Uconnect Systems Deliver an Array of State-of-the-art, Innovative and Revitalized Features for 2017 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep® Vehicles

  • All-new fourth-generation Uconnect System debuts smartphone integrations in properly equipped 2017 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger vehicles
  • Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen
  • Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen or steering-wheel controls
  • New Uconnect system includes performance improvements with faster startup time and enhanced processing power
  • New 8.4-inch touchscreens offer multi-touch gestures with pinch, tap and swipe capability, vivid imagery, higher resolution and sharper graphics
  • New Jeep® Off-road Pages help to monitor the legendary off-road capability and performance of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 
September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - For 2017, Uconnect debuts the fourth-generation system in the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger. Building upon the success of previous generations, the new system includes performance improvements with faster startup time and enhanced processing power, a new 8.4-inch touchscreen that offers multi-touch gestures, vivid imagery, sharper graphics and the ability to support smartphone integrations. 
 
  • Apple CarPlay: Apple CarPlay is the smarter, simpler way to use your iPhone in the car. CarPlay takes the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving and puts them righton your car’s built-in display. Drivers are able to place calls, listen to music, send and receive messages, obtain directions optimized for traffic conditions, and access third party audio apps on your iPhone, all while staying focused on the road. CarPlay features Siri Voice control in addition to being accessible from the car’s touchscreen.
 
  • Android Auto: Targeted for Android phones, Android Auto shares information while driving and makes it easy to access the best of Google. The system features Google Maps with free voice-guided navigation, live traffic information, and lane guidance; on-demand access to 30 million songs with Google Play Music; the ability to place phone calls or send and receive messages while keeping your hands on the wheel; and ask Google search any question. Android Auto also makes it easy to access popular apps and content from the Uconnect system’s touchscreen.

New Jeep® Off-road Pages
The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen now includes Off-road Pages, allowing the driver to keep an eye on every aspect of their vehicle’s off-road capability and performance.

Drivers will be able to visually display vehicle information, including:
  • Drivetrain: Displays current steering angle, transfer-case position and rear differential lock (if properly equipped)
  • Suspension: This information display shows the wheel articulation for front and rear wheels and air suspension mode showcasing the current air suspension height of the vehicle (if properly equipped)
  • Accessory gauges: Drivers are able to monitor the basic essentials, including coolant temperature, oil temperature, transmission temperature, battery voltage and oil pressure readings.
  • Selec-Terrain: Auto mode, sand mode, mud mode, snow mode and rock mode can be viewed when Selec-Terrain is selected 

About Uconnect
Launched in 2003, Uconnect systems are FCA’s in-vehicle connectivity centers, designed to keep consumers connected, entertained and, most importantly, focused on the road. 

Each FCA vehicle comes equipped with a Uconnect system that provides drivers with a range of available communication, navigation, entertainment features and connected services, including:  
  • Handsfree calling or texting solutions that keep drivers productive, talking and connected
  • Entertainment and audio options that include AM, FM, HD or satellite radio, Bluetooth streaming audio, CD Player, USB, SD Card and AUX Port
  • Navigation options that help provide a stress-free commute with easy access to points of interest, well-designed maps and turn-by-turn directions that are broadcast over the vehicle’s audio system

An included trial of connected services also is available on properly equipped vehicles. These real-time services include a monthly vehicle health report, vehicle health alert, a smartphone app that enables owners to remotely lock, unlock or start their vehicle, locate their vehicle and more; 9-1-1 and Assist Buttons on the rearview mirror that will connect vehicle owners to help at the push of a button. 
 
Vehicle owners can access and control their Uconnect system’s features and services by using voice recognition technology, steering wheel controls, touchscreens or traditional knobs and buttons.  
 
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles under the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as well as the SRT performance designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler Corp., established in 1925 by industry visionary Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”

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