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Old 10-31-18, 04:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Jmask5 View Post
Its a piece of software its not like anything needs to be physically added. I am sure they will add it. I was told they will. We’ll see.
If this is simple software update, why wouldn't Lexus do it, update, for all cars with Enform? I doubt they will, but as you said - Will see.
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Old 10-31-18, 07:04 AM
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I hope so i too just bought one! I was told months ago that they where coming with CarPlay in October, but i didn't count on it. I go a great deal on the car i wanted so i didn't wait. Always something.

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Its a piece of software its not like anything needs to be physically added. I am sure they will add it. I was told they will. We’ll see.
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Old 11-05-18, 05:16 PM
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It's funny how they charge $100 extra for apple carplay to be added on. I hope they do an upgrade program. I wonder if it will be an usb upgrade hub like on the Ford Mustang.

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Quote from Lexus Enthusiast:

Lexus has quietly added Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa functionality to LS sedans, LC coupes, RC coupes, and NX crossovers built after October 2018.

While the selection may seem random, they all share the same Enform 2.0 software platform. When asked about vehicles built prior to October, Lexus USA spokesperson Ed Hellwig said “Existing owners will not be able to update their systems with CarPlay

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Originally Posted by miop4000 View Post
Quote from Lexus Enthusiast:

Lexus has quietly added Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa functionality to LS sedans, LC coupes, RC coupes, and NX crossovers built after October 2018.

While the selection may seem random, they all share the same Enform 2.0 software platform. When asked about vehicles built prior to October, Lexus USA spokesperson Ed Hellwig said “Existing owners will not be able to update their systems with CarPlay


How freaking annoying is that. GD! Way to go Lexus on no update... rolls eyes.

I'm not even going to bring this up to my wife. As far as she knows it doesn't have it/never did so if I told her that the new ones do especially just some odd months after she got hers she'd be pissed.

-Nigel
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Old 11-06-18, 05:13 AM
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Originally Posted by miop4000 View Post
Quote from Lexus Enthusiast:

Lexus has quietly added Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa functionality to LS sedans, LC coupes, RC coupes, and NX crossovers built after October 2018.

While the selection may seem random, they all share the same Enform 2.0 software platform. When asked about vehicles built prior to October, Lexus USA spokesperson Ed Hellwig said “Existing owners will not be able to update their systems with CarPlay

hope it’s different here in Canada. We don’t even get Enform remote start from the app....
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Old 11-08-18, 12:10 PM
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In Australia Mazda is allowing upgrade to Apple CarPlay for vehicles from January 2014. They’re charging $350 US, and a 45 min booking time in the dealership for a ‘software and hardware’ upgrade. Can only assume the hardware upgrade is very minor given the brief turn around time.

Lexus Australia is ‘considering’ a similar plan.

Even Ford Sync 3 systems can be upgraded.

As much as I enjoy Lexus, in Australia, they’re quickly falling behind the competition. The main stream brands in Australia are offering greater dealer support, longer warranty periods and better vehicle options. The luxury brands offer vehicles with better tech, utility and power choices.

No backward comparability for Apple CarPlay may be a future deal breaker.



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Old 11-09-18, 07:12 AM
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From what i have heard there will be no upgrade for Apple CARPLAY on the Nx!
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Old 11-12-18, 11:24 AM
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From what i have heard there will be no upgrade for Apple CARPLAY on the Nx!
Australia is considering retrospective upgrade. As they should since Lexus is more expensive than Mercedes in this country.
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Old 11-13-18, 08:45 PM
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I’m currently gathering quotes for a new nx (think I narrowed it down to 1 dealership, now I want to see what local dealership will do) and was told that only the NX F Sport models built October onwards will have CarPlay. No idea if she is right, so take it with a grain of salt.

Also, do you think we will have to pay to have CarPlay in the car?
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Old 11-15-18, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tiger833 View Post
I’m currently gathering quotes for a new nx (think I narrowed it down to 1 dealership, now I want to see what local dealership will do) and was told that only the NX F Sport models built October onwards will have CarPlay. No idea if she is right, so take it with a grain of salt.

Also, do you think we will have to pay to have CarPlay in the car?
i was told by a Lexus sales mgr yesterday car play will be a stand alone option with no extra fees.
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Old 11-16-18, 08:34 AM
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I just bought my car two days ago and belatedly realize it doesn't come with Apple Carplay! What can I do?
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Old 11-16-18, 09:09 AM
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Did you already took possession ? If not and if it was a 2019, ask your dealer to provide one built after October 1st with it. If willing, must expect delivery delay
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Old 11-16-18, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by slypx View Post
Did you already took possession ? If not and if it was a 2019, ask your dealer to provide one built after October 1st with it. If willing, must expect delivery delay
The dealers around me said that nxs built Oct onward should be coming in mid to late December.
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Old 11-16-18, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Tiger833 View Post
The dealers around me said that nxs built Oct onward should be coming in mid to late December.
Agree, but the OP might have bought the car from the lot or not, either a 2018 or 2019 (not stated) or coming from another dealer lot, in these cases I presume it's not built BEFORE Oct 1st. If the order is a custom built to be delivered at a later date it could be build after Oct 1 ... So I guess it is for the OP to find out and provide his own answer.
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