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 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+)
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 Model||VIN Start||VIN End||Cut-off Date|
|Ciaz||MA3EXMG1S00100033||MA3EXMG1S00310972||29 September 2017|
|S-Cross||MA3FNEB1S00100016||MA3FNEB1S00167743||03 October 2017|
|Baleno (Manesar)||MA3E2KD1S00100051||MA3EWB22SHK376297||10 October 2017|
|Baleno (Gujarat)||MBHEWB22S00100002||MBHEWB22SHJ171357||04 October 2017|
|Vitara Brezza||MA3FIEB1S00100005||MA3NYFB1SHJ292300||29 September 2017|
|Ertiga||MA3ELMG1S00210053||MA3ELMG1S00498431||13 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