UConnect® Update Offers Apple iPhone Siri Eyes Free Feature for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM Vehicles

May 25th, 2016 by

Family enjoying Uconnect

Given a recent Uconnect® update, vehicle owners with properly equipped 2013-2015 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM vehicles can now add Apple Siri Eyes Free capability to their vehicle’s Uconnect® system. This Siri update for the Uconnect® system is just one example of the way in which Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram vehicles are leaders in the automotive market.

Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA Uconnect® has released a new complimentary software update, which will add Apple Siri Eyes Free capability to the vehicle’s Uconnect® system for nearly two million properly equipped Uconnect® vehicles dating back to the 2013 model year. “With the addition of the Siri Eyes Free feature for later model-year vehicles, more customers will have an opportunity to integrate their iPhones with Uconnect® while keeping their hands on the wheel and their eyes on road,” says Tricia Hecker, Global Head of Connected Services, FCA. “By adding Siri Eyes Free capability, customers will be able to use their voice to dictate and send messages, select specific songs, create reminder notifications and set calendar entries.”

What is Uconnect®? What Does this Feature Provide?

Put simply, Uconnect® is a connected platform that offers navigation and infotainment features. With Siri Eyes Free technology now available on the updated Uconnect®, Grand Island drivers can activate Siri Eyes Free from the voice button on the steering wheel and speak natural language voice commands. These voice commands allow drivers to send text message, play music, set reminders, place phone calls, and access turn-by-turn directions.

UconnectWith Siri Eyes Free technology, Grand Island drivers can simply push and hold the voice recognition button on the steering wheel until the Siri screen appears on the 8.4-inch touch screen and the user hears the audible tones. Siri Eyes Free is compatible with an Apple iPhone 4s or later. If you’re interested in learning more about Uconnect® with the Apple iPhone Siri Eyes Free feature, simply visit the Uconnect® website today.

How to Update Uconnect® with Siri Eyes Free

To download and install the Siri Eyes Free software update, vehicle owners can visit https://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ to receive the software, and watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71o-qxc9r-g for step-by-step instructions on how to perform the update themselves. Or, customers can schedule a service appointment to have the software update installed at Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. We’re located at 219 2nd Ave E in Kearney, NE. Additional charges for a service appointment may apply.

Which Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM Vehicles Have Apple Siri Eyes Free?

The new software update is available for the following vehicles equipped with a Uconnect® 8.4 touchscreen system:

  • 2013-2015 RAM 1500, RAM 2500, RAM 3500
  • 2013-2015 Dodge Viper
  • 2014-2015 Dodge Durango
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger
  • 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee
  • 2015 Jeep Renegade
  • 2015 Chrysler 200 and 300

If you’re ready to explore our new inventory of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram models with Uconnect®, or if you’re interested in scheduling a service appointment to have the Uconnect® Apple Siri Eyes Free software update installed, simply contact us today.


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