Android Auto Update Officially Rolled out by Maruti Suzuki for All Cars with SmartPlay System

Maruti Suzuki has officially released Android Auto update for the older Suzuki SmartPlay Infotainment System. The update will be applicable to all cars manufactured before the mentioned cut-off dates which are equipped with the SLDA system.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Smartplay A ndroid Auto Update

Maruti had first introduced the touchscreen SmartPlay system with the launch of the Ciaz with only MirrorLink support. Apple CarPlay was added to it when the Baleno was launched. Android Auto was included in the SLDA system when the Ignis was launched and thereafter in the new Dzire and the facelifted S-Cross.

Now Maruti Suzuki will provide the much-awaited Android Auto to customer of cars like the older Baleno (Alpha), Maruti Suzuki S-Cross (Alpha & Zeta), Ciaz (Z+, Alpha), Vitara Brezza (Z+) and Ertiga (Z+)

Also Read: A Year With The Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha 1.2

A Team-BHP member by the name BoneCollector has shared a list of the cars that are eligible for the software upgrade for the Suzuki SmartPlay which will add the Android Auto Connectivity feature. The connectivity option is already implemented by the factory for vehicles manufactured after the cut-off dates.

Car ModelVIN StartVIN EndCut-off Date
CiazMA3EXMG1S00100033MA3EXMG1S0031097229 September 2017
S-CrossMA3FNEB1S00100016MA3FNEB1S0016774303 October 2017
Baleno (Manesar)MA3E2KD1S00100051MA3EWB22SHK37629710 October 2017
Baleno (Gujarat)MBHEWB22S00100002MBHEWB22SHJ17135704 October 2017
Vitara BrezzaMA3FIEB1S00100005MA3NYFB1SHJ29230029 September 2017
ErtigaMA3ELMG1S00210053MA3ELMG1S0049843113 October 2017

Customers can get their system upgraded free of cost by contacting their nearest Maruti Authorised Service Station.

Highlights of Maruti Suzuki Smartplay (SLDA) Infotainment System:

• 7-inch TFT Touchscreen
• Inbuilt GPS enabled Navigation with map data by HERE Maps
• FM/AM Radio
• Audio playback through USB, AUX, SD card, Bluetooth
• Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink Smartphone connectivity
• Calling function via Bluetooth Connection
• Voice Recognition, SMS Readout
• Video playback (available only when handbrake is engaged)
• Reverse Camera Display



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