sale Date Range
RAV4 8 May 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 Retro fit Included in vehicle price 1 November 2019
From 1 Nov 2019 Fitted Std
HiAce Van and Commuter 28 May 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 Retro fit
From 1  Nov 2019 Fitted Std
Granvia From 14 Oct 2019 Fitted Std
Camry 21 Nov 2017 - 20 Oct 2019 Retro fit $199
From 21 Oct 2019 Fitted Std Included in vehicle price
Corolla Hatch 15 Aug 2018 - 13 Oct 2019 Retro fit $199
From 14 Oct 2019 Fitted Std Included in vehicle price
Prius 12 Mar 2019 - 30 Sep 2019 Retro fit $199
From 1 Oct 2019 Fitted Std Included in vehicle price


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1 CarPlay® is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Requires compatible device, USB connection, mobile data, network reception & GPS signal. Mobile usage at user's cost. Apps subject to change. For details see toyota.com.au/connected.
2 Android Auto™ is a trademark of Google LLC. Requires compatible device, USB connection, mobile data, network reception & GPS signal. Mobile usage at user's cost. Apps subject to change. For details see toyota.com.au/connected.


For more information, please contact:

James Wang
Senior Public Affairs Specialist - Passenger Vehicles
Mob: (0431) 431 082
james.wang@toyota.com.au



 
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Toyota will upgrade its multimedia system on select models to provide Apple CarPlay®1 and Android Auto™2 compatibility from 1 October. (All images indicative only)
Toyota will upgrade its multimedia system on select models to provide Apple CarPlay®1 and Android Auto™2 compatibility from 1 October. (All images indicative only)