During the press conference, Mazda also announced an important addition to the Mazda Connect infotainment system. Starting with the 2019 Mazda CX-9 that will go on sale this summer, all 2019 model-year vehicles equipped with Mazda Connect will include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Which Mazda owners have been asking for years.
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Starting this fall, those current owners, if their car or SUV is equipped with the Mazda Connect system, will be able to purchase a retrofit kit as a Mazda Genuine Accessory. That includes the 2014 Mazda3 right up to the 2018 Mazda6, which will go on sale this spring.