Chrysler’s Uconnect system is one of the most popular in the auto tech world. It has won numerous auto tech awards and has been a winner with drivers all over. Not wanting to rest on those achievements, Chrysler is making sure that for 2016, the Uconnect system will continue to be at the top of auto tech world.
One of the coolest new features is the Drag and Drop menu bar. The driver now has the ability to customize and personalize their touchscreen. The user can drag icons to make give their favorite apps easier to use and access. Here is a video FCA released that explains it in more detail:
The next feature is Siri Eyes Free. This feature is compatible with Iphone 4s and later models and gives the driver a host of hands free options. With the press of a voice button on the steering wheel, the driver can now use voice commands to send text messages, access music, make phone calls, and start turn-by-turn directions.
Drivers will also be able to use the 2016 Uconnect’s Do Not Disturb feature. With this mode turned on, the driver to route all incoming calls to voicemail or suppress text messages. The driver can also use this to set a default or personalize response that is automatically sent out to the people trying to get a hold of you.
Lastly is the SiriusXM Tune Start. Now drivers can start their music from the beginning of the song when switching from their radio channels.
The new 2016 Uconnect system will be come with an 8.4-inch touchscreen and be available on the Chrysler 200 and 300, Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango, and Viper, and the Ram 1500, HD, and Chassis Cab.