DS 4 2016, more connectivity thanks to its compatibility with Apple CarPlay

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The DS range 4 2016 debuts renewal, and not only talk about an exterior design slightly updated. The arrival of the DS 4 Crossback, a new version with aesthetic details in the style of ‘crossover’, marks another important difference. And on the other hand, the equipment of the DS 4 has been conveniently updated.

DS 4 2016 can claim to be the first models of the French brand in brand-new compatibility with Apple CarPlay. In this way, we incorporate the most modern connectivity options with the smartphones, especially interesting for those who have a iPhone.

Thanks to the Apple system CarPlay, if you have a phone recent of the brand of the apple bite (only iPhone models 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6S or 6S Plus are compatible) you’ll be able to take advantage of many of their functions within the vehicle, communicating via the cable with the 7-inch touch screen located in the center console of the new DS 4.

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Among its functions most notable include the make or answer calls, message, listen music from mobile phone or a navigation system with indications, in combination with the Maps application of the iPhone itself. All of this can be handled in a way touch, through the display of the vehicle or by the assistant Siri, with voice commands.

there are Also third-party applications compatible with Apple’s CarPlay: one of the most prominent is Spotify. what if you have an Android phone? Of time the DS 4 does not offer compatibility with Android Car, but aprovech├índote of the function ‘Mirror Screen’ you’ll be able to duplicate the screen of your phone and to handle the functions of your phone through the touch screen of the car.

new DS 4 include other features related with connectivity: through the DS Connect Box and the Pack SOS & Assistance, incorporates the location service and emergency call in case of an accident. At the beginning of 2016 will come three other packs: Monitoring (reports on the maintenance and efficient driving), Mapping and Tracking (vehicle location, allowing you to know your location in case of theft).