Android Auto™

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Android Auto™ at Spring Honda in Cranbrook, BC

While the iPhone tends to dominate the smartphone discussion in the media, Android phones have a very vocal fanbase that prefer these highly capable devices. Honda wasn’t about to leave these users out in the cold so, much like the addition of Apple CarPlay™, pretty much every new Honda model is Android Auto™ compatible. Read on to learn more about this smart and safe connectivity feature!

What is Android Auto™?

Much like Apple CarPlay™,  Android Auto™ is a way to safely use a variety of the apps found on your smartphone while behind the wheel of your Honda. This means that whether you’re utilizing the steering wheel-controls, voice command, or your Display Audio System touchscreen, you’ll have access to everything from your messages to entertainment, navigation, and more.

What apps work with Android Auto™?

By simply plugging your Android smartphone into the USB at the front of your Honda vehicle (after a quick and easy set-up you can find in the video below), you’ll have access to your phone and messages, alongside a variety of apps like Podcasts, Google Maps, Google Play Music, Google Now, and more. There’s a wide variety of compatible apps, with more being added all the time. So if you have an Android smartphone, simply download the Android Auto™ app or go to to find out what apps are available.

What Honda models have Android Auto™?

It’s hard to find a new Honda vehicle that isn’t equipped with Android Auto™, but you can explore our entire model lineup here. Once you’ve found your favourite Honda vehicle, click the Research button and you’ll be able to find out if it’s equipped with Android Auto™ in the Safety & Technology section.

How to set up Android Auto™

Staying connected has never been more important, and there’s no better way for Google smartphone users to stay connected than with Android Auto™. If you have any questions about how it works, or simply want to test drive an Android Auto™-equipped Honda, fill out the form below and a member of our Cranbrook dealership will be happy to assist you.