What is Uconnect®?

Considering a new FIAT, Dodge, Ram for your Apex commute? You may already know that new models come equipped with the Uconnect® infotainment system. What is UConnect© and what can it do for your Carrboro driving experience? If you haven’t purchased a new vehicle in a while, you may be surprised at what’s possible! From real-time navigation to hands-free calling and messaging, you can stay connected and comfortable whenever you drive. Learn more with the guide below from Hendrick Dodge Cary.

What Can You Do With Uconnect®?

What is Uconnect® designed to do for your Chapel Hill drives? Quite a lot! Thanks to a wide range of advanced connectivity, entertainment, and performance monitoring features, it’s never been easier to stay connected on-the-go. Here’s a look at what Uconnect® can do when you get down to the details:

  • Voice Command — Voice command allows you to make calls, reply to text messages, set up navigation, select music, and more—all without taking your hands off the wheel.
  • Navigation — Opt for the available Uconnect® Navigation package to access 3-D maps with turn-by-turn navigation. Other useful features— like SiriusXM® Traffic Plus and Travel Link—use the navigation system to provide you with real-time weather and traffic reports.
  • Entertainment — FIAT, Dodge, Ram SUVs and full-size sedans offer the available Uconnect® Theater to entertain your passengers with games, movies, and internet surfing via dual 10-inch touchscreens. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration allows you to access contacts and apps on your smartphone through your vehicle’s infotainment system.
  • SiriusXM Guardian™ and Uconnect® Access — These remote control features offer conveniences like remote start, remote lock/unlock, and more. Via your smart device, the Uconnect® system will even locate your vehicle and send directions straight to your smartphone.
  • Access Your Music — Thanks to SiriusXM™, Bluetooth® streaming, and HD Radio™, you can find and play the music you want in seconds. With connectivity for up to 10 devices, everyone can have their chance to DJ.
  • Available 4G Wi-Fi® — Upgrade to built-in Wi-Fi® for unlimited internet browsing from up to 50 feet away from your vehicle. Give this feature a try with the free trial, or sign up for day passes and subscription services.

No matter how much you love the Uconnect® features, sometimes you just need a little radio silence. So can you turn Uconnect® off? We’ll go over how to temporarily suspend Uconnect® functions in the following section.

Can You Turn Uconnect© Off?

By default, Uconnect® engages when you turn your key in the ignition. However, turning off or muting specific features is just as simple! Here’s how to silence text messaging or power down the infotainment screen and radio:

  1. Tap the “Phone” button.
  2. Say, “Setup, incoming SMS message announcement.”
  3. When asked if you want to turn it off, respond “Yes.”

Using voice commands, you can easily choose the Uconnect® functions you’d like to temporarily suspend, and then do so with just a few words. Having trouble disabling or activating any parts of Uconnect®? Reach out to the service department at Hendrick Dodge Cary for help.

Discover More FIAT, Dodge, Ram Technology Features with Hendrick Dodge Cary

Uconnect© is just one reason to upgrade to a new FIAT, Dodge, Ram near Clayton! Contact us to explore popular models equipped with Uconnect®, like the RAM 1500 and the Dodge Durango, then browse our new vehicle specials to see how you can take your new ride home for less.

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