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You and your Volkswagen. Happily connected.

Your partner in drive.

VW Car-Net® makes your Volkswagen more like a friend. It can provide directions along the way, entertain you, and it can call for assistance in the event of an emergency. It can connect you to the world outside, all from the comfort of your driver’s seat. VW Car-Net is your partner in drive.

App-Connect

Access and use music, mapping, and other apps on your dash from your compatible smartphone.

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Guide & Inform

Enhanced navigation with real-time traffic, sports scores, weather information, and more.

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Security & Service

Volkswagen Car-Net Security & Service can call for help in the event of an emergency, set speed, boundary, curfew, and valet alerts, check the status of your Volkswagen remotely, and even find parking locations.

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App-Connect

The things you love on your phone, now on your Volkswagen.

With Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect available on certain models, you can access select smartphone apps right from your dash. Maps, messaging, music, and more can show up on your touchscreen for easy display and use. App-Connect makes your phone and your car friends. It’s the beginning of a beautiful connection.

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With Android Auto™, the world is at your fingertips and on your dash.

Simply plug in your compatible smartphone into the USB data port and watch select apps appear on your dash through the touchscreen display. Music, mapping, messaging and more, right there for the using.

With Apple CarPlay™, the world is at your fingertips and on your dash.

Simply plug in your compatible iPhone into the USB data port and watch select apps appear on your dash through the touchscreen display. Music, mapping, messaging and more, right there for the using.

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Entertainment

Intuitively in tune.

Your tunes, your podcasts, your singer/songwriter playlist. Your music streaming apps display easily from your iPhone on the touchscreen sound system right on your dash. You’re on, DJ.

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Music

With Apple CarPlay, you can access your music or podcast apps and control them right from the dash. Transform your Volkswagen into a concert hall on wheels.

  • Your music library
  • Apple Music
  • Podcasts
  • Audiobooks

Music

With Android Auto™, you can access your music or select audio apps and control them right from the dash. Transform your Volkswagen into a concert hall on wheels.

  • Your music library
  • Google Play Music
  • Podcasts
  • Audiobooks

Third-Party Apps

With Apple CarPlay and corresponding apps on your iPhone, you can access your playlists on Spotify or iHeartRadio apps or listen to your favorite audiobook on Audible. Just a few of the apps you can use via Apple CarPlay and App-Connect.

  • Spotify
  • iHeartRadio
  • Audible
  • Stitcher
  • Tunein Radio
  • WhatsApp

Third-Party Apps

With Android Auto™ and corresponding apps on your compatible phone, you can access your playlists on Spotify or iHeartRadio apps or listen to your favorite audiobook on Audible. Just a few of the apps you can use via Android Auto™ and App-Connect.

  • Spotify
  • iHeartRadio
  • Audible
  • Stitcher
  • Tunein Radio
  • WhatsApp

Siri

Siri allows you to make calls, listen to and compose text messages, manage your music, and get directions with the power of your own voice.

  • Make phone calls
  • Listen and respond to text messages
  • Manage and play music from your iPhone

Google Assistant

The Google Assistant allows you to make calls, listen to and compose text messages, manage your music, and use mapping apps with the power of your own voice.

  • Make phone calls
  • Listen and respond to text messages
  • Manage and play music from your compatible smartphone

Communication

Makes calls at your beck and call.

Access your contacts just like you would on your iPhone and then use voice control, on select models, to dial up friends to make plans.

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Phone

With Apple CarPlay, contacts from your iPhone show up right on your dash. And Siri allows you to make calls with ease and even ask your iPhone for information.

  • Your contacts
  • Hands-on-the-wheel control
  • Voicemail
  • Siri

Phone

With Android Auto™, contacts from your compatible smartphone show up right on your dash. And the Google Assistant allows you to make calls with ease and even ask your smartphone for information.

  • Your contacts
  • Hands-on-the-wheel control
  • Voicemail
  • Google Assistant

Messages

With Apple CarPlay, you can compose and send text messages from your iPhone using Siri.

Messages

With Android Auto™, you can compose and send text messages from your compatible smartphone using the Google Assistant.

Siri

With Siri, you can make calls, listen to, and even compose text messages with the power of your own voice.

Google Assistant

With the Google Assistant, you can make calls, listen to, and even compose text messages with the power of your own voice.

Mapping

Wherever you go, be in the know.

Open your compatible mapping app and suddenly you have navigation on your dash. Locate favorite spots, find new places, or get turn-by-turn directions to the destination you desire.

Open Apple Maps and you can have navigation on your dash. Locate favorite spots, find new places, or get turn-by-turn directions to the destination you desire.

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Mapping

Because you can access Maps through CarPlay, you have access to your contacts, calendar entries, locations you've visited, and you can even access addresses sent through text messages. It’s navigation personalized to you.

  • Your contacts with addresses
  • Suggested destinations
  • Turn-by-turn navigation
  • Traffic information

Mapping

Because you can access Google Maps through Android Auto™, you have access to your contacts, calendar entries, locations you've visited, and you can even access addresses sent through text messages. It’s navigation personalized to you.

  • Your contacts with addresses
  • Suggested destinations
  • Turn-by-turn navigation
  • Traffic information

Siri

Siri allows you to use Apple Maps on your iPhone to find your destination or points of interest and then get turn-by-turn directions with the power of your voice.

Google Assistant

The Google Assistant allows you to use Google Maps on your compatible smartphone to find your destination or points of interest and then get turn-by-turn directions with the power of your voice.

Model availability

VW Car-Net® App-Connect is available on all of our 2018 and 2019 models. To find out if it’s available on a specific trim, click on the model of your choice below.

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Learn even more.

While VW Car-Net® App-Connect is one of our most exciting features, there’s a lot more to VW Car-Net. Find out more about the other advanced features of the VW Car-Net connected car suite, including Car-Net Guide & Inform and Car-Net Security & Service.

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Guide & Inform

Enhanced navigation with traffic information, sports scores, and more, with SiriusXM® subscription services.

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Security & Service

Call for help in an emergency, set speed and boundary alerts, and check the status of your Volkswagen remotely.

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Specs
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Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect requires a smartphone capable of supporting Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™, or MirrorLink®. Refer to the compatible devices resources below to make sure your device meets the necessary requirements.

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and MirrorLink require text and wireless data usage. Make sure your carrier service plan and coverage meet the requirements for your specific needs.

Select a model:

Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect requires a smartphone capable of supporting Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™, or MirrorLink®. Refer to the compatible devices resources below to make sure your device meets the necessary requirements.

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and MirrorLink require text and wireless data usage. Make sure your carrier service plan and coverage meet the requirements for your specific needs.