With the automotive industry evolving its tech every day, cars are no more just a means of travelling between point A to point B. There are a host of features buyers look in the cars while selecting one for themselves. One such is the infotainment system. An infotainment system that can sync with your phone is an added bonus. With the Apple iOS and Android being two prominent operating systems, it is necessary for the car to have such supports. So, here we have a list of 10 hatchbacks that have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. It’s time to groove in!
Note: All the prices mentioned are Ex-Showroom Delhi.
Renault Kwid RXL
This is the first hatchback in the segment to get a Touchscreen Infotainment System. And on the list, it has the largest one. The 20.32cm Touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. More features offered are reverse parking camera display with guidelines, voice recognition and video playback via USB. The Renault Kwid offers the feature from RXL onwards which costs ₹3,99,800, making it the cheapest on the list.
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Hyundai Santro Sportz
India’s one of the favourite hatchbacks, the Santro offers the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support from the Sportz trim onwards. The 17.64cm Touchscreen A/V system comes with smartphone connectivity via Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirrorlink. The Hyundai Santro also offers Hyundai’s iblue tech. You will have to spend ₹5,40,490 for the Sportz trim.
Tata Tiago XZ
The safest car in its segment, Tata Tiago boasts a plethora of features. One such is the CONNECTNext 17.78cm Touchscreen system by Harman which comes with the smartphone connectivity support for both the OS. The Tata Tiago offers it from XZ variant onwards. The price for the Tata Tiago XZ is ₹5,83,000.
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Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta
The NEXA offering from India’s largest carmaker, the Ignis offers the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support from Zeta variant onwards. The 17.78cm SmartPlay Studio by the carmaker is offered across a wide range of cars, Ignis being one of them. The hatchback or as the company likes to call it, the Urban SUV comes at a price of ₹5,97,820 for the Zeta variant onwards.
Tata Altroz XT
One of the safest cars in India and 5-star rated at the Global NCAP, the gold standard of hatchbacks also offers smartphone connectivity. 17.78cm Floating Dashtop Touchscreen Infotainment by Harman is offered from the XT variant onwards. You will have to spend ₹6,99,000 on the Tata Altroz XT.
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Toyota Glanza G
This hatchback is only the one on the list which offers infotainment with smartphone connectivity from the base variant onwards. The Toyota Glanza offers a 17.78 Smart Playcast touchscreen infotainment system with the Android Auto and Apple Carplay support. Toyota Glanza is a rebadged Baleno, as we all know, which is the reason behind the prices and the features of the two being similar. The Toyota Glanza G variant comes at a price of ₹7,01,100.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta
Another hatchback from the house of NEXA under Maruti Suzuki on the list is Baleno. It offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support from the Zeta variant onwards. The 17.78cm SmartPlay Studio which can be found on the other Maruti Suzuki cars does the job on Baleno too. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta comes at a price of ₹7,01,112.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo
One of the most VFM hatchbacks and my personal favourite, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo variant offers a list of features, smartphone connectivity being one of them. The 20.25cm Touchscreen comes with the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity support. It is the best-in-segment touchscreen. You will have to spend ₹7,70,050 for the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo variant.
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Volkswagen Polo Highline Plus
One of the hot hatches in India and the first to introduce a turbo petrol engine, the Volkswagen Polo also offers smartphone connectivity but from Highline Plus variant. You will have to spend ₹8,08,500 to buy the Volkswagen Polo Highline Plus variant. But if you plan to buy it before the end of this month, you can get the monthly offer price of ₹7,89,000.
Honda Jazz VX
The latest edition to the Honda’s lineup in India, the all-new Honda Jazz offers the smartphone connectivity from VX variant onwards. The 17.7cm DIGIPAD 2.0 Infotainment system offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. You will have to shed ₹8,09,900 for the VX variant of Honda Jazz.
So, this was all for the list of hatchbacks that offer smartphone connectivity. Got any doubts? Let us know in the comments section below.