What Is VW Car-Net App-Connect?

August 25th, 2018 by

closeup of a map on a Jetta touchscreen

The Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect system connects your car and smartphone, allowing you to control apps, send texts, and make phone calls. It’s available in most new Volkswagen models including as part of the Volkswagen Tiguan technology features. Find out about the ins-and-outs of this connectivity system today at The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside near LaGrange.

Discover VW App-Connect

The App-Connect system is part of the VW Car-Net infotainment package, and it uses the following systems to connect your smartphone to the vehicle:

  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • MirrorLink

When linked via the USB data port or a Bluetooth connection, App-Connect gies you access to the following features:

  • Music
  • Navigation
  • Messaging
  • Select Apps
  • Phone

In addition, compatible smartphones connected with Android Auto can use Google Assistant to write or listen to text messages. On the busy streets of Chicago, it’s best to keep your hands on the wheel.

Which Volkswagen Models Include Car-Net App-Connect?

The App-Connect system is available in all 2018 and 2019 Volkswagen models, including the Volkswagen Passat and the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. To find out if it’s included in a particular trim, you can contact The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside online, or stop by our showroom near Naperville. We’ll gladly go over any questions you may have.

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